• Biography

    Charlie Jones is a trial lawyer in the Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups in the Dallas Office of Haynes and Boone.

    Charlie’s practice focuses on intellectual property and commercial litigation in state and federal courts and arbitrations. His experience both in and out of the courtroom is diverse, serving companies facing a wide range of legal matters in multiple industries. Charlie represents both plaintiffs and defendants in patent and trademark infringement litigation, complex commercial litigation, partnership and close corporation disputes, lender liability, and bankruptcy litigation. Charlie serves clients in the high-tech, electric energy, oil and gas, heavy equipment, professional sports, commercial real estate, marketing and brand management, banking, securities, information technology, retail, and publishing/media industries.

    Charlie’s recent courtroom experience includes direct and cross examination of fact and expert witnesses in patent infringement and commercial litigations and successfully arguing a wide range of discovery, dispositive, and pre-trial motions. In preparing for trial, Charlie has deposed dozens of witnesses, including corporate representatives, named parties, and technical and damages experts. Charlie also has a strong understanding of directing and managing e-discovery and related disputes, including controlling related costs on an up-front basis, in federal and Texas state courts.

    Prior to attending law school, Charlie worked for an international pharmaceutical manufacturer providing quality assurance and control in support of the development and manufacture of sterile injectable drugs. Charlie developed a strong working knowledge of chemistry, microbiology and mycology as well as a particular interest in botany while pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas.

    Charlie was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, for Intellectual Property Litigation, 2014-2018, and was recognized as a "Legal Lion" by Law360 for a defense victory in an intellectual property trial in the Eastern District of Texas, 2019.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2008, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Board of Editors, Texas Tech Law Review; Phi Delta Phi
    • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1999
  • Admissions

    • Texas
  • Court Admissions

    • Texas Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • 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 Western District of Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit