Al Harrison is a patent attorney having a technical background in engineering and computer applications. He is a past chair of the State Bar Computer & Technology Section, and continues to serve as a council member. He is also past chair of the Computer Law Committee of the State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section; and is a member of the Law Practice Management Committee. He has been a board member and committee chair of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association.
Al is a member of the Houston Bar Association, where has served as chair of each of the Law Practice Management and Cyberlaw Sections, and has also served on the editorial board of The Houston Lawyer magazine for several years and as guest editor of special issues — most recently of the IP/Litigation issue, and has written substantive law articles and software/hardware product reviews.
Al speaks regularly throughout the State on substantive intellectual property and computer law issues, and on technology-related issues under the auspices of the State Bar, the Texas Center for the Judiciary, the Houston Bar Association, and other independent organizations.