Scott Jarratt



2505 N. Plano Road
Suite 4000
Richardson, Texas 75082
T +1 972.739.8663
F +1 972.692.9164

Areas of Practice


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2009, cum laude
  • B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2003, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2009
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2012

Judicial Clerkships

Justice Douglas S. Lang, Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals
Scott Jarratt

Scott Jarratt is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Richardson office of Haynes and Boone, LLP.

Scott concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property law. In particular, he focuses on procuring, prosecuting, and enforcing patents for clients with domestic and international portfolios.

He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a broad range of technological fields, including semiconductor devices and manufacturing, medical devices and processing, defense systems, optics, antenna systems, computer hardware and software, networking, and telecommunications.

Scott's intellectual property law experience includes:

  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications.

  • Preparing patent reexamination requests.

  • Conducting patent portfolio analysis, including patented technology landscaping.

  • Providing litigation support in various intellectual property matters.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Scott was a software engineer at an international technology company where he developed enterprise-level security solutions.

Online Publications

01/09/2012 - The IP Beacon, January 2012
A Haynes and Boone Newsletter highlighting current issues in Intellectual Property Law.  

01/09/2012 - Lipstick on a Pig - A Claim’s Preamble Does Not Confer Patentability on an Otherwise Unpatentable Process
In CyberSource v. Retail Decisions (decided August 16, 2011), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the claims in a software patent do not escape the patentability standards articulated in Bilski v. Kappos just by virtue of being drafted as so-called “Beauregard” claims.