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October 30, 2019
The Act has recently been amended primarily to introduce punitive damages and relieve patentees of some responsibility to prove acts of infringement.
October 23, 2019
Korea's permit system is unlike legislation found in other countries, such as the EU or US.
September 18, 2019
Many foreign employers find Korean labour law to be a challenging obstacle to running a business in Korea, due to its complexity and the intensity of the regulations ...
August 28, 2019
What in-house lawyers should know in case of a personal information leak in Korea.
August 2, 2019
On February 21, 2019, the Korea Supreme Court issued a decision making it clear that a licensee is an interested party who may file a petition to invalidate a patent for which he holds a licence ...
June 26, 2019
Since February 2008, pursuant to the Act on Citizen Participation in Criminal Trials, defendants in many types of criminal cases in Korea have had the right to a “citizen’s participation” trial, where a group of five to nine jurors acts as both finders of fact and rulers on the law ...
June 26, 2019
Civil judgment related to Korean Pharmaceutical Information Center case.
May 23, 2019
Domestic Korean business organisations and foreign chambers of commerce have repeatedly complained about the highly regulated business environment in Korea ...
April 17, 2019
The Korea Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2019 that a licensee who is granted the right to practise a patent is an interested party who may file a petition for a trial seeking invalidation of the same patent ...
March 13, 2019
Recently, the Supreme Court of Korea upheld a lower court judgment finding that under the Korea-US Income Tax Convention, where a foreign corporation has given a patent licence to a company in Korea ...
February 8, 2019
“Is there any chance that I will be accused of breach of trust if I proceed with this transaction?” ...
December 20, 2018
Since its introduction on July 1, 2002, the Product Liability Act has been enforced for the purpose of holding manufacturers, etc, liable for any damages caused to life, body or property resulting from defects of their products, according to the principle of absolute liability ...
October 26, 2018
Both employers and workers should pay attention to the issues ...
September 19, 2018
Following its amendment on April 17, 2018, the new provisions of the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secrets Protection Act took effect on July 18, 2018 ...
September 13, 2018
Lawmakers and regulators have struggled to come to terms with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ...