Adam Fowles


Education and Clerkships

J.D., George Mason University School of Law, cum laude, member, George Mason Law Review

M.E., Electrical Engineering, Utah State University

M.B.A., Utah State University

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Utah State University, cum laude



District of Columbia


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office




Adam Fowles is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Richardson office of Haynes and Boone. He assists in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, conducting portfolio analysis for offensive and defensive purposes, conducting patentability, infringement, freedom-to-operate, and invalidity analyses, and authoring opinion letters.

Adam also assists in preparing and defending post-grant proceedings, including both conducting pre-filing investigations for petition preparation and defending patents after a proceeding has been instituted. In addition, Adam has experience providing litigation support ranging from discovery practice to claim construction briefing in district court and ITC proceedings.

He works in a variety of technical fields, including telecommunications for innovations on existing standards/hardware such as that fall under 4G (including LTE/LTE-A) as well as new protocols/hardware for future standards, data storage systems, hardware and circuit design, web-based systems, lithography, optics, semiconductors, biomedical systems and devices, oil and gas drilling/production, and business methods.

Prior to practicing law, Adam assisted in the development of back-end data processing systems for airborne LIDAR scanners that create colored 3D point clouds. Adam also has experience in digital signal processing, communications, analog and digital design, systems engineering, and lean processes.


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