November 20, 2019
BOSTON – Veteran intellectual property attorney Kongsik Kim has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in its Boston office as a partner, the firm announced today. He joins from Mintz, where he was a member and leader of the Korea practice.
Kim provides start-up, emerging-growth, and established companies with strategic advice on starting and growing business entities and building and managing defensive and offensive intellectual property portfolios. He renders legal opinions, conducts due diligence investigations, drafts and negotiates transactional agreements, and litigates to monetize, enforce, and defend intellectual property rights. He is a trusted advisor to many Asian clients planning business and seeking intellectual property protection in the U.S.
“We are excited to welcome Kongsik to the Firm,” said Boston Managing Partner Peter J. Haley. “Kongsik is well known in the intellectual property, Korean, and general legal community and is well versed in Korean patent law and design protection law. He will be a great asset to our team and our clients.”
Kim serves as executive director of the Korean American Bio Industry Council and director of the World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Association of Boston.
He earned his JD, cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire; an MEng from Seoul National University; and a BS, cum laude, from Seoul National University.
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