Scott Douglass concentrates his practice in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, and data privacy. He litigates trademark, trade dress, and copyright claims in federal courts across the country. He represents companies and individuals acting as both rightsholders asserting their rights and defendants accused of infringing others’ rights.
Mr. Douglass prosecutes trademarks in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He also helps clients register copyrights at the U.S. Copyright Office. And, he helps clients maximize the value of their intellectual property through online domain name enforcement.
Beyond litigation, Mr. Douglass advises clients on the adoption, protection, and registration of brands and product launches. He assists clients in a wide range of industries including film, television, music, entertainment, beer and spirits, food and restaurants, professional services, financial services, and pharmaceutical products.
Mr. Douglass has extensive experience advising companies in IP licensing agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, asset sales, software and end-user licenses, website terms and privacy policies, and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notices. He is better able to advise his clients by maintaining a diverse practice litigating and advising on all aspects of copyright and trademark rights.
Mr. Douglass is originally from Memphis, where he grew up and stayed for college. He recently relocated to Memphis to better serve clients in West Tennessee, while continuing an active network in Nashville and serving clients throughout Tennessee and across the country.