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Scott Woodbury

Of Counsel

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Scott leverages his background as a software developer and his legal knowledge to draft and prosecute patents in the electronics, computer, and communications areas.

Scott works on a large team counseling some of the world’s leading technology companies with their sophisticated patent portfolios. He prepares U.S. and foreign patent applications, and office action responses, leads examiner interviews, and conducts patentability opinions. He works with companies developing sophisticated products including computer software, mobile devices and networks, communications, machine learning, and cybersecurity, developing deep relationships with clients. He uses his background as a software and firmware developer to immerse himself in his client’s products, business goals, industry, and competitive landscape.

Before joining Holland & Hart, Scott served as in-house counsel for a high technology security company. Additionally, Scott has experience working as a Shareholder at a large intellectual property boutique firm in Salt Lake City.


Preparation and Prosecution
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution
  • Patent portfolio development and management
Opinions and Counseling 
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis 
  • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions 
  • Design patent counseling and opinions
  • Product design counseling

Electrical/Electronic/Computer Science:
Computer software, mobile devices and networks, cybersecurity, machine learning, cloud data management, optics and optical communications, medical devices


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