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Scott Adams offers a variety of experience in intellectual property law. He focuses his practice on helping clients develop and otherwise acquire intellectual property assets. Scott’s work includes prosecution of domestic and international patent applications for clients in information security, cloud computing, blockchain, FinTech, artificial intelligence, and medical device industries. A large focus of his practice includes applied mathematics in areas such as cryptography, smart contracts, machine learning, and image processing. Scott also negotiates patent licenses, advises on intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions, and counsels on patent litigation matters.
Patent portfolio development
Helping tech companies acquire strategic patent assets through prosecution, acquisitions, and licensing in the fields of cloud computing, FinTech, information security, blockchain, medical devices, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
Helping companies navigate IP issues in licensing deals and corporate transactions, from single-patent licenses to portfolio transfers in mergers and acquisitions.
Intellectual property disputes
Counseling companies in IP disputes, both with prelitigation strategic planning and litigation support with regards to substantive IP issues.
* Denotes experience completed at a prior firm
Admitted to Practice
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 2006
M.A., Mathematics, Emphasis in Control Systems, Portland State University, 2004
B.A., Mathematics, Russian, Minor in Physics, Willamette University, 2000
- Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Seattle, 2008-2013
- Associate, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd., Seattle, 2006-2008
- Extern, Hon. R. William Riggs, Oregon Supreme Court, Salem, Ore., 2005