Candice E. Kim

Candice E. Kim

Shareholder

Candice E. Kim's Trademarks/Brand Management 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.

Concentrations

  • 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
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Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, World Trademark Review, "WTR1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals," 2016-2019
    • Ranked in California, Prosecution and Strategy, 2016-2019
  • Member, California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), 2010-Present
    • Annual Business Conference Committee, CMCP, 2015-2016 
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), 2007 – Present
    • Partners and In-House Counsel Committee, NAPABA, 2015 – Present        
  • 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 

Credentials

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