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Jonathan Yim

New York Office
New York Office

One Bryant Park
47th Floor
New York, NY 10036
TEL: 212.402.9434 FAX: 212.402.9444

Jonathan Yim is a principal in the New York office of McKool Smith whose practice deals with complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. 

Prior to law school, Mr. Yim received his Fulbright grant to study historical musicology in Austria for 2004-2005 at the University of Vienna and the Austrian National Library.  During law school, Mr. Yim served as Editor-in-Chief of The International Lawyer (the official quarterly publication of the American Bar Association Section of International Law). 

Representative Matters

  • i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information Inc. i4i Limited Partnership v. Microsoft Corporation (E.D. Tex.). Mr. Yim and other McKool Smith attorneys represent i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information Inc. in a suit filed against Microsoft Corporation for patent infringement involving a method and system for manipulating architecture and content of a document separately from each other. After an eight-day trial, the jury found the patent valid and infringed, rendering a verdict in favor of i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information Inc.
  • Medtronic Vascular, Inc. Board of Regents, University of Texas System v. Setagon, Inc. et al. He was part of the team that represented Medtronic in a dispute involving patent applications for stent devices with porous layers for eluting therapeutic agents. The University of Texas alleged breach of contract, fraud, conversion, misappropriation of trade secrets, misjoinder of inventors, and correction of inventors. The case settled favorably for Medtronic, including the dismissal of all of the University of Texas's claims.
  • Medtronic, Inc. Medtronic v. Boston Scientific Corp.


“Feasibility of the Language Policy of the European Union,” 41 INT'L LAW. 127 (2007).