Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC is a law firm focusing on intellectual property trials and counseling. From Houston, Texas, we work with clients across the country and in varied industries. We don't strive to be bigger than our opponents, only better.


Highly reputable boutique with an enviable track record on the full range of IP matters. Vastly experienced lawyers handle litigation, licensing and patent filings among a host of other matters for clients active in sectors including energy, medical devices and electronics.
— Chambers USA 2016

Tech Focused

Our technical background gives you the cutting edge – gaining a deep understanding of our clients’ technology enables us to provide the best possible IP representation.

Experience Is Key

Well over 100 years of combined experience with patent, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets gives us the breadth of knowledge to tackle the most complex intellectual property issues.

Flexible Approach

We are thoughtful and adaptable in developing our strategies; we understand our clients' businesses, and we approach each case individually to make the greatest impact.


Nationally Recognized

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Awarded Best Law Firms by US News & World Report and Woodward White, Inc. in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016

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Chosen as one of Go-To Law Firms® for the Fortune 500® by Corporate Counsel Magazine in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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Ranked as a Leading Firm by Chambers USA in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.