Ira M. Schwartz
Shareholder, DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy; Phoenix, AZ, U.S.

Ira Schwartz is a shareholder in the Phoenix, Arizona office of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy.  He practices primarily in the intellectual property area, representing a broad range of clients from large corporations and universities, to small and medium sized high tech businesses, to individual artists, authors and inventors. 

Mr. Schwartz lectures frequently on the topics of Computer and Internet Law, Intellectual Property Law and International Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes.  He is a member of the Board of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) and a past president of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Schwartz is also a Judge Pro Tempore of the Arizona Superior Court. 

In addition to his active intellectual property litigation practice, he has also handled numerous cases as a mediator and an arbitrator.