Richard Alvarado



Richard Alvarado joined Daniels & Tredennick as an associate in 2020. Prior to becoming an associate, Richard worked as a law clerk for the firm, handling a wide range of projects. In addition to focusing on patent and trademark matters, Richard’s practice includes commercial and business litigation.

After graduating from high school in the Rio Grande Valley, Richard attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received a B.S. in psychology and minored in biology. After graduation, Richard worked in several industries, including teaching at an elementary school, working as a customer service representative at his father’s Allstate insurance agency, and interning at a civil defense law firm in McAllen, Texas.

Richard went on to attend the University of Houston Law Center, graduating cum laude in May 2020. As a law student, Richard participated in several student organizations, including the Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy, the Intellectual Property Student Organization, the Health Law Organization, and the Student Bar Association. In law school, Richard also participated in the Tulane International Baseball Arbitration Competition. Richard received his license to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in August 2019.

Outside the office, Richard enjoys spending time with family, golfing, watching football and baseball, and playing with his dog Cooper.


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2020
B.S., The University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Court Admissions

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional & Community Involvement

Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas
Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
Honorable Nancy F. Atlas IP American Inn of Court
Texas Exes

Honors & Awards

Registered Patent Agent, Reg. No. 78,457
Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy – Stellar Candidate and Senior Articles Editor
“Fourth and Forever: The National Football League’s Struggle to Properly Address Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy,” Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy

Practice Areas: Directors & Officers' Liability / Financial Industry Litigation & Arbitration / Non-Compete & Restrictive Covenant / Patent, Copyright, Trademark & Trade Secret / Shareholder Litigation & Enforcement / Transactional