Ji Young Park

Biography

Ji Young Park concentrates her practice on intellectual property and technology law in the hi-tech sphere, including patent portfolio analysis, tech-transfer, IP due diligence and licensing, patent litigation, and cybersecurity. Drawing on the experience as an engineer of a start-up she founded during college, she works closely with clients to provide strategic legal advice related to consumer electronics and IT industry. She counsels clients on matters relate to:

  • patent prosecution and portfolio analysis, including patents related to network systems, telecommunication standards, power line communications, AV signal processing, augmented reality machines, display devices, motors, electricity distribution systems, etc.
  • IP due diligence analysis, tech-transfer, and licensing, including domestic and foreign patent title investigation, patent assignment/transfer agreements and recordation, and NDAs
  • patent litigation, including analysis of patents and technologies to develop infringement and/or invalidity positions, infringement and/or invalidity contentions, technical expert report, damages expert report, conduct discovery and depositions, motion practices before the district court, pre-trial conference, and trial, etc.
  • cybersecurity, including post-breach responses and incident response plans, and reviewing and commenting on the latest cybersecurity publications and standards, e.g., NIST 800-53, NIST IR 8179

While attending Notre Dame Law School, Ji Young served as an Assistant President for the Intellectual Property Law Society, secretary for the Asian Law Student Association, research assistant for Professor Roger P. Alford, and senior articles editor for the Journal of Legislation

She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Joseph Cassinni III for the Superior Court in Newark, NJ.

Outside the Firm

Outside the Firm, Ji Young volunteers for the Bread for the City’s legal service clinic and does pro bono work to assist low-income clients in landlord tenant cases. In the past, she led a team of students in Thailand for Habitat for Humanity.

In her spare time, she likes to garden, work on the next DIY house renovation project, and cook.

Experience

  • Represented a multinational electronics company, in a patent infringement suit related to telecommunication standards 802.11 and Bluetooth, from the beginning of the case to end of trial. As one of the four key members of the team, conducted discovery, worked with the technical expert to prepare technical reports, prepared for depositions and pre-trial conference, participated in motion practices, and attended trial.
  • Represented a domestic energy company in a patent infringement related to electricity distribution system, also from the beginning of the case to end of trial. Conducted discovery, worked with the damages experts to prepare damages report, conducted depositions, attended pre-trial conference, participated in motion practices, and attended trial. 
  • Assisted a company respond to a cybersecurity breach by working with client to determine the scope of breach, research regulations related to breach notification requirements in different jurisdictions and overseas, and prepare notice letters to various agencies and employees of the company.
  • Reviewed and revised cybersecurity incident response plan for an organization based on currently available and up-to-date incident response plan recommendations and publications.

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Affiliations

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Energy Bar Association
Professional Activities

Ji Young is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Science & Technology Law Committee, providing comments on latest cybersecurity standards and co-drafting publications. She is also a member of the Lunch and Learn Committee of Women’s Counsel on Energy and Environment (“WCEE”) and Asian Pacific American Bar Association – DC (“APABA-DC”).

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education

  • Ewha University, BS
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, cum laude