Mr. Philip Swain

Partner, Foley Hoag LLP, Boston, Mass.


Phil Swain is a partner at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston,  Massachusetts.  He is an experienced patent litigator, whose expertise focuses on litigation of telecom, computer technology and medical devices in United States trial and appellate courts, including the International Trade Commission.
Phil received his law degree from Northwestern University in Chicago in 1984, and his undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts in mechanical engineering in 1981.  After graduating from law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Giles S. Rich, Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 
He is the Chair of the AIPPI-US Division of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.