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Yoonhee Kim

Yoonhee Kim focuses on complex patent litigation before U.S. district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and on patent prosecution in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields, including Hatch-Waxman litigation arising from the filing of Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA). Yoonhee’s experience includes developing pre-litigation strategy, fact discovery, preparing witnesses, developing validity and infringement strategies, motion practice, taking and defending depositions, and handling day-to-day litigation activities. He also has experience handling contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), including interferences and inter partes reviews (IPRs). In addition to his litigation practice, Yoonhee frequently advises clients on various contracts, including collaboration agreements, nondisclosure agreements, and other types of IP transactions. Yoonhee’s practice also includes preparing validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions and conducting due diligence investigations and portfolio reviews for clients in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical fields. He maintains an active patent prosecution practice, preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications and coordinating global patent portfolio management in the chemical and pharmaceutical arts.