Kenneth J. Davis develops strategies for securing and enforcing intellectual property rights for clients in the mechanical, electrical, and life sciences sectors. Ken advises startups, multinational corporations, and research organizations with technology interests in orthopedic and drug delivery devices, consumer products, automation, infrastructure and industrial equipment, materials handling, packaging, food and beverage, financial services, and industrial design.
Ken prepares and prosecutes patent applications, develops offensive and defensive strategies for active and potential litigation, conducts freedom-to-operate and due diligence assessments, and advises clients in the acquisition and transfer of intellectual property rights through licensing, mergers, and acquisitions.
Ken has counseled clients in post grant review proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office and in litigation in US District Courts, the US International Trade Commission, and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ken was a licensed professional engineer and project director responsible for the design and implementation of hazardous and industrial waste site remediation and closures under private sector and US government contracts.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2001, J.D.
Drexel University, 1991, M.S.
Drexel University, 1986, B.S.
District of Columbia
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)
Recommended, Intellectual property: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing), The Legal 500 US (2018)
Past Vice President of the Board of Directors at Support Center for Child Advocates
Member, Leadership Counsel at The Wistar Institute
Managing Editor, Temple Environmental Law and Technology Journal