Kenneth K. Cho is a senior U.S. attorney in the intellectual property practice group of Kim & Chang specializing in patent licensing, litigation and counseling matters. Mr. Cho represents international clients from diverse technology fields such as internet, multi-platform messaging, and software related inventions; semiconductor devices and manufacturing equipment; telecommunication and mobile telephony; LEDs; biomedical devices; optical disc and storage technologies and the like. Mr. Cho spent almost a decade working in-house as the Managing Director of Strategic Alliances and Chief Patent Counsel for a private equity fund dedicated to investing in IP centric opportunities; as the IP Counseling and Acquisition Manager, and a Licensing Officer, of Philips Intellectual Property & Standards for the Consumer Electronics product division of Philips Electronics; and as a patent assertion attorney for AT&T Corp. specializing in offensive patent assertion and licensing matters. Mr. Cho has handled Intellectual Property matters that span the United States, Far East and Europe.
Mr. Cho is a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and a former Chairman of the IP Practice in the Far East committee; a member of the Asia Practice Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO); and a member of the International Association of Korean Lawyers where he formerly served as the chairman of the Board of Directors and former past President of the Overseas (U.S.) chapter. Mr. Cho also served on the Board of Directors for the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY). Mr. Cho is a trained mediator through the New York State Office of Court Administration. He is admitted to the bars of New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark office.