Wright Lindsey Jennings
Meredith Lowry’s practice principally involves acquisition and licensing of various aspects of intellectual property rights for companies working in the retail space. From the products on the shelf, the packages they go in, and the platforms they’re sold on, Meredith advises businesses on intellectual property concerns and data privacy and security matters.
As a registered patent attorney, Meredith assists a variety of inventors from individual entrepreneurs to large companies in their efforts to obtain patent, trademark and copyright protection. She also works with clients to defend against allegations of infringement and assists in the transfer and licensing of intellectual property rights. She is a frequent speaker and author in the tech and startup space, and spearheaded WLJ’s Woman-Run initiative to support woman- and minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs through networking, mentorship, education and resources.
As a certified privacy professional, Meredith routinely counsels businesses and entities with consumer and financial data on issues relating to privacy and data security. She works with clients to assess their information practices and develop privacy and security programs that comply with US and international laws.
An active volunteer in Northwest Arkansas, Meredith lends her time to the following committees and organizations: the City of Fayetteville Board of Health, First Community Bank Northwest Arkansas business board, the Fayetteville Leadership planning committee, and Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families Soup Sunday committee in NWA. In the past, she served as a member of the Greater Bentonville Chamber Board of Directors from 2019 – 2022 and served as past co-chair for that organization’s NWA Tech Summit in 2017 and chair of the Women in Tech conference in 2017 – 2018. She has worked with many nonprofits to support fundraising efforts for those nonprofits, including the Scott Family Amazeum children’s museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Northwest Arkansas Komen affiliate, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the American Diabetes Association. She was a member of Leadership Arkansas Class XII, a program of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, and a member of Leadership Fayetteville Class XXVIII, a program of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce.
Meredith is a frequent speaker nationally on intellectual property topics and women’s entrepreneurship and is an adjunct professor for the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.