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


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 Ranks Among Top 5 Best Performing Firms in 2022 Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report [...]
April 28, 2022

Haynes and Boone, LLP and three of its lawyers are included in Patexia Inc.’s April 2022 Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report. Among the highlights, Haynes Boone ranks fifth among the Top 100 Best Performing Law Firms. Partners David O’Dell and Kyle Howard and Counsel Kelly Gehrke Lyle are ranked among the Top 50 best performing attorneys. Published by Patexia Inc, the Patent Intelligence Repo [...]