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Sophia J. Shin

Sophia Shin focuses on global trademark and brand management, including brand portfolio development, enforcement and monetization, anti-counterfeiting, and intellectual property litigation. She represents and advises clients across a wide range of industries and in countries throughout the world.


  • Trademark prosecution
  • Trademark litigation and TTAB practice (oppositions and cancellations)
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Brand protection strategy



  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Scott Clarkson, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, 2015
  • Legal Intern, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Health Consumer Action Center, 2014
  • Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, 2012


  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Advisory Council, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Orange County (California)
  • Member, Orange County Asian American Bar Association


  • 法務博士, University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2017
    • Lead Article Editor, UC Irvine Law Review
    • Dean’s Award, Statutory Analysis
    • Pro Bono Graduation Honors
  • 学士号, University of California at San Diego, 2012
    • Dean's Honor List
  • カリフォルニア州
  • Korean, Conversational