Mr. Scott is Managing Partner of METROLEX IP LAW GROUP, which he co-conceived with Mr. Osaka in 2017 as an evolution of Mots Law. Mr. Scott has extensive hands-on industry experience in electronics hardware R&D and real-time software development. After a tour in the U.S. Navy, where he was a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Nuclear Power and Advanced Electronics programs, he spent several years in Sorrento Valley, CA, the high-tech corridor of San Diego, prototyping next generation products for electronics start-ups including a microprocessor-based blood pressuring monitoring device.
Mr. Scott worked as a telephony engineer in terrestrial, wireless, and satellite communication, where he specialized in complex, mixed/hybrid signal hardware and embedded real-time software including multi-processor messaging operating systems, voice frequency equalizer circuits, channel coding programmable logic, and signal processing software. Mr. Scott prototyped one of the first computers to incorporate a stylus-based, handwriting recognizing “write-on” LCD display.
After obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering at George Mason University, and studying Master’s level coursework in network architecture and protocols, he obtained his Juris Doctorate, also from George Mason, in the Patent Track program, where he now teaches Patent Law 1 and 2 to LLM candidates as an adjunct professor. Mr. Scott has lived and worked in Japan, Singapore, and Canada, and has prepared and prosecuted patent applications throughout the world in a variety of technology areas including automotive technology, telecommunications, electronics, REDOX battery chemistry, computer technology. Mr. Scott drafted and prosecuted many of the original Bluetooth patents, drafted and successfully prosecuted a patent for a ground penetrating radar that used theoretically faster-than-light speed signal components.
In Japan, Mr. Scott was the sole U.S. attorney in the foreign patents group of a large automotive technology maker and began his continuing study of the Japanese language. In Canada, Mr. Scott managed a group of patent attorneys that handled patent preparation, prosecution, portfolio acquisition, due diligence and administration for a portfolio containing thousands of patents. Mr. Scott has developed a unique sense of patent strategy and takes great pleasure in assisting his clients to obtain meaningful protection for their critical IP.