Scott is an accomplished intellectual property attorney with substantial experience representing clients in both domestic and international trademark and copyright matters. He is skilled in the prosecution of trademark and copyright applications as well as in the enforcement of intellectual property rights. Scott’s extensive knowledge of intellectual property law also covers the protection of trade dress, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and the licensing of intellectual property. He oversees international intellectual property matters for clients and works with attorneys in numerous countries throughout the world.
Scott is the former Vice President and General Counsel of Ty Inc., best-known as the creator of Beanie Babies® plush toys. In that capacity, he was responsible for establishing and protecting a multibillion-dollar trademark and copyright portfolio in the face of many challenges presented by counterfeiters, infringers, copycats, and others seeking to exploit the company’s intellectual property.
Scott also provides legal advice with respect to employment and labor law, compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations, and sweepstakes laws. He has achieved the highest ranking, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®.
(J.D., with highest honors, 1990)
Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Florida State University Law Review