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Brian Carpenter joins Carstens, Allen & Gourley, LLP | New Partner Adds Extensive Experience in Patent Litigation

Brian A. CarpenterDALLAS – September 14, 2020 Carstens & Cahoon, a full-service intellectual property law firm based in Dallas, Texas, is pleased to add Brian Carpenter as its newest partner.

Carpenter brings more than 29 years of litigation experience with a focus on patent litigation. He has been trial counsel in numerous patent cases involving technologies ranging from complex digital electronics, wireless protocols, and computer architectures to less complex mechanical devices. Carpenter has handled many other types of intellectual property cases, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, as well as commercial cases involving breach of contract and business torts. In addition to his litigation experience, Carpenter advises clients on the monetization of intellectual property assets, including by licensing and by patent assertion programs.

“Brian adds a wealth of litigation experience with his years of experience and deep understanding of the law,” said David Carstens, one of the firm’s founding partners. “We look forward to working with him to advise our clients as they navigate the intellectual property environment. Together with the firm’s existing litigation team, the firm has the depth and experience to handle the most complex, high-stakes patent cases.”

Carpenter received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. Before his legal career, he practiced engineering at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas.

About Carstens, Allen & Gourley, LLP
Carstens, Allen & Gourley is an intellectual property law firm based in Dallas, Texas. Founded in 1998, the attorneys of Carstens, Allen & Gourley are trusted legal advisors to some of the world’s leading companies, brightest entrepreneurs, and innovation investors. With exceptional technical skills and years of hands-on legal experience, the firm offers full-service intellectual property counsel including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and patent validity. Learn more at