Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Love of technology is what connects us and differentiates my service.

David T. Kim


At a Glance

  • J.D. Boston University
  • B.S. Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

David T. Kim practices intellectual property law, with a focus on patent prosecution and counselling in electrical and software technologies.

Prior to joining the firm, he has worked at General Electric for five years as an embedded systems software engineer. In his engineering role, he designed and programmed inter-device communications, device drivers, interfaces, complex signal processing filters, and more contributing on both the hardware and software fronts. He helped GE launch numerous high-profile and successful products.

During law school, David was a member of BU-MIT Entrepreneurship & IP Clinic and assisted student entrepreneurs in obtaining IP protections and counselling about legal ramifications of their business decisions.


  • Boston University (J.D. 2016)
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (B.S. Computer Engineering 2008), cum laude
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