Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Legal Services | Oregon, USA
tel: 503.540.4262 | fax: 503.796.2900
530 Center Street NE, Suite 730 | Salem | Oregon | 97301 | USA

Overview

What do you get when you're "Represented by Schwabe"? Innovative solutions from lawyers who know every deal has a dream and every risk an opportunity. A committed team that understands your industry and cares about your business. And the comprehensive resources of one of the Pacific Northwest's top law firms.

Our lawyers provide exceptional legal counsel, and that's critical. But our value goes beyond that. We don't sit around and wait for the phone to ring. We get out of the office and put on hard hats to meet clients where they are, in their industries. This helps us see around corners, spot trends and navigate approaching challenges before they become problems. That's why clients put us in the leadership circle and consider us partners in the business. Our understanding of six key industry sectors - Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Technology; and Transportation, Ports and Maritime - allows us to help clients achieve success through ideas, advice, and exceptional legal counsel.

With more than 175 attorneys in eight offices, we are among the largest law firms in the region. Clients from start-ups and entrepreneurs to the Fortune 500 count on us for full-spectrum legal services to help them achieve goals throughout their business lives.

Lawyers Worldwide: 175

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

John D. Guinasso

John D. Guinasso

Shareholder
Joseph  Hobson

Joseph Hobson

Shareholder
Maria  Schmidlkofer

Maria Schmidlkofer

Shareholder

Of Counsel

Other

Judith  Baker

Judith Baker

Paralegal

Articles

Latest Federal Court Cases, 6/27/22

Novartis Pharms. Corp. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., Appeal No. 2021-1070 (Fed. Cir. June 21, 2022) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit granted panel rehearing of and vacated its prior decision in Novartis Pharms. Corp. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., 21 F.4th 1362 (Fed. Cir. 2022).  Our write-up of that opinion can be found here.  Previously, the Court had affirmed the district court’s decision that Novartis’s patent claims directed to sclerosis treatments were supported by adequate written description, and its subsequent bench trial ruling that the claims were infringed by petitioners HEC Pharm Co., Ltd. and HEC Pharm USA Inc. (HEC)...

Getting Ahead of Agriculture's Rising Wages & Tightening Labor Market

On May 24, 2022, Schwabe and Columbia Bank hosted the “Getting Ahead of Agriculture's Rising Wages and Tightening Labor Market” seminar to assist those working in Oregon’s agricultural industry to address concerns over rising wages and the tight labor market. Attendees heard from a group of industry professionals on a selection of relevant topics. The seminar was informative, engaging, and a big success.  If you missed the seminar or just want to see the presentations again, check out the video recordings of each section of the seminar below...

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Press

Chambers USA Honors Schwabe in 2022 Rankings

June 2, 2022 – Today, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C., a leading Pacific Northwest law firm, announced that nine of the firm’s practice areas and 24 of its lawyers have been recognized for excellence by Chambers & Partners in its 2022 rankings. Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice received Chambers’ highest band ranking for the seventh year in a row as an “acclaimed IP practice capable of providing a wide range of patent, trademark, copyright and licensing advice.” Three new individual lawyers were also recognized...

Federal Court Rules Against Port on Harbor Fee

June 2, 2022 – Today, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C., a leading Pacific Northwest law firm, announced that nine of the firm’s practice areas and 24 of its lawyers have been recognized for excellence by Chambers & Partners in its 2022 rankings. Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice received Chambers’ highest band ranking for the seventh year in a row as an “acclaimed IP practice capable of providing a wide range of patent, trademark, copyright and licensing advice.” Three new individual lawyers were also recognized...

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