Andy Kim focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, opinion work, and PTAB proceedings. Andy understands legal and technical issues of clients’ matters in depth with his years of legal experience and over a decade of technology industry experience.
Andy has handled various stages of patent applications with high technical complexity in various fields of art, including wireless communication devices/protocols based on 3GPP and mobile communications interim standards, artificial intelligence (Al) & machine learning (ML), semiconductor devices, medical devices, encryption devices/methods, image processing (HEVC) and display devices, optical medium recording devices, and power control devices, etc.
Before the patent law practice, Andy earned BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering and worked as an R&D senior staff member in global technology companies developing mobile communication software/hardware products for US, Canadian, and European markets. Andy also worked as a research staff member at McGill University in the VLSI Design Lab, where he designed and simulated VLSI digital/analog ASIC circuitry.
*Andy is admitted to practice in the States of Virginia and Florida. Practice in the District of Columbia is limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.
Case Western Reserve University
1988, B.S., Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, with Honors
1991, M. Eng., Electrical Engineering
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center
2008, J.D., Cum Laude
- 2011, Virginia
- 2008, Florida
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Emerging Talent, Siemens Information Communication Mobile, 2004
- Centre de Recherché Informaticque de Montreal (CRIM) scholarship, 1989
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association