Scott Jarratt



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2009, cum laude

B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2003, cum laude

  • Judicial Intern, Justice Douglas S. Lang of the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Scott Jarratt helps clients both obtain and defend against technology-intensive patents. Drawing upon his industry experience, Scott serves as lead counsel in inter partes review proceedings (IPRs) and helps resolve patent disputes across numerous technological fields including wireless telecommunications and consumer electronics.

Patent Post-Grant Proceedings

Recognized as one of the “Top 50 Best Performing Attorneys representing Petitioners,” Scott has counseled clients in dozens of IPRs and other post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. His deep technical understanding and hands-on advocacy has resulted in successful outcomes for several prominent technology companies involved in high-stakes disputes.

Patent Portfolio Evaluation and Prosecution

Scott also advises clients, both large and small, on patent portfolio matters and patent prosecution strategies. For example, he counsels clients through licensing conflicts by developing technical invalidity and non-infringement positions to drive favorable results. Scott has also prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a broad range of technological areas and advised clients building patent portfolios.

Technical Experience

Scott’s technical experience includes standards-essential wireless telecommunications (e.g., LTE, UMTS), mobile applications and devices, HEVC (H.265), navigation systems, semiconductor devices and manufacturing, cloud computing, multimedia streaming, and medical devices.

Prior to attending law school, Scott was a software engineer at a Fortune 50 technology company where he developed enterprise security solutions.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a Rising Star in Managing Intellectual Property Magazine’s “IP STARS,” 2019
  • Recognized as one of the “Top 50 Best Performing Attorneys representing Petitioners” (16th overall) in Patexia Insight’s 2018 IPR Intelligence Report

Professional and Community Activities

  • Co-vice chair of the PTAB Bar Association Conference Committee


2019 Partners

Haynes and Boone Announces 2019 Class of New Partners

Haynes and Boone is proud to announce the promotion to partnership of 11 lawyers from the firm’s Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New York and Richardson offices. The new partners are Raghav Bajaj, Austin Elam, Michelle Jacobs, Scott Jarratt, Michael D. Karson, Maral Kilejian, Daniel Lisk, Dan Malone, Kelli Norfleet, Sameer Saxena and Katy Shurin.

Inter Partes Review

Patexia 2020

Haynes and Boone Ranked as Leading Firm in 2020 IPR Intelligence Report

Haynes and Boone, LLP and eight of its lawyers are included in the 2020 edition of Patexia Inc.’s IPR Intelligence Report on the nation’s leaders in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Among the report’s highlights, Haynes and Boone ranked as the 7th most active firm for petitioners at the PTAB (up from 10th in 2019) and one of the top ten best performing firms overall.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Good for the Gander: Patent Owners Face IPR Estoppel, Too,” co-author, The Patent Law. 8-10, Sep.-Oct. 2020.
  • “A Closer Look at Fed. Circ. Guidance For PTAB In MaxLinear,” IPLaw360, Feb. 26, 2018.
  • “Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Practice,” presenter, Intellectual Property Panel Discussion with Haynes and Boone, Dallas, Texas, November 1, 2017.
  • “Roundtable Discussion among Litigators and Prosecutors Concerning PTAB Proceedings,” presenter, Institute for Law and Technology’s 54th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law, the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas, November 15, 2016.
  • “PTAB Trial Proceedings Boot Camp – Mock Oral Hearing,” presenter, Institute for Law and Technology’s PTAB Bench and Bar Conference, the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas, October 18, 2016.

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