Gregory M. Howison
Patents, Trademarks, Oppositions, Cancellations, Appeals, Inter Partes Reviews (IPR), Patent Portfolio Evaluation, Licensing, Transactional and Litigation Support
Howison has over 35 years of IP law experience with a background working as a design engineer in high frequency communications, digital and analog design with Westinghouse, Texas Instruments and Rockwell International before entering law school. He established his law firm in 1999 and served as a consultant to companies involved in patent licensing in the U.S., Japan and China. He has prepared over 1,000 patents in his legal career and concentrates his practice in the software, telecommunications, semiconductor and E-commerce industries. He received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
John J. Arnott
Patents, Trademarks, Oppositions and Cancellations
Arnott has more than 23 years of IP law experience in patent and trademark law representing clients in aircraft , automotive systems, automation equipment, sports equipment and E-commerce. He previously chaired the trademark practice at Howison and Arnott and has a wide variety of experience representing clients with brand identity, development and protection. Arnott serves as a consultant to companies involved in patent licensing in the U.S., Japan and China. He received his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and holds a master’s in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Brian D. Walker
Patent Prosecution, Trademark Prosecution
Walker has 26 years of IP law experience and focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in telecommunication, electrical and software-related technologies. He previously worked in the IP section of a regional law firm and he has secured domestic and international patent coverage for several Fortune 500 companies. He received his J.D. from the Texas Tech University School of Law.
Andrew C. Graham
Patents, Patent Prosecution
Graham will be working in Munck Wilson Mandala’s Austin office. He has 22 years of IP law experience and represents clients in patent acquisition, preparation and filing and prosecution of patent applications. Graham worked as a design engineer in the semiconductor industry and co-founded Gazelle Microcircuits, a venture-backed semiconductor company prior to working at a law firm he co-founded, Zagorin O’Brien Graham LLP. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.
Edward I. Jorgenson
Patent Prosecution, Patent Appeals, Opinions regarding Patent Infringement, Patent Validity, Trademark Infringement and Non- Infringement
Jorgenson has 29 years of IP law experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications for chemical and computer related inventions, including mail sorting equipment, polymers, orthodontic devices, and electro-optical connectors. Prior to his legal career, Jorgenson was employed as an engineer for a steel company and he served in the United States Air Force. He received his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School, in Chicago, Illinois.
Steven R. Greenfield
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Technology Licensing and Transaction Agreements
Greenfield has 25 years of IP law experience representing clients in the telecommunication, medical equipment, illumination, air purification and internet connected technologies. He works closely with inventors, engineers, scientists and technology startup companies, helping them protect their technologies, brands and investments. Prior to his legal career, Greenfield worked as a systems and circuit design engineer for Chrysler Technologies Airborne Systems, Inc. He received his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.
Keith D. Harden
Patent and Trademark Matters
Harden brings three years of IP law experience in patent and trademark preparation and prosecution in computer hardware and software, communication systems, E-commerce, sports equipment and other technology areas. He received his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law where he was the technology director for the SMU Science and Technology Law Review.