Overview Experience Events News Intelligence Scott D. Anderson Partner sanderson foley.com Download vCard Scott Anderson is a partner and registered patent attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he counsels clients on a wide variety of intellectual property issues, particularly those involving patent and trade secret law, product design, licensing, and transactions. Mr. Anderson is a member of the firm's Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies and Green Energy Technologies Practices. He is also a member of the Food & Beverage and Automotive Industry Teams. As a member of one of the largest intellectual property practices in the United States, he counsels clients and provides business-focused solutions relating to issues such as: Creating, implementing, and managing IP strategy programs and portfolios for small, mid, and large sized companies Preparing and prosecuting patent applications Assessing and managing IP enforcement actions and risk analysis projects Negotiating and preparing IP agreements, including joint development, professional services agreements, and license agreements Conducting IP due diligence and counseling for mergers, acquisitions, capital funding, and other business transactions Mr. Anderson has worked with manufacturers and investment firms in a wide variety of technical disciplines, ranging from medical devices, sporting goods, automotive, food products and packaging, clean/green technologies, water technologies, software and Internet applications, and other consumer, commercial, industrial, or investment products and services. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Anderson was an engineer for a manufacturer of electronic and electrical products. Recognition Mr. Anderson was recognized among IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). Affiliations Mr. Anderson is a former adjunct professor at Marquette University Law School, where he taught patent and intellectual property litigation for several years. Publications and Presentations Mr. Anderson has also authored several articles on patent law and is a frequent speaker on a variety of intellectual property related subjects. Education Mr. Anderson graduated from University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.S., mechanical engineering, 1993) and Marquette University Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 1999), where he was a member of the Marquette Law Review and was the editor-in-chief of the Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review. Admissions and Professional Memberships Mr. Anderson is admitted to practice in the state of Wisconsin and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Community Engagement Mr. Anderson serves as president of the board for Broadscope Disability Services, a Wisconsin nonprofit that provides programs, services, and resources for people and families living with disabilities.