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Soo Kim, Ph.D.

Practice Areas

Technologies

Education

  • Muhlenberg College, B.S. in Biochemistry with minor in Physics
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.

Professional Associations

  • Boston Patent Law Association

Soo Kim, Ph.D.

Soo Kim, Ph.D. Attorney

Soo Kim, Ph.D.

Patent Agent
Concord office
978.341.0036

Soo practices patent prosecution in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Her expertise includes diagnostic methods, antibody therapeutics, formulation technology, siRNA, drug delivery, polymer chemistry, medical devices, and food products. Soo Kim’s legal experience includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications, as well as providing guidance on U.S. and foreign portfolio strategies. She also has been involved with conducting analysis for due diligence, freedom-to-operate, and patentability opinions.

Prior to joining the firm, Soo Kim worked in patent prosecution at two other Boston law firms. Her focus was on developing and managing U.S. and international patent portfolios for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and university clients. In her previous positions, Soo Kim also developed strong knowledge of many aspects of database searching, including use of Total Patent and STN, with extensive knowledge in biologics sequence searching. She has also worked at an intellectual property consulting firm, where she researched patent and scientific literature for prior art, validity, freedom-to-operate, and intellectual property landscape projects. Soo Kim also worked at a large university’s technology transfer office, where she identified and evaluated key university inventions for marketing to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

While earning her Ph.D., Soo Kim examined cell signaling of tumor necrosis factor-alpha convertase (TACE) and its effect in the inflammation pathway. Soo Kim is currently working towards her law degree, where she was awarded Best Brief for her Legal Brief in the First Year Legal Practice Skills program.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Biography

Soo practices patent prosecution in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Her expertise includes diagnostic methods, antibody therapeutics, formulation technology, siRNA, drug delivery, polymer chemistry, medical devices, and food products. Soo Kim’s legal experience includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications, as well as providing guidance on U.S. and foreign portfolio strategies. She also has been involved with conducting analysis for due diligence, freedom-to-operate, and patentability opinions.

Prior to joining the firm, Soo Kim worked in patent prosecution at two other Boston law firms. Her focus was on developing and managing U.S. and international patent portfolios for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and university clients. In her previous positions, Soo Kim also developed strong knowledge of many aspects of database searching, including use of Total Patent and STN, with extensive knowledge in biologics sequence searching. She has also worked at an intellectual property consulting firm, where she researched patent and scientific literature for prior art, validity, freedom-to-operate, and intellectual property landscape projects. Soo Kim also worked at a large university’s technology transfer office, where she identified and evaluated key university inventions for marketing to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

While earning her Ph.D., Soo Kim examined cell signaling of tumor necrosis factor-alpha convertase (TACE) and its effect in the inflammation pathway. Soo Kim is currently working towards her law degree, where she was awarded Best Brief for her Legal Brief in the First Year Legal Practice Skills program.

Education
  • Muhlenberg College, B.S. in Biochemistry with minor in Physics
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
Professional Associations
  • Boston Patent Law Association
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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