Sunghyun Kim

Managing Partner

Sunghyun Kim

Managing Partner



Managing Partner Sunghyun Kim graduated from the Department of Information and Communication Engineering at Hanyang University and the Korea University Graduate School of Management of Technology before passing the 47th Patent Attorney Examination in 2010. Certified as a technology valuation analysis, technology transfer agent and VC professional, Kim is interested in technology commercialization, investment and IPOs, and is active as a committee member for a range of organizations, including NIPA, IITP, KISA, KOCCA, the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development and Seoul Business Agency. Having majored in ICT, Kim’s areas of responsibility at BLT include artificial intelligence, IoT, Cloud computing, blockchain technology, smart semiconductors and convergence fields such as in-vitro diagnostics.

Areas of expertise

  • ICT patent registration, IP portfolio design, IP litigation, IP valuation, IP and venture financing, idea discovery, technology management strategy

Managing Partner Sunghyun Kim graduated from the Department of Information and Communication Engineering at Hanyang University and the Korea University Graduate School of Management of Technology before passing the 47th Patent Attorney Examination in 2010. Certified as a technology valuation analysis, technology transfer agent and VC professional, Kim is interested in technology commercialization, investment and IPOs, and is active as a committee member for a range of organizations, including NIPA, IITP, KISA, KOCCA, the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development and Seoul Business Agency. Having majored in ICT, Kim’s areas of responsibility at BLT include artificial intelligence, IoT, Cloud computing, blockchain technology, smart semiconductors and convergence fields such as in-vitro diagnostics.

Areas of expertise
  • ICT patent registration, IP portfolio design, IP litigation, IP valuation, IP and venture financing, idea discovery, technology management strategy
Education
  • B.S. in Information and Communication Engineering, Hanyang University
  • M.S. in Management of Technology, Korea University
Qualifications
  • 2010 Patent attorney
  • 2015 Certified Valuation Analyst
  • 2019 Technology Transfer Agent

Education

  • B.S. in Information and Communication Engineering, Hanyang University
  • M.S. in Management of Technology, Korea University

Qualifications

  • 2010 Patent attorney
  • 2015 Certified Valuation Analyst사
  • 2019 Technology Transfer Agent
Career highlights
  • Mobile phones, semiconductors (system semiconductors, memory semiconductors), consumer electronics, medical devices, displays and robot technology affairs for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Search, advertising, media, e-commerce and messenger technology affairs for Daum Communications Co., Ltd.
  • Personal information protection, information security and VoIP technology affairs for Korea Internet & Security Agency
  • Artificial intelligence, learning data and production platforms patent portfolio (100 patents) implementation project for Crowdworks Inc.
  • Rights and invalidation analysis for smart pads and smart TV-related patent claims, and next-generation display panel technology monitoring and ratings analysis for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • FTO analysis for Samsung SDS Co., Ltd.: OpenStack, AFC (Automatic Fare Collection), MES (Manufacturing Execution System), SCL (Supply Chain logistics), etc.
  • FTO analysis for Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd. (Around View Monitor) and Mando Co., Ltd. LDWS (Lane Departure Warning System)
  • K-ICT Born 2 Global Center: MEMS sensor package and black-box-type smart IoT platform consulting
  • Samsung Medical Center Medical Device Research Center: Patent and technology trend research for DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation), optogenetic modulation of physiological functions, wireless powered transmission technologies for implanted medical devices
  • Chungbuk Center for Creative Economy & Innovation: Patent analysis for IoT airbags and balanced coil speakers
Other activities
  • (Former)  Advising patent attorney, Daum Communications
  • (Former)  Steering committee member, KPAA Training Institute
  • (Former)  Outside advisor, KIBO
  • (Former)  Technology valuation advisor, Korea Enterprise Data
  • Judging committee, Excellent Products Designation, Public Procurement Service
  • Contents business advisor, KOCCA
  • Information communication/broadcast R&D evaluation committee, NIPA
  • Judging committee, IITP
  • Judging committee, KISA 
  • Evaluation committee, K-Global Project 
  • Mentor, Dongguk University Startup Campus (entrepreneurship institute)
  • Expert panel, Digital Industry Promotion Agency of Yongin City
  • Technology Protection Support Group, SBA
Publications and Papers
  • Managing Your Business With Patents (revised) (Cloud Books, 2015)
Miscellaneous
  • KPAA IP Litigation Training 
  • Korea Institute of Patent Information Essential Patents Attorney Training 
  • KISTA (Korea Intellectual Property Strategy Agency) IP-R&D Strategy-building Methodology Training
  • KIPA IP Finance Expert Training
  • KOITA TRIZ Training 
  • KVCA Private Equity & Venture Capital Management Training
  • Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs(SIPA), Executive Program
  • George Washington University, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Lean Innovation Program
  • Harvard Business School Online, Entrepreneurship Essentials Program

Career highlights

  • Mobile phones, semiconductors (system semiconductors, memory semiconductors), consumer electronics, medical devices, displays and robot technology affairs for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Search, advertising, media, e-commerce and messenger technology affairs for Daum Communications Co., Ltd.
  • Personal information protection, information security and VoIP technology affairs for Korea Internet & Security Agency
  • Artificial intelligence, learning data and production platforms patent portfolio (100 patents) implementation project for Crowdworks Inc.
  • Rights and invalidation analysis for smart pads and smart TV-related patent claims, and next-generation display panel technology monitoring and ratings analysis for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • FTO analysis for Samsung SDS Co., Ltd.: OpenStack, AFC (Automatic Fare Collection), MES (Manufacturing Execution System), SCL (Supply Chain logistics), etc.
  • FTO analysis for Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd. (Around View Monitor) and Mando Co., Ltd. LDWS (Lane Departure Warning System)
  • K-ICT Born 2 Global Center: MEMS sensor package and black-box-type smart IoT platform consulting
  • Samsung Medical Center Medical Device Research Center: Patent and technology trend research for DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation), optogenetic modulation of physiological functions, wireless powered transmission technologies for implanted medical devices
  • Chungbuk Center for Creative Economy & Innovation: Patent analysis for IoT airbags and balanced coil speakers

Other activities

  • (Former)  Advising patent attorney, Daum Communications
  • (Former)  Steering committee member, KPAA Training Institute
  • (Former)  Outside advisor, KIBO
  • (Former)  Technology valuation advisor, Korea Enterprise Data
  • Judging committee, Excellent Products Designation, Public Procurement Service
  • Contents business advisor, KOCCA
  • Information communication/broadcast R&D evaluation committee, NIPA
  • Judging committee, IITP
  • Judging committee, KISA 
  • Evaluation committee, K-Global Project
  • Mentor, Dongguk University Startup Campus (entrepreneurship institute)
  • Expert panel, Digital Industry Promotion Agency of Yongin City
  • K-Global Project 평가위원
  • Technology Protection Support Group, SBA

Publications and Papers

  • Managing Your Business With Patents (revised) (Cloud Books, 2015)

Miscellaneous

  • KPAA IP Litigation Training 
  • Korea Institute of Patent Information Essential Patents Attorney Training 
  • KISTA (Korea Intellectual Property Strategy Agency) IP-R&D Strategy-building Methodology Training
  • KIPA IP Finance Expert Training
  • KOITA TRIZ Training
  • KVCA Private Equity & Venture Capital Management Training
  • Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs(SIPA), Executive Program
  • George Washington University, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Lean Innovation Program
  • Harvard Business School Online, Entrepreneurship Essentials Program 

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Head Office (Gangnam) 3F, 33, Teheran-ro 8-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (Cheongwon Building, Yeoksam-dong)

Tel : +82-2-514-0104     Fax : +82-70-4855-0102     E : info@blt.kr

Incheon Office 26F, 165, Convensia-daero (POSCO Tower Building), Yeonsu-gu, Incheon (Stage9 Songdo POSCO Tower)

Tel : +82-32-710-5104     Fax : +82-70-4855-0102     Email : info@blt.kr


ⓒ 2021. BLT Patent & Law Firm All Rights Reserved.