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  • Education
    • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2013
    • M.S., University of Southern California, 2005
    • B.S., University of Southern California, 2003
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • California, 2013
    • Washington, 2021
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Ken Newton counsels clients in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including domestic and foreign patent prosecution emphasizing electrical engineering, patent litigation, and patent counseling. Ken has patent prosecution and counseling experience for clients related to:

  • Commercial electronics hardware
  • Mobile devices
  • Semiconductor devices 
  • User interfaces 
  • Optics
  • Sensor technology
  • Cellular communication
  • Automotive guidance
  • Power supply
  • Microwave technologies

Ken is experienced in preparing noninfringement and invalidity defenses and has represented clients’ cases before the International Trade Commission and the Eastern District of Texas. He has also leveraged this experience in evaluating the strength of patent portfolios in connection with technology transactions. Before joining Polsinelli, Ken was an associate in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 company.