Patent Technical Specialist

Phone: +1 (412) 741-8400
Fax: +1 (412) 741-9292

Kevin Norton is a Patent Technical Specialist with a strong background in physics, as well as advanced mathematics and computer science. His primary focus involves the drafting and prosecution of patent applications predominately in the technology sector. 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. Kevin has ample experimental background and training in applied and theoretical physics, advanced mathematics, and computer science which translates to valuable technical support for clients seeking intellectual property protection.

Previous Employment: General Electric Grid Solutions – Responsible for execution of multiple high voltage dead tank circuit breaker schematics, wiring of large volume mechanics to numerous forms of high voltage circuit breakers, trouble shooting and quality control, and assembly of various breaker controls.


  • BA, Physics, minor Mathematics – Duquesne University

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • International Trademark Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

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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