Howson & Howson LLP


A History of Excellence

Our Legacy

Since its founding in 1853, the firm has obtained patents for many famous inventors, and has helped protect technologies and products from the Zeppelin airship and the bar code, to a propeller coupling mechanism for the V-22 Osprey aircraft, to today’s advancements in engineering, industrial chemistry, and biotechnology. Howson & Howson continues to protect the inventions, brand names, and creative works of our clients, supporting their continued success.

Our Approach to IP Law

Founded more than 150 years ago, Howson & Howson provides high-quality intellectual property legal services throughout the United States and in many foreign countries to help companies and individuals protect and defend their products, brands, and creative works.

You have many patent attorneys and firms from which to choose. Here are three things that make working with Howson & Howson different:

  • Personal touch. Every Howson & Howson client gets direct, personalized attention from only experienced professionals.

  • Global reach. Our clients have access to our longstanding relationships with independent foreign agents in over 60 countries.

  • Lasting relationships. The firm has carefully built and nurtured decades-long relationships with individuals, small & large companies, non-profit institutions and universities. That’s how the professionals and support staff at Howson & Howson remain sensitive to each client’s unique needs and budgets.

Our Team

Howson & Howson offers some of the most experienced and sought-after attorneys in the field of intellectual property. Meet the team…

Our Practice Areas

Over our century-and-a-half history, Howson & Howson has served clients in nearly every industry and business or research discipline, with experience in several key areas. Learn more…

Our History

It’s been said that the American Industrial Revolution did more to change the course of innovation than any other era in recorded history. We should know. We were there. Learn more about Howson & Howson’s history...


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