Yungmoon Chang is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Her practice covers a wide breadth of patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright issues that span a variety of industries and technology, including electronics, construction, cosmetics, gaming, automobiles, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Yungmoon has played an integral role on case teams in both federal and state courts, as well as before the USPTO and ITC. She has achieved numerous favorable outcomes for clients at all stages of litigation, including multiple trial victories, successful dispositive motions (including at the pleading stage) and early resolution of cases. She has experience in witness examination, oral argument and all aspects of discovery.

In addition to her integral role on a number of high-profile cases, Yungmoon also maintains a robust pro bono practice and serves as co-chair of Kirkland’s Los Angeles Asian Affinity group.


Memberships & Affiliations

Judge Paul R. Michel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

Howard T. Markey Intellectual Property American Inn of Court


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016California


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado


  • English
  • French
  • Korean


  • Loyola Law School, Los AngelesJ.D.

    cum laude


    Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review

    Scott Moot Court Honors Board

    Order of the Coif

    Munich Intellectual Property Law Center

  • Stanford UniversityM.S., Structural Engineering2007
  • Columbia UniversityB.S., Civil Engineering2006
  • Wellesley CollegeB.A., French2006

Other Distinctions

Professional Engineer License (C77514)