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Scott is a consultant in our Intellectual Property, Technology & Competition team within our broader Corporate group.
Having practised in the intellectual property field since 1988, Scott is well recognised within the intellectual property community. He represents a wide range of clients in the life sciences & healthcare, manufacturing, FMCG, media, and sustainable energy industries, as well as clients in the government and education sectors.
Scott’s practical experience includes the conduct of significant copyright, trade mark, patent, confidential information and competition law litigation, as well as advising in relation to the creation, structuring and commercialisation of IP.
He has acted for a leading multinational medical device company in one of Australia’s most significant patent damages hearings, represented Channel Nine in its successful protection of the well-known trade mark the WORM, resisted an attempt to use representative proceedings in a patent infringement case, and is currently involved in a number of patent disputes, ranging from classic ‘generic vs originator’ pharmaceutical actions to disputes involving innovation patents for mechanical devices.
Having practiced with the firm since 1985, Scott was the managing partner of the Sydney office between 2004 and 2007, and has served on both the Sydney and National firm Boards, including as National Chairman for four years. Scott is recognised by Chambers & Partners as a leader in Intellectual Property: Patents and Life Sciences.