Scott has served as Vice President, Deputy Chief IP Counsel of Thermo Fisher Scientific since July 2017. In this role, he supports high value IP initiatives and IP dispute resolution across the company and helps coordinate the IP corporate function with other company functions including M&A, Finance, and Compliance. Additionally, he leads the IP functional support of the Specialty Diagnostics, Sequencing, and Life Science Solutions Groups.
From 2010-2017, Scott was IP leader for the Biosciences Division in the Life Sciences Solutions Group supporting science critical technologies including bioproduction, cell culture media, gene editing, sample preparation, PCR, transfection and protein expression, stem cells, flow imaging, and antibodies. Prior to that, Scott worked as a law firm IP associate in New York City. Scott is a creative problem solver who finds pragmatic solutions that are consistent with the goals and mission of Thermo Fisher Scientific and provide meaningful impact.
Scott enjoys reading fiction, coaching youth soccer, skateboarding, and going to local concerts. He earned a B.A. in genetics from U.C. Berkeley, a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Columbia University in the City of New York, and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.