Topic: Post-Grant Reviews 2015
Speaker: Lead Administrative Patent Judge Michael W. Kim
Date: Thursday, June 11, 6:00 pm
Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego

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Lead Administrative Patent Judge Michael W. Kim
michael-kim-headshotLead Judge Michael W. Kim is a Lead Administrative Patent Judge in the Alexandria, Virginia headquarters of the USPTO. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to his graduation from law school, Lead Judge Kim was a founding member of the Duke Law and Technology Review and served on the Student Judicial Review Board. Upon graduation, he served as a Patent Attorney at the law firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, before spending a year on a Presidential election campaign. In 2008, he joined the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a Patent Attorney for the Board, before he was appointed as an Administrative Patent Judge in 2011. Lead Judge Kim works on ex parte appeals, reexamination appeals, and AIA trials.