Dr. Bowers’ practice focuses on patent prosecution, portfolio management, and counseling in all aspects of computer science, electrical engineering, and the physical sciences.
Dr. Bowers has more than 14 years of experience as a patent attorney drafting and prosecuting new patent applications and license agreements and supervising outside counsel. Prior to joining Klarquist, he worked with distinguished scientists, technologists and engineers to coinvent, prosecute, and manage a portfolio of assets licensed to spinout companies valued at over $700 million. He is a named inventor on over 100 issued US patents and is the author of eight scientific articles with over 900 literature citations.
Dr. Bowers joined Klarquist as an associate in 2020.
- J.D., summa cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle WA, 2015
- Ph.D., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2003
- M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1998
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, B.S. in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1997
- Washington, 49848
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2007 (Reg. No. 60,123)
Electrical & Semiconductors
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Mobile Devices & Applications
Physics & Optics
Software & Internet Technology
- Intellectual Ventures | Patent Attorney & Physicist, 2006 – 2020| Bellevue, WA
- Managed and invented at invention sessions with distinguished scientists, technologists, and engineers for the Invention Science Fund. Drafted and prosecuted new patent applications and supervised outside counsel.
- Microsoft Corporation | Software Development Engineer, 2005 – 2006 | Redmond, WA
- Developed a machine-learning platform for natural language text/speech queries for the Natural Interactive Services Division.
- University of Washington | Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2003 – 2005 | Seattle, WA
- Investigated exotic phases of dense matter in neutron stars and ultra-cold trapped gases at the Institute for Nuclear Theory.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology |Research Assistant, 1994 – 2003 | Cambridge, MA
- Research assistant at the Center for Theoretical Physics, the Research Laboratory of Electronics, and the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
- Member, Journal review: Seattle University Law Review
- Peer Referee, Physical Review and Physics Letters
- Member, Seattle Intellectual Property Inn of Court
Honors & Awards
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards (awarded to the top student in each law school class): Patent & Trade Secret Law, International IP Law, Copyright Law, Constitutional Law, Legal Writing II, Remedies, Advanced Legal Research, Evidence, Advanced Writing Seminar, Business Entities, Trusts & Estates, Public International Law
- Goodwin Medal for outstanding teaching by a graduate student, MIT, 6/03
- Buechner Teaching Prize, MIT Physics Department, 9/02
- Institute for Theoretical Physics Graduate Fellowship, UCSB, 1/02-8/02
- National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 9/98-6/01
- Orloff Prize for undergraduate scholarship, MIT Physics Dept., 6/98
- National Merit Scholar, 9/93-6/95 / National Science Scholar, 9/93-6/94
Presentations & Publications
- “Crystalline color superconductivity,” Mark Alford, Jeffrey A. Bowers, and Krishna Rajagopal, Phys.Rev.D 63, 074016 – Published 13 March 2001
- “Crystallography of color superconductivity,” Jeffrey A. Bowers and Krishna Rajagopal, Phys.Rev.D 66, 065002 – Published 10 September 2002
- “Single color and single flavor color superconductivity,” Mark G. Alford, Jeffrey A. Bowers, Jack M. Cheyne, and Greig A. Cowan, Phys.Rev.D 67, 054018 – Published 28 March 2003