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Kuk Hyun Kwon

  • Managing Partner
  • Tel | +82-2-6367-5010
  • Fax | +82-2-6367-6500
  • E-mail | khkwon@ejelaw.com
  • Language | Korean and English

Profile

Mr. Kuk Hyun Kwon is a managing partner in EJE Law. Mr. Kwon is a nationally recognized partner in Antitrust & Competition practice. He has extensive experience representing multinational companies and listed Korean companies in connection with antitrust and competition issues.

For 20 years, Mr. Kwon has litigated and tried antitrust cases and other complex litigation matters. Mr. Kwon’s practice runs the gamut from representing clients in the Korean Fair Trade Commission investigation into anticompetitive conduct to defending clients in antirust litigations. Mr. Kwon finds solutions and provides solid advice to his clients, and is able to work the discussion in a way that leads to resolution.

In 2016, Mr. Kwon was recognized as one of the highly recommended lawyers by the Legal Times for fair trade.

Prior to practice at EJE Law, Mr. Kwon spent fourteen (14) years at Kim & Chang and provided legal services on Antitrust and Competition matters, real property, construction, corporate finance and M&A.

  • Experience
  • Education
  • Publication
  • Bar/Qualification/Award
  • Application of the Act on fairness in display and advertising to viral marketing, including blog marketing: Critical Notes on Seoul High Court 2016.4.6. verdict, 2015Nu35033 (Journal of Competition, 2016)
  • Research on justification and application of Competition Law to a fraudulent act by an international organization for standardization (Korea University ICR center, 2011)
  • Research on legal nature of right of publicity (LLM dissertation, 2002)
  • Korea (1996)
  • Represented a major feed company in a litigation against the Korean Fair Trade Commission involving issues of alleged cartel among 11 feeds companies
  • Represented a major Korean internet service company in a lawsuit against the Korean Fair Trade Commission involving issue of alleged abuse of its domination position in a market
  • Represented a major supply chain company in a litigation against the Korean Fair Trade Commission involving alleged unfair trade practices
  • Advised a major auto part maker with respect to antitrust issues
  • Represented major supply chain companies in a litigation against the Korean Fair Trade Commission involving alleged violation of Large Scale Retail Store Law
  • Represented a major company in a claim for damages based on false statements and breach of guarantees in M&A transaction
  • Represented a major company in a criminal case involving trade secret infringement
  • Represented a donor in a litigation against a donee for returning donated antiquities by a donor
  • Advised a major multinational chemical company with respect to alleged abuse of a dominant position in a market
  • Counseled a major supply chain company in relation to possible cartel issues
  • Advised a major technology company with respect to alleged abuse of dominant position in a market
  • Advised major companies with respect to M&A transactions, including buyouts, carve-outs and joint ventures.
  • Represented a company in a litigation against a major chemical company involving copy right infringement and violation of Antitrust and Competition Act
  • Represented the Korean Fair Trade Commission in a dozen of antitrust and competition related litigations
  • Duke University School of Law (LL.M., 2009)
  • Seoul National University School of Law (Commercial Law, 2002)
  • Judicial Research & Training Institute (1999)
  • Seoul National University School of Law (LL.B., 1995)