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2013 Korean tax law amendments relating to international taxation

South Korea - February 28 2013 On January 1, 2013, the tax law amendments were ratified by the Korean National Assembly. Most of the amendments took effect as of the same date

The Supreme Court recognizes the “post-sale confusion”

South Korea - March 25 2013 On December 13, 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that "causing confusion with another person's goods" as provided under Article 2(1)(a) of the Unfair

South Korea’s Patent - Approval Linkage System

South Korea - May 29 2014 Although South Korea's new Patent- Approval Linkage System will not be fully implemented until 2015, there is already keen interest from global

Amendment to the Real Estate Investment Company Act to promote indirect investment in real estate

South Korea - March 25 2013 The Real Estate Investment Company Act (hereinafter, the "Act") was amended on December 18, 2012 in an effort to mitigate both the shareholding limit

Announcement of expected enactment of amendments to trust system provisions of the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act

South Korea - June 5 2012 On March 22, 2012, Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) made an announcement concerning certain amendments that are expected to be enacted with regard to the trust system provisions of the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act (FSCMA

South Korea’s Patent - Approval Linkage System

South Korea - May 29 2014 Although South Korea's new Patent- Approval Linkage System will not be fully implemented until 2015, there is already keen interest from global

"In Korea, legal opinion letters obtained before commencement of formal criminal process are not privileged"

South Korea - August 28 2013 According to the Supreme Court of Korea, when a client receives a legal opinion letter from hisher attorney regarding potential criminal liability

Consequences of altered use of a registered mark by licensees

South Korea - May 31 2013 On May 26, 2011, the Supreme Court, in Lacoste v. Crocodile International rendered a decision ordering cancellation of Crocodile International Pte

Comprehensive export of the Korean Medical System to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, South Korea - April 30 2013 Under the so-called "Medical System Twinning" project, Korea will make a comprehensive export of its medical service systems to Saudi Arabia. The

The Supreme Court rules on the rights of an employer to an employee invention

South Korea - March 25 2013 On November 15, 2012, the Supreme Court ruled in detail about the rights an employer has to an employee invention where a contract provides for an