Haynes and Boone’s Chambers-ranked 100-lawyer intellectual property practice group features highly-regarded national patent litigation teams, distinguished by their commitment to getting the best possible results for our clients.
Our depth of talent - from first chair trial lawyers to experienced patent lawyers with the specific technical expertise required - gives our clients a significant advantage. Success in patent litigation typically requires a well-coordinated team. As IAM researchers recognize: we “coordinate a team of people very effectively”, and are “skilled at reaching into the ranks of the firm to appropriately staff matters to best suit clients’ needs.”
Our success is built on the satisfaction and loyalty of our clients, which we earn by a sharp focus on all of their objectives: business, legal, competitive and budgeting. We partner with our clients, where appropriate, to develop and implement strategies that look beyond the particular lawsuit. For example, we have a great track record and cutting edge experience in Patent Office proceedings. We regularly apply that experience to determine whether Post Grant Proceedings will effectively complement or forestall District Court litigation.
Post-grant validity challenges — inter partes review (IPR) and post-grant review (PGR) — at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) are frequent components of patent litigation disputes. As part of a defense strategy, district court patent infringement defendants often file IPRs or PGRs challenging the validity of the asserted patent(s). The PTAB has broad discretion whether to institute an IPR [...]