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John Kim has more than 25 years of experience in virtually all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights. John’s transactional practice includes preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark and copyright applications in the United States and internationally, as well as conducting all types of investigations on intellectual property assets and drafting and negotiating IP license agreements.

John also has wide-ranging litigation experience involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement claims. In addition, John has prosecuted a number of AIA trials before the Patent and Trial Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, New Jersey, 1994
B.S., The Cooper Union, 1991


  • Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Copyright Law and for Trademark Law (2023)
  • Best of Arizona, Intellectual Property Group (2018)
  • Lexology’s Client Choice Award USA & Canada, Intellectual Property – Patents, New Jersey, Recipient  (2014)
  • Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award, New York, NY (2014)
  • Lexology’s Client Choice Award USA & Canada, United States: New Jersey, Team Member (2013)
  • New Jersey Law Journal‘s “General Litigation Department of the Year” Award, Member, Winning Team (2013)


American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Co-chair, Patent Sub-committee

Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, Board of Directors, 2014

Arizona Asian American Bar Association, Member

State Bar Licenses

Arizona, New York, New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Ct., District of New Jersey
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of New York