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Kelly Gehrke Lyle

Kelly Lyle is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in Austin. Kelly’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of technical fields, with a particular focus on semiconductor fabrication, integrated circuit devices, and optical systems. Kelly’s experience also includes preparing and participating in post-grant patent matters such inter partes reviews (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and reexaminations, advising on patent licensing, rendering of patent opinions and developing defense positions. Prior to entering the legal field, Kelly worked in the semiconductor and telecommunications industries in both engineering and management roles.

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Selected Client Representations
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications in various technologies including semiconductor fabrication, computer hardware and software, business methods, and circuit design
  • Performing validity and infringement investigations and preparing related opinion letters
  • Preparing patent re-examination requests and prosecution of inter partes reexaminations


B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1997, magna cum laude

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2006, with high honors, Order of the Coif



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Press Release
Seven Haynes and Boone Lawyers Elevated to Counsel
January 15, 2016

Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces the promotion to counsel of seven firm associates, representing six practice areas from our Austin, Dallas, Mexico City and New York offices. The new group of counsel is comprised of Kirsten Garcia, Lisa Gootee, Danny Lisk, Kelly Lyle, Patricia Mastropierro, Suzie Trigg and Laura Whitley. “Each of these lawyers has proven to be of great value to the firm and [...]