Rudy Kim is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group and the hiring partner of the firm’s Palo Alto office. Mr. Kim’s practice focuses on patent litigation and other intellectual property–related litigation and counseling.
Mr. Kim has extensive experience representing clients in high-stakes litigation in federal district and appellate courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Mr. Kim is also a registered patent attorney admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). His matters have involved a wide range of complex technologies, including computer hardware and software, semiconductors, data storage, digital security, broadband communication, medical devices and biotechnology. Representative clients include Accenture, Autodesk, Broadcom, Cypress Semiconductor, Freescale, HP, InvenSense, Silicon Image, Spansion, TSMC, Tessera and Veritas.
In 2011, Mr. Kim was elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization limited to one-third of one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. In 2013, he was selected as a Global Fellow by the Federal Circuit Bar Association, a program limited to senior IP and patent attorneys who have a strong international focus in their practice and who have achieved recognition within their own organizations as future leaders.
Mr. Kim received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Kim served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan D. Lourie of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Kim is a past president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley and a member of the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association, the San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and the International Association of Korean Lawyers.
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