Recognized IP Pro
Greg is regularly honored as an IP Star and recommended individual in patent law by IAM Patent 1000.
Greg is an “OG” among IP professionals and clients. He is the founding partner of Howison & Arnott, a boutique IP firm established in 1999 that merged with MWM in 2017.
Japan and China Aficionado
Greg frequently travels to Japan and China where he serves as a consultant to companies on patent licensing negotiations in the US.
Gregory (Greg) M. Howison is a partner practicing in the intellectual property group. Greg is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney with over 41 years of experience in IP 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, a boutique IP firm he established in 1999. He also serves 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, and digital and analog design, including service with Westinghouse Defense Center, Texas Instruments, Inc., and Rockwell International.
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
Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, Inc.
Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine,
IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Professionals
2020 – 2023
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review
Rated in Martindale-Hubbell
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas