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Olivia M. Kim

Olivia M. Kim

Sidley Austin LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

OLIVIA M. KIM is a partner in the Los Angeles Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation group. Ms. Kim’s practice focuses on complex patent infringement litigation, including cases that involve microprocessors, biometric sensors, plasma display panels and internet payment systems.

Ms. Kim has participated in numerous trials, both bench and jury. She was a member of the trial team that obtained a jury verdict awarding patent infringement damages of more than $184 million to Cornell University against Hewlett-Packard. Ms. Kim’s experience also includes extensive work at all stages of litigation, such as claim construction briefing and hearings; inventor and expert depositions and expert reports; drafting and negotiation of settlement agreements; and substantive and discovery motion practice.

Prior to starting her legal career, Ms. Kim performed research in immunology and physiology laboratories at UCLA and co-authored papers relating to immune responses in diabetic mice and methods for membrane protein purification.


U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 2009
U.S. District Court, N.D. of California, 2006
U.S. District Court, C.D. of California, 2003
U.S. District Court, E.D. of Texas, 2012
California, 2003


University of Southern California Gould School of Law (J.D., 2003)
University of California- Los Angeles (B.S., 1998)

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