Kyle Howard helps technology companies obtain and protect their innovations under patent law. Based on his experience, Kyle represents clients in a variety of technical fields, including telecommunications, semiconductor processing, and medical devices. Kyle focuses his practice on post-grant proceedings before the USPTO, including ex parte reexamination and inter partes review proceedings. He has served as counsel in numerous inter partes review proceedings, and has hands-on experience with every stage of trial.

A number of these inter partes review proceedings are related to concurrent litigation. As a result, Kyle provides invaluable experience in developing defensive strategies in the concurrent litigation. Kyle also helps clients design and develop products that avoid infringement of competitor patents.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Kyle worked for a major telecommunications company and managed a worldwide team dedicated to the design and management of an IP centric data network for large customers of the company.

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  • PTAB Bar Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Intellectual Property Law Section of Dallas Bar Association
  • Ranked among the top 50 best performing attorneys in Patexia Inc.’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, 2022-2023


J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2007, cum laudeInternational Law Review; Phi Delta Phi

B.S., Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, 1998, magna cum laude.

M.B.A., Texas Tech University, 1999, summa cum laude



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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Haynes Boone Ranked Among Top Patent Prosecution Firms in 2023
April 05, 2023

Patexia Inc., a publisher of analysis and data-driven rankings about the intellectual property sector, has ranked Haynes and Boone, LLP one of the nation’s leading patent prosecution firms. In Patexia’s 2023 Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, Haynes Boone ranked as the fourth “best performing” patent prosecution firm in the high-tech sector and the sixth “best performing” firm overall, spanni [...]