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Gregory M. Howison

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Gregory M. Howison



Gregory M. Howison


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    Dallas, Texas 1981
    Major: Juris Doctorate
  • Catholic University of America
    Washington, D.C. 1971

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1981

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas


Honors and Awards

Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, Inc.

Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters

IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine,

IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Professionals

Rated AV® Preeminent in Legal Ability and Ethics

Attorney Bio

Gregory (Greg) M. Howison is a partner practicing in the technology/intellectual property law group. Greg is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney with more than 40 years experience in intellectual property law. He specializes in the software, telecommunications, semiconductor industries and E-commerce and has prepared and obtained significant patent coverage on a number of large telecommunications networks, voice messaging systems, video conferencing systems, semiconductor devices, neural network systems and software systems.

Greg is the founding partner of Howison & Arnott LLP. He established the firm in 1999 with a primary focus in intellectual property. He has also served as a consultant to companies (both patentees and licensees) involved in patent licensing negotiations in the U.S., Japan, and China. Greg has been lead counsel on numerous Inter Partes Reviews (IPR) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for both patent owners and petitioners. Prior to entering law school, Greg was employed for over nine years as a design engineer in the field of high-frequency communications, digital and analog design, including service with Westinghouse Defense Center, Texas Instruments, Inc. and Rockwell International.


Professional Associations & Memberships

Registered U.S. Patent Attorney

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association