Colev Law is a law firm that combines the sophistication of IP strategy and transactions practiced at a “Big Law” with the nimbleness and personal commitment of a boutique practice.

The name Colev comes from a Hebrew word “Col+Lev,” meaning “faithful, zealous, bold and brave.” This reflects our commitment that we will faithfully and zealously advocate your interests in all our representation.

Ken Korea

Ken specializes in structuring, negotiating and drafting technology transactions, including patent licensing, technology transfers, joint development, and technology-driven mergers and acquisitions.

Ken previously served as Senior Vice President in charge of Silicon Valley IP Office for Samsung Electronics and oversaw hundreds of patent acquisition, licensing and litigation matters.  

Ken received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and graduated from Northwestern University School of Law, where he was on the editorial board for Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

After law school, Ken served as a judicial law clerk to a federal judge and then as a federal prosecutor, trying 50 cases as first chair.

Subsequent to government service, Ken practiced as a partner at leading US law firms, focusing on patent litigation and licensing.  He successfully tried a Section 337 infringement case before the USITC as first chair and obtained a jury verdict in a copyright and trademark case.

Ken founded Kapria Law, a boutique law firm specializing in technology transactions, before joining Samsung.