Jacob R. Porter

Jacob-Porter

Jacob R. Porter

Associate

Austin | 515 Congress Avenue, Suite 1400, Austin, TX, United States of America 78701
+1 512 394 3014 | +1 512 394 3001


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Jacob R. Porter focuses his practice on intellectual property. Mr. Porter is a member of the Honorable Lee Yeakel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court and joined Dechert as a summer associate in 2016. 

Prior to practicing at Dechert, Mr. Porter was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Debra H. Lehrmann of the Supreme Court of Texas, as well as a student attorney at the University of Texas School of Law Children’s Rights Clinic.

Education
  • Hendrix College, B.A., International Relations, 2013, cum laude with distinction, Ian T. King Prize in International Relations
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2017, with honors, Townes-Rice Scholar; Beck Award for Legal Research and Writing Excellence; Teaching Quizmaster; Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review; Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
Admissions
  • Texas
  • California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Experience
  • Intellectual Ventures in multiple patent infringement suits relating to LTE systems.
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness in pro bono constitutional challenge to City of Houston ordinances.
  • The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty in pro bono lobbying of the Austin City Council in relation to its camping ordinances.
Clerkships
  • Supreme Court of Texas, Honorable Debra H. Lehrmann