Y. Jae Kim is a founding partner of Kim IP and chair of the firm’s patent practice group. With an extensive background in engineering and intellectual property law, Mr. Kim brings a wealth of experience and personal attention to the practice of law. As a trusted advisor and counselor, Mr. Kim strives to bring excellence to the service of his clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent procurement, opinions, licensing and, if necessary, litigation.
In addition to being a consummate professional, dedicated to the practice of intellectual property law, Mr. Kim is an avid family man who enjoys the benefits of managing a law practice in suburban southern New Jersey. Prior to joining Kim IP, Mr. Kim worked for major law firms, such as Darby & Darby, PC in New York City and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP in Philadelphia. In addition, Mr. Kim spent over a decade working in the medical device industry as an engineer for companies, including Becton Dickinson & Co. and Stryker Corporation.
Nowadays, in addition to his dedication to the practice of law, Mr. Kim serves on the Board of Directors for the Treatment Research Institute in Philadelphia and on several committees for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania and the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey.
Mr. Kim has litigated patents involving technologies such as trading cards, high speed assembly processes, optical devices, and waste solidification processes, in addition to trademark and copyright cases. Mr. Kim has also represented clients with respect to patent matters in a wide variety of technological arts/industries including drilling tools, orthopedic implants and instruments, medical devices, electromechanical devices, chemical components, plasma sterilization devices, food apparatuses and printed circuit boards.
Publications and Speaking Engagements:
“Dealing with Challenging Clients,” Panelist – NJSBA Solo and Small Firm Conference, March 2014.
“Nexus of IP and Everything Else in the Universe,” Moderator/Panelist – NAPABA Northeast Regional AABANY Fall Conference, September 2013.
“Hot Topics In Intellectual Property Law in the U.S., China and India,” Moderator/Panelist – NAPABA Eastern Super Regional Conference, June 2012.
“Diverse Trailblazers in the Legal Profession,” Moderator/Panelist – NJ State Bar Association Conference, May 2011
“Intellectual Property Issues at Trade Shows,” Information Display, July/August 2010.
Y. Jae Kim and Alan Nadel, “Willful Patent Infringement in View of In Re Seagate Technology, LLC” Intellectual Property Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 2009.
Hwang et al. v. Cafe Development Group NYC, LLC (Eastern District of PA)
Liberty Sport, Inc. et al. v. Alternative Eyewear, Inc. et. al. (New Jersey District Court)
Chia Yi Chin Jwu Enterprise Co., Ltd. v. Idea Nuova, Inc. et al. (Southern District of New York), represented defendant, Idea Nuova, Inc., patent infringement
Bethesda Family Services Foundation v. Bethesda Day Treatment Center (Middle District of PA), represented defendant Bethesda Day Treatment Center, copyright infringement
Tactical Solutions, LLC v. OFUS Corporation et al. (Colorado District Court), represented plaintiff, Tactical Solutions, LLC, patent infringement
Media Technologies v. Upper Deck et al. (Southern District of California), represented defendant, The Topps Company, patent infringement
Baxa Corporation v. ForHealth Technologies, Inc. (Middle District of Florida), represented defendant, ForHealth Technologies, Inc., patent infringement
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J.D., Rutgers University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University
Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.
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