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Greenberg Traurig’s Alexander J. Kim Appointed to Patent Law Diversity Advisory Group

MINNEAPOLIS – Nov. 3, 2020Alexander J. Kim, a shareholder in the Minneapolis office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed to serve on the Patent Law Diversity Advisory Group at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

The Patent Law Diversity Advisory Group was created to help ensure diverse students thrive while at Mitchell Hamline and to assist diverse students in obtaining meaningful employment upon graduation. Members of the Advisory Group will draw on their knowledge and experience in the patent space to help focus diversity efforts and evaluate results. Members will also be a vital source of advice, guidance, and wisdom for the diverse students of Mitchell Hamline.

Kim is recognized by Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) Patent 1000 as one of “The World’s Leading Patent Professionals” and currently serves as the president of the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL). He 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. He knows how to strategize domestic and international intellectual property rights so that the companies can be positioned to reach their business goals. Kim has a background in physics, chemistry, biophysics, computational biology, and physiology, and deep knowledge across a broad range of technologies and industries.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice: With more than 210 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 was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Trademark Law and a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law and Litigation, Copyright Law, and Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2020 “Best Law Firms."

About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 3.0 certification, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: GTDRIVES Twitter: @GT_Drives.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: