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Kyu Min, Ph.D.

Kyu Min, Ph.D. practices intellectual property law, with a focus on patent preparation and prosecution in the fields of clean technology, electronics & semiconductors, and nanotechnology.

Before attending law school, he worked as a process integration engineer, nanotechnologist, and advanced memory research technologist for Intel Corporation. Kyu was a key contributor in the development of the industry-leading 20 nm NAND flash technology by Intel Corp. and Micron Technology, for which the companies were awarded the prestigious Semiconductor of the Year Award in 2012 by UBM Techinsights. He holds fourteen patents and has authored nineteen journal publications.

Kyu received his Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science from California Institute of Technology for his thesis research on Si-based light emitting nanostructures and devices.

Santa Clara University, J.D., Dean’s List
California Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Materials Science, Intel Fellowship
University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA), B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, U.C. Regents Scholarship
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court – Northern District of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Diagnostic Tools

Chemical, Industrial & Materials


Building Construction

Building Products & Materials

Chemical Engineering

Combinatorial Chemistry

Concrete & Aggregates

Construction & Home Improvement


Fuel Cells & Batteries


Oil & Gas

Physical Chemistry




Communications Technology

Cellular Networking & Communications

Fiber Optic Networks

Wireless Local Area Networks

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Software & IT


Biodegradable Materials

Clean Technology

Energy Conservation

Energy Efficient Technologies

Green Building & Construction

Green Chemistry

Green Transportation

Solar Power

Waste Mitigation & Treatment

Medical Devices & Procedures



Diagnostic Tools

Transportation & Vehicles

Aerospace & Space Technology

Automotive Transportation & Powersports


Diagnostic Equipment

Electronics (Audio / Video, Communication, Navigation, Security)

Fleet Management

Tires & Wheels

Tools & Equipment

Transportation Equipment

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 “United States” for Patent Prosecution (2021)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Member
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