Jennifer L. Swize

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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  • Issues and Appeals
  • Intellectual Property
  • Federal Circuit and IP Appeals
  • Patent Litigation
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1993
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia, J.D., 2002
Admitted2002, Maryland; 2005, District of Columbia
BornSan Antonio, Texas

Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Law Clerk to Judge Paul V. Niemeyer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2002-2003 and Judge José A. Cabranes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2003-2004.


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Appellate Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Decisions
Gregory A. Castanias,David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Jennifer L. Swize,Jeffrey M. White, April 10, 2015
Given the statutory mandate that post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) newly instituted Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) conclude within one year of institution of the patent’s review, appeals from PTAB...

Federal Circuit Issues Foundational Decision in First IPR Appeal: In re Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC
Gregory A. Castanias,David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Jennifer L. Swize, February 26, 2015
On February 4, 2015, in a 2¿1 decision addressing two novel and foundational issues arising under the newly created inter partes review ("IPR") proceedings of the America Invents Act of 2011 ("AIA"), the Federal Circuit held that (i) institution decisions by the Patent...

Ten New Supreme Court Opinions Reshaping the Intellectual-Property Landscape
Gregory A. Castanias,Damon M. Lewis,John J. Normile,William C. Rooklidge,Jennifer L. Swize, September 1, 2014
Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard between 150 and 175 cases each year, but rarely accepted an intellectual-property case for review. Much has been written about the Court’s shrinking docket in recent years—in its October Term 2013, which just came to an end, the Court heard...
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Jennifer L. Swize

51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001-2113


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