Ryan Hyunjong Jin is an intellectual property litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. 

Prior to attending law school, Ryan worked as a Senior Engineer at Samsung Electronics.


Thought Leadership


Hyunjong Ryan Jin, "Think Big! The Need for Patent Rights in the Era of Big Data and Machine Learning," 7 N.Y.U. J. Intell. Prop. & Ent. L. 78, 2018

Te-Wei Chang, Sujin Seo, Hyunjong Jin, Xinhao Wang, and G. Logan Liu, "Comparison of Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy on Absorbing and Nonabsorbing Nanostructured Substrates," 118 J. Phys. Chem. C 18693, 2014

Hyunjong Jin, Te-Wei Chang, and Logan Liu, "Rapid Redox Based Transformation Of Metallic Nanoparticles On Photocatalytic Silicon Nanostructures," 104 Applied Physics Letters 243116, 2014

Hyunjong Jin and Logan Liu, "Fabrication And Optical Characterization Of Light Trapping Silicon Nanopore And Nanoscrew Devices," 23 Nanotechnology 125202, 2012

Hyunjong Jin, Zhida Xu, Austin Hsiao, Pattaramon Vuttipittayamongkol, and Gang Logan Liu, "Microfluidics with Monolithically Integrated Self-Wetting and Fluorescence Enhancing 3D Nanostructured Surface," 2 MicroTAS 1104, 2011

Hyunjong Jin, Austin Hsiao, and Logan Liu, "Integrated Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Substrate by Nanopatterned Surfaces," 2010 IEEE Sensors 1364, 2010

Junghun Chae, Hyunjong Jin, and Kanti Jain, "Large-Area, High-Speed Patterning Of Carbon Nanotubes Using Material-Assisted Excimer Laser Photoablation," 63 Materials Letters 1823, 2009


"Patent Law Essentials: What Scientists, Engineers & Entrepreneurs Need to Know," MIT Independent Activities Period, Jan. 20–21, 2017


Second Place, 2018 Honorable William Conner Writing Competition, New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA)

Guest Editor, Journal of Nanomaterials (2015), Nanomaterials for Optical Sensing and Sensors: Plasmonics, Raman, and Optofluidics


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018New York


  • English
  • Korean


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2018
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPh.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering2012

    E.A. Reid Graduate Fellow

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignM.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering2009
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignB.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering2007

    E.J. James Honor Scholar