PATRICK LOWDER, PH.D.

Of Counsel
docketing@mmviplaw.com
Tel. +1 301 453 6100
Fax +1 301 476 4851

Dr. Lowder received his PhD in small molecule synthetic organic chemistry in 1991.  He began career at several multinational agricultural products corporations, first as a research scientist, inventor, and patent professional.  Dr. Lowder has over 25 years’ experience in patent practice, having worked inhouse and in large and small law firms.  He is an expert in worldwide patent practice and has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, fine chemicals, materials science, polymer chemistry, engineering, medical devices, packaging, mechanical inventions, and software/hardware devices.

Education

  • J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law, Evening Program 2006
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property, University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College, 1998
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Organic Chemistry, 1991
  • B.S. with Honors in Chemistry, Wake Forest University, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2006 (inactive)
  • District of Columbia, 2011 (inactive)
  • Georgia, 2012
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Federal District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Superior Courts of Georgia

Publications

  • “Things To Avoid When Delaying Patent Term,” Max Colice, Patrick Lowder, IPLaw360, January 30, 2014
  • Intellectual Property Update: European Parliament Approves European Unitary Patent Scheme to Begin January 2014,” December 20, 2012
  • Intellectual Property Update: USPTO Improperly Shortening Some Patent Terms,” December 20, 2012
  • Intellectual Property Update: Federal Circuit Rules on Broadening Reissuance of Patent Claims,” March 13, 2012
  • “The discovery of indoxacarb: oxadiazines as a new class of pyrazoline-type insecticides,” Pest Management Science, April, 2001, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 153-164
  • “Studies of novel cyclitols. A synthesis of 3’O,4’O-dimethylfuniculosin,” David R. Williams, Patrick D. Lowder and Yu-Gui Gu, Tetrahedron Letters, (2000) Vol. 41, No. 49, pp. 9391-9401
  • “Carboxanilide Insecticides: Synthesis and Biological Activity,” Proceedings of the American Chemical Society, Agrichemicals Division, April, 1999, Anaheim California, Presentation 027
  • “Synthesis and Biological Activity of Semicarbazone Insecticides,” Proceedings of the American Chemical Society, Agrichemicals Division, April, 1999, Anaheim California, Presentation 028
  • “1,3-Carbon-Nitrogen Atom Inversion: A Versatile Strategy for the Discovery of Novel Sodium Channel Blocking Insecticides,” April, 1999, Anaheim California
  • “Pyridazine Insecticides: Synthesis and Biological Activity,” Proceedings of the American Chemical Society, Agrichemicals Division, April, 1999, Anaheim California. Presentation 030
  • “Studies Toward Funiculosin: Intramolecular Carbonyl Condensations Using Carboxamidimidazolide Intermediates,” David R. Williams, Patrick D. Lowder and Yu-Gui Gu Tetrahedron Letters, (1996) Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 327-330
  • “Studies of Mild Dehydrogenations in Heterocyclic Systems,” David R. Williams, Patrick D. Lowder and Yu-Gui Gu Tetrahedron Letters, (1996) Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 331-334
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