Jonathan Hallman



Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law

M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

B.S., Chemistry, Illinois State University



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Jonathan Hallman is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone. His practice is focused in the electrical and chemical arts. Jonathan has been involved in a substantial number of patent litigation, ITC investigations, and interference matters. He has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications for a diverse array of technologies.

Before he joined Haynes and Boone, Jonathan spent four years at Hughes Aircraft Missile Systems Group designing and implementing radar signal processing algorithms. In addition, he was the sole representative of Hughes Aircraft for a year in Ulm, Germany in an international consortium developing a linear-frequency-modulated-continuous-wave-W-band-radar-guided missile.

In addition to his law degree, Jonathan holds an M.S. in electrical engineering and a B.S. in chemistry.

Selected Publications

  • "Patenting Anything Under the Sun vs. Bilski," BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal®, October 14, 2011.
  • "Promising Case Law Trends for Patent Law," Orange County Business Journal, July 19, 2011.

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Patent Law Association

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