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Mr. Schweitzer’s practice is directed primarily toward patent prosecution and enforcement, counseling and opinions relating to issues of patent validity and infringement, and licensing of various intellectual property rights. He has an extensive background in mechanical and electro-mechanical devices, and machinery of all kinds. Mr. Schweitzer represents one of the world’s premier construction toy manufacturers, managing a worldwide network of patents and trademarks. He also represents some of the nation’s leading manufacturers of textile processing machinery, point-of-purchase display equipment, industrial flooring, and pneumatic gripping and sealing systems. He has successfully litigated patent and trademark cases, and has served as arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association relating to intellectual property matters.



  • B.S., Case Western Reserve University, Mechanical Engineering
  • J.D., Youngstown State University


  • Case Western Reserve University, with Honors
  • Ohio Bar Exam, highest score


  • State of New York
  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council
  • New York Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association