• Biography

    David O'Dell has more than 20 years of experience as a patent lawyer, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications and reexaminations, negotiating patent licenses, preparing patent opinions, and over the last several years, participating in inter partes review (IPRs), and other types of patent trials. David has filed more than 60 petitions for IPRs and has an institution rate of over 95 percent representing IPR petitioners. David’s technical areas of experience include semiconductor processing, circuit design, computer software and hardware, and telecommunications. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, David was a professional engineer and worked for several years in the electronics industry as a computer memory designer, semiconductor product engineer, and computer programmer.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D. , Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law , 1995
    • Electrical Engineer , University of Texas at Austin , 1987
  • Admissions

    • Texas
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas