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Mark W. Scott

US Lawyer, Registered US Patent Attorney


Team Leader

US IP Services

Telephone: +358 50 409 1218


Languages: English

"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious." - John Sculley

Mark moved to Finland from the US to join Laine IP in 2019. He is the Team Leader of the US IP Team and a Partner of the firm, and additionally works as a US Patent Attorney on the firm’s chemistry team.

As a US Patent Attorney, Mark is uniquely able to offer patentability, validity, enforceability, and freedom to operate analyses and written opinions to the firm’s clients when they involve US patent assets.

Prior to joining Laine IP, Mark served as outside counsel to and in-house counsel for Siemens’ organizations for over 11 years, where he managed global IP strategy and prosecution for one of its business units. Prior to working with Siemens, Mark practiced in Chicago and Denver, passionately assisting clients in the acquisition and protection of their intellectual property rights.

Mark holds degrees in Forensic Science and Chemistry, and a Juris Doctor of Law from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

In his spare time, Mr. Scott enjoys art, film, studying languages, sports, working out, travel, and spending time with his family, including his young daughter. In addition, Mr. Scott is a local DJ who plays in cocktail lounges and terraces in the Helsinki area under the name DJ Patent.

IPR services

  • Patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution; global patent portfolio strategy development and management; drafting of technology-related agreements; valuation of patent portfolios; and preparation of patentability, freedom to operate, and infringement opinions for clients ranging from start-up entities to large corporations.

Special expertise

  • Industries: chemical, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, manufacturing, metallurgical, medical device, pharmaceutical, and wastewater treatment.
  • Technologies: New chemical entities and compositions, coating compositions, medical devices, mechanical devices, diagnostic tests, high temperature materials, wastewater treatment processes, gas turbine components and repair processes, manufacturing processes, and computer-related technologies.