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Taehyun Kim

Managing Partner

Patent Attorney

Taehyun Kim worked as a patent attorney at Kim & Chang (the largest law firm in Korea) for 15 years. He has broad experience in handling Korean applications which are based on foreign applications or PCT applications, for example, preparing and filing Korean application, responses to office actions, and trial and litigation briefs, for foreign firms or companies. He also broad experience in freedom-to-operate search/analysis and prior art search/analysis. Now, he is a managing partner of INVENTGO IP & Law Group and is in charge of in-coming and out-going works.
He has received an LL.M. at University of Southern California Gould School of Law, a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University.
He is registered to practice before the Korean Intellectual Property Office and is a member of the Korean Patent Attorneys Association.

Work Experience

NHN Corp. (2004 - 2005)
KIM & CHANG (2006 - 2021)
INVENTGO IP & Law Group (2021 - Present)



Seoul National University, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (B.S., 2001)
University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M., 2013)


Automotive, Mechanical Device, Robot, Business Model, Medical Device, Software, Information Technology, Software, Medical Device, Semiconductor Equipment, UAV, Trademarks

Area of Practice

IP Prosecution Freedom-to-Operate Analysis/Invalidity Analysis
IPTAB Proceedings/IP Litigation IP Licensing/Transaction Trade Secret

Professional Qualification

Korean Patent Bar (2001)


Korean, English and Japanese

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