Jon Swenson is a registered patent attorney who represents clients in complex commercial litigation including patent, copyright and trade secret litigation in federal and state courts. Mr. Swenson has experience in all phases of litigation, including briefing and arguing motions on summary judgment, claim construction, and discovery issues. Mr. Swenson has substantial experience with jury trials and appeals and has been the lead attorney in over 100 oral arguments on various issues. Mr. Swenson has litigated cases in a wide range of technologies including cellular communications, GPS location determination, Wi-Fi communication, computer software, artificial intelligence and expert systems, microprocessor design, internet commerce, semiconductor manufacturing, data recovery systems, medical devices, molecular biology, fluid dynamics, search engine optimization and optical media technology. Mr. Swenson also has substantial experience with software copyright issues and open source licensing.
Mr. Swenson also has experience handling matters before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board, including inter partes reviews and covered business method reviews. He also has substantial experience with ex parte reexaminations.
Mr. Swenson is the hiring partner for the Palo Alto office of Baker Botts.
In 2003, Mr. Swenson served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Jeffrey S. White in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.