Janet S. Kim

Associate | San Diego

jkim@mofo.com | (858) 720-5108 jkim@mofo.com
(858) 720-5108

Janet Kim focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, and copyright disputes in federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission. She is adept at navigating complex technical issues and represents clients in matters involving a range of technologies, including software, medical devices, and semiconductors.

Janet has broad experience handling discovery matters, including discovery plans, written discovery, depositions, pre-motion negotiations, motion practice, and discovery hearings. Janet’s experience also encompasses e-discovery and she has managed review projects involving millions of documents, including the use of technology-assisted review tools to efficiently execute large-scale document review. She maintains an active pro bono practice that includes representing clients in immigration matters as well as participating in a statewide coalition of California-based innocence projects.

Prior to joining the firm, Janet served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Gonzalo P. Curiel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and as a law clerk in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California.

Janet earned her J.D. summa cum laude at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the articles research editor for the San Diego Law Review.Janet received her B.A. cum laude in political science from Pepperdine University, with a minor in applied mathematics.

Representative Matters:

  • Entrata Inc. v. Yardi Systems Inc. (District of Utah).
    Represent Entrata Inc., a provider of property management software, in an antitrust dispute.
  • Yardi Systems Inc. v. Property Solutions International Inc. (Central District of California).
    Represent Entrata Inc. (f/k/a Property Solutions International Inc.) in a copyright/trade secret dispute involving property management software.
  • Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC et al. v. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. et al. (Central District of California).
    Represented several Alcon entities in patent litigation regarding femtosecond lasers used for LASIK and cataract surgery. Prevailed on summary judgment that the three asserted patents were not infringed by the accused Alcon lasers.
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