Kongsik Kim: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Kongsik Kim

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • IP Litigation
  • Patents
  • Trademark and Trade Dress
  • Cross Border
  • Complex Litigation
  • Licensing
  • Manufacturing
  • Collaborations
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences
  • Energy & Cleantech
University Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (B.S., cum laude, 1991; M.S., cum laude, 1994); Korean Patent Bar Examination, passed, 1997; U.S. Patent Bar Examination, passed, 2007
Law SchoolFranklin Pierce Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2006
AdmittedMassachusetts; New York; Korean Patent Court; Korean Intellectual Property Office; U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


Board, Korean American Bio Industry Council
Korean Patent Attorney Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Boston Patent Law Association

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

Kongsik Kim counsels domestic and foreign clients in all aspects of intellectual property procurement and enforcement, including patents, trademarks and copyrights. His patent practice covers a wide range of technologies including chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceutical science, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, agricultural/food biotechnology, biomedical engineering, enzyme technology, environmental engineering, polymer engineering, semiconductor technology, LED/LCD technology, fuel cell technology, solar energy and green technology, automobiles, medical devices, test/measuring instruments, and computer software. He advises Korean chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, and machinery companies on cross-border transactions and multinational patent portfolios. Current notable work includes his representation of Korean companies in patent infringement litigation, trade secret misappropriation litigation, and licensing/collaboration negotiation.

He is also fully qualified and registered as a Korean Patent Attorney, and prior to attending U.S. law school, he worked as a Korean attorney in Seoul, Korea from 1997-2003 including 4 years at KIM & CHANG which is the largest law firm in Korea. He makes presentations on U.S. patent prosecution, patent licensing, and patent litigation on a regular basis for Korean companies, research institutes, universities, and Korean Intellectual Property Office. He wrote several books on Korean patent law and design protection law.

He was included in the Massachusetts Rising Stars listing, a Thomson Reuters publication, in 2009.



Life Sciences

Energy & Cleantech



Board, Korean American Bio Industry Council

Korean Patent Attorney Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Boston Patent Law Association

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Kongsik Kim

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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