• Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association


  • University of Houston Law Center, JD
  • Washington University, BS, magna cum laude
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Daniel R. Peterson


Houston, TX v. +1.713.632.8665 f. +1.713.228.6605

Daniel Peterson concentrates his practice on a wide variety of intellectual property issues, including: patent litigation; patent preparation and prosecution; licensing and acquisition of intellectual property rights; opinion work; and client counseling.

Mr. Peterson has represented clients in diverse areas, including: imaging and image processing; data security and data privacy; computer systems; computer software; power systems; telecommunications; downhole tools; seismic technology; petrochemicals and polymers; and biomedical devices.

He has written and spoken on industry topics for leading publications and at various events, and authored “Policing Future Non-Therapeutic Applications of Genetic Enhancement Through International Agreement,” 30 Hous. J. Int’l L. 743 (2008). During law school, he served as a senior articles editor for the Houston Journal of International Law (Board 31).

Mr. Peterson received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in Saint Louis.


Mr. Peterson was a founding associate member of the Houston Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, has participated as a judge and brief grader for the Giles S. Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, and formerly served as secretary of the Intellectual Property Student Organization at the University of Houston Law Center.