Charles W. Hanor
Charles Hanor is the manager of the Hanor Law Firm PC in San Antonio, Texas. He practices patent, trademark, copyright and related intellectual property law. He was born and raised on a farm in Southeast Missouri. Prior to forming the Hanor Law Firm in 2001 he was a partner at Cox Smith, Akin Gump and Gunn, Lee and Hanor in San Antonio, Texas. From 1970-1972 he was an examiner in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. From 1972-1975 he was Technical Advisor-Briefing attorney to the Honorable Howard T. Markey, Chief Judge of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (known as the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals prior to 1982).
He has also been an adjunct professor of Intellectual Property Law since 1980, and teaches patent law, trademark law, copyright law and computer and internet law at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio. He is a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section and Section of Dispute Resolution, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Texas State Bar Intellectual Property Section and Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Texas Association of Mediators and San Antonio Bar Association.
He graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in Engineering in 1970 and received his law degree from The National Law Center, George Washington University in Washington, D.C in 1975. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, Supreme Court of Texas, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, United States District Courts for the Western, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and United States Patent and Trademark Office.