Scott Felder

Scott Felder is a partner at Wiley Rein LLP and the head of the Firm's Patent Prosecution practice. He counsels clients in connection with the acquisition, protection, management, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including representing clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Scott received his J.D. from the University of Virginia, Order of the Coif.


  • 7/29/2016

    As medical devices and procedures become more reliant on computers and technology, the question of whether a patent is directed to a patent-ineligible abstract idea becomes increasingly relevant. Thus, it is important for the medical device community to understand how to claim their innovations in a way that passes Mayo/Alice muster.

  • 6 Tips For Using Inter Partes Review Proceedings To Your Advantage

    Inter partes reviews can provide valuable leverage when defending against allegations of patent infringement. Notably, the standard of proof to demonstrate invalidity in an IPR is lower than it is in district court litigation. This column explores various considerations for patent challengers hoping to use IPR proceedings as an adjunct to district court litigation.

  • Back To The Future: 3D-Printed Medical Devices At The International Trade Commission

    3D technology is disruptive because it is accessible. That accessibility can both help and hurt your company, and here we will look at how a recent federal appeals court's decision can help to shape a strategy to protect your company's intellectual property rights.