Philip A. Wdowiak

Patent Agent I


Philip Wdowiak is a patent agent with Foley & Lardner LLP. Philip is located in the firm’s Chicago office where he is a member of the Mechanical and Electromechanical Practice Group and has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications both in the U.S. and internationally. He also has experience in other areas of intellectual property including due diligence, patent portfolio review, patentability analysis and trademark clearance analysis.

Philip’s technical experience spans various fields including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, computing systems, customer-facing software, consumer products, research & development and banking systems.

Prior to joining Foley, Philip interned as a systems engineer for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and as an opto-mechanical engineer for a defense contractor. He also has previous research experience at the University of Michigan working on composite failure patterns and on an astro-physics research telescope. Philip also has extensive experience working in the trades.


  • University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (B.S.E., 2019)
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Recipient, Dean’s List
    • Recipient, University Honors
    • Recipient, Aerospace Student Award


Philip is admitted to practice as a patent agent before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


  • Polish