Kirby Turner earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) at the Georgia Institute of Technology and his B.S. in Civil Engineering (cum laude) at North Carolina State University. Prior to attending law school, he worked in the engineering department at Carolina Power and Light Company (Duke Energy). He earned his J.D. degree at The Ohio State University College of Law where he also served as a member of the Ohio State Journal of Dispute Resolution. Mr. Turner is admitted to both the State Bar of Georgia and the North Carolina State Bar. He is also registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Mr. Turner currently prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the electrical and computer software areas, including inventions relating to telecommunications, computer networking, memory storage devices, electronics, data storage systems, and wireless communications. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the North Carolina Bar Association and the Carolina Patent Trademark and Copyright Law Association.