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.
Energy & Cleantech
Board, Korean American Bio Industry Council
Korean Patent Attorney Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Boston Patent Law Association