Richard Swope

Richard S. Swope

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at IDT Inc

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Location:
6024 SILVER CREEK VALLEY ROAD, San Jose, California, United States
Company:
IDT Inc
HQ Phone:
(408) 284-8200

General Information

Experience

IP Litigation Associate  - Orrick , Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Partner  - Kao & Swope LLP

Education

B.S.  - Physics , California State Polytechnic University

Juris Doctorate  - Santa Clara University School of Law

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Richard S. Swope rswope@kaoandswope.com Richard Swope is an intellectual property attorney with first-chair patent jury trial experience who focuses his practice on patent and intellectual property litigation in the U.S. district courts and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Mr. Swope also maintains a busy transactional intellectual property practice, including licensing and trademark procurement. Mr. Swope has litigated numerous patent and intellectual property cases covering a broad array of technologies, including microprocessors and graphics processing units, semiconductor materials and LED's, and computer software and internet applications. Mr. Swope received a Juris Doctorate from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 2004 where he was Senior Articles Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review and where he earned a certificate in High Technology Law with a specialization in Intellectual Property. He received his B.S. in Physics from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1991. Prior to co-founding Kao & Swope LLP, Mr. Swope was an Associate in the Silicon Valley office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. In 2013 and 2014, Mr. Swope was named to the Northern California Super Lawyers®. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Swope worked as a scientist, engineer and manager in Silicon Valley, developing deep expertise in semiconductor materials and fabrication and software development. Mr. Swope is licensed to practice in California and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California, the Eastern District of Texas, and the District of Colorado.

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Kao & Swope LLP Tel: (415) 539-0996 Fax: (866) 267-0243

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