Intellectual Property Litigation
Scott files and defends against lawsuits in federal courts throughout the country involving patent, trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement, trade secret, unfair competition, anti-cybersquatting, counterfeiting and/or deceptive trade practices claims. He provides pre-litigation counseling, assisting with developing non-infringing designs and evaluating the use of litigation alternatives, such as inter partes review proceedings and ex parte reexaminations.
Advertising and Consumer Protection Counsel
Along with his IP litigation counsel, he provides legal guidance on advertising issues, including evaluating endorsement and efficacy claims and orchestrating clinical trials. Drawing from the consumer protection and antitrust expertise he gained in his years as a regulator, Scott is a trusted strategist for companies in their interactions with government agencies, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, FTC, National Advertising Division and National Advertising Review Council.
Scott is training to get his black belt in Taekwondo.