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 Dallas - North 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 all phases of post-grant proceedings, including pre-filing investigations, petition preparation, depositions, response/reply briefing, oral argument, and appellate practice. 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 (including 5G), data storage systems, machine learning, autonomous vehicles, hardware and circuit design, web-based systems, lithography, optics, semiconductors, tissue ablation using RF, other 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.

Professional Recognition

  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2021

Intellectual Property

IP Beacon Year in Review 2018

The Intellectual Property Law 2018 Year In Review

We are pleased to highlight some of our representative intellectual property-related client successes and publications over the past year that might be relevant to your business success in the coming year. We represented clients in 74 inter partes review/PTAB proceedings that were filed in 2018, and our patent prosecution team filed over 2,300 U.S. patent applications and helped issue more than 1,650 U.S. patents just in 2018. We also helped close the IP issues in dozens of financings, M&A transactions, and joint venture/licensing arrangements.

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