Matthew S. Compton, Jr.

Matthew has represented clients in a wide range of technology fields including software behavior control systems, GPS devices, web browsing tools, consumer profiling systems, computer thermal modules, network channel selection tools, and automotive telematics systems.

Prior to going to law school, Matthew’s professional career spanned several fields including manufacturing automation, aviation fire control systems, web development, and internet marketing.



  • University of Houston Law Center – 2011 – J.D., Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Texas at Austin – 2006 – B.A., Computer Science


  • 2014 – Prebeg, Faucett & Abbott PLLC, Of Counsel
  • 2010 – 2014 – Clearman | Prebeg LLP
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Intern for the Honorable Nancy F. Atlas and the Honorable Gray H. Miller

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • District of Colorado


  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association


  • Quality Scores a Lawsuit: Google’s New Trademark Rules and Advertiser Liability for Trademark Infringement, 47 Hous. L. Rev. 1357 (2011)
  • A Comprehensive Analysis of Bandag’s Implied Patent License Doctrine, Seminar Paper, on file with Author.
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