Scott Jarratt helps clients both obtain and defend against technology-intensive patents. Drawing upon his industry experience, Scott represents some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in inter partes review proceedings (IPRs), and also helps resolve patent disputes across numerous technological fields. He was recently recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc., 2023-2024). 

Patent Post-Grant Proceedings

Scott focuses his practice on IPRs and other post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Named as one of the “Best Performing Attorneys representing Petitioners,” Scott ranks in the top 1% of PTAB attorneys in terms of statistical success (Patexia 2018, 2022, 2023). He serves as lead counsel to prominent companies involved in high-stakes disputes, and his hands-on advocacy has resulted in numerous successful outcomes. Scott seeks to drive the PTAB practice as a whole forward by serving on the Board of Directors for the PTAB Bar Association.

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.

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  • Board of Directors, PTAB Bar Association
  • Recognized as one of the "Top 100 Best Performing Attorneys" representing petitioners (23rd overall) in Patexia Inc.'s PTAB Intelligence Report, 2023
  • Recognized as one of the "Top 100 Best Performing Attorneys" representing petitioners and patent owners (53rd overall) in Patexia Inc.'s PTAB Intelligence Report, 2023
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2023-2024
  • Recognized as one of the “Best Performing Attorneys representing Petitioners” (23rd overall) in Patexia Inc.'s IPR Intelligence Report, 2022
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star," 2019 and listed as a "Noble Practitioner," 2021 in Managing Intellectual Property Magazine’s “IP STARS,” Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC 
  • Recognized as one of the “Top 50 Best Performing Attorneys representing Petitioners” (16th overall) in Patexia Inc.'s IPR Intelligence Report, 2018
  • “Hot Topics Before the PTAB, Including Potential Changes to PTAB Practice from the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking,” Moderator, PTAB Bar Association Thought Leader Summit, Oct. 5, 2023. 
  • “Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Post Grant Patent Proceedings,” contributor, LexisNexis Publishing, ed. 2017-2020.
  • “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.


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

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Haynes Boone Secures Complete Victory for Instacart in Patent Challenges
March 07, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP invalidated four patents that challenged Instacart’s business and position as a pioneer in online grocery delivery. The firm’s Patent Office Trials Practice Group won four separate inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) against Consumeron, LLC. Instacart is the leading grocery technology company in North America. The company pa [...]