- J.D., Seton Hall Law School;
B.S., Ceramic Engineering, Rutgers University;
- Former In-House Intellectual Property Counsel for Fortune 500 Companies
Scott’s practice includes counseling, portfolio development, opinions, application preparation and prosecution in the areas of patents and trademarks for large and small corporate clients.
Scott is a founder of the firm. His practice includes patent procurement, opinions, trademark procurement and counseling, due diligence, and litigation support.
Scott received a B.S. from the Rutgers University College of Engineering in Ceramic Engineering, which included courses and research in materials engineering, optical fibers and waveguides, organic chemistry, and electronic properties of dielectric materials. Prior to law school, as an engineer, he worked at a small company researching formulations for grinding and polishing semiconductor substrates and memory disks and then as a process engineer and shift supervisor at an optical fiber manufacturing facility.
At Seton Hall University School of Law, Scott served as an editor for Seton Hall Law Review and graduated cum laude. Scott worked in several law firms and Fortune 500 companies before joining the firm to expand the firm’s patent and trademark prosecution practice. During his tenure in-house, Scott developed and managed patent portfolios related to optical fibers, photonics, semiconductors, liquid crystal displays and medical devices.
Scott’s broad experience has included counseling and litigation related to Hatch-Waxman (ANDA) disputes, counseling and litigation on trademark and copyright matters, and preparing invalidity and freedom to operate opinions. Some of the technologies Scott has handled include chemistry, catalysts, materials science, glass for display devices and mobile electronic devices, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, drug delivery, photonics, fiber optics, and nanotechnology.
Scott counsels large corporations in the procurement and management of extensive worldwide IP portfolios, as well as smaller companies in the development of patent protection and portfolios.
Scott is married and father of two sons. Scott has coached his sons’ tee ball, baseball, soccer and mountain biking teams. He has also been an active volunteer firefighter for more than 34 years, serving as an interior firefighter, apparatus driver, line officer and grant writer, successfully procuring several federal grants for firefighting equipment.