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Randall W. Schwartz
Patent Attorney
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Randall W. Schwartz

Patent Attorney


  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2005
  • Kansas State University, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1997
  • Kansas State University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude with honors, 1995


  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Randall’s intellectual property law practice specializes in the preparation and prosecution of utility and design patent applications. He also advises clients about the strategic protection of ideas using utility patents, design patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Randall serves clients across a diverse range of technological fields, including consumer products, autonomous mobile robots, agricultural equipment, medical devices, turbomachinery, oil and gas equipment, aircraft, and specialized manufacturing systems.

Randall’s patent-focused experience also includes the filing and prosecution of appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, prosecution of foreign patents, preparation of patent opinions, preparation and prosecution of U.S. reissue patent applications, and inter partes review proceedings before the Board. He also advises clients on intellectual property agreements.
As a graduate research assistant in mechanical engineering, Randall played a central role in the founding of the National Gas Machinery Laboratory (NGML) at Kansas State University.

Randall has a deep interest in entrepreneurship and in advising startups. His inspiration in patent law and entrepreneurship can be attributed to his father, Wayne, who is a lifelong inventor and was chosen as a national semifinalist in the History Channel’s 2006 “Invent Now” competition.


  • Kansas Bar Association (KBA), Intellectual Property Section President 2012-2013
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA)
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society


  • Author, USPTO Emphasizing COPA Program to Reduce Patent Pendency, Kansas Bar Association Spring 2012 Intellectual Property Newsletter, May 2012
  • Author, A Fix for Patent Filing, Thinking Bigger Business Media, July 2011
  • Author, Patent Reform and the Perception of a Broken System, Kansas Bar Association, The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, November/December 2010
  • Author, Patents 101: The Role of Patents, GMC Today, October 2010


  • Presenter, Intellectual Property Issues, Kauffman Foundation FastTrac® NewVenture Program For Entrepreneurs, Kansas City, MO, 2014-2016
  • Presenter, Intellectual Property Topics for Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Students, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2010-2015
  • Presenter, Design Patents: Implementation of the Hague Agreement Concerning International Registration of Industrial Designs, Lawyers Association of Kansas City 6th Annual IP CLE, Kansas City, MO, January 2014
  • Presenter, Patent Reform: Impact on the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, Missouri Bar 2012 Solo and Small Firm Conference, Branson, MO, June 2012