Scott McMillan’s practice covers various aspects of patent law, including foreign and domestic patent prosecution, portfolio management, and strategic development; infringement and validity studies; and licensing and due diligence support. Mr. McMillan has technical experience in various areas of electronics, computers, software and optics. Specific technologies include circuit design and VLSI layout, wireless communications, computer architecture, networking, software, online video streaming, optical devices and networks, and semiconductor design and manufacture.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. McMillan worked at one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies in hardware and software development, where, among other things, he assisted in the design of a development platform for next-generation portable media devices. He has also been lead hardware engineer at a small media distribution company where he designed and tested multimedia kiosks.
Mr. McMillan lived in Brazil for two years and retains a working proficiency in Portuguese.
Mr. McMillan was recognized as a 2018 Colorado "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.
Represented Western Union Financial Services, Inc., a provider of global payment services, as a defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit involving methods for electronic payment processing. Case settled. Actus, LLC v. Bank of Am. Corp., No. 09-0102 (E.D. Tex. filed Apr. 9, 2009).
Insights View All
Columbia Law School, J.D. (2008) Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
University of Colorado, M.S., Electrical Engineering (2005)
Brigham Young University, B.S., Electrical Engineering (2003) University Scholar
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
ProBoPat (Pro Bono Patent Program) Steering Committee Member and Volunteer
Utah State Bar, IP Section CLE Planning Committee, Member
While we are pleased to have you contact us by telephone, surface mail, electronic mail, or by facsimile transmission, contacting Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP or any of its attorneys does not create an attorney-client relationship. The formation of an attorney-client relationship requires consideration of multiple factors, including possible conflicts of interest. An attorney-client relationship is formed only when both you and the Firm have agreed to proceed with a defined engagement.
DO NOT CONVEY TO US ANY INFORMATION YOU REGARD AS CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL A FORMAL CLIENT-ATTORNEY RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED.
If you do convey information, you recognize that we may review and disclose the information, and you agree that even if you regard the information as highly confidential and even if it is transmitted in a good faith effort to retain us, such a review does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could be used against you.