Kang Lim

Kang Lim

Attorney, “Of Counsel”

Kang Lim is an intellectual property attorney who advises businesses on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Over the last decade, Mr. Lim has been a key contributor to the success of numerous Silicon Valley startups and large corporations. Read More »

In addition to orchestrating the filing of several hundred patents with the United States Patent Office, he has helped build and direct strategies on patent prosecution and intellectual property matters working on behalf of companies such as Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, VXtreme (acquired by Microsoft), Istante (acquired by Oracle), and Scientific Learning Corporation.

Mr. Lim was born and raised in the island nation of Singapore. He attended the premier high school, Raffles Institution, before being enlisted in the Singapore Army where he served as an Intelligence/Recon Sergeant. Upon completion of his National Service, he pursued his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering at the University of Manchester, England, graduating 5th in his class. He then completed an M.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California.

After working as a design engineer for seven years, Mr. Lim relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area where he attended law school at the University of California, Hastings College of Law, San Francisco. Mr. Lim is admitted to practice in the State of California, the Federal District Court, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a Patent Attorney.

Mr. Lim is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Section of Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law.

In addition to practicing IP law, Mr. Lim served several years as a Pro Tem Judge at the Santa Clara Superior Court. He is also on the Board of Youth Homes and is an active volunteer with the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Search & Rescue Team.