Judith U. Kim

Chair, Intellectual Property Practice,
Rubin and Rudman LLP

Location: Washington, DC

Member Since: 2018

Judith Kim is a Partner in Rubin and Rudman’s Washington, DC office and Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice. For over 20 years, Judy has counseled clients innovating in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, immunology, diagnostics, biofuel, agrosciences, food products, nutraceuticals, cosmetics and personal care. Judy’s practice includes:

Preparation of patent applications and their prosecution and appeals worldwide
Management of foreign oppositions and invalidation trials
Contested proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Opinions on invalidity and noninfringement to ensure freedom to operate
Due diligences for evaluation of investments and acquisitions, and agreements
Prior to joining Rubin and Rudman, Judy was a senior partner at a leading IP law firm, where she led legal teams in patent portfolio management, inter partes disputes, licensing and related IP counseling. Judy’s scientific experience is in the areas of microbial and mammalian biology. She co-authored eleven publications resulting from her research.

Judy is an Adjunct Professor at Sogang University Law School in Korea. She is fluent in Korean.