Joe Grdinovac

Joe Grdinovac

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 713 632 1413

Fax +1 713 632 1401

LanguagesEnglish, Croatian

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Joe Grdinovac is an intellectual property lawyer focusing his practice on acquiring and protecting intellectual property assets. Before his legal career, Joe worked as a mechanical design engineer at an international oil and gas company. 

In his patent prosecution practice, Joe has prepared patent applications and provided guidance on portfolio development for a range of companies with diverse technology assets.  His technology experience includes oil and gas tools, automotive systems, cloud computing, Web services, data security, computer vision, machine learning, and various other software and industrial applications.

A senior associate in our IPMT group, Joe is also knowledgeable about invalidity, infringement, and non-infringement opinions; technology-based transactions; due diligence investigations; and patent litigation and pre-suit investigations.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2013

B.S. Mechanical Engineering With Nuclear Option, Kansas State University, 2008


American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office