Visiting Associate Professor David Schwartz is Assistant Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he teaches patent law, patent litigation and intellectual property strategies classes. He joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 2009 after teaching for three years at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. From 2000 to 2006, he was a partner at two intellectual property boutique firms in Chicago, where his practice included patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets litigation; patent and trademark prosecution; and intellectual property-related transactions. He began his career in intellectual property law in 1995 as an associate at Jenner & Block. In 1995, Professor Schwartz graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School after earning a B.S. degree with high distinction in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.