Mr. Schwartz practiced Intellectual Property Law, beginning as a solo practitioner to becoming Chair of the Trademark and Copyright Practice Group at Foley and Lardner, a 900+ attorney international law firm. Mr. Schwartz worked as an electronics Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office while attending George Washington University Law School. Prior to GWU, he received a degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University. Between 1988 and just prior to his retirement from Foley and Lardner in 2000, Mr. Schwartz was an Adjunct Professor, teaching Trademark Law at The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law. During his career he extensively wrote, lectured and participated in numerous programs on trademark law in the United States, Japan and Europe. Presently, he is Of Counsel with a small IP firm.