Awards, Wins & Pro Bono
Women in Business: Inside Business Magazine of Hampton Roads 2019 Award Recipient for Women in Business.
Outstanding lawyers: Hampton Roads Magazine’s Super Lawyer and Rising Star Award Recipient: Areas Outstanding Young Lawyers, 2009.
Lead Hampton Roads: Program of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Member Class 2011; Award Recipient “Challenging the Process”.
IPRs: Dr. Hollowell has participated in 14 IPRs before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board: 9 settled, 5 Final Written Decisions with 5 winning decisions.
Litigation: Dr. Hollowell assisted in litigation a patent infringement case before the United States Court of Federal Claims under 28 U.S.C. § 1498(a); obtaining a winning decision in a Markman hearing and submitted an expert damages report indicating our client is due $36 million for sales based on the client’s patent.
SWIC 4 patents in under a year! Dr. Hollowell and her team at Hollowell Patent Group obtained 4 patents within 2 years for a local start-up Golf cart company, SWIC LLC, now looking at venture opportunities across the U.S. and the world!
Hollowell Patent Group selects AID ANOTHER for a community Service Award of $2,500.00: AID ANOTHER: Empowering Kids with Special Needs: Aid Another provides inclusion programs that exclusively considers special needs families. Their purpose is to promote awareness of special needs families in our community, to empower special needs children with opportunities for social integration and to create an environment of acceptance, support and advocacy. Aid Another provides inclusive educational, cultural and recreational programs that are designed to improve quality of life, reduce isolation and enhance social settings. Aid Another is committed to building a network of support, advocacy and inclusion within our community that exclusively focuses on solving the challenges of special needs families. www.AidAnother.com
Pro bono: In April 2018, Dr. Hollowell wrote a patent, pro-bono, for a potentially life-saving device (a portable door barricade) invented by a student horrified by the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School.
Release of ALS drug for a client’s son: Dr. Hollowell provided an integral role in the re-release of an ALS drug removed from the U.S. market due to a patent infringement suit. Subsequently, Dr. Hollowell was asked to be the Master of Ceremony for the JT Walk Stem Cell Research Grants Award Ceremony, awarding ~$500k raised for stem cell research related to ALS.
American Belarusian Relief Organization: Dr. Hollowell coordinated a local medical relief program for children living in the areas surrounding the damaged nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, Belarus through the American Belarusian Relief Organization; raising >125k in charitable donations and services. The children were awarded keys to the city!
Multiple Sclerosis Benefit: Dr. Hollowell served as Chair for the Hampton Roads Chapter MS Benefit Performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker by the Moscow Ballet, Chair 2009 and 2010; raising 28k and 35k respectively in charitable donations.