Alexander J. Kim

Attorney at Law
Patent Attorney

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Telephone
612.455.3813

Fax
612.455.3801

E-mail
akim@hsml.com

Support Staff
Charlene Ramler
612.455.3832

Technology Areas

Chemistry
Medical Devices
Optics
Fuel Cells
Solar Energy
Computer Hardware
Software
Mechanical Devices

Mr. Kim focuses on matters involving U.S. patent prosecution and counseling clients on international patent matters.

Education

University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology, B.S., Physics
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, M.S., Chemistry
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

Minnesota
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Experience

Mr. Kim has research experience in organic chemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, biophysics, and computational biology. Mr. Kim has received training at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center in parallel and supercomputing, and has experience building parallel computing systems (e.g. linux clusters) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Kim has also worked at a major biomedical device company and has a very broad and extensive knowledge of biotechnology, physiology, and medical device technology.

Language Skills

English
Korean

Presentations

  • Elimination of Bias: Understanding Diverse Cultures and Working with Diverse Lawyers, Clients and Employees, The 25th Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, May 30, 2008
  • Working with Diverse Clients and Attorneys, 2008 Midwest IP Institute, September 26, 2008
  • Understanding Diverse Cultures and Working with Diverse Lawyers and Clients, Minnesota CLE Conference Center, December 13, 2010
  • Understanding Diverse Cultures and Working with Diverse Lawyers and Clients, The 10th Annual Minnesota Environmental Institute, April 17, 2014

Honors & Distinctions

  • 2013 Leadership Award (MNAPABA)
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon, The National Honorary Chemical Society
  • Graduate Student Mentoring Award (UNL)

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL), Regional Governor
Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association (MNAPABA), President, 2008-09
Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association (MNAPABA), Board of Directors
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
William Mitchell College of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors