Matthew S. Compton, Jr., Governing Member


  • University of Houston Law Center – J.D., Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Texas at Austin – B.A., Computer Science
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Intern for the Honorable Nancy F. Atlas and the Honorable Gray H. Miller

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • District of Colorado


  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association


  • Quality Scores a Lawsuit: Google’s New Trademark Rules and Advertiser Liability for Trademark Infringement, 47 Hous. L. Rev. 1357 (2011)
  • A Comprehensive Analysis of Bandag’s Implied Patent License Doctrine, Seminar Paper