Kevin T. Kwon

Associate | San Diego

kkwon@mofo.com | (858) 314-5476

kkwon@mofo.com
(858) 314-5476

Kevin Kwon applies his scientific background to distill complex concepts and provide practical legal guidance for clients with all types of intellectual property matters, including patent infringement, trademark infringement, DMCA, and trade secret issues. He represents pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, electronics, and other technology companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kwon was a law clerk for the Honorable Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.  He was also a judicial extern for the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and the Honorable Marilyn L. Huff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Mr. Kwon has deep connections to the San Diego community and serves on the board of directors of the Pacific Arts Movement, which hosts the annual San Diego Asian Film Festival.  He also serves on the board of directors for the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego. 

Mr. Kwon received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.  During law school, he served as lead articles editor and symposium coordinator for the San Diego Law Review, and he also competed nationally on the Appellate Moot Court Board.  Mr. Kwon received his B.S. in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego.

Mr. Kwon has demonstrated a passion for pro bono service and diversity in the legal profession.  He is a recipient of the Wiley W. Manuel Award from the California State Bar for his pro bono contributions and has also been recognized by Casa Cornelia, which honored him with its La Mancha Award for pro bono service in 2015. 

Mr. Kwon is fluent in Korean.

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