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Dwight Yun Kim

Dwight Yun Kim

Associate| Orange County

Dwight Kim focuses his practice on intellectual property. He has significant experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications (U.S. and foreign) in various fields, including software, telecommunications technology, computer networking, microelectronics, electronic hardware devices, photodetectors, aerospace systems, automobile systems, and medical devices. Dwight also has experience in managing and building a patent portfolio.

He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California, Berkeley – College of Engineering. Dwight earned his J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law, where he received a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law and was a member of both the Intellectual Property Law Association and the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.

  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2013)
    • Certificate of Concentration in Intellectual Property Law
  • University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering (B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 2006)
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA) (2015-2016)
  • Orange County Bar Association (2013-present)
  • American Bar Association Judicial Intern Opportunity Program, Mentor and Volunteer (2013-2016)
  • Orange County Korean American Bar Association (2017-present)
    • Treasurer (2018-present)
  • "Get Those Software Patents Fast: Take Advantage of Special USPTO Programs," Co-Author, VentureBeat (May 25, 2014)
  • "You Have A F/RAND Request," Co-Author, The Recorder (January 21, 2014)
  • "Patent Family Peril Under The America Invents Act," Co-Author, Daily Journal (January 6, 2014)
  • Gamblit Gaming, LLC, IP Associate Counsel (2014-2016)
  • McDermott, Will & Emery, Associate (2013-2014), Summer Associate (2012)
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Intern (2011-2012, 2012-2013)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Judicial Extern to The Hon. Roger T. Benitez (2012)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Judicial Extern to The Hon. Ronald A. Guzman (2011)
  • Kim & Chang, Seoul, South Korea, Law Clerk (2011)
  • Korean
  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of California