Kenneth Franklin is a licensing associate in Georgia State University’s Office of Technology Transfer and Commercialization. He has more than 12 years of experience in intellectual property law and is a licensed Georgia attorney and patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Prior to joining Georgia State, Kenny was a licensing associate at Georgia Tech’s Office of Technology Licensing and in private practice focused on intellectual property, entertainment law and commercial litigation support. Kenny’s passion for emerging technology traces back to childhood (credit to Star Trek), and he received a Bachelor of Science in Physics with high honors from Georgia Tech in 2004. He earned a Juris Doctor degree and Masters of Business Administration from Emory University in 2009. Kenny is heavily involved with the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance and local sports leagues. While he is passionate about rock/alternative music and science fiction, his primary love is being a helicopter dad to his “son” Paxton, a schipperke/pug mix.