Paul F. Swift

Paul F. Swift

Of Counsel

Paul F. Swift has been practicing intellectual property law since 1986. His practice focuses on patent prosecution in a variety of technologies, including mechanical, computer software and electro-mechanical arts and related opinion work. Paul also has a wide range of experience prosecuting trademark applications and in patent and trademark litigation.


  • Patent prosecution, litigation and opinions
  • Trademark litigation
  • Mechanical, electromechanical and materials industries
  • Surgical instruments, prostheses and implants
  • Software systems
  • Manufacturing and imaging apparatus



  • Represented industrial filtration manufacturer in defense of patent suit, successfully asserting counterclaims, vitiating attorney-client privilege and resulting in favorable settlement terms.
  • Prosecuted patent portfolio for subsidiary of Fortune 100 company.
  • Represented foreign injection molding software company in defending against patent infringement suit and resulting in dismissal.
  • Represented water heater manufacturer in asserting patent against competitor resulting in favorable settlement terms.
  • Represented domestic pen manufacturer in defending against patent infringement claims resulting in favorable settlement terms.
  • Represented pool manufacturer in Internet domain name dispute resulting in transfer of domain names to client.
  • Represented intrusion detector manufacturer in trademark cancellation proceeding resulting in determination that opposing mark was merely descriptive in nature.
  • Represented tissue-bank in defending alleged license resulting in favorable settlement terms.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Swift prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.



  • J.D., New York Law School, 1984
  • B.S., Villanova University, 1979
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office