Seasoned Texas Patent Prosecutor Joins Fish & Richardson 

Patent attorney Gabriel J. González has joined Fish & Richardson’s intellectual property practice as of counsel. González will bring his focus on mechanical and computer/software arts to the firm’s Austin office.  

“Gabriel is an accomplished attorney who excels in building strong relationships with clients and colleagues and protecting clients' innovative assets,” said John Hayden, Fish’s global head of intellectual property. “Gabriel is well-regarded in the Austin legal community and he is a wonderful addition to our firm.” 

A patent prosecutor with 13 years of experience, González’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, counseling, and portfolio management. He is also skilled in trademark procurement for domestic and foreign trademark registration applications. His technical experience encompasses a broad range of technologies, including smartphone cameras, cybersecurity, payment systems, data center infrastructure, and manufacturing processes.  

“I’m excited to join Fish because of the high caliber of clients and attorney talent,” said González. “I also appreciate that Fish’s values and culture align with my core belief in driving diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.” 

González was most recently the founding attorney of González PLLC in Austin and was previously a patent attorney at Kowert, Hood, Munyon, Rankin & Goetzel, P.C.  

Outside of his practice, González enjoys traveling with friends and family, experiencing live music, indulging in puns, and playing New York Times games. 

González received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.