Richard Lowry is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Lowry advises clients in complex patent and trade secrets matters.

Mr. Lowry litigates intellectual property disputes and provides strategic counseling in a wide range of fields, including electric vehicles, semiconductors, consumer electronics, and telecommunications.

Mr. Lowry is comfortable litigating in all stages of litigation, drawing on experience from pre-suit investigation, to Markman hearings and expert depositions, to trial and appeal. He has experience in major patent venues across the US, including district courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Patent and Trial Appeal Board. He also has cross-border experience coordinating patent strategy with parallel proceedings in countries such as Germany.

Leveraging his background as a former patent examiner and practicing engineer, Mr. Lowry has a unique ability to refine complex technologies into relatable stories that resonate with judges and juries. He thrives in high-stress situations where he is known for his relentless drive to help his clients achieve their goals.

Mr. Lowry also devotes considerable time to pro bono activities, representing disabled veterans in civil matters.

Mr. Lowry’s experience includes:

  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd et al v. Verizon Communications, Inc. – Representing Verizon Communications, Inc. in a patent litigation filed in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas regarding mobile device technology.*
  • Panasonic Corporation v. Magna International Inc. – Representing Panasonic Corporation in assertion of its patented advanced driver-assistance system technology in the Western District of Texas.*
  • Commvault Systems, Inc. v. Rubrik, Inc.; Commvault Systems, Inc. v. Cohesity, Inc. – Representing Commvault Systems, Inc., a developer of cloud and data management technology, in a patent litigation filed in the US District Court for the District of Delaware.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
    cum laude
  • B.A.Sc, University of Florida, 2010
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English