Scott W. Doyle, Chair of the firm’s International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 Litigation Practice, focuses on patent and intellectual property infringement actions in federal district and state courts. Scott is experienced in Section 337 actions at the International Trade Commission. Scott is a trained electrical engineer and registered patent attorney.
Scott is well known as a leading lawyer litigating complex intellectual property cases, handling IP and other aspects in corporate transactions, efficiently managing and developing patent portfolios to achieve strategic goals, and providing global technology, business and legal strategic counseling. He has led patent, trade secret, copyright, software licensing and other intellectual property litigation actions in the federal courts, Section 337 actions at the ITC, and numerous inter partes reviews (IPR) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He also has broad experience in arbitrations and mediations involving patent, trade secret and other intellectual property issues. Scott handles litigation involving a broad range of technologies including telecommunications, internet, digital cameras, computer hardware and software, automotive, photolithography machines, chemical compositions, medical devices, semiconductors, and biotechnology. Scott has deep experience advising clients on IPRs at the PTAB and other PTO patent review proceedings. He also counsels clients on a range of technology-related transactions. Previously, Scott has been Chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practices at two firms and was a Co-Managing Partner of the DC Office at Shearman and Sterling.
- International Trade Commission Section 337 Litigation
- Inter partes review
- Patent review proceedings
- Buyouts, mergers, and acquisitions
- Patent portfolio sales and joint ventures
- Technology agreements