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Katie J.L. Scott

Katie J.L. Scott


Silicon Valley
T: (650) 319-4529
F: +1 650 319 4700

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  • University of California, Hastings College of The Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, 2004
  • University of California, Berkeley
    BS, Chemical Engineering, 2000

Bar Admission(s)

  • California
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Central District of California
  • US District Court for the Northern District of California
  • US District Court for the Southern District of California
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Katie J.L. Scott focuses her practice on intellectual property and technology-related disputes, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation. She also has experience with false advertising, business tort and antitrust issues. Katie has represented clients in a variety of industries, including medical devices, biotechnology, semiconductor devices and software.

Representative Life Sciences Matters

  • Olympus v. Perfect Surgical Techniques. Serves as counsel for Olympus before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board regarding the inter partes review of two medical device patents.

  • Perfect Surgical Techniques v. Olympus. Serves as counsel for Olympus in this district court patent infringement action involving bipolar surgical instruments and electrosurgical generators.

  • Alzheimer’s Institute of America v. Elan Pharmaceuticals.  Served as counsel for Elan in this patent infringement action involving a genetic mutation linked to early onset Alzheimer’s Disease and research tools related to that mutation.

  • Applied Medical v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery. Served as counsel for Applied Medical in this false advertising and unfair competition action involving laparoscopic medical products.

  • Carl Zeiss Meditec & Univ. of Miami v. Optovue; Carl Zeiss Meditec v. Optovue & MIT. Served as counsel for Optovue in these patent infringement actions involving ophthalmic imaging and image processing.

  • Amgen v. Roche.  Served as counsel for Amgen in a declaratory judgment action and ITC action involving recombinant erythropoietin.

  • Conceptus v. Hologic. Served as counsel for Hologic in this patent infringement action involving permanent female sterilization products.

Representative Technology Matters

  • ITT v. Qualcomm, Cellco Partnership, LG Electronics and Kyocera. Served as counsel for LGE and Kyocera in this patent infringement action involving GPS technologies.

  • Tierra Intelectual Borinquen, LLC v. Toshiba America Information Systems. Served as counsel for TAIS in this patent infringement action regarding mobile device software.

  • Cadence Design Systems v. Lonestar Inventions; Lonestar Inventions v. Sony Electronics. Served as counsel for Cadence and Sony Electronics in these related patent actions regarding semiconductor devices.

  • SAP v. Security Weaver. Served as counsel for SAP in this trademark and breach-of-contract action regarding governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software.