Scott Burt joined MOSAID Technologies Inc. in May 2012 to take the newly created position of Chief Intellectual Property Counsel. In this role, Scott is the senior management team member responsible for MOSAID's litigation strategy and public policy initiatives, and he actively participates in patent licensing and patent acquisitions. MOSAID is one of the world's leading intellectual property companies. MOSAID's core business is the licensing of patented semiconductor and wireless/wireline communications IP, complemented by the development of innovative semiconductor memory technology.
Scott joined MOSAID after a 21-year career at the global law firm Jones Day. At Jones Day, he led a diverse IP and technology practice focused on complex litigation, IP counseling, and IP transactions. In the patent enforcement and litigation area, Scott's practice emphasized patent analysis, global litigation and dispute resolution for clients in electronics, software, communications and other industries.
Scott holds a Juris Doctor, Order of St. Ives, from the University of Denver, and a BA in Mathematics with Computer Science from the University of Colorado. He is a member of Illinois, Texas and Colorado bars, is widely published in professional journals, and is a frequent speaker at legal and other conferences. Scott belongs to the Licensing Executives Society and the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and was honored as an Illinois Super Lawyer - Intellectual Property Litigation, in 2005 and 2006.