Karl W. Kowallis is an associate in our New York Office. His practice includes patent prosecution, litigation, data privacy, software patents, and software copyright.
During law school Karl was a member of the school’s Law & Entrepreneur Clinic where he drafted patent applications, prepared trademark applications, and drafted employment agreements. Karl was a member of BYU’s national moot court competition, making it to the finals of the regional competition. He won both the 1L and 2L competitions at BYU’s law school.
Prior to law school, Karl was a computer security analyst for the federal government, using his expertise to write assessments and brief US policymakers and the US cyber defense community. Karl initiated a government wide Data Analytics Conference, which he hosted and emceed for six years. Karl also rotated into a managerial position to provide executive oversight on government wide data analysis projects. For one of his initiatives, he formed and led a collaborative team to integrate data between agencies.
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