Dallas
17 July 2017
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Munck Wilson Mandala adds seven


Munck Wilson Mandala has hired seven new intellectual property attorneys, including the two named partners of IP boutique Howison & Arnott.

Gregory Howison, John Arnott will join the firm, along with Brian Walker, Andrew Graham, Edward Jorgenson, Steven Greenfield and Keith Harden, working on a range of IP rights, including patents, trademarks and copyright.

Howison and Arnott will join as partners in the firm’s Dallas, Texas office, focusing on patents and trademarks. They both previously worked together at Howison & Arnott and have a combined 58 years of experience in IP law.

William Munck, managing partner of Munck Wilson Mandala, said: “Gregory Howison and I have been friends for nearly 25 years. We connected through the legal community in the early 1990s.”

He added: “Gregory Howison’s firm has been a significant force in intellectual property law and both he and I saw a great opportunity to combine two strong and complementary IP practices.”

Howison said: “Munck Wilson Mandala is well-known among technology clients and the legal community as a reputable and cost effective law firm.”

“We are excited to join forces with [William Munck] and his team and help make a powerful IP team even more powerful.”

Walker also joins as partner in the Dallas office, focusing on patent prosecution and trademark prosecution in telecommunications, electrical and software-related industries.

Graham joins Munck Wilson Mandala’s Austin office as partner. He works with clients in patent acquisition, preparation, filing and prosecution.

Jorgenson and Greenfield will join the firm as senior counsel, focusing on patents and trademarks in a range of industries. Jorgenson will be working with chemical and computer related inventions, while Greenfield works in telecommunications and internet-connected technologies.

Harden will join the firm as an associate, bringing three years of experience in patent and trademark preparation.

More news
The latest news from IPPro The Internet
Join Our Newsletter

Sign up today and never
miss the latest news or an issue again

Subscribe now
Duane Morris & Selvam appoints new director
24 January 2018 | Shanghai | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Duane Morris & Selvam, the joint law venture between Duane Morris and Singapore firm Selvam, has appointed Kening Li as a director in its Shanghai office
Beach Boys mark wins in UDRP
23 January 2018 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brother Records, the owner of the intellectual property rights relating to The Beach Boys, has claimed beachboys.org in a UDRP dispute at the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre
Three-quarters of brands suffer trademark infringement
22 January 2018 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Almost three-quarters of brands have been victims of trademark infringement in the past year, according to a new survey from trademark research and protection firm CompuMark
Delta claims "confusingly similar" domain
22 January 2018 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Delta Airlines has claimed 27 domains in a UDRP dispute at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum.
Brinks, Gilson & Lione elects new president
19 January 2018 | Chiacgo | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brinks, Gilson & Lione has elected a new president to succeed James Sobieraj
TWiT sues Twitter for trademark infringement
18 January 2018 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
TWiT.tv, is suing Twitter for breach of contract, unfair competition and trademark infringement, stemming from a deal the two companies made in 2007
INTA wins in domain dispute
17 January 2018 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
INTA has won a domain dispute at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum over inta2018.org