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Amendments to the Design Protection Act

South Korea - October 27 2014 New amendments (the "Amendment") to the Design Protection Act (the "Act") became effective on July 1, 2014.The Amendment aims to provide greater…

Wonil Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee.

Implementation of the amended Invention Promotion Act which strengthens compensation for inventions related to work duties

South Korea - December 11 2013 It is anticipated that the amended Invention Promotion Act (hereinafter “Amended Act”), which strengthens the compensation provided for inventions…

Wonil Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee.

Strengthening of protection of ideas

South Korea - November 29 2013 On October 30, 2013, the Korean Intellectual Property Office announced its "Measures to Strengthen Protection of Creative Ideas" at the 24th Meeting…

Wonil Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee.

Impact of implementation of the Chemical Substance Evaluation Act

South Korea - October 8 2013 As the Chemical Substance Registration and Evaluation Act (hereinafter "CSREA") takes full effect in 2015, not only are new chemical substances…

Wonil Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee.

Effect of the enactment/amendment of the Chemical Substance Control Act

South Korea - October 8 2013 As accidents involving leakage of toxic chemicals such as hydrofluoric acid and sulfuric acid have repeatedly occurred of late, the Chemical…

Wonil Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee.