Kelly Lowenberg is an associate in the firm’s Technology Transactions Group in the San Francisco office. Ms. Lowenberg advises companies in a wide range of industries on intellectual property matters and drafts complex intellectual property and commercial agreements, including patent and technology licenses and development agreements. Ms. Lowenberg also counsels clients about intellectual property and commercial aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other key corporate transactions.
In addition to her transactional expertise, Ms. Lowenberg’s litigation background includes representing high-tech and life sciences companies in intellectual property litigation, with a particular focus on patent litigation. She has practiced in state and federal courts, including representing clients at trial and the appellate level.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Lowenberg was a Fellow at the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences, researching legal issues relating to life sciences. She also worked in the Neuroscience of Cognitive Control Laboratory at Princeton University, where she conducted cognitive neuroscience research using functional magnetic resonance brain imaging.
Ms. Lowenberg earned her J.D. with pro bono distinction from Stanford Law School, where she was president of the BioLaw and Health Policy Society, and lead articles editor of the Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy. She earned her B.A. cum laude in psychology from Pomona College, where she researched attention and language processing using electroencephalography.
Ms. Lowenberg clerked for the Honorable Edward J. Davila and the Honorable Paul Grewal, both of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Nuance Communications, Inc. v. ABBYY
(Northern District of California). Represented Nuance in a patent infringement suit brought against ABBYY alleging infringement of Nuance’s patents pertaining to optical character recognition software.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. v. Juniper Networks, Inc.
(Northern District of California). Represented Palo Alto Networks in a patent infringement lawsuit involving media server and firewall intrusion technology.