Lowe Graham Jones PLLC

Lowe Graham Jones PLLC

Lowe Graham Jones is a Seattle based, full-service intellectual property law firm dedicated to high quality service with proven success in working with emerging to established companies both locally and around the world.

Firm Overview

Lowe Graham Jones is a one-stop shop with full-service intellectual property professionals. We service all intellectual property needs, which can lead to significant efficiencies over competitors that offer only patent prosecution or non-patent general intellectual property work. Our attorneys possess a high level of expertise and experience in their respective technical fields and intellectual property law. We have expertise in both prosecution and litigation, complementary skill sets that are unique among most intellectual property practitioners.

Main Office

Main Office
701 Fifth Ave
Suite 4800
Seattle WA 98104


(206) 957-2486


Office Information

Mark Walters

Lowe Graham Jones PLLC

Mark is a trial and appellate lawyer with experience representing businesses and individuals in courts across the country. He has argued cases in U.S. District Court, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition to litigation matters, Mark advises technology firms on intellectual property strategy, including providing patentability and freedom to operate opinions. Several of Mark's cases involve highly technical or specialized industries, like biotechnology, software, or genetics. Mark was listed in the AIM Patent 1000 for 2018 in the field of Intellectual Property Litigation for the jurisdiction of Washington State. Mark is a registered patent attorney and a past president of the Seattle Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.

Ellen Bierman

Lowe Graham Jones PLLC

Ellen is a registered patent attorney specializing in all intellectual property aspects of computer software, Internet, ecommerce, and other technologies, including domestic and foreign prosecution of all types computer software and Internet-related patents and related litigation, trademark prosecution and litigation, copyrights, technology licensing, portfolio analysis, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, patentability and freedom to operate opinions, and strategic planning. She has clients worldwide and experience representing both businesses and individuals.

She has prepared and filed a multitude of software-related patent applications covering a wide variety of technical areas including artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, natural language processing and search technologies, location aware applications, data analytics, blockchain technologies, cryptography, computer architecture, augmented reality, virtual reality, networks, social media protection, telecommunications technology, operating systems, object-oriented technologies, cyber security protection, etc.

Ellen has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Washington and a J.D. (with honors) from Seattle University. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she worked in the software industry for such companies as Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard. Also, she has owned her own business and worked in a startup company and understands the associated opportunities and challenges.

Ellen's philosophy: a good IP strategy involves listening, incorporating clients' business needs, offering pragmatic advice, empowering clients, and delivering valuable results in a timely manner.


Cornell University

University of Washington
M.S. Computer Science,

Seattle University School of Law
J.D., 1993

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