Scott Partridge is former head of the intellectual property department in Houston and Washington. He has extensive intellectual property law experience, concentrating on litigation involving patents, copyrights and trade secrets for technologies in the electrical, computer systems, telecommunications and mechanical fields. He has particular experience representing clients in litigation matters before the International Trade Commission and in numerous federal and state courts across the United States and has served as an arbitrator and special master in patent matters.
From 1969 through 1971, Mr. Partridge was a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and from 1972 to 1976 he was employed as an international and legislative specialist for the Office of Legislation and International Affairs of the Patent and Trademark Office. In 1973 and 1974 he served as executive secretary of the U.S. Side of the Joint Working Group on Intellectual Property for the U.S./U.S.S.R. Agreements on Scientific Cooperation. He was the assistant deputy general counsel and section director for the United States Presidential Clemency Board in 1975.
Mr. Partridge is a frequent lecturer on intellectual property law and has addressed many audiences (both in the United States and internationally) regarding intellectual property law issues. For seven years, he taught intellectual property law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.