Scott Burt

Scott Burt

Scott Burt  
Scott Burt leads Conversant’s legal professionals, including the corporate counsel and secretary functions, ligation, and patent prosecution. He also heads the Company’s public policy initiatives, and in 2013 spearheaded the development of its Patent Licensing Principles document. He actively participates in patent licensing negotiations and patent acquisitions. Scott joined Conversant in 2012 and was named to his current role in 2014.

Scott is a 21-year veteran of Jones Day, one of the top IP firms in the United States and globally. At Jones Day, he led a diverse IP and technology practice focused on complex litigation, IP counselling, 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.


Posts by Scott Burt


Dear Patent Troll: Drop Dead

In 2012, Mr. Rust bought five patents from an inventor named Laurence Klein for exactly $1. He then set up 101 separate limited liability companies (LLCs), each with bizarre six …
By Scott Burt
6 years ago 3

Extortionist Demand Letters are Wrecking Public Confidence in the U.S. Patent System

The greatest long-term threat to the U.S. patent system does not come from its professional opponents – those large businesses and their political allies who stand to …
By Scott Burt
6 years ago 28