Kongsik Kim


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Practice Areas

  • Patent Procurement
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
  • IP Litigation
  • Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances, Collaborations & Technology Transfer
  • Technology & Royalty Acquisition
  • Valuation & Assessment
  • Trademark, Copyright & Domain Name Protection
  • International Patent
  • Intellectual Property
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy Technology
  • Health Care
  • Medical Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Technology, Communications & Media
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.3087
Fax: 617-542-2241
University Seoul National University, B.S., Food Biotechnology, cum laude; Seoul National University, M.Eng., Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology
Law SchoolUniversity of New Hampshire, J.D., cum laude
Admitted2006, Massachusetts; New York; Korean Intellectual Property Office; Korean Patent Court; United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional & Community Involvement
•Vice-Chair, Korea Committee of AIPPI-US
•Executive Director, Korean American Bio Industry Council
•Director, World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Association, Boston
•Member, Korean Patent Attorney Association
•Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

LanguagesKorean and Japanese
BornSeoul, South Korea, September 15, 1969

Kongsik provides start-up, emerging-growth, and large companies with strategic advice on building and managing defensive and offensive patent portfolios, renders patent infringement and validity opinions, conducts due diligence investigations, drafts and negotiates transactional agreements, and litigates to enforce and defend intellectual property rights.

His practice covers a wide range of technologies such as chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, biosimilars, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, agricultural and food biotechnology, biomedical engineering, enzyme technology, environmental engineering, polymer engineering, semiconductor technology, LCD, LED, and OLED technology, fuel cell technology, solar energy and clean technology, automobiles, medical devices, testing and measuring instruments, wireless communication, computer software, touch-screen display panels, and 3D display panels.

Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner in the Boston office of another international law firm. Before practicing in the US, he worked at Kim & Chang, the largest law firm in Korea, as a registered Korean patent attorney. He authored books on Korean patent law and design protection law.

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Awards & Recognitions
Massachusetts Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2009, 2013 - 2014)

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Representing an energy storage manufacturer in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Southern District of California; Representing a biotechnology company in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Southern District of California; Representing a pharmaceutical company in a trade secret misappropriation lawsuit in the District of Delaware; Defending a medical image processing device manufacturer in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Southern District of California; Representing an automated cell counting device manufacturer in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia and Northern District of California; Defending an LED lightings manufacturer, a global vehicle manufacturer, a global vehicle parts manufacturer, a global bed manufacturer, an in-vivo imaging device manufacturer, an OLED device manufacturer, and a touch-screen display manufacturer in various pre-lawsuit disputes; Representing start-up pharmaceutical companies in negotiating with investors and business partners; Representing a global vehicle manufacturer in building defensive patent portfolio; Representing a global wireless communication company in building offensive patent portfolio
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Kongsik Kim

BostonMA 02111


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