- Washington Ecology Defends Dairy Rules as Hearing EndsCapital PressJune 11, 2018
Attorney Elizabeth Howard delivers closing arguments to the Pollution Control Hearings Board.
- Mental Competence a Key Factor in Estate Planning, Experts SayCapital PressJune 4, 2018
Attorney Maria Schmidlkofer discusses mental competency in estate planning and farm succession.
- Portland-Area Medical Device Maker Wins Another Round in Federal CourtPortland Business JournalJune 4, 2018
A Wilsonville medical device maker scored another victory in a complex patent infringement suit brought by its much larger rival.
- Portland's First “5-Star” Hotel Planned at Site of Downtown Food Cart PodThe OregonianJune 1, 2018
- A Pair of Portland Commercial Real Estate Giants Tangle in Court Over Nike Expansion WorkPortland Business JournalMay 31, 2018
Schwabe attorney Darien Loiselle is working on this case, representing Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP.
- Dexcom Hit With Atty Fees For “Bad Faith” Patent SuitLaw 360May 23, 2018
San Diego-based Dexcom no longer had a viable patent suit against AgaMatrix Inc. after the court issued a claim construction order in August 2017, but the company pressed on anyway despite “repeated admonishments.”
- A Diverse and Inclusive Profession Benefits Us AllMay 16, 2018
We see the world beyond our law firm, and are committed to promoting diversity and equity in the legal community and the community at large.
- Six Practice Areas and 20 Attorneys Singled Out For Excellence by Chambers & PartnersMay 14, 2018
Schwabe has been recognized for excellence by Chambers & Partners, the world’s most used legal services guide by in-house counsel.
- Schwabe Names Four New Industry Group LeadersMay 4, 2018
We are excited to announce four new leaders within the firm: Arnold Brown, Stephanie Holmberg, Joe Straus and Mark Long
- Schwabe Gets a Makeover: Innovation at a 126-Year-Old FirmLaw.comMay 2, 2018
Graciela Gomez Cowger, CEO of Oregon-based Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, explains her firm's move to an industry-focused model and new governance structure.
- Schwabe CEO Graciela Gomez Cowger honored with Athena AwardApril 13, 2018
Dress for Success Oregon has named Schwabe CEO Graciela Gomez Cowger as a winner of its 2018 Athena Award. The Athena Award is presented to women who, like the Greek goddess Athena, model wisdom, courage, and strength and are making great achievements and contributing back to the community.
- Schwabe Opens Anchorage, AK, Office to Further CommitmentApril 13, 2018
Schwabe opens new office in Anchorage expands Transportation, Ports and Maritime industry group to 29 attorneys.
- Oregon Festival Sues Coachella Over Five-State Radius Clause, Alleged Anti-Competitive BehaviorBillboard MagazineApril 10, 2018
Lawyer Nika Aldrich says numerous artists have turned down participating in Soul'd Out, citing "the unlawful radius clause in their contracts with Coachella as the sole reason that they cannot do so."
- Coachella Owner Faces Antitrust Suit Over Artist ControlsLaw360April 9, 2018
“It is remarkable that Coachella thinks it is reasonable to exert its market power over 1,000 miles away, to harm a much smaller, regional music event,” Schwabe attorney Nika Aldrich said.
- Marijuana Ban May Be Keeping Some from Entering Marine IndustryWorkBoat.comMarch 30, 2018
“The Coast Guard has been abundantly clear that those federal regulations pre-empt any state laws,” said Amanda Gamblin, an employment law attorney with Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt in the Pacific Northwest, an area in the thick of the recreational marijuana world.
- Am I Going to Jail? Criminal Liability for Workplace DeathsAmerican Bar AssociationMarch 21, 2018
In Washington State, criminal prosecutors recently charged the owner of a construction company with negligent homicide after a worker died in a trench collapse.
- Schwabe Strengthens Industry Focus with Promotion of Six Attorneys to ShareholderMarch 12, 2018
Schwabe announced that Nika Aldrich, David Anderson, Ryen Godwin, Milt Reimers, Ryan Strauss and Jennifer Woodhouse have been named shareholders at the firm.
- Portland-Area Medical Device Maker Wins Big Patent VictoryPortland Business JournalMarch 5, 2018
A small Wilsonville medical maker of diabetes care products won a major patent victory last week that has billions of dollars worth of implications.
- PTAB Upholds Claims Of 2 Glucose Monitoring PatentsLaw360March 5, 2018
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has found that numerous claims from two patents relating to continuous glucose monitoring are valid after a San Diego manufacturer challenged the patents belonging to a New Hampshire-based rival in inter partes reviews.
- Decision Time for Puyallup—Cost of Troubled Road Project and Lawsuit Approach $7 MillionThe News TribuneMarch 3, 2018
Attorney Joe Straus stands before Puyallup City Council members to discuss the price of Puyallup's troubled road project.