J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law
Certificate in Intellectual Property – Queen Mary & Westfield College
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry – Indiana University Bloomington
B.S., Honors in Chemistry – Wake Forest University
Georgia, District of Columbia, Virginia, USPTO
Patrick has spent over 30 years with various companies and law firms, ranging from several multinational companies, a large patent boutique, traditional big law firms, to small law firms. Before joining Innovators Legal, Patrick worked in numerous roles: research chemist, patent liaison, patent agent, and patent attorney. He has broad international business experience, having lived and worked in Europe early in his career.
Patrick has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in chemistry, material science, polymer science, pharmaceuticals, compositions, agricultural products, and mechanical devices. He drafts and prosecutes U.S. patent applications, corresponds with foreign associates to guide the prosecution of foreign applications, provides strategic portfolio management to both U.S. and foreign clients, and develops patentability/FTO opinions. He is an experienced expert witness in organic chemistry and patent practice.
Of Counsel – McBee, Moore & Vanik IP, LLC
Patent Attorney – Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health
Of Counsel – Smith Tempel Blaha LLC
Associate – Cooley LLP
Associate – Thompson Hine LLP
Associate – Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Attorney at Law – The Law Offices of Patrick D. Lowder, P.C.
Senior Patent Agent – Bayer CropScience LP
Patent Officer/Patent Agent – Aventis CropScience USA LP
Senior Research Chemist – DuPont Agricultural Products, Inc.