Richard "Rocky" Schwartz

Richard "Rocky" Schwartz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC
 | 301 Commerce Street, Suite 3500
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-878-0524
Fax: 817-878-0501
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
Attorney Profile

Rocky Schwartz has 44+ years of legal experience on both sides of the docket pertaining to patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret disputes. Rocky has represented clients in intellectual property matters before administrative agencies (i.e., U.S.P.T.O.), federal and state courts (district and appellate, civil and white-collar crimes) and the International Trade Commission.

About Richard Schwartz

Admitted: 1973, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Texas Monthly Magazine Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation since 2003 -- 15 consecutive years 
  • Selected as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas in 2011 - 2016 by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell®: Preeminent™
  • Selected as one of twelve 2011 Power Attorneys by the Fort Worth Business Press
  • Selected by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) of Geneva, Switzerland to be included on WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center’s list of Neutrals [One of approximately 1000 arbitrators and mediators from 70 countries]

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Commercial Multi-Engine, Instrument-Rated Pilot for over 30+ years; SIC LR24 and CE550; 2300+ hours turbine
  • Registered Patent Attorney before the USPTO since 1974

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Bar (1973)
  • Colorado Bar (2012)
  • US District Courts (Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts) of Texas
  • US Court of Appeals for the 5th, 9th, and 11th Circuits
  • US District Courts (ND FL, ND IL, ND CA, CO, and WD MI)
  • US Court of Federal Claims
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • DFW Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • JD University of Texas School of Law, 1973
  • BSME University of Texas, with honors, 1971
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Office Location for Richard "Rocky" Schwartz

301 Commerce Street
Suite 3500
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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