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.