Brent R. Bellows, Ph.D.
Brent R. Bellows is a partner with Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies (KIPS) in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Bellows 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. Dr. Bellows 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 past Chair of the IP Section of the Georgia State Bar, an organization of over twelve hundred IP lawyers. In this capacity, Dr. Bellows led the organization of educational programming, was the official representative for the State Bar, and regularly communicated with IP Bars and organizations throughout the country. Dr. Bellows is also a lecturer on IP issues domestically and internationally.
Dr. Bellows has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and one of Georgia’s “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend Magazine in the area of Intellectual Property Law. Dr. Bellows has also been named to Intellectual Asset Management Magazine’s “Intellectual Property Strategy 300” from 2015-2019.
Dr. Bellows received a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in human genetics, where his thesis focused on the identification of tumor antigens and 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. Thereafter he joined King & Spalding’s IP group in Atlanta. After practicing for several years, Dr. Bellows serves 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 intellectual property cases on Judge Pannell’s docket. In 2010, he joined KIPS as a partner.