David Schwartz is a professor of law and associate dean of research and intellectual life at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. He focuses his teaching and research on intellectual property and patent law, with a particular emphasis on empirical studies of patent litigation. He also co-authored a casebook on the law of design, including design patents. Prior to entering academics in 2006, Professor Schwartz practiced intellectual property law, focusing on patents and patent litigation, for over a decade. From 2000 to 2006, he was a partner at two intellectual property boutique firms in Chicago, where his practice included patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets litigation; patent and trademark prosecution; and intellectual property-related transactions. He began his career in 1995 as an associate at Jenner & Block.
Laura Pedraza-Fariña and David Schwartz discuss their research interests and current projects at Northwestern.
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