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Hwang, Iris



Hwang, Iris has counseled clients in the entertainment/IT industries, especially concerning IP licensing, content sourcing / distribution/ financing, M&A, IP infringement disputes, and personal information collection and management. Ms. Hwang also uses her experience in representing entertainment companies (game, music, and movies) before the Contents Dispute Resolution Commission and domestic and international disputes to advice and counsel e-Commerce and entertainment company clients to prevent, prepare fore and to litigate or arbitrate matters.

Ms. Hwang is an active lecturer on IP and personal information protection areas. Additionally, Ms. Hwang devotes her pro bono efforts to assist refugee children in Korea, based on her interest gained during her internships at the UNESCO HQ and the Un Refugee Organization’s Bangkok Field Office.


  • 2013-2015
Corporate Counsel, Korea Creative Content Agency (Content Dispute Resolution Committee)
  • 2013-present
Mediator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • 2014
Member, National IT Industry Promotion Agency, Antitrust & Competition Committee
  • 2014-2015
Member, Presidential Council on Intellectual Property, IP Sub-Committee
  • 2015, 2018
Lecturer, Soongsil University, School of Management
  • 2015-2017
Corporate Counsel, Neowiz Corporation
  • 2017-present
Associate, D’LIGHT Law Group
  • 2019-present
Legal Advisor, Korean Artists Welfare Foundation
  • 2022-present

Advisory Member of the Consulting Group on Industrial Copyrights

  • 2023-present
Member, International Committee, Seoul Bar Association
Moderator of the Content Dispute Resolution Commitee

Member, Human Rights Management Committee, Korea Creative Content Agency

  • 2024-present
Broadcast Dispute Resolution Board Member


  • 2009
Seoul National University, B.A.
  • 2013
Yonsei University, Law School, J.D. (2nd Annual Bar Examination)
  • 2017 콘텐츠분쟁 판례조사연구(공저, 한국콘텐츠진흥원, 2018)

  • 콘텐츠분쟁조정사례집(공저, 2014)


  • 2013
Admitted to bar, Korea
  • 2016
Admitted to patent bar, Korea


Korean, English and French