• About KINPA
  • Introduction

Introduction

What is KINPA

Korea INtellectual Property Association

Business Association
with Best Expertise in the Intellectual Property Field
KINPA is an association of intellectual property in-house experts in Korean companies, with the mission of contributing to growth and foster competitiveness of member companies

Mission

To Foster
“Synergy and Growth"
through horizontal
cooperation
between members
To ensure timely and appropriate response to global IP issues To provide policy proposals and suggestions to the government, especially to KIPO To conduct joint research on IP information, resources, and services. (Proactive IP management, Patent disputes and Patent Information Analysis) To focus on the mid/long-term solution for IP Issue such as ‘Training IP Human Resources’ To enhance the IP management capability of individual member companies through information sharing between members

History

2020
2020
  • Held 13 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 7 specialized committee meetings in total
  • Held 2 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Held 17 Supporting Member’s Online Seminar in total
  • Operated the KINPA Advisory Committee
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
  • Held 1 Patent Court - KINPA meeting
2020.12
  • The 13th KINPA Virtual Annual Conference (Online)
2020.11
  • 13th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Jecheon, Chungbuk)
  • Held the EPO-KINPA meeting (Online)
2020.10
  • The 1th KINPA Invitational Golf Classic
2020.6
  • Inauguration of the KINPA 4th Chairperson (SK Hynix VP Min Kyung Hyun)
2020.5
  • Attended the IP5 meeting (Online)
2018 ~ 2019
2019
  • Held 2 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 39 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 5 meetings with overseas intellectual property public officials
  • Held 7 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Operated the KINPA Advisory Committee
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
2019.11
  • Held the KINPA-USPTO meeting
2019.11
  • The 12th KINPA Annual Conference (Grand Walkerhill Seoul)
2019.6
  • Hosted the IP5 User Group meeting and jointly hosted the IP5 joint meeting(Songdo, Incheon)
2019.4
  • The 12th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Sokcho, Gangwon)
2018
  • Held 3 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 46 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 5 meetings with overseas intellectual property public officials
  • Held 7 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Operated the KINPA Advisory Committee
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
2018.11
  • The 11th KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Dongdaemun)
2018.9
  • Reappointment of the KINPA 3th Chairperson (LG Display VP/General IP Counsel, Junghoon Kenneth Oh)
2018.9
  • KINPA-Patent Court meeting
2018.8
  • Held the KINPA-USPTO meeting
2018.6
  • Attended the IP5 meeting (USA)
2018.4
  • The 11th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Samcheok, Gangwon)
2018.1
  • Attended the IP5 TF (GD, ICG) meetings (Japan)
2016~2017
2017
  • Held 4 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 57 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 7 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Operated the KINPA Advisory Committee
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
2017.11
  • Held the EPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2017.11
  • The 10th KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott, Dongdaemun)
2017.6
  • Attended the IP5 meeting (Malta, Europe)
2017.5
  • Held the KINPA-KOTRA meeting
2017.4
  • The 10th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Buan, Jeonbuk and visited Korea Ginseng Corporation)
2017.4
  • Held the KINPA-Patent Court meeting
2017.1
  • Attended the IP5 TF (GD) and SACEPO meetings (Europe)
2016
  • Held 4 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 50 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 6 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Held an Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meeting
2016.11
  • Administration of Industry and Commerce of China – KINPA Trademark•Design•Copyright Committee meeting (Seoul)
2016.11
  • Held the EPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2016.11
  • The 9th KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2016.9
  • Inauguration of the KINPA 3rd Chairperson (LG Display VP/General IP Counsel, Junghoon Kenneth Oh)
2016.6
  • Held the JIPA-KINPA meeting (Japan)
2016.6
  • Attended the IP5 meeting (Japan)
2016.5
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board-KINPA Meeting
2016.4
  • The 9th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Jecheon, Chungbuk and visited Amore Pacific)
2016.2
  • Attended the IP5 TF (GD) meeting (USA)
2014~2015
2015
  • Held 4 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 34 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 5 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
2015.11
  • Held the EPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2015.11
  • Administration of Industry and Commerce of China – KINPA Trademark•Design•Copyright Committee meeting (Seoul)
2015.11
  • The 8th KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2015.10
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board-KINPA Meeting(2)
2015.9
  • The 8th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Wonju, Gangwon)
2015.9
  • Held the JIPA-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2015.8
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
2015.5
  • Attended the IP5 TF (GD) meeting (China)
2015.2
  • EPO-KINPA Video Conference
2015.1
  • Attended the IP5 TF (GD) meeting (China)
2014
  • Held 6 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 40 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 5 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
2014.11
  • Held the EPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2014.11
  • The 7th KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2014.10
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board - KINPA Meeting(2)
2014.6
  • Held the PPAC-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2014.6
  • Hosted the IP5 User Group meeting and jointly hosted the IP5 joint meeting (Busan)
2014.4
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board - KINPA Meeting(1)
2014.4
  • The 7th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Hongcheon, Gangwon)
2012~2013
2013
  • Held 6 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 41 department committee meetings in total
  • Held 2 KINPA Actual Practice IP Training Sessions
  • Held 2 Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meetings
2013.11
  • The 6th KINPA Annual Conference (Ritz-Carlton Hotel)
2013.10
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board - KINPA Meeting(2)
2013.6
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board - Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board (1)
2013.6
  • Held the WIPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2013.6
  • Attended the IP5 meetings (USA)
2013.4
  • The 6th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Buyeo, Chungnam)
2013.4
  • Held the INTA-KINPA breakfast meeting (Seoul)
2013.1
  • Attended the Industry IP5 User Group TF meetings (Netherlands)
2012
  • Held 6 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 41 department committee meetings in total
2012.11
  • The 5th KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2012.11
  • The special seminar of Donald Chisum(Seoul)
2012.9
  • Meeting with the vice-chairperson of EPO (Germany)
2012.7
  • Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board - KINPA Meeting
2012.7
  • Held an Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board – KINPA meeting
2012.6
  • Holding a signboard of KINPA hanging ceremony
2012.6
  • Attended the IP5 meetings (France) and visited the WIPO (Switzerland)
2012.4
  • The 5th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Gumi Gyeongbuk and visited Nongshim)
2012.4
  • Attended the Industry IP5 meetings (Japan)
2012.2
  • Attending to JIPA Symposium(Japan)
2012.2
  • Founded the KINPA Association (change of name: Korea Intellectual Property Association)
2010~2011
2011
  • Held 6 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 42 department committee meetings in total
2011.11
  • Held the IPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2011.11
  • The 4th KINPA Annual Conference (COEX)
2011.9
  • Delivering a IP mentoring program for Small&Medium-sized Enterprise
2011.9
  • Held the KINPA company establishment general assembly and proclamation ceremony
2011.9
  • Attending to GRUR Annual Meeting, Visiting EPO(Germany)
2011.5
  • The 4th KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Ulsan and visited Hyundai Motors)
2011.4
  • 2011 IP Education for KINPA member
2011.2
  • Attending to JIPA Symposium(Japan)
2010
  • Held 6 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 58 department committee meetings in total
2010.11
  • The 3rd KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2010.10
  • 2010 IP Education for KINPA member in the second half year
2010.10
  • Held the JIPA-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2010.9
  • Inauguration of the KINPA 2nd Chairperson (Samsung Electronics VP, Seung Ho Ahn)
2010.9
  • Attending to IPO Annual Meeting(USA)
2010.6
  • Attending to AIPLA/FICPI colloquium(UK), Visiting Business Europe(Belgium)
2010.6
  • 2010 IP Education for KINPA member in the first half year
2010.4
  • The 3rd KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Gyeongju and visited POSCO)
2010.3
  • Attending to JIPA Symposium(Japan)
2008~2009
2009
  • Held 4 CIPO breakfast seminars in total
  • Held 58 department committee meetings in total
2009.11
  • The 2nd KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2009.11
  • Attending to Patent Information Fair & Conference 2009(Japan)
2009.11
  • Held the IPO-KINPA meeting (Seoul)
2009.10
  • 2009 IP Education for KINPA member
2009.9
  • Attending to IPO Annual Meeting(USA)
2009.6
  • The 1st Breakfast seminar for CIPOs
2009.5
  • Held the JIPA-KINPA meeting (Japan)
2009.4
  • The 2nd KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Gyeonggi)
2009.1
  • Held the JIPA-KINPA meeting (Japan)
2008
  • Held 35 department committee meetings in total
2008.11
  • The 1st KINPA Annual Conference (JW Marriott Hotel)
2008.9
  • The 1st KINPA Workshop for the whole member companies (Geoje Island and visit of Samsung Heavy Industries)
2008.6
  • Founded the Korea Intellectual Property Association
  • (1st Chairperson: LG Electronics, VP Jung-hwan Lee, 67 participating companies in total)