Press Release

Haynes Boone Ranked Among Nation’s Top Patent Firms in 2021

June 15, 2021
Managing Intellectual Property has recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP’s Patent Practice Group and six of its patent lawyers as IP STARS in the 2021 directory of the leading intellectual property (IP) firms and lawyers worldwide.

Haynes and Boone ranked Tier 1, as one of the Top Six firms nationwide, for PTAB litigation and Tier 3 in the U.S. for patent prosecution. The firm also ranked as one of only five Highly Recommended firms for patent prosecution in Texas and one of only six Highly Recommended firms in Texas in the patent contentious category.

The following patent partners were also listed as 2021 Patent Stars: Randall Brown, Tom Chen, Andrew Ehmke, Joseph Matal, David McCombs, and Laura Beth Miller. In addition, Partner Scott Jarratt is listed as a Notable Practitioner for 2021.

In 2020, Counsel Aaron Taggart, Thuc Nguyen, and Jason Whitney were named Rising Stars.

The IP STARS directory ranks lawyers and firms worldwide based on market and client feedback and independent research, including an analysis of public information, such as court or IP office data. The IP STARS rankings are independent and not influenced by any commercial relationship; firms and practitioners cannot pay to be ranked.

See the full Managing IP list here.

Alan Herda, chair of Haynes and Boone’s IP Department, said: “We are thrilled to be recognized among the best patent firms in the country. We have indeed demonstrated steady growth in prosecution, post-grant proceedings, and litigation, and we appreciate the industry recognition for our team’s great work.”

The Patents Practice Group provides clients with a full range of services to protect and profit from their IP. The group routinely handles patent prosecution, filing more than 19,000 applications in the U.S. and abroad in the past five years. It offers sophisticated counseling and portfolio management, as well as representation in post-grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), litigation in federal courts, and cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

In 2020, Managing Intellectual Property named Haynes and Boone as the leading patent prosecution firm in the Southern U.S.

Haynes and Boone is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City, and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services, and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, and The Lawyer. It was recognized for excellence in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2021 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.