Steven A. Swan
Steve’s current practice mainly includes patent drafting and prosecution, particularly in mechanical technologies. Steve also has experience in a variety of other technology areas including material science, physics, Internet of things, & computer software.
Steve graduated from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law with high honors and an emphasis in Intellectual Property Law. While in law school, Steve authored and published a law review article on the Supreme Court patent case, Alice v. CLS Bank, and received various IP fellowships and internships.
Prior to law school, Steve earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University. While attending BYU, Steve helped develop calibration methods for General Electric’s deep-sea proximity probes. Steve also worked as a full-time student engineer on product development teams at US Synthetic, a Shingo Prize manufacturing company, specializing in synthetic diamond cutters used around the world by oil and gas drilling companies.
Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, hunting in Utah’s high country, and getting back to his Texas roots by playing cowboy and farmer.
Industries & Practices
- Intellectual Property