Brent R Bellows

Partner at Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies
Ranked in IP management consultancy, Legal, Licensing, Technology transfer
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Steeped in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology worlds, Brent Bellows has a human genetics PhD and makes light work of technically complex patent assignments. He overlays his knowledge of science and the law with a rigorously strategic approach to patent protection, management and value creation.

Brent R Bellows's Profile

Brent R Bellows is a partner at Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies (KIPS) in Atlanta. He focuses on pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent strategy, including domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio creation and management, and due diligence. As part of his practice, Dr Bellows is particularly attuned to the strategic positioning and strengthening of patent portfolios encompassing clinically valuable assets in light of potential competitor challenges. He represents a diverse range of clients, from entry-level and emerging start-ups to global corporations.

Dr Bellows is active in the IP community, serving as a past chair of the IP section of the Georgia State Bar, an organisation of more than 1,200 IP lawyers. In this capacity, he led the organisation of educational programming, was the official representative for the state bar, and regularly communicated with IP bars and organisations throughout the country. He is also a lecturer on IP issues domestically and internationally.

Dr Bellows received a PhD from the University of Alabama, Birmingham in human genetics, where his thesis focused on the identification of tumour antigens. His research covered several disciplines, including molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, immunology and virology.

Following graduate school, Dr Bellows attended the University of Virginia Law School. After practising for several years, he served as a law clerk to Judge Charles A Pannell Jr in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, where he assisted with all IP cases on Judge Pannell’s docket. In 2011, he joined KIPS as a partner.

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