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Leading Intellectual Property Attorney Joins Schwabe's Growing IP Team in Portland

November 5, 2015


We are proud to announce that Scott Eads has joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as a shareholder in the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Portland, Oregon, office.

"We are thrilled to have Scott on board as we continue to expand our intellectual property group to protect the inventions and brands of a growing number of clients. Scott brings extensive experience litigating cases directed to a breadth of technologies, including a particular strength in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. He is a valuable addition to the team serving our technology and health care industry clients." Steven Prewitt, Chair of Schwabe's Intellectual Property Practice Group

Scott is an intellectual property litigator with more than two decades of experience litigating patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition cases. Scott has handled patent infringement cases across a wide range of technologies, including Hatch-Waxman generic drugs, genetic engineering, biotechnology, Internet software, semiconductors, computer hardware and mechanical technologies. Scott has played a leading role in precedent-setting cases of national significance.

Chambers USA has recognized Scott as a top ranked attorney for intellectual property law in Oregon, indicating that peers consider Scott "a strong litigator" and "a true IP lawyer." He is lauded for his abilities in patent infringement cases. He is also recognized on "The World's Leading Patent Practitioners" list in Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000.

Prior to joining Schwabe, Scott was a Partner with Perkins Coie. He has served as President and as a board member of the Portland Parks Tennis Association. Scott received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, his M.S. in Molecular Biology from Portland State University, and his B.S. in Biology, summa cum laude, from Tennessee Tech University.

Outside of practicing law, Scott is a tennis enthusiast who also enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with his wife and three daughters.