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JK JUNG, Ph.D.
Managing Partner

+82 2 522 0413

jk.jung@hwaumlaw.com

JUNG, Ph.D. has accumulated his experience in the field of science & technology and has provided start-up companies with legal counseling for a long time serving in the Ministry of Science and Technology and Institute for Basic Science.

 

He graduated from Seoul National University College of Engineering and had Ph.D. from Seoul National University majoring in Intellectual Property Law.

He also works as a legal adviser of the Ministry of Science and ICT, University of Science and Technology, and a member of Committee for Supporting Positive Administration of the Ministry of Science and ICT and Committee for Organizing Regulation of the Ministry of Science and ICT.

Based on this considerable expertise in corporate law and intellectual property, Jaekwon Jung will provide foreign investors with a wide range of legal services incorporation, VISA issuance and trademark registration.

Education
  • Ph.D. in College of Law at Seoul National University (2018)
  • J.D. in Law School at Chungnam National University(2012)
  • B.S. in Dep. in Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Seoul National University (2005)
  • Hansung Science High School (1997)
Experience
  • Partner of HWAUM LAW (present)
  • CEO of HWAUM INC.(present)
  • Auditor of Korea Foundation for Women In Science, Engineering and Technology(present)
  • Member of Committee for Organizing Regulation of the Ministry of Science and ICT (present)
  • Member of Committee for Supporting Positive Administration of the Ministry of Science and ICT (present)
  • Legal Advisor of the Ministry of Science and ICT (present)
  • Auditor of Korea Center for Women In Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Post-doctoral fellow in Center for Law & Technology at Seoul National Univ. (present)
  • Member of Special Committee for Public Legal Counselor of Korean Bar Association (present)
  • Legal Adviser of University of Science and Technology (present)
  • Legal Adviser of Center for Supporting Enterprise in Seoul National Univ.(present)
  • Legal Adviser of FRESHCODE Inc. (present)
  • Legal Adviser of Whydots Inc. (present)
  • Legal Adviser of Jinsung Inc. (present)
  • Legal Adviser of Bravecompany Inc. (present)
  • Legal Adviser of A·TEAM VENTURES (2017)
  • Attorney at Law of Kang & Kang Law and IP office (2017)
  • Senior Researcher/ Attorney at Law of the Institute for Basic Science (2012-2016)
  • Assistant Director of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2007-2009)
Membership/Admissions
  • Member of Korean Bar Association
  • Member of Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
  • Member of Korea Patent Attorneys Association
  • Tax Accountant
  • Technology Transfer Agent
  • Technology Valuation Analyst
  • General Mechanical Engineer
Thesis (Ph.D.)
  • Jaekwon Jung, 3D Printing and Liability on Intellectual Property Infringement, Department of Law, Seoul National University, 2018.
Articles
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  • Sangjo Jong, Jaekwon Jung, Study on enhancing specialization of IP Court in Korea, Administration Office of Supreme Court, 2021
  • Study on Lawyers' Legal AI Utilization-Focusing on Foreign Cases and Domestic Status-, Korean Bar Association Legal Research Institute, 2020
  • Jorge L. Contreras(Translation: Jaekwon Jung), The Global Standards Wars: Patent and Competition Disputes in North America, Europe and Asia, Law & Technology Vol. 15 Issue 2, March. 2019.
  • Jaekwon Jung, Civil liability for copyright and patent infringement in the 3D printing ecosystem, Law & Technology Vol. 15 Issue 1, Jan. 2019.
  • Jaekwon Jung, Study on amendment acts for jurisdiction consolidation of patent case in Korea, Law & Technology Vol. 11 Issue 3, May 2015.
  • Jaekwon Jung, A Study on the Concept of ‘Invention’ and Patent Eligibility in Patent System - Focusing on the Concept of ‘Application of Law of Nature’ -, Industrial Property Vol. 46, 2015.
  • Jaekwon Jung, A Study on Copyright Infringement of Online Service Provider -focusing on criminal copyright enforcement-, Law & Technology Vol. 10 Issue 3, May 2014.
  • Jaekwon Jung, A Study on Acts of the Republic of Korea regarding Technology Transfer and Commercialization from National Research and Development Project, Law & Technology Vol. 10 Issue 4, July 2014.
Inventions

  • Method and apparatus for analyzing research results(Registration No. 10-1585109)
  • Method and apparatus for analyzing research results between groups (Registration No. 10-1585106)
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Yuna (Yoon Sun) Kim
Associate Lawyer

+82 70 7779 0416

ys.kim@hwaumlaw.com

Yuna (Yoon Sun) Kim is an associate at Hwaum Law Office in Seoul. Yuna joined Hwaum after admission to the Korean Bar. Yuna graduated from Korea University School of Law and earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Media & Communication and Business Administration from Korea University.

Yuna has acted as counsel in a range of corporate law and intellectual property law. Yuna’s previous legal experience include assisting cross-border litigation and arbitration during her internship at DLA Piper LLP, New York.

Education
  • 2022 Korea University School of Law (J.D.)

  • 2017 Korea University School of Media and Communication (B.A.)

  • 2017 Korea Univeristy Business School (B.A.)

Experience
  • ​​2022 Associate, Hwaum Law Office, Seoul (Present)

  • 2020 Legal Intern, DLA Piper LLP (US), New York

  • 2019 Legal Intern, ORBIS Legal Profession Corporation, Osaka

  • 2015 Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of Austria, Vienna

Admissions/Membership
  • Member of Korean Bar Association
Languages
  • Korean(native), English(fluent), German
Hanbyul KIM
Attorney at Law

+82 70 4437 0415

hanbyul.kim@hwaumlaw.com

Hanbyul Kim graduated from Korea University and Busan Law School and is currently working as a lawyer for the HWAUM LAW.
Before joining the HWAUM LAW, she was in charge of software verification and management of partners at Samsung Electronics, and she won the first place in the software category in Korea University's graduation thesis.  She is a lawyer with strengths in intellectual property and IT work.
Lawyer Hanbyul Kim is mainly in charge of Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Law in the HWAUM LAW.

Education
  • Graduating from law school at Busan National University 
  • B.S. in College of Law at Korea University 
Experience
  • ​Associate lawyer at Hwaum law office (present)
  • SAMSUNG Electronics Inc. 
Admissions/Membership
  • Member of Korean Bar Association
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SJ Hong
Attorney at law

+82 70 4496 0415

sj.hong@dusonlaw.com

As an Expert Attorney in the Intellectual Property Laws certified by the Korean Bar Association, with his extensive knowledge and experience in the intellectual property laws, SJ has been giving practical advice to clients so that they can focus on business in Korea. SJ served as the Division Head of the Blockchain Special Committee of the Korean Bar Association.

Education
  • Sungkyungkwan University Law School (JD), Seoul, Korea 
  • Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (MS), California, U.S.A. 
  • Stanford University, Psychology (MA), California, U.S.A. 
  • Seoul National University, Mechanical Engineering (BS), Seoul, Korea 
  • Hansung Science High School, Seoul, Korea
 
Experience
Admissions/ Membership
  • Korean Bar Association (2012)
  • Korea Patent Attorneys Association (2012)
  • Certified Expert Lawyer-Intellectual Property Laws(Korean Bar Association, 2016)
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Jiwoong PARK
Advisor
Director of Korea Investment Partners

+82 2 6001 5300

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As a Korean Certified Public Accountant and an Chartered Financial Analyst in Samil PwC, Jiwoong Park has worked in M & A advisory and auditing activities including workout, financial due diligence, valuation, and business feasibility analysis. In Mirae Asset Venture Investment and Korea Investment Partners, he has worked at the private equity (PE) headquarters to enhance corporate value through improvement of structure and governance structure. And he has been involved in a number of venture companies, Growth Investment Deal, and has invested several hundred billion won in projects.

Education
  • B.S. in Dep. of Business Administration at Yonsei University (2014)
  • Myongdeok Foreign Language High School (1997)
Experience
  • ​Director of Investment in Dep. of PE at Korea Investment Partners (present)
  • Team Leader in Dep. of PE at Mirae Asset Venture Investment (2011-2012)
  • CPA in FAS team at Samil PwC (2008-2011)
  • CPA in Audit Team at Samil PwC (2003-2005)
Certificate
  • Certified Public Accountant(KICPA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA) 
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Seong-Jin KIM
Technical-Advisor
 Professor of UNIST 
Education
  • Ph.D in Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (2008) 
  • MS in Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (2003)
  • BS in Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) (2001)
  • Hansung Science High School (1997)
Experience
  • Assistant Professor in School of Electrical and Computer Engineering(Bio-inspired Microsystems Laboratory) at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) (2015 - Present)  
  • Scientist II (Senior Research Staff) in Institute of Microelectronics (IME), A*STAR, Singapore (2012 – 2015 )
  • Research Staff in Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) (2008 - 2012)
  • Pre-doctoral Researcher in Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2006 – 2007)

+82 52 217 2115

kimsj@unist.ac.kr