Robert F. Scotti

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude (Top 5%), Seton Hall Law School, 1994
  • B.S. with High Honors (Top 5%) in Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University, 1988
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 1994
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 39,830)
  • European Patent Attorney (inactive)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Italian

YEAR JOINED FIRM

2009, Partner
2007, Associate
2001-2003, Partner
1994 – 2001, Associate


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Mr. Scotti’s practice includes all facets of intellectual property practice including patents, opinions, clearance, and litigation. He has worked in both the U.S. and Europe on patent drafting, patent litigation, and trademark prosecution. His extensive experience in both the U.S. and Europe gives him a unique perspective on the international protection of intellectual property. Mr. Scotti has lectured in both the U.S. and Europe on how to draft patent applications for global protection. He has also assisted in European litigations with issues that intermingle U.S. and European law.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Mr. Scotti’s practice emphasizes electrical- and computer-related fields.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Studio Torta, Turin, Italy
IP Attorney | 2004 – 2007
While working in Europe, Mr. Scotti prepared and prosecuted European patent applications related to software and electronics. He also worked extensively on community trademark oppositions and filing. Mr. Scotti attended European Patent classes at the University of Strasbourg, France, prior to passing the European Qualifying Examination.

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, Portland, OR
IP Attorney | 1994 – 2003
Mr. Scotti was an Associate from 1994-2001 and a Partner from 2001-2003 before transitioning to Europe. His practice focused primarily on US patent prosecution and patent litigation. Additionally, he assisted on a large due diligence review.

Formation Inc., Moorestown, New Jersey
Member Technical Staff | 1988 – 1991
Designed digital hardware and software, including microprocessor-based systems. Programming languages include C, C++ and assembly language.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Oregon Patent Law Association