ADJUNCT LAW FACULTY
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Matthew B. Lowrie is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.
Mr. Lowrie has a national litigation practice, with cases pending in Massachusetts, Delaware, Florida, Texas, Illinois, Missouri, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and has also litigated in California, New Hampshire, Washington, Washington D.C., Oregon, Louisiana and Mississippi. He is experienced in computer architecture, algorithms and software, analog and digital circuits, semiconductor design, telecommunications, consumer products and medical devices.
In addition to his experience as a litigator and counselor, Mr. Lowrie draws on his experience as a law clerk in the United States District Court of Massachusetts (for the Honorable Robert E. Keeton), as a corporate attorney experienced in licensing as well as corporate transactions, and as someone with a deep technical background, having published and presented his research in books, journals and at international conferences. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Lowrie was a founding member of Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi, LLP, where his practice focused on patent litigation, counseling, the patent acquisition process, licensing and corporate transactions. He also draws on his experience as a shareholder, and as the first chairperson of the Litigation Practice Group at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks – a position he held for more than four years.
Mr. Lowrie was selected for inclusion in the Massachusetts Super Lawyers ® list for 2005 to 2009 in the areas of intellectual property and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Lowrie chairs the Intellectual Property Law Committee of the Boston Bar Association and has chaired the Patent Litigation Committee of the Boston Patent Law Association and its Patent Law Committee. He also chaired the Boston Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Litigation Committee.
Mr. Lowrie spent two years teaching software patent prosecution at the Franklin Pierce Law Center. Currently, he is an adjunct professor at Suffolk University Law School, where he teaches patent law and contributes to his community, serving as a director of the Belmont Foundation for Education, an elected Town Meeting member and is chair of the Belmont Board of Library Trustees. Mr. Lowrie earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude). He attended the University of Illinois, where he completed the course work for a Ph.D in electrical engineering and received an M.S. in electrical engineering, and a B.S. in computer engineering (highest honors). During graduate school, he studied: electrical circuits, solid state design, computer circuits, computer architecture and software. He also wrote (i) a book chapter and an invited journal paper on computer software and hardware architecture for artificial intelligence, (ii) a peer-reviewed paper on Supercomputers for Artificial Intelligence, (iii) a peer-reviewed paper on Machine Learning, and (iv) a peer-reviewed journal article, and paper presented at an international conference, on fault tolerant computer architecture.
Mr. Lowrie has published a variety of articles and been frequently quoted in, for example, The Boston Globe, National Law Journal, The Boston Business Journal, Mass. High Tech Weekly, Bureau of National Affairs, Pharmaceutical Policy & Report, and Credit Card Management Magazine.
BS, MS, University of Illinois; JD, Harvard University
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Mr. Matthew B. Lowrie
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977