Washington, DC | March 2020 – RatnerPrestia (RP) is pleased to announce that Gregory T. Lowen is joining the firm in Washington D.C. as Counsel.
Lowen has 20+ years of experience assisting clients in building, securing, maintaining and enforcing patents focusing primarily on chemical and pharmaceutical technologies. He is involved in patent prosecution before the U.S. Patent Office and abroad, counsels clients in managing their patent portfolios and provides advice regarding due diligence, trade secrets, patent opinions and licensing.
“Greg’s depth of knowledge and broad experience is a tremendous asset to the firm and our clients,” says Jonathan H. Spadt, CEO & President of RP. “We’re thrilled he is joining us.”
Lowen’s patent experience includes organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, polymer chemistry, food and beverage chemistry, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, agrochemicals, OLEDs, batteries, catalysts, waste treatment, inks, wood preservatives, plastics, fabrics, fire retardants, wound dressings, cosmetics, perfumes, biosensors and mining.
During his 10 years as an industrial research chemist, Lowen developed an expertise in small molecule and peptidomimetic syntheses, including projects supporting antiviral and anticancer programs and the development of novel agrochemicals. He has authored 11 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and is an inventor on 9 U.S. patents, including 5 as sole inventor. While in law school, Lowen served as a patent liaison at NASA Langley Research Center.
RatnerPrestia is a law firm expert in all things IP. The Firm handles procurement, enforcement, licensing, commercialization, global strategic IP planning, and all related business aspects of IP. The Firm has attorneys experienced and successful in all relevant U.S. and German jurisdictions, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The German Patent Office, The European Patent Office, The U.S. International Trade Commission, and Federal Courts, both trial and appellate. This expertise extends to all areas of IP protection, including patent, design, copyright, software, trademark, and trade secret protection.