Scott specialises in obtaining patent and design protection and helping clients to develop and implement an IP strategy that supports their business aims. He works across all areas of engineering, in particular robotics, medical devices, Cleantech, consumer devices, FMCG, aerospace, and manufacturing.
The majority of Scott's work is with SMEs and start-ups, but he also has extensive experience working on large patent portfolios for multi-national clients. This includes a two-and-a-half year part-time secondment to the patents department of a multinational company where he gained experience in IP portfolio management, risk management, and IP exploitation. This combination of private practice and in-house experience enables Scott to offer pragmatic, business-led advice that helps his clients to succeed.
MEng in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bath (1st Class)
Highest mark in the UK Patent Drafting Examination 2014.
Scott is actively involved with training and mentoring trainee patent attorneys at HGF, including directly supervising work, giving tutorials, and mentoring groups through their preparation for the qualifying examinations. He also participates in the CIPA IP Clinics where inventors can get some initial IP advice free of charge to help them understand the benefits of IP and how it may help their business plans.
HGF is sponsoring The Business of Science Conference 2021 on 7th October. Science and the commercialisation of science continues to be fundamental to the economic growth of the UK and …Event details
IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has been published and HGF is delighted to have 4 Partners listed. The guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other …Read article
HGF’s Partner Dr Markus Zoller is attending and speaking at the German Biotechnology days on 20th September 2021. German Biotechnology days is the go to event in the industry and …Event details
HGF is sponsoring the Autonomous Vehicles Expo which is being held on 9th September. Autonomous Vehicles Expo will provide key insights from industry experts on how disruptive technological advances will …Event details
Oral proceedings by videoconference can be enforced by the EPO during the pandemic On 16 July 2021 the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) decided on referral G 1/21 regarding …Read article
HGF in Europe and Shiga in Japan are holding a joint webinar on 29th July 2021. Fitter, faster, stronger – patenting sports and fitness technology in Europe and Japan Sporting …Event details
The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
WIPR Patents Live is holding a complimentary session on July 20, at 5pm BST/12pm ET, where HGF Partner & Patent Attorney Kieran Killough will present on ‘Protecting medical devices in …Event details
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