Greenville, S.C. — August 15, 2018—Doug Kim, a longtime intellectual property attorney in the Upstate area, has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2019 Lawyer of the Year for Patent Law in Greenville, SC. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. The Lawyer of the Year is awarded to an individual attorney with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.
This is the fourth time Doug has been recognized by this well-known, peer-reviewed organization for providing legal counsel to companies and individuals whose products or services are technical in nature. “I am honored to have been selected for the Lawyer of the Year designation especially since this is a peer review award.” says Doug.
Based in Greenville, South Carolina, the Kim and Lahey Law Firm, LLC, which was founded by Doug and Seann Lahey in March of 2018, assists clients with legal services including intellectual property protection both domestically and internationally. Working with clients to understand their business, their needs and customize legal solutions that best achieve their goals and budgets, Doug’s practice focuses on client-centric strategies involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, enforcement, licensing, contracts, privacy policies, and website terms and conditions.
Additionally, Doug has recently been notified by the South Carolina Board of Governors that he will be the Chair of the South Carolina Bar Intellectual Property and Innovation Committee. “Through organizations like the SC Bar IP and Innovation Committee, I hope to help other attorneys and clients increase their awareness of the importance of a good IP strategy and build relationships that help the profession and clients navigate the increasingly complete legal landscape.”
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