Government members, with the Prime Minister as the co-chair, the Minister of Economy and Finance, the Minister of Science and ICT, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Minister of Health and Welfare, the Minister of SMEs and Startups; There are 13 people, including the Prime Minister, the Chairman of the Fair Trade Commission, the Director of the National Intelligence Service, and the Commissioner of the Korean Intellectual Property Office.
Civilian members, 21 including a Civilian expert as Co-Chairperson, are appointed by the President from among those who have considerable knowledge and experience in IP.
Expert preliminary review of the meeting agenda of the Council; and Agenda setting work for shaping major governmental policies for intellectual property. Expert Committees are composed of private experts.
* Five Expert Committees are responsible for the creation, protection, utilization, infrastructure of IP, and new IP respectively. (Each committee is composed of 15 expert members)
Expert review of urgent and important pending issues. Special Expert Committees are formed for a set period of time.
* As of 2021, one special expert committee is in operation to follow up on artificial intelligence-related IP issues and proactively respond to new IP issues.
The Office of IP Strategy and Planning has been established to support the business of the Presidential Council on Intellectual Property. It provides the following services.