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What our clients say

“Prolifiq has been working closely with Schwabe and its IP team for over 10 years to review, enhance, ‎and manage our intellectual property portfolio. Our ability to leverage the unique combination of legal and technical expertise within the Schwabe ‎team has been invaluable as we continue to navigate the changing intellectual property laws.”‎

Susan Smith Senf, VP & Chief Financial Officer, Prolifiq Software Inc.‎


  • Represent a sportswear company in litigation against an outdoor accessory company for infringement of two utility patents and one design patent covering its innovative signature technologies for its outerwear products.
  • Represented a sportswear company in successfully defeating two inter partes review petitions, and setting precedential authority on the issue of who is in “privity” or a “real party in interest” under the America Invents Act.
  • Represented a global manufacturing client in a high-stakes trade secret misappropriation case against a group of former employees and their new employer, winning a preliminary injunction.

  • Worked with an auto accessory company to pursue infringers of the utility and design patents covering a hand-held pulling tool in China, Germany, Australia and the United States as well as through actions regarding infringements occurring on the Internet.
  • Represented Benchmade Knife Company in a design patent infringement suit brought against its competitor Hogue, securing a permanent injunction.
  • Successfully argued an appeal before the Federal Circuit in a patent case relating to electrochemistry, defending the district court’s Markman and summary judgment decisions.
  • Represented a securities exchange in a copyright and misappropriation lawsuit regarding the right to list options on financial indexes.
  • Obtained favorable settlements for a large pharmaceutical company in trademark, trade dress, and anti-counterfeiting cases.
  • Successfully argued multiple Markman hearings, including in the fields of apparel, medical devices, and construction.

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