Jamie McDole



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1999

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1996

  • Extern Clerk for The Honorable Randall Rader at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, August-December 1998;
  • Intern Clerk for The Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, August 1997-May 1998




U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


Jamie McDole is an experienced first-chair trial lawyer in Haynes and Boone’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. He has represented numerous Fortune 50 companies in scores of litigations throughout the country in both federal court and the International Trade Commission. He also often counsels clients on global strategies for enforcement of patent portfolios. His accomplishments are a direct result of his focus on client objectives, creative “out of the box” strategies, and attention to detail.

Jamie has led and participated in some of the largest patent infringement litigation in the United States. From the smartphone wars, check-imaging, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, or smart electricity meters, he has counseled his clients on pivotal issues in litigation and their businesses. Jamie prides himself on putting his client’s needs and goals first, and providing sound legal advice to achieve a successful outcome to disputes.

Jamie has also represented and counseled his clients on appeal at the Federal Circuit and in proceedings at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, including in new Inter Partes Review proceedings. Jamie works with Haynes and Boone’s Inter Partes Review (IPR) teams to develop a strategy that will achieve the client’s goals in both the IPR proceeding and in subsequent or ongoing litigation.

Intellectual Property

IP Beacon Year in Review 2018

The Intellectual Property Law 2018 Year In Review

We are pleased to highlight some of our representative intellectual property-related client successes and publications over the past year that might be relevant to your business success in the coming year. We represented clients in 74 inter partes review/PTAB proceedings that were filed in 2018, and our patent prosecution team filed over 2,300 U.S. patent applications and helped issue more than 1,650 U.S. patents just in 2018. We also helped close the IP issues in dozens of financings, M&A transactions, and joint venture/licensing arrangements.

Media Mentions

Below are links to recent articles about the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), featuring Haynes and Boone lawyers:

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Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "Everything Else - U.S. v. Rest of the World, Internet of Things, Ethics," module chair, Center for American and International Law's Institute for Law and Technology, 56th Annual Conference of IP Law, Plano, TX, November 13, 2018.
  • “Will ITC Become The Forum Of Choice For Patent Litigation?” co-authored with Tiffany Cooke, Law360, January 5, 2018.
  • “Venue Options for Patent Owners After TC Heartland and In re Cray,” co-authored with Jamie Raju and Catherine Reynolds, IPWatchdog, December 19, 2017.
  • The IP Enforcement & Monetization Summit Chicago 2016, speaker, April 12, 2016.
  • “Interface Between PTAB Contested Proceedings and District Court Litigation,” webinar addressing the complex issues associated with the new IPR proceedings and patent infringement litigation, West LegalEdCenter, presenter, December 12, 2014.
  • “Multidistrict Litigation In Patent Infringement Cases”, co-author, Intellectual Property Owners Association, April 2013.

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