Gordon T. Arnold

Gordon T. Arnold (Houston, Texas)

Gordon T. Arnold

Attorney in Houston, TX
Speaker: "Misuse and Antitrust in Intellectual Property Licenses." Advanced Licensing Transactions, Legal and Business Issues; Co-Chair, Law Seminars International, Houston, Atlanta, 2004; "When Do Damages Come to the Fore?" American Intellectual Property Law Association, 2003 Fall Meeting; "Negotiating Technology Outsourcing," Law Seminars International, Seattle, 2003; "Intellectual Property Practically Speaking," Texas Public Relations Association's 2003 Annual Conference, Houston; "2003 Update on the Law of Patents," American Intellectual Property Law Association, Mid-Winter Institute, Marco Island; "When Do You Need An Opinion on a Patent?" Law Education Institute, Snowmass, 2003; "Valuation of Intellectual Capital and Intellectual Property in Tough Times," Texas Technology Conference, Houston, 2002; "What Every Business Person Should Know About Intellectual Property," AIChe 2002 Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, 2002; "How to Structure Corporate IP Operations," American Intellectual Property Law Association, 25th Mid-Winter Institute, Phoenix, 2002; "When Does the Specification Limit the Scope of the Claims?" American Intellectual Property Law Association, Annual Meeting, Arlington, 2001; "Written Description and Enablement: Claim Interpretation, Priority, and Invalidity Under 35 U.S.C. 112, American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, Summer IPL Conference, Seattle, 2001; "Selling Non Obviousness in the Courtroom: Marshaling the Evidence," State Bar of Texas IP Section, Intellectual Property Law 2001, Dallas, 2001; "Can Activities In Mexico Cause Liability In The US For Patent Infringement?" Texas-Mexico Bar Association, Seventh Annual Conference, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2000. "E-Commerce and Business Methods - What Type of Evidence Must a Challenger Use?" Practicing Law Institute, Patent Litigation 2000, New York City, 2000; "Inequitable Conduct, Laches and Other Non-statutory Defenses," PLI Patent Litigation Program, New York, 1996, 1997, 1998; National Inventors Hall of Fame, Akron, 2000; LEI Patent Program, Vail, 2000; "Developing The Evidence on Patent Validity Issues," Practicing Law Institute, Patent Litigation 1999, New York City, 1999; "Definiteness v. Equity: The Tension between the Desire to Protect the Inventor's Contribution and the Desire for Clear Lines between Infringement and Non-infringement," National Inventor's Hall of Fame Induction, Akron, 1999; "Update on the New Patent and Trademark Office Rules," American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section Annual Meeting, 1998; "Developing the Evidence of Invalidity," PLI Patent Litigation Program, New York, 1993-1995, 1999, LEI Patent Program, Vail, 1997; "Antitrust Problems when Asserting Intellectual Property Rights: Walker Process and Handgards Claims," 1994 PLI Patent/Antitrust Program, West Coast; "Best Mode Disclosure: Does the Information Improve the Operation or Effectiveness of the Claimed Invention?" University of Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, 1993; "Changes in the Best Mode Requirement: Satisfying the Preferred Embodiment Rule and Using the Preferred Defense of the Nineties," 1994 ABA IP Section CLE Program, Washington, DC, 1992 State Bar Of Texas IP Section Annual CLE Program, Austin; "Inequitable Conduct: Things to Look for - Things to Look Out for," 1990 PLI Patent Litigation Program, New York, Semiconductor Chip Protection, Maryland Journal of International Law and Trade (1988). Guest Lecturer, Rice University, Houston, MBA Program, 1995-1998 on Intellectual Property Strategy. Certified Mediator, AA White Dispute Resolution.
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Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • International Arbitration
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Mediation
  • Mediation
  • Competition
  • Antitrust
  • Business Combinations
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemical Technology
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Biotechnology Licensing
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Development
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Torts
  • Business Transfers
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Valuation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Emerging Business Law
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Entrepreneurial Business Law
  • Family Business Mediation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Small Business Law
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Commercial Law
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Communications and Media
  • Communications Law
  • Digital Communications
  • Satellite Communications
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Computers and Software
  • Computer Contracts
  • Computer Crime
  • Computer Fraud
  • Computer Law
  • Computer Security
  • Computer Software Law
  • Computer Technology
  • Data Protection
  • Information Technology
  • Media and First Amendment
  • Construction Mediation
  • Contract Litigation
  • International Commercial Contracts
  • International Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Copyright Prosecution
  • Copyright Protection
  • Copyright Registration
  • International Copyright Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Entertainment and the Arts
  • Entertainment Contracts
  • Entertainment Litigation
  • Interactive Multimedia Law
  • Music Copyright
  • Multimedia Law
  • Music Law
  • Music Licensing
  • Music Publishing
  • Video Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Artistic Property
  • Chemical Intellectual Property
  • Electrical Intellectual Property
  • Electronic Intellectual Property
  • Industrial Models and Designs
  • Industrial Property
  • Industrial Property Rights
  • Intellectual Property Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property Enforcement
  • Intellectual Property Infringement
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
  • Intellectual Property Procurement
  • Intellectual Property Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • International Intellectual Property
  • International Licensing
  • Internet Intellectual Property
  • Literary Property
  • Mechanical Intellectual Property
  • Medical Intellectual Property
  • Merchandising
  • New Media Law
  • Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property
  • Piracy
  • Proprietary Rights
  • Protection of Personality
  • International Law
  • United Nations Law
  • International Comparative Law
  • International Conflict of Laws
  • International Treaty Law
  • Internet Law
  • Content Licensing
  • Cybersquatting
  • Digital Signatures
  • Domain Name Infringement
  • Domain Names
  • E-Commerce
  • Electronic Security
  • Internet Crimes
  • Internet Insurance
  • Internet Liability
  • Internet Licensing
  • Internet Litigation
  • Web Site Development
  • International Trade
  • Customs Seizures
  • Customs Law
  • GATT
  • International Trade Arbitration
  • Technology Export
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • International Litigation
  • Long-Arm Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Publishing Contracts
  • Publishing Law
  • Patents
  • Biochemical Patents
  • Biotechnology Patent Prosecution
  • Biotechnology Patents
  • Business Methods Patents
  • Chemical Patent Prosecution
  • Chemical Patents
  • Computer and Software Patents
  • Computer Architecture Patents
  • Design Patents
  • Electrical Patent Prosecution
  • Electrical Patents
  • Electro-Mechanical Patents
  • Electronic Patents
  • International Patent Prosecution
  • International Patents
  • Internet Patents
  • Mechanical Patent Prosecution
  • Mechanical Patents
  • Medical Patents
  • Metallurgical Patents
  • Molecular Biology Patents
  • Patent Applications
  • Patent Infringement
  • Patent Interference Practice
  • Patent Licensing
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Protection
  • Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution
  • Pharmaceutical Patents
  • Privacy Law
  • Information and Privacy
  • Privacy and Publicity
  • Right of Privacy
  • Right of Publicity
  • Technology and Science
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Agrochemicals
  • Chemistry
  • Coatings Technology
  • Electronics
  • Explosives Technology
  • Fiber Optics
  • High Technology
  • High Technology Contracts
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International High Technology
  • Internet Technology
  • Laser Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Materials Science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Polymers
  • Semiconductor Technology
  • Technical Litigation
  • Technology Contracts
  • Technology Finance
  • Technology Joint Ventures
  • Technology Law
  • Technology Protection
  • Technology Transfers
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Trade Secrets
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Trademarks
  • Counterfeiting
  • International Trademarks
  • Internet Trademarks
  • Lanham Act
  • Trade Dress
  • Trade Names
  • Trademark Arbitration
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Protection
  • Trademark Registration
  • Unfair Competition

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Managing Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1988, Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Federal Circuits
U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Credit Cards Accepted
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
University of Houston
Class of 1988
University Attended
University of Texas at Austin
Class of 1984
Electrical Engineering
Birth Information
Born in 1960
Houston, Texas, September 22, 1960
Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section: Chair, 2008-2009; Chair Elect, 2007-2008; Vice-Chair, 2006-2007; Secretary, 2004-2006; Council Member, 2001-2004; Past Chair of Patent Policy Committee; Chair, Annual Meeting CLE Program, 2000; Co-Chair, Spring CLE Program, 1999; Past Chair of Committee on Patent Contracts Other Than Government; Past Chair of Patent Legislation Committee; Past Chair of Annual Meeting Program Planning; Member of Nominating Committee); American Intellectual Property Law Association (Board Member, 2006; Chair, Patent Law Committee, 2004-2006; Vice-Chair, Patent Law Committee, 2002-2004; Member, Nominating Committee 2003-2004; Mid-Winter Institute Planning Committee, 2004); Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (President, 2005-2006; President-Elect, 2004-2005); State Bar of Texas (Delegate; Member, Resolutions Committee, 2004); National Council of Intellectual Property Law Association (Delegate, 2003; Secretary, 1993-1994, 2001-2002; Amicus Committee, 1996-1997, 1999-2000; Member of the Board, 1997-1998; Chair, Finance and Audit Committee, 1997-1998); Houston Bar Association (Co-Chair, CLE Committee, 2004-2005, 1999-2003; Law and Arts Committee, 1999-2000); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; National Arbitration Forum; International Center for Dispute Resolution (Arbitrator); World Intellectual Property Law Arbitration and Mediation Center (Arbitrator Member, Domain Name Panel).
Bar Fellowship
Texas and American Bar Foundations.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Arnold, Knobloch & Saunders, L.L.P.
4900 Woodway, Suite 900,
Houston, TX 77056
Office Information
Office Information
Gordon T. Arnold
Managing Partner
Arnold, Knobloch & Saunders, L.L.P.
4900 Woodway, Suite 900,
Houston, TX 77056

Arnold, Knobloch & Saunders, L.L.P. (Houston, Texas)
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