Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney Miriam Kim spoke on two panels during the 2016 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) convention held Nov. 3-5, 2016.
Ms. Kim moderated a panel presentation titled “Training the Next Generation of Asian Pacific American Women Trial Lawyers,” which was chaired by Munger Tolles attorney Karen A. Lorang. Panelists included Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The panel discussed best practices for courts, clients, law firms, and law schools seeking to create opportunities for women trial lawyers at all levels.
Ms. Kim also spoke on a panel titled “Light and Shadow – the Evolving Interplay Between Patents and Trade Secrets,” which addressed topics such as trade secrets as an alternative to patent protection, patented technology that generates trade secret data, and strategic considerations in litigating cases involving both patents and trade secrets.
Ms. Kim is a litigator in the firm’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation, intellectual property matters and internal investigations for high technology companies, particularly in the semiconductor and software industries. She has significant experience defending clients against alleged trade secret and copyright infringement claims, as well as leading internal investigations into potential theft of trade secrets or other confidential information.