Mr Gregory Porter > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200
United States

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Greg Porter has extensive experience representing and advising companies in all aspects of patent, copyright and trade secret law, including acting as lead counsel in successful jury trials and preliminary injunction hearings, as well as advising on patent procurement and designing around competitor’s patents. Greg also has counseled Fortune 500 clients on the creation and management of their patent portfolios, led IP due diligence teams for major merger and acquisition transactions and participated in contested patent office proceedings such as inter partes reviews and reexaminations. Greg is also a frequent contributor to the firm’s CAFC blog (, reviewing the latest IP decisions at the Federal Circuit

Over the years, Greg has successfully litigated cases in a diverse range of technologies from oil field tools to polymers, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. Greg has drafted and prosecuted chemical, oil field and biotech patents. In 2014 Greg successfully defended Imaging Solutions of Australia against a multi-million dollar copyright infringement claim first winning summary judgment on all plaintiffs’ claims and then obtaining a jury verdict and substantial award on client’s counterclaims. Previously, Greg successfully defended Dyna-Drill Technologies in a 13-day jury trial against a damages claim by Kennametal of nearly $60 million for alleged trade secret misappropriation, tortious interference, and breach of contract.


  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Bar Association 


  • JD, 1994, cum laude, Capital University
  • BS, 1991, Chemistry, with honors, Indiana University