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Paul Hastings LLP

Intellectual Property

Band 3Asia-Pacific RegionAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Paul Hastings has impressive Korea and Japan-based IP teams, acting for high-profile Korean and Japanese clients in the technology and chemical sectors. Large network of offices allows the team to engage expertise from across Asia, Europe and North America. Particularly adept at handling mandates involving the USA. Maintains a strong reputation for its work on patent litigation and infringement disputes. Also handles transactional and IP licensing matters.


One satisfied client explains: "The main reasons for choosing them for litigation cases are that they have a high track record and reputation in related cases," going on to add that the law firm "understands our requests and provides us with extremely timely and practical advice."

"Their presence is supported nicely by their regional practice," explains an admiring market source in Singapore.

Work highlights

Paul Hastings represented Canon in its ongoing patent litigation case against TCL in the Eastern District of Texas, relating to five patents for streaming, remote control and connectivity technology in smart TVs.

Paul Hastings defended Samsung against patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation claims relating to wireless charging technology brought by NuCurrent.

Notable practitioners

Jong Han Kim in Seoul and Hiroyuki Hagiwara in Tokyo are key contacts for the practice.

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Paul Hastings has a robust intellectual property practice features market-leading practitioners for IP litigation and transactional works. The firm stands out amongst its international peers in Japan and South Korea, for the diversity of its client roster and for the exceptional quality of matters it attracts.

Intellectual Property

Paul Hastings LLP


33/F West Tower

Mirae Asset Center 1

26, Eulji-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu



South Korea


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