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2019 Summer Seminar: Recent Developments in AIA Trials

Dear KAIPBA members:

This is a notice of our summer seminar meeting. The seminar topic will be “Recent Developments in AIA Trials”. Please see below for details regarding the seminar.

Date & Time: Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

Place: Sughrue Mion (2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 900 Washington, DC 2006) <-- please be noted this is the new address of Sughrue Mion

Topics: "Recent Developments in AIA Trials"

Speaker: Judge Michael W. Kim

Michael W. Kim was appointed as an Administrative Patent Judge on April 24, 2011, and as a Lead Judge in August of 2013. In addition to his management responsibilities, Judge Kim conducts inter partes reviews and post-grant reviews under the America Invents Act, and also reviews adverse decisions of examiners upon applications for patents. He works primarily in the business methods, mechanical, and electrical technology areas. Prior to his appointment, Judge Kim was a Patent Attorney at the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. Prior to joining the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Judge Kim was a Patent Attorney at the law firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, before spending a year on a presidential election campaign. Judge Kim received his law degree from the Duke University School of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


  • Registration and Dinner 6:30PM - 7:15PM

  • Seminar 7:15PM-8:30PM

  • Networking 8:30PM-9:00PM

CLE: VA 1.5 credits will be applied (Because Virginia is an approved jurisdiction under New York’s Approved Jurisdiction policy, attorneys barred in the state of New York may claim CLE credit based on the program’s approval in Virginia)

Please RSVP via by Friday, July 12.

Also, for those who have not paid the yearly membership dues for the year of 2019, please bring your membership due (cash, check, or credit card). You can also pay your membership dues online at KAIPBA is operated by the contributions of its members and we are very grateful for your support. Thank you very much.

Best regards,

B. W. Park, Secretary of KAIPBA

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