Kim Lu
Partner Attorney at Law Patent Attorney

Kim has 13 years' experience in IP litigation and prosecution in China. He has extensive experience in representing domestic and foreign companies in both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has in-depth research on patent regulations in China Mainland, Taiwan, and US.

Kim's practice is focused on patent infringement and invalidation actions, patent prosecution, unfair competition litigation, antitrust litigation, etc. He handled cases or provided advises for Qualcomm (Qualcomm v. Meizu, Qualcomm v. Apple), iPEL (iPEL v. Asus, iPEL v. Extreme Networks), Immersion (Immersion v. Samsung, Immersion v. Apple), Micron, TomTom, Texas Instruments, Ericsson (Ericsson v. TCL), Dell, Resideo, Mstar (Mstar v. PRB), Honeywell, and many Fortune 500 companies.

He has legal and technical expertise in telecommunication standard-essential patent (SEP) infringement lawsuits, FRAND royalty rate determination lawsuits, antitrust lawsuits related to SEP licensing, infringement and/or validity lawsuits related to communication systems, computer software, digital cameras, electrical connectors, wireless communications, electronic circuits, optoelectronics, semiconductors, smartphones, GUI, haptic technologies, electrical appliances, and design.

Kim has published several articles in the Managing Intellectual Property and Wolters Kluwer China Law & Reference. He is among the translators of the book Janice M. Mueller’s PATENT LAW.

+86 10 88369999
Patent Prosecution / Antitrust & Unfair Competition / Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Beijing

Years with IP Matters

2007 until now

Representative Cases

  • Represented patent prosecution cases for Qualcomm, Broadcom, Micron, Microchip, SanDisk, Texas Instruments, ASE, TAIYO YUDEN, etc., more than 1,300 cases in total 
  • Represented Sisvel in in FRAND-related litigation against OPPO 
  • Represented Wi-LAN in a patent infringement case against Micron 
  • Represented Wi-LAN in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented iPEL in serial patent infringement cases against Asus 
  • Represented iPEL in several patent invalidation cases raised by Asus 
  • Represented Mstar in a patent administrative case against PRB 
  • Represented Resideo in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented Honeywell in a patent infringement case 
  • Represented Dell in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented CETE in patent ownership cases 
  • Represented Devicor in a patent administrative case against PRB 
  • Represented Philip Morris in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented Moshontek in a patent infringement case 
  • Represented an electronic product accessory manufacturer in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented an electronic connector manufacturer in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented a furniture manufacturer in a patent invalidation case 
  • Represented several LED manufacturers in patent invalidation cases 
  • Advised Dell in patent protection matters 
  • Advised Qualcomm in Qualcomm v. Apple cases 
  • Advised Qualcomm in Qualcomm v. Meizu cases 
  • Advised Immersion re patent infringement and invalidation matters 
  • Advised Dell in trade secret matters 
  • Advised CETE in trade secret matters 
  • Advised Xunlei in patent portfolio planning matters 
  • Advised a chip manufacturer company patent portfolio planning matters 
  • Advised a patent pool in its patent licensing negotiation

Education

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, M.S.

Shandong University, BEng (Elec).

Bar Admission

China Bar
Chinese Patent Bar

Languages

Chinese
English