David A. Lowe

About David A. Lowe


David Lowe is a registered patent attorney and founding member of LOWE GRAHAM JONES PLLC. David has experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, both in the United States and in foreign countries.

Legal Experience

Litigation: Experience includes preparing, briefing, and arguing before various federal
and state courts, including the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Federal and Ninth Circuits, the Washington State Supreme Court, and various
courts of original jurisdiction; taking lay and expert depositions and trial testimony;
preparing witnesses for deposition and trial; preparing pleadings, discovery, expert
reports, and settlement agreements; preparing trial briefs, jury instructions, and motions
in limine; preparing and responding to cease-and-desist letters relating to enforcement of
intellectual property rights; drafting patent, trademark, and copyright infringement and
validity opinion letters; obtaining preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining
orders; preparing and arguing summary judgment motions in both federal and state court;
conducting patent infringement damage hearings; preparing, briefing, and participating in
mediations and settlement conferences; and general case management.

Intellectual Property Procurement: Experience in all aspects of intellectual property
law, both in the United States and in foreign countries, including patents, trademarks,
copyrights, trade secrets, computer and Internet law, and technology transfer.
International trademark practice with clients around the world. Registered patent attorney
with a technical background in computer science and software engineering and
experience in preparation and prosecution of computer software, electronic and
mechanical patent applications.

1999–Present: Founder & Member, Lowe Graham Jones, Seattle, Washington
1994–1999: Associate, Christensen O’Connor, Seattle, Washington
1993–1994: Law Clerk, Christensen O’Connor, Seattle, Washington
1993: Law Clerk, Attorney General of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Activities and Affiliations

AFFILIATIONS: Washington State Bar Association • Inn of Court • INTA • Washington
Law & Politics Rising Stars or Super Lawyers 2007-2017
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE: Supreme Court of the United States • U.S. Court of Appeals,
Federal Circuit • All Washington State Courts • U.S. District Courts: Western and Eastern
Districts of Washington • United States Patent Bar • Various admissions pro hac vice
COLLEGIATE ACTIVITIES: Associate Editor-in-Chief, Washington Law Review •
Regional Mock Trial Champion, National Mock Trial Competitor
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Missionary, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints • Various religious activities, congregational leader, group president, instructor,
membership and financial clerk, athletic coach • Eagle Scout


Publications and Presentations


  • David A. Lowe, Summary Judgment Supplement to the Washington Civil Procedure
  • Deskbook (2002-2005, 2014)
  • David A. Lowe, Trademark Protection and Related Internet Issues, Washington
  • Lawyers Practice Manual (2000-2005)
  • Bruce E. O’Connor & David A. Lowe, Comparative Analysis of Intellectual Property
  • Dispute-Resolution Processes in the PRC, Taiwan, and the United States, Wiley
  • Intellectual Property Law Update (1997)
  • David A. Lowe, A Square Peg in a Round Hole: The Proper Substantial Similarity
  • Test for Nonliteral Aspects of Computer Programs, 68 Wash Law Review 351 (1993)


  • David A. Lowe, Litigation, Copyright and Trademark Topics, Inhouse Washington
  • CLE (2012-2017)
  • David A. Lowe, Patent Law for Non-Patent Attorneys, Washington CLE (2004,
  • 2005)
  • David A. Lowe, Pre & Early Stage Patent Litigation, Washington CLE (2005)
  • David A. Lowe, International Protection of U.S. Patents, Trademarks and
  • Copyrights, Washington CLE (2003)
  • David A. Lowe & Lawrence D. Graham, Intellectual Property in Cyberspace,
  • Washington CLE (1998)
  • David A. Lowe, Washington Lawyers Practice Manual Plus, Young Lawyers
  • Division Computer Technology Committee CLE (1997, 1998)


SUBSTITUTE PROFESSOR, Seattle University School of Law, 2000-2001, 2006, 2009

  • Patent litigation and prosecution courses


U.S. District Courts: Western and Eastern Districts of Washington

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Various admissions pro hac vice

Contact Info:

Phone: (206) 381-3300

Website: http://lowegrahamjones.com/attorneys/david_lowe


Courses taught by David A. Lowe