Scott Smith

Scott Smith

Copyright & Trademark Manager

Scott Smith manages all aspects of trademark and copyright prosecution and maintenance, including clearing third party rights, drafting permission agreements, drafting terms of service, resolving ownership and authorship issues, obtaining permission agreements, and related tasks. He works closely with UW researchers, the director of technology licensing, technology managers, and the agreements group to ensure proper protection for the UW’s intellectual property. Prior to joining the Center for Commercialization, Scott was an intellectual property attorney at various boutique intellectual property law firms, focusing on intellectual property prosecution and management. Scott earned a B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA, an M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Glasgow, and a J.D. from Loyola of Los Angeles Law School.