Jason Bloom



Trending Issues

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2004, cum laude

B.A., Southern Methodist University, 2001, cum laude

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Don D. Bush, United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2004-2006

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Supreme Court


Jason Bloom is an experienced trial lawyer who is regularly called upon to represent clients in a wide array of matters before both state and federal courts. A true leader in the courtroom, the community, and the office, Jason works tirelessly on all aspects of his cases with one goal — achieving optimal results for his clients.

Jason’s written and oral advocacy skills make him an ideal team leader and advocate in all aspects of disputes. Jason has tried intellectual property and business cases in state and federal courts and has argued before the Fifth Circuit and Dallas courts of appeals. Jason has handled intellectual property cases involving copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents and complex business disputes involving contracts, fraud, defamation, and an assortment of other causes of action. In light of this broad base of experience, Jason has represented clients in a variety of industries, including software, telecommunications, media, entertainment, energy, manufacturing, and real estate. Jason’s work and experience in these areas has garnered attention from a variety of media outlets including Fox 4 News, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, and IP Law 360.

Outside of the courtroom, Jason is the head of the Copyright Practice Group at Haynes and Boone. Jason is also the President of the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and is involved with the Dallas Bar Association, having previously served as Co-Chair of the Media Relations Committee. In his community, Jason serves on the board of the Northaven Park Neighborhood Association.

Jason routinely writes and speaks on intellectual property and media law issues, including recent articles in IP Today, IP Law360, the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Newsletter, and the Media Law Resource Center Newsletter. Jason also recently authored a chapter in Inside the Minds: Understanding the Use of Social Media in Litigation and co-authored Corporate Practice Series Portfolio No. 91, Social Media Law in Bloomberg BNA. Jason has recently given speeches on intellectual property law to the Southern Methodist University IP Law Symposium and the Intellectual Property Section of the Dallas Bar Association. Jason presented to the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas at its annual meeting in June 2015.

Jason was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2015.

Rising Stars

Super Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Acknowledged in Texas Rising Stars 2015

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers maintain a strong presence in the latest Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars directory with a substantial group of 31 firm lawyers chosen for inclusion in the 2015 edition.

Published by Thomson Reuters in March 2015

Intellectual Property

Jason Bloom and David Harper

Law360: Haynes and Boone Wins Fifth Circuit Appeal for ARGO

On June 30, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important decision that clarified the scope of copyright preemption. Affirming a decision from the Northern District of Texas, the court held that the time-of-filing rule applies to federal question jurisdiction, that preemption by the Copyright Act is appropriate when the type of work in suit falls within the subject matter of copyright, even if the work itself is not copyrightable, and that copyright preemption can apply to claims under the Texas Theft Liability Act...


IP Beacon

The IP Beacon

The IP Beacon is a Haynes and Boone Newsletter highlighting current issues in Intellectual Property Law.  Read the latest issue...

Year in Review

Year in Review –  Media and Entertainment Law 2015

Media and Entertainment Highlights

The Media and Entertainment Law Year in Review provides a summary of the 2014-2015 accomplishments and activities of the Haynes and Boone, LLP Media and Entertainment Practice Group. It also highlights some of the trends impacting the media and entertainment industry today.

Selected Client Representations

Appellate Court Victories

  • Briefed and argued response to appeal of copyright infringement verdict to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and obtained full affirmance of trial court’s judgment in favor of our clients. Assisted with response to petition for writ of certiorari to United States Supreme Court and obtained denial of petition.
  • Briefed and argued response to appeal of final judgment in defamation matter to the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas and obtained full affirmance of judgment in favor of our clients.

Trial Court Victories

  • Successfully defended 9-day copyright infringement trial brought in federal court by nationally syndicated radio host and book author seeking more than $13 million in damages by obtaining complete defense victory, declaratory relief in favor of clients, and substantial award of defense costs.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of intellectual property investigations and acquisitions company in federal lawsuit alleging fraud in a domain name acquisition transaction and seeking $6 million in damages.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of magazine publisher, author, and current and former police officers on First Amendment and statutory grounds in lawsuit asserting claims for libel, libel per se, tortious interference, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
  • Represented respondent in enforcement proceeding before the International Trade Commission involving allegations of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation regarding integrated circuits.
  • Participated in trial resulting in $123 million verdict for client, an auto parts manufacturer, against chemical company found liable for chemical explosion at manufacturing plant.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of client in dispute regarding entitlement to insurance proceeds resulting from burglary at manufacturing facility.
  • Obtained final judgment and attorneys' fees in favor of client in dispute regarding client's copyrights in software and source code used to run DVR products.
  • Secured permanent injunctive relief on behalf of client in copyright dispute involving client's copyrighted buckle sets and decorative conchos.
  • Instituted numerous seizure actions in copyright and trademark infringement disputes resulting in successful seizures of infringing items and injunctive relief on behalf of client. 

Professional and Community Activities

  • Federal Bar Association, Dallas Chapter, President
  • American Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, 2012
  • Judge Paul Brown Inn of Court
  • Dallas Bar Association Media Relations Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association Committee Chair, 2010
  • Dallas Bar Association Committee Vice Chair, 2009
  • Dallas Bar Association Publications Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Northaven Park Neighborhood Association, Secretary


Email Disclaimer