Chemicals, Materials, Metallurgy, Biotechnology,
Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Youn-hee Kim

Patent Attorney

  • Introduction

    Youn-hee KIM is a patent attorney in Chemicals/Materials/Bio & Pharmaceuticals Team at AJU Kim Chang & Lee, focusing in the areas of pharmaceutical, gene technology and life science. She represents domestic and foreign clients in the prosecution and litigation of intellectual property rights, and counsels on technology matters related to bio, pharmaceuticals and chemistry.
  • Technical fields

    - Pharmaceutical / Immunology
    o Medical drug composition and formulation
    o Antibody and antibody engineering
    o Recombined protein for medical purpose
    o Vaccine and manufacturing process
    o Gene polymorphism vaccine
    o Gene therapy
    o Cell therapy

    - Bio / Life science
    o Recombinant enzyme and enzyme process
    o Transforming microorganisms/animals/plants and transgenic technologies
    o Gene editing
    o Virus/disease detection technology
    o Sequencing and genetic analysis technology
    o Fermentation technology
    o Industrial material bioprocess technology
    o Bio polymer

    - Food
    o Health functional foods
    o Food formulations
    o Food materials
    o Food manufacturing process

    - Cosmetics
    o Cosmetic compositions
    o Cosmetic formulations
    o Cosmetic stabilization technology
    o Customized cosmetics manufacturing technology
  • Areas of Practice

    - Advisory of foreign clients
    - Patent filing application and prosecution
    - Patent trial and litigation
    - Infringement analysis / product clearance
    - Patent portfolio counseling and development
    - Technical consulting
  • Major Cases

    - Invalidation trial regarding cosmetic composition, food composition, etc.
    - Appeal on Decision for rejection regarding biomaterials, pharmaceutical composition, etc.
    - Correction trial regarding pharmaceutical composition.
    - Patent Litigation regarding food composition, method of construction involving chemical composition, etc.
    - Patent Litigation regarding method of construction involving chemical composition.
    - Written opinion for court submission on Infringement regarding pharmaceutical composition
  • Education & Career

    - Korea University : B.Sc in Genetic Engineering
    - Korea University : M.Sc in Medical Biotechnology
    - Registered as a patent attorney in 2003
    - Certified Customized Cosmetics Preparation Manager
    - WON International Patent & Law Firm
    - EZ International Patent & Trademark Law Office
    - YOUME Patent & Law Firm
    - AJU Kim Chang & Lee
  • Books and Publications

    - Development of CTB expression vector using MAR
  • Contacts