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Supreme Court Rules Car Accessory Manufacturer Copied Red Bull’s Trademark

Supreme Court Rules Car Accessory Manufacturer Copied Red Bull’s Trademark

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Supreme Court has ruled that a trademark registered by local car accessory manufacturer Bullsone Co. infringes on the trademark of Austrian energy drink manufacturer Red Bull GmbH. The Supreme Court overturned an earlier decision from the Patents Court ruling against Red Bull, which claimed that Bullsone [...]

Artificial Intelligence to Compete with Legal Experts on Legal Review

Artificial Intelligence to Compete with Legal Experts on Legal Review

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Legal specialists will compete with Legal artificial intelligence (AI) in conducting legal reviews of various contracts, raising the possibility of AI technology replacing humans in the field of legal affairs. The Korea Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law (KAAIL) and the Judicial Policy Research Institute will host a conference [...]

Prosecutors to Use Foreign Language Warrants for Foreign Criminals

Prosecutors to Use Foreign Language Warrants for Foreign Criminals

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreign criminals being detained or arrested in South Korea will be presented with a warrant written in their own language under a government bid to prevent discrimination against aliens in legal proceedings, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Supreme Prosecutors’ Office (SPO) said that prosecutors will use an arrest warrant translated [...]

Students Who Wore Rainbow Clothes to Chapel Class Win Court Case Against University

Students Who Wore Rainbow Clothes to Chapel Class Win Court Case Against University

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Wearing rainbow-colored clothes that symbolize the human rights of sexual minorities, students attended chapel classes. These students were punished by the school, but the court ruled that punishment meted out by the university was unfair and unjustified. On Thursday, the Seoul Eastern District Court nullified all disciplinary measures and [...]

Divorced Marriage Migrants Can Extend Visa if Ex-husband ‘Mainly Responsible” for Divorce

Divorced Marriage Migrants Can Extend Visa if Ex-husband ‘Mainly Responsible” for Divorce

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Supreme Court ruled that a recently divorced female immigrant can extend her visa status as a married immigrant by proving that the Korean ex-husband was ‘mainly responsible’ for the divorce. The court overruled a previous decision on a case filed by a Vietnamese woman against Seoul Southern Immigration [...]