Kim Mottley is a partner in Proskauer’s Litigation Department. She practices exclusively in the area of complex intellectual property disputes, with a primary focus on patent and trademark infringement matters. Kim enjoys partnering with her clients to find creative and efficient means of meeting their ultimate business objectives. She has counseled her clients through all phases of litigation, including strategic case preparation, obtaining temporary restraining orders, discovery, Markman hearings, settlement negotiations and alternative dispute resolution, trial and appeals before the Federal Circuit.
Kim’s patent litigation clients span a broad range of electronics and life sciences industries, including biosimilars, immunology and diagnostic devices, medical devices and instruments, RFID, telecommunications, smartphones, tablets, live chat, automotive pistons, high-density plasma cutting torches, semiconductor manufacturing technology, nanotechnology, and financial instruments. Kim helps her retail industry clients to protect and enforce their most valued trademark assets. She also is active in Proskauer's pro bono efforts.
In 2018, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly honored Kim as a "Top Woman of Law," a recognition for individuals who have made significant contributions to the legal profession while also serving as role models for young women entering the law. Benchmark Litigation also recently named Kim a 2019 Future Star. In 2017, Benchmark Litigation named Kim to its 2017 Under 40 Hot List – an accolade which honors highly qualified, exceptional partners aged 40 or younger. In 2014, Kim was named one of The National Law Journal’s Boston Rising Stars, which recognizes Boston’s 40 most promising lawyers under the age of 40 who are considered innovators with strong leadership qualities. Kim has also been recognized by Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star" and as among the "Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts" for the past several years.