MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 5, 2019 – The Minneapolis office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues its strategic expansion with the addition of Alexander J. Kim as a shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. He joins Greenberg Traurig from Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C. where he was a partner.
“We are happy to welcome Alex to Greenberg Traurig as we continue to strengthen the bench of IP attorneys in our Minneapolis office,” said Michael B. Fisco, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Minneapolis office. “Alex is a skilled patent attorney and well-connected with clients locally and globally.”
Kim focuses his practice on matters involving U.S. patent prosecution as well as counseling clients on international patent matters. He has wide-ranging experience in prosecuting patent applications in front of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Kim has a background in physics, chemistry, biophysics, computational biology, and physiology and deep knowledge across a broad range of technologies and industries.
“I am thrilled to join Greenberg Traurig and its highly-regarded team of intellectual property attorneys,” Kim said. “The firm’s capabilities and global reach, specifically in South Korea, offer a great opportunity for me to further build my practice.”
Active in the Korean business and legal communities, Kim is president-elect of the International Association of Korean Lawyers and founded the Korean American Bar Association of Minnesota. He is also involved with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association, of which he is an advisory board member and former president and executive board member.
Kim earned his J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, his M.S. in chemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his B.S. in physics from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice: With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig received a “National Tier 1” ranking in IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® for the 2019 edition of “Best Law Firms.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s Minneapolis Office: Established in 2019, Greenberg Traurig’s Minneapolis office provides clients with an innovative, business-minded perspective along with strong location connections to business, industry and government. The office’s core capabilities include commodities and structured finance, restructuring and bankruptcy, corporate trust and structured products litigation, finance and financial services litigation, environmental litigation, intellectual property, and agribusiness.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.