Phone: +1 (412) 741-8400
Fax: +1 (412) 741-9292
Email: dking@ferencelaw.com

Darwin King is a Pittsburgh-based Patent attorney with a strong background in neuroscience as well as computer software. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution with both large and startup companies in the fields of laboratory equipment, medical devices, mechanical equipment, smart systems, and end-user products. In patent prosecution, he prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications, working closely with inventors of emerging and established technology to assist clients in developing patent portfolios. Darwin has extensive experimental background and training in neuroscience, molecular biology, and electrical disciplines which translates to valuable legal and technical support for clients seeking intellectual property protection.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Certificate of Advanced Study in Intellectual Property and Technology Law
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • The Q. Todd Dickinson Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • American Physiological Society

Pittsburgh Office
409 Broad Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
+1 412 741 8400

About Us
Ference & Associates is a Pittsburgh, PA based law firm with a global client base. Our attorneys focus on patent, trademark, and copyright law.

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