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Ian Swan


Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider

Ian Swan is an associate in Axinn’s intellectual property group. His practice focuses on pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related patent litigation.

Ian earned his JD from Boston College Law School. While in law school, he interned at the Essex County District Attorney’s Office and also interned for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Ian was a summer associate with Axinn in 2022 and holds a BS in Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

*Not yet admitted to the Washington, DC Bar.

Recent Articles by Ian Swan

Potential Shifts in Section 337 Precedent: What The Data Tells Us

The U.S. International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) is typically made up of six individual commissioners, but after Commissioner Randolph Stayin’s unexpected return to private practice last year, there are now just four. As a result, upcoming changes to the make-up of the Commission may cause a shift in the Commission’s positions on various legal issues. What happens next is anyone’s guess, but a careful analysis of Commission opinions can help unearth possible future changes in precedent.