Karon N. Fowler litigates intellectual property disputes, including patents, trademarks, unfair competition, licensing issues, copyrights, and trade secrets. Karon represents clients in US district courts, appellate courts, arbitration, and before the US International Trade Commission. She also contributes to AIA post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Karon has experience in all stages of a case’s lifecycle, including pleadings, fact and expert discovery, motion practice, claim construction, trial, and appeals. She is admitted in California only, and her practice is supervised by Illinois Bar members.
Karon has litigation experience involving a variety of technologies, including computer networking, semiconductor manufacturing, access control systems, wireless local area networks, computer hardware and software, and pharmaceuticals.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Karon served as law clerk for Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the US District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
In law school, Karon served as a judicial intern for Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith of the US Court of Federal Claims, board member of the Wake Forest’s Law Review, and member of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic where she argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Karon graduated with honors as a member of the Order of Barristers and Order of the Coif. She also received awards in law school for her legal writing and oral advocacy achievements in numerous moot court competitions, appellate writing, contracts, administrative law, patents, trademarks, and IP research.
Wake Forest University School of Law, 2015, J.D., cum laude
Southern Illinois University, 2012, B.A., summa cum laude
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Eastern District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of California
Clerkship to Judge Eduardo Robreno of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2015 - 2016)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)