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Kenneth C. Spafford, patent attorney and IP lawyer at Knox Patents in Knoxville, Tennessee

Patent Attorney Profile: Kenneth Spafford

Kenneth C. Spafford is a patent attorney who provides legal advice in all areas of intellectual property law. Ken joined Knox Patents in 2015.

Ken has a background in physics and chemistry. He was a federal judicial clerk and intellectual property litigator before becoming a patent lawyer.

Education | Licenses and Registrations | Legal Background

Educational Background

Ken Spafford graduated from State University of New York at Fredonia with a B.S. in Physics and a minor in Chemistry.

Ken received his law degree from the University of Arizona.


Licenses and Registrations

Ken Spafford is an Attorney licensed in Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania (inactive), and California (inactive).

Ken is an attorney admitted to practice in the following federal courts: the District of Arizona, the Central District of California, the Eastern District of California, and the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Ken is a Patent Attorney registered with the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to practice Patent Law before the PTO. His registration number is 52,238.


Legal Background

At Knox Patents, Ken Spafford provides patent, trademark, and copyright counseling and services to individuals and business clients. Ken prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the electrical, computer, and mechanical arts. The industries that Ken works with inventors include electronic circuitry, textiles, power tools, safety equipment, computer software, and sports equipment. Ken also prepares trademark and copyright applications. Click here for a listing of patents that Ken has obtained for his clients since 2010.

Before joining Knox Patents, Ken was a solo patent attorney in Erie, Pennsylvania and Sarasota, Florida; and, prior to starting his own practice he was an intellectual property litigator at Stinson Morrison Hecker.

After graduation from law school in 2001, Ken worked as a Judicial Clerk for two years for the Honorable Earl H. Carroll, a Senior Federal District Judge for the District of Arizona.

While in law school, Ken volunteered his time directing the National Lawyers Guild Real Estate Project, filing suit on behalf of, and obtaining settlements for, home buyers in South Tucson. He also gained legal experience by interning one summer at the Federal Public Defender of Hawaii. He also successfully litigated to prevent the deportation of an African pastor under UN Convention Against Torture while working as a Student Attorney at the Immigration Law Clinic.


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