Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
Korea was mentioned several times in the 2018 Special 301 report though it is not on any watch list ranking (https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/2020_Special_301_Report.pdf).
In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property. For background, please link to our article on Protecting Intellectual Property (at https://www.uscib.org/register-and-apply-ud-859/) and Stopfakes.gov or contact ITA’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights Director, Stevan Mitchell at Stevan.Mitchell@trade.gov.
For an IPR snapshot of Korea, please visit https://www.stopfakes.gov/IPR-Toolkits
IP Attaché Contact (For Korea)
Please contact our office at email@example.com for your IPR issues.