Our attorney, Wonil Chung, Esq. was invited to speak on the entertainment law practice at the 20th Annual Conference of International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL), which was held from September 13 to 16, 2012.
At the conference session titled “Entertainment Law Practice”, Mr. Chung gave an English presentation in front of U.S. and Korean licensed lawyers and law school students on the various legal issues arising out of the Korean music business, so-called “K-POP” and introduced recent high-profile litigations involving famous K-POP artists such as TVXQ, KARA and big management companies such as SM Entertainment. He also provided comparative analysis between the laws of South Korean and the U.S.
Mr. Wonil Chung, a Korean licensed lawyer, has extensive experience in advising and representing Korean and non-Korean clients on various issues involving Korean laws such as intellectual property, financing, M&A/corporate and labor law. His legal practice also focuses on the rapidly growing Korean entertainment industry. He has represented and advised Korean film production companies, talents, publishing companies, video gaming and IT companies as well as professional athletes. Mr. Chung has earned his law degree from Seoul National University and his LLM from UCLA School of Law.