Ken Smith received degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo and Franklin University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Capital University Law School. Ken also holds a MBA from Capital University. Ken is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio. He is also registered as a patent attorney to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Ken is the President of the Columbus Intellectual Property Law Association and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Union County Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Prior to joining Standley Law Group LLP, Ken held various engineering design and management roles including that of research and development engineer, product manager, and director of engineering responsible for engineering teams performing development and production engineering. Ken's design experience includes developing power electronics for uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), battery chargers, large DC power systems, and static transfer switches. One of Ken's first assignments after completing his engineering degree was the design of transformer systems ranging from 50VA to over 150kVA. Ken has also designed control circuitry and software for use in the field of testing and maintaining large battery systems.
Ken's practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of electrical and software patents.