Cutting-edge technology innovators are represented by Schwabe. 


1,775 U.S. & foreign patents

obtained in 2023

7,860+ U.S. & foreign patents

pending applications

10+ Years Leading IP Law Firm

Chambers USA

What our clients say

‎“As General Counsel of a rapidly growing technology company headquartered near Portland, I have ‎come to count on Schwabe as a ‘go-to’ firm for my company’s outside counsel needs. The firm is deep ‎in all areas that one would expect from a full‐service law firm.”‎

Katherine H. Cowan, General Counsel, SureID, Inc.

“Schwabe lawyers take a flexible, collaborative approach to our work. They balance creativity with practicality, and really understand our priorities and goals.”

Scott Fournier, Chief Operating Officer, NeuralEye LLC

Your partner — with you
every step of the way.

Our tech industry team is structured to
handle the numerous legal needs that arise
throughout your company’s life cycle.

Technology Lifecycle


  • Represent a Fortune 100 semiconductor company on thousands of patent-related matters. Technologies include microprocessor, computer/system architecture, memory, system software, virtualization, security, streaming, encoding/decoding, networking and IoT.
  • Counsel leading-edge software development and technology staffing companies across the Pacific Northwest on immigration issues.
  • Experienced in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies including ‎cryptocurrency and tokenization-related technologies. ‎

  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications relating to fintech for large electronic payment organization.
  • Represent technology companies in trade secret, breach of fiduciary duty and duty of loyalty cases when employees leave with confidential information or take corporate opportunities to new businesses.
  • Represented a Silicon Valley start-up on patent-related matters relating to field programmable gate arrays and hard and soft IP cores.
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications relating to mobile wireless device communications standards.
  • Prepare and prosecute patent and trademark applications for a software startup related to an AI/machine learning-based workflow for automated interpretation of echocardiograms and heart disease prediction.

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