Jessica John Bowman is a trial lawyer whose practice is primarily focused on intellectual property and appellate litigation. In addition to drafting claim-construction briefs, participating in Markman hearings, and conducting discovery in patent infringement cases for clients in the oil and gas industry, product manufacturers and service providers, she has successfully defended clients charged with trademark infringement, false advertising, and CAN-SPAM violations. Jessica also maintains an active appellate practice, participating in a wide variety of appeals from state agencies, state courts and federal courts.
Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, Jessica clerked for the Honorable Judge Kenneth Ripple on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Gregory Frizzell at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.
After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 2005, Jessica attended the University of Illinois College of Law, graduating summa cum laude. While in law school, Jessica served as lectures editor for the University of Illinois Law Review and was named the “Best Overall Advocate” in the Frederick Green Moot Court Competition.