IP Litigation


Olivia Kim is a partner in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's intellectual property litigation practice, where she specializes in complex patent litigation. She has extensive experience in both bench and jury trials and has handled all stages of litigation, including claim construction briefing and hearings, inventor and expert depositions and expert reports, the drafting and negotiation of settlement agreements, and substantive and discovery motion practice. She is based in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Prior to joining the firm, Olivia was a partner in the intellectual property and patent litigation group at Sidley Austin LLP in Los Angeles. Her practice focused on patent infringement litigation involving a wide variety of technologies, including biometric sensors, biotechnology, computer processor architecture, graphical user interfaces, Internet payment systems, mobile phone systems, network security, pharmaceuticals, and plasma display panels.

Before starting her legal career, Olivia performed research in immunology and physiology laboratories at UCLA and co-authored papers on immune responses in diabetic mice and methods for membrane protein purification.

Olivia is fluent in Korean.

  • Intellectual Ventures I v. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., et al. (D. Del.). Defended Intel-owned subsidiary McAfee, Inc., against allegations of infringement of four patents directed to purported inventions of network security systems and methods.
  • LML Patent Corp. v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., et al. (E.D. Tex.). Represented PayPal, Deutsche Bank, and M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank in a multi-defendant patent infringement suit concerning payment-processing transactions that occur over computer networks, including the Internet. Resulted in favorable settlements for the clients.
  • Island Intellectual Property, LLC et al. v. Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, et al. (S.D.N.Y.). Defended Deutsche Bank and Total Bank Solutions against allegations of infringement of seven patents relating to deposit-sweep services. Resulted in favorable settlements for the clients on the eve of trial.
  • Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. et al. v. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. et al. (C.D. Cal. And W.D. Pa.). Represented Samsung in a case involving a total of 19 patents relating to plasma display panel technology. Resulted in a favorable settlement for the client.
  • Cornell University et al. v. Hewlett-Packard Company (N.D.N.Y.). Represented Cornell University in a jury trial that resulted in a verdict for Cornell and a damages award of $184 million. Cornell also prevailed at a bench trial relating to inequitable conduct and other non-jury issues.
  • Represented a leading semiconductor company in a patent litigation case involving biometric fingerprint sensors. Resulted in a favorable settlement for the client.
  • J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 2003
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
  • Panelist, "Patent Damages," Practising Law Institute, September 28, 2012
  • Panelist, "Expert Direct/Cross Demonstration," Practising Law Institute, October 28, 2011
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Contact Information

633 West Fifth Street
15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone | 323-210-2904
Fax | 866-974-7329

Email | Olivia Kimokim@wsgr.com

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