Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164, Korea
Tel: (+82 2) 6003 7511
Fax: (+82 2) 6003 7026
Current position: Partner
Principal practice areas/industry focus: Intellectual property, patent litigation, privacy, media, technology & telecommunications, defence procurement, international arbitration and litigation, energy and natural resources, healthcare
Career highlights: Wonil Kim is recognised as one of the most prominent Korean lawyers in the IP area. He has been recognised as a leading individual by the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2016 edition) and as a leading lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Wonil has successfully handled important IP cases including SK Innovation’s patent infringement litigation against Tonen, LG Chem, Celgard.
Wonil serves as vice-chairperson of the Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association and vice-chairman of the Korean Arbitrators Association.
He has lectured as a professor at the Patent Training Institute of the Seoul Bar Association and has served as a member of the competition policy advisory board for the Korea Fair Trade Commission. After graduating from Seoul National University College of Law, he went on to receive an LLM from the University of Washington School of Law.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2016 in Intellectual Property