Kimton Eng
PEOPLE

Kimton Eng

Partner
eng.kimton@dorsey.com
Seattle P +1 (206) 903-8718 F +1 (206) 903-8820 Palo Alto P +1 (650) 565-2272 F +1 (650) 857-1288

Overview

KIMTON HELPS COMPANIES CREATE AN IP STRATEGY TO PROTECT THEIR TECHNOLOGY.

Kimton’s practice includes counseling and advising clients on a wide range of Intellectual Property issues, including patent portfolio development and management, licensing, acquisition, participation in standards organizations, and Intellectual Property due diligence.

Kimton provides opinions and advice regarding patentability, infringement and patent validity issues. He also advises clients on establishing internal patent procurement programs, analyzing and protecting competitive market advantages, and international patent prosecution strategies.

Kimton has extensive experience with preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications relating to a broad range of technologies, including electrical, computer, semiconductor, electro-mechanical, software, and medical device technologies.

Education & Admissions

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D., 1998)

University of Washington (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1991)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Experience

Kimton has worked with a wide variety of technologies, including:

  • Computer memory systems and architecture
  • Semiconductor device design, process and fabrication
  • Computer graphics and imaging
  • Diagnostic ultrasound systems

News & Resources

Articles

After Mayo, Patent Office Will Require ‘Significantly More’ than a Law of Nature for Patentability
Patent Office Announces “Prioritized” Examination for a Fee
Patent Office Extends Pilot Program Fast-tracking Green Technology Innovations
Bad for Bilski, Good for Business
New Patent Office Director Rescinds Rule Changes; Signals New Direction
Seattle

News & Press Mentions

12 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
Super Lawyers Recognizes 14 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle
Seventeen Dorsey Attorneys Ranked 2018 IP Stars
Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices in Seattle
13 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018
Super Lawyers Recognizes 18 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Seattle
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Twelve Dorsey Attorneys Named 2017 IP Stars
IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Six Dorsey Attorneys in "World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016"
11 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017
Super Lawyers Recognizes 14 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Seattle
Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Thirteen Dorsey Attorneys Named 2016 IP Stars
9 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016
IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Five Dorsey Attorneys in World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2015
Super Lawyers Recognizes 13 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle
Nine Dorsey Attorneys Named 2015 IP Stars
Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Seattle
Eight Dorsey Attorneys Named 2014 IP Stars
97 Dorsey Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 and 2015 Lawyers of the Year
11 Dorsey Seattle Lawyers Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 and Best Lawyers of the Year
IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Five Dorsey Attorneys in World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2014
Super Lawyers Recognizes 20 Dorsey Lawyers in Seattle

Events & Speaking Engagements

Protecting and Leveraging Innovation Through Patents
Essentials of IP Protection

Select Presentations

  • "Protecting and Leveraging Innovation Through Patents," presenter, Washington State Bar Association CLE Program, September 24, 2009

Industries & Practices

  • Health Care
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • American Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Accolades

Chambers USA 2018 Leading Individual  Ranked in USA Chambers 2017 Leading Individual  Ranked In - USA Chambers and Partners 2016 - Leading Individual   Ranked in Chambers USA 2015 - Leading Individual 

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America©, 2011-2019; Named "Seattle Patent Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers©, 2015
  • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” by Chambers USA (Intellectual Property), 2013-2018
  • Recognized as an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property Handbook, 2013-2018
  • Listed as a Washington Super Lawyer, 2012-2018; Listed as a "Rising Star" by Washington Super Lawyers, 2001-2008
  • Recognized in IAM Patent 1000 - World's Leading Patent Practitioners, 2012-2016   
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