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Kevin J. Spinella
+1 202 408 4041

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413

+1 202 408 4000
Fax +1 202 408 4400

Bar and Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    J.D., expected, 2017
  • Yale University
    M.B.A., 2012
  • University of Pittsburgh
    B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2005

Kevin J. Spinella

Student Associate

Kevin Spinella focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications related to digital electronics, computer software, optical systems, and business methods. His technical experience includes a wide range of electrical and mechanical technologies.

Prior to joining Finnegan, Mr. Spinella worked at Booz Allen Hamilton as a technology business consultant, advising the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on policy and compliance matters. He also worked as patent examiner at the USPTO for four years, where he examined patent applications related to LED devices, LCD displays, and optical backlighting.

During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Spinella worked at Ansys, Inc. where he tested engineering simulation software used to developed product design prototypes and solutions.

Professional Recognition

  • Staff editor, Georgetown Environmental Law Review, 2015.
  • Quarterfinalist, Leahy Moot Court Competition, 2015.

Professional Activities

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America