A dedicated litigator with a background in the hard sciences, Adam Yowell has extensive experience both enforcing and defending patents. He has argued cases in federal district courts across the country, the PTAB, and the Federal Circuit, including several Markman and dispositive motion hearings. Adam has substantial experience in all phases of patent litigation, including first-chairing multiple simultaneous IPR proceedings, drafting appellate, claim construction, summary judgment briefs, and generating contention discovery and expert reports.
His litigation experience spans a wide variety of technologies and industries, including casino gaming devices and systems, semiconductor design and fabrication, databases, enterprise/backbone level networking, smartphones, consumer electronics, mobile commerce, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, heavy equipment, Wi-Fi and location services.
During law school, Adam received special permission to take majors-level physics classes alongside his law coursework, and successfully completed the Category B requirements for the patent bar. Adam also completed substantial computer science coursework, and continues to expand his technical learning. Prior to joining the firm, Adam worked at Watson Rounds, a firm Brownstein acquired on September 1, 2015.