I am a senior associate in Fox Williams' intellectual property team. I have advised clients on all types of intellectual property matters including trade marks, passing off, registered and unregistered designs, copyright, and patents, as well as confidential information and domain name disputes. ”
Scott joined Fox Williams in September 2018 and advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, including trade mark and design registry proceedings. Scott has been the lead associate on cases brought in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Scott acts for a range of clients including in the fashion and technology sectors, speaks Spanish at an advanced level and has a strong interest in football (Liverpool FC) and tennis.
Scott has a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Oxford University, and is rated as a Rising Star 2021 on IP Stars.
Prior to joining Fox Williams, Scott completed his training contract at the London office of a US law firm before qualifying in September 2016 as an IP lawyer and working for a specialist IP law firm.
Acted for Bentley Clothing and obtained a successful Court of Appeal judgment in its trade mark infringement claim against Bentley Motors (see here)
Advised Superdry in relation to trade mark infringement, passing off and design infringement issues
Advised StylIdeas (Lord Sugar and The Apprentice winner Tom Pellereau) on design right infringement issues
Advised maternity brand Seraphine on several fashion intellectual property matters, including its case in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court against JoJo Maman Bébe
Acted for Glanbia Performance Nutrition in relation to its High Court claim against The Hut Group Limited and The Hut.com
Acted for formalwear brand Marc Darcy in relation to a design and trade mark claim it brought in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court
Advised luxury equestrian brand Holland Cooper in relation to design infringements of its fur cape design, including obtaining permission to serve a Court order via Instagram (a UK first)
Advised various clients in relation to trade marks and trade mark proceedings, including Buzzfeed and Mycoskie (TOMS shoes)
Advised various clients on domain name disputes