Brandt D. Howell



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  • J.D., cum laude – Mississippi College School of Law (2007)
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, cum laude – Mississippi State University (2004)


  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • State of Mississippi
  • State of Oregon
  • State of Texas


  • Named 2016 Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Brandt Howell is a seasoned patent attorney whose practice has focused on U.S. and international patent prosecution in the software, electrical, and mechanical arts, with additional experience in trademark prosecution, copyright portfolio management, trade secrets, licensing, and intellectual property litigation. He also has extensive experience obtaining patents directed to industry standards.

Brandt understands that every case and every client requires an individualized approach and strives to provide advice, counsel, and service tailored to each client’s evolving needs.

With over nine years of experience as a practicing intellectual property attorney, Brandt has represented both solo inventors and global Fortune 500 companies with a broad range of technologies, including telecommunications, optics, semiconductors, video encoding, e-commerce, cloud computing, software systems, automotive, and hydrocarbon extraction.

Outside the research and development space, he has represented local businesses, artists, musicians, and even record labels, assisting each client in obtaining comprehensive intellectual property protection that provides a competitive advantage and monetizable assets according to their business goals.

Brandt strives to be personable and approachable and to promote goal-oriented compromise when possible to obtain positive outcomes. He enjoys learning about new technology, working with startups, and mentoring new attorneys.