Daniel Kim is Of Counsel in Hahn Loeser’s Chicago office and is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Practice area.
Daniel Kim
Of Counsel

200 West Madison Street
Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Primary Practices

Daniel Kim is Of Counsel in Hahn Loeser’s Chicago office and is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice area. Daniel handles a wide range of matters, including complex patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and commercial litigation, patent and trademark prosecution, intellectual property and business transactions, and licensing. His practice also includes appellate advocacy, opinion work, regulatory analysis, due diligence, compliance, and counseling involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and corporate entities.

With a degree in biomedical engineering and experience running his own business, Daniel has worked with clients from different countries and industries in a variety of technologies including mechanical, biomedical, and electrical engineering, material science, software, design, and pharmaceuticals. He has advised clients on cross-border matters including trademark disputes, settlement negotiations, technology consortium, and protection of intellectual property in mergers and acquisitions.

Daniel’s prior research experience includes BioMEMS devices, biopolymer synthesis and drug delivery applications, biomedical devices and systems design, diagnosis and treatment of conditions and disease involving the brain, among others. Notably, BioMEMS devices relate to microfabricated devices that are essentially labs-on-chips designed on a silicon wafer, a type of semiconductor. Biopolymer synthesis primarily involves DNA and gene sequencing and relevant vector polymerase chain reaction and amplification techniques.

Daniel also has significant experience representing pharmaceutical companies in patent infringement actions in connection with regulatory approval processes for generic drug products under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Daniel clerked for Magistrate Judge Young B. Kim in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.



The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2012

Honors & Activities: Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Historian; Intellectual Property Law Society, Vice President; Giles Rich Patent Law Moot Court Competition


Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, magna cum laude, 2006

Honors & Activities: Cincinnati-Montgomery Scholarship; Dean’s List with Distinction; High Honors with Pratt Fellowship Distinction; Phi Eta Sigma Honors Chapter

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois


United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


United States District Court of New Jersey (pro hac vice)

Memberships & Affiliations

Korean American Bar Association of Chicago