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At HPR-Law we are with you every step of the way.  Patent and trademark laws are complex, we, therefore, take the time to explain what you need to know to protect your invention and business assets. We are committed to building a long-term partnership to help you achieve your objectives.


Get in touch for a free initial consultation with patent attorney Howard Russell.


Registered Patent Attorney

HOWARD RUSSELL has 27 years of experience in patent and trademark prosecution, both at large law firms and as in-house counsel.  Howard's practice is primarily focused on U.S. and international patent and trademark prosecution, in the areas of electro-mechanical, computer hardware, and software arts.  He also represents clients in licensing matters and provides support for intellectual property litigation.


U.S. Patent and trademark laws Office

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

State Courts of Oregon

State Courts of Texas (inactive)


J.D., Cum Laude- J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University (1986-1989)

B.S. in Design Engineering Technology - Brigham Young University (1980-1986)


Oregon State Bar - Member (current)

Portland High-Tech Startup - Co-founder (current)

Portland Choir & Orchestra - Member (current)

Boy Scouts of America - Training Director & Re-Chartering Specialist (current)

Youth Group Leader (current)


PAM is our favorite Graphic Designer. When not hiding behind her iMac, she likes to paint, volunteers her time at church and other local charities.


BRYAN has over two years of experience both at this firm and at a mid-sized firm, working primarily on patent and trademark prosecution. Before joining HPR-Law, he spent six years in banking.

What clients say

“Not only does Howard strategically and successfully prosecute IP matters, more importantly, it's his honesty, integrity and ability to take his clients through the IP process. Having that roadmap reduces the unanticipated. If you're looking for an IP attorney that goes the extra mile and gets the job done. Go with HPR"

Tory Orzeck, President/Co-Founder/Principal Industrial Designer at FUSE

“Howard is the most understanding, kind, compassionate and professional person I've had the pleasure of working with.  He truly cares about his clients and goes above and beyond!"

Coco, Creator of Cocos Organics

"I've enjoyed working with Howard for years.  He is the right combination of practical legal knowledge and client focus that makes me feel confident talking to him.  I know I can turn to Howard for all of our Patent, Trademark and other IP issues."

Nathan Thomas, President of Aperion Audio




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