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Jeffrey R. Swigart
Jeffrey R. Swigart
Senior Associate — Intellectual Property
Senior Associate — Intellectual Property

Jeffrey R. Swigart

Jeffrey R. Swigart

Marunouchi Kitaguchi Building
27th Floor
1-6-5 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005


Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Jeffrey R. Swigart

Experience Highlights

  • Representing a global leader in solar cell technology in patent infringement litigation regarding innovations in solar panel modules

  • (W.D. Tex.) Represented leading Measure-While-Drilling technology provider against competitor’s patent infringement claims

  • (S.D. Tex.) Represented leading independent manufacturer of downhole drilling motor power sections against competitor in trade secret misappropriation case related to elastomer compounds

  • (E.D. Tex.) Represented Biotechnology company against claims of patent infringement and false advertisement, as well as various Texas state law claims related to the sale of antimicrobial coatings amid the COVID-19 pandemic

  • (E.D. Tex.) Represented Japanese display manufacturer in multinational competitor case resulting in a favorable settlement

  • (C.D. Cal.) Obtained order requiring foreign litigant’s U.S. subsidiary to produce documents for use in Chinese proceedings under 28 U.S.C. §1782

  • (E.D. Tex.) Represented Japanese display manufacturer in patent infringement litigation brought by a non-practicing entity who acquired part of a patent portfolio originally owned by a major handset manufacturer

  • (E.D. Tex.) Obtained jury verdict of noninfringement for leading smartphone maker in patent litigation involving universal remote control technology

  • (D. Del.) Achieved early settlement and voluntary dismissal in patent infringement case for a leading computer manufacturer related to audio systems for portable PCs


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D. with distinction, 2016 (Oklahoma Law Review, Judiciary Committee Chair)
  • Oklahoma State University, B.S. Electrical Engineering with Computer Option magna cum laude, 2001
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Intellectual Property Law (Dallas), 2024
  • Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Contributing author to Pre-Trial Issues: Claim Construction and Summary Judgment chapter in Evidence in Patent Cases, American Intellectual Property Law Association (Bloomberg BNA 2018) (Kenneth L. Dorsney, Editor-in-Chief).
  • “The Federal Circuit Held Alleged Infringers Bear the Burden of Production When Challenging Compliance with 35 U.S.C. § 287 — the Marking Statute,” V&E IP Insights E-communication, December 11, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Home Is Where the Heart(land) Is,” V&E IP Insights E-communication, May 22, 2017 (co-author)
  • “For First Time in 35 Years, Federal Circuit Articulates Legal Standard for Demonstrating Standing in an Agency Appeal,” V&E IP Insights E-Communication, January 11, 2017 (co-author)