Richard Kim

Partner at Snell & Wilmer LLP

Richard Kim represents companies in trademark prosecution, counselling, licensing and litigation matters. He assists clients with all stages of securing US trademark protection and coordinates the filing and prosecution of US and international trademark applications. Mr Kim also handles opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and manages other contentious trademark proceedings in the United States and around the world.

Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Mr Kim was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery, where he spent more than 20 years representing clients in the clearance, selection, prosecution and protection of their trademarks. Before that, Mr Kim spent four years as an examining attorney at the US Patent and Trademark Office and an instructor for new examining attorneys.

Mr Kim has extensive experience in managing large US and global trademark portfolios in the consumer products, pharmaceuticals, technology, scientific, food and beverages, medical devices, health and entertainment fields, and working with clients in formulating US and non-US filing, protection and enforcement strategies. He also has multinational transactional experience, including negotiating and preparing co-existence and settlement agreements. Additionally, Mr Kim’s practice includes IP due diligence in commercial transactions and acquisitions, endorsement and sponsorship agreements, and product labelling and product packaging issues.

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Snell & Wilmer LLP
2001 K Street NW
Suite 425 North
Washington DC 20006
United States

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