Scott Zimmerman

Scott Zimmerman

Scott Zimmerman is a patent attorney in North Carolina with nearly 25 years’ experience. Scott focuses his practice on IP counseling and sophisticated patent prosecution for high-value, targeted claims. He has obtained over 1,000 patents for clients, including Fortune 10 companies, emerging startups, and garage inventors. Having both mechanical and electrical engineering degrees, Scott has deep technical and legal knowledge of mobile communications, computer software, computer hardware, blockchaining, automotive, and mechanical technologies. Prior to becoming a patent attorney, he spent several years as a chassis engineer for General Motors. Scott enjoys home repair/remodeling and personal fitness.


Posts by Scott Zimmerman


Uniloc v. LG Shows that Broad Software Claims are Patent Eligible, Highlights the Perils of Concession

The Federal Circuit’s recent Uniloc v. LG Electronics decision (April 30, 2020) may be very helpful for subject matter eligibility. This Federal Circuit panel (Moore, Reyna & Taranto) held …
By Scott Zimmerman
7 months ago 14

Has Cellspin Resurrected Electric Power Group?

I thought the Electric Power Group decision was effectively dead. It used an overbroad characterization of patent claims under Step 1 of Mayo/Alice. Following that decision, I …
By Scott Zimmerman
1 year ago 10

Is Enfish Much Ado About Nothing?

Enfish bothers me. The Federal Circuit decision puts forth some great phrases, but I am concerned that Enfish will not be as useful as hoped in overcoming §101 …
By Scott Zimmerman
4 years ago 15