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Candice Kim is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Trademark & Brand Management Practice Group. Her practice focuses on the clearance, procurement, maintenance, enforcement, licensing, and monetization of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, trade dress, domain names, copyrights and rights of publicity.

Candice counsels clients on all aspects of the branding process. She has wide-ranging experience in trademark prosecution, licensing, enforcement, and TTAB opposition and cancellation proceedings, with an emphasis on global brand expansion and management through strategic trademark filing, protection, and enforcement programs.


  • U.S. and International Trademark Litigation and TTAB Practice (oppositions and cancelations) 
  • U.S. and International Trademark and Copyright Clearance, Procurement, Enforcement and Portfolio Management 
  • Brand Protection and Expansion 
  • U.S. and International Intellectual Property Transactions 
  • UDRP Proceedings 
  • Domain Name Acquisition, protection and dispute


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States,
    • Intellectual Property> Trademarks: Non-Contentious (Including Prosecution, Portfolio Management and Licensing), 2023
      • "Recommended Lawyer," 2023
    • Intellectual Property> Trademarks: Litigation, 2023
      • "Recommended Lawyer," 2023
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Law Firm of the Year" in Trademark Law, 2020 and 2022
  • Listed, World Trademark Review, "WTR1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals," 2016-2023
    • Ranked in California, Prosecution and Strategy, 2016-2023
  • Listed, Thomson Reuters, "Stand-Out Lawyers," 2023
  • Listed, Euromoney's Expert Guides: "Women in Business Law," 2022
  • Listed, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Top Women Attorneys in Los Angeles,” 2020
  • Co-Chair, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Partners Network, 2015-Present
  • Member, California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), 2010-Present
    • Annual Business Conference Committee, CMCP, 2015-2016 
  • Board Member, Century City Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2014-2015
  • Member, Korean American Bar Association of Southern California, 2010-Present
  • Member, International Association of Korean Lawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Member, International Trademark Association, 2006-Present 


  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
    • Student Comment Editor, San Diego International Law Journal
  • B.A., University of Washington
  • California
  • Washington
  • Korean, Conversationally Fluent