Areas of practice: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Appeals, Litigation against the Government, Government Employment Law, MSPB Litigation.

Creating Solutions with the Law

A lawyer's primary function is to solve a client's problems and to facilitate the client's goals, using the tools of the law to achieve the desired result. A lawyer's goal should not be to simply bill more hours. 


Dowd PLLC was established to offer the sophisticated, quality legal representation frequently offered at larger law firms but with the flexibility and efficiencies of a small firm. The firm's commitment to excellence and its agile and efficient approach represent the future of legal services.

Intellectual Property Law

Dowd PLLC offers the highest quality legal services for all aspects of intellectual property. The major assets of today's businesses are intellectual property, and every business must protect and enforce its IP assets.  


  • Strategic patent counseling and prosecution
  • America Invents Act (AIA) proceedings
  • ​Trademarks
  • Copyrights 
  • Trade secrets
  • IP Litigation
  • Appeals