Kam W. Li

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Professional Summary

Kam W. Li counsels clients on a wide range of United States and international matters, including cross-border transactions, litigation, intellectual property strategies, IP protection and enforcement (esp. China IPR enforcement), technology licensing, intellectual capital and strategic partnering relationships.

Kam’s clients include regulatory agencies, multinational corporations and financial institutions in the United States and the Far East. Kam is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of California, the U.S. Federal Courts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Court.


•AmLaw Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law, 2018
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
San Diego Super Lawyers 2007 (Intellectual Property)
•“Top Lawyers,” San Diego Magazine, 2013 - 2018


Kam appears frequently as a guest speaker at professional conferences on intellectual property, international transactions and technology deployment issues and doing business in the Greater China region.


• What Do Michael Jordan and Jeremy Lin Have in Common ,” February 2016.
•“The Next iBrand ,” August 2013.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Cross-Border Transactions and Contentious Matters
  • Licensing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology Transactions
  • Medical Technology
  • Energy
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Asia-Pacific Cross-Border

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619.515.3253  Phone
619.744.5453  Fax
University Attended:
The University of Arizona, MS, Mechanical Engineering; The University of Arizona, BS, Mechanical Engineering, with high distinction
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego Law School, JD
Year of First Admission:
1981, California; United States Patent and Trademark Office


•Hong Kong Association of Southern California - Chair, Board of Directors
•Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego - Past President
•The World Trade Center - Past Board Member
•San Diego Elderly Chinese Association - Volunteer

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represents clients in cross-border, complex IPR litigation and ITC proceedings (337) in the United States.; Represents clients in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong in commercial litigations in the United States.; Structures joint venture/licensing relationship between US technology client and Chinese company for the importation and distribution of proprietary products in China.; Counsels clients in international project financing and access to capital market in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China.; Counsels clients in partnering negotiations, technology acquisition, licensing, joint research, development and outsourcing production and distribution relationships for clients in the US, China and other countries.; Undertake enforcement actions on behalf of US and international clients against IPR abuses in China.; Prosecutes administrative and criminal enforcement actions against counterfeiters and seizure of substantial counterfeits.; Counsel clients in the execution of their Global IPR enforcement strategy focusing on China (administrative and judicial enforcement and raids and customs seizures against counterfeiters and infringers).; Conducted due diligence in examining multi-billion dollar loan portfolios for professional liability and advising institution on remedies and actions to recover.

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

San Diego, California

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