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Based in Portland, Oregon, my firm helps inventors, artists, business people and companies of all sizes nationwide and internationally with intellectual property matters. I help people and businesses get patents, trademarks and copyrights and also help them secure their trade secrets. When their rights are infringed, or they are accused of infringement, I represent them in court.

Patent law

With considerable effort, great ideas can transform into great products. And you can keep those products unique by registering for a patent. The registration process can be arduous, and can benefit from …

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Trademark Law

You’ve put your time, energy and creativity into developing your brand, your business and your reputation. It’s time to protect it through trademark registration, with help from an experienced intellectual property lawyer.

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Meet Elizabeth Swanson

In my 25 years as an attorney, my practice has been 100 percent devoted to intellectual property. I am licensed to practice in state and federal courts and have experience working at a larger law firm. In addition to my legal practice, I also have a background in molecular biology, practical engineering and teaching …

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Testimonials

"Liz is hands down the best, and not just for her high level connections at the trademark office to make things easier for you  and your new business or existing business, but to make things for you and new business…

"Liz is hands down the best, and not just for her high level connections at the trademark office to make things easier for you  and your new business or existing business, but to make things for you and new business…