Gregory S. Schwartz
Gregory Schwartz is an intellectual property attorney and senior associate at the firm. His practice includes the development, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, with a particular focus on drafting and prosecuting patent applications, client counseling and strategic portfolio development, and evaluating patentability, freedom-to-operate, and validity/invalidity. His technical experience includes specialty chemicals and materials, separation materials and processes, nanotechnology, fuel cells and batteries, semiconductors, medical devices and diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, alternative energy, agricultural products, and animal nutrition. Prior to joining Billion & Armitage, Gregory’s practice primarily focused on litigation. He continues to leverage that experience to advise clients on pre-litigation matters involving intellectual property, as well as matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
In addition to his law practice, Gregory has been involved in the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association (MNAPABA), serving as President from 2015-2016, as well as the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), serving on the Board of Governors as Central Regional Governor from 2018-2020, and prior to that as Alternate Central Regional Governor from 2016-2018. He is currently the President of the Korean American Bar Association of Minnesota (KABA-MN) (2019-2020). Gregory has also served as an adjunct professor in the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas.
Gregory received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) and his law degree cum laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and admitted to the Minnesota state bar.