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Hinckley Allen Expands IP and Litigation Practices with the Addition of Scott & Bush

Hinckley Allen is bolstering its IP and Litigation practices with the addition of Scott & Bush, a boutique intellectual property and business litigation firm in Providence.

Founding partners Craig Scott and Christine Bush along with their associates, Byron McMasters and Anastasia Dubrovsky will join Hinckley Allen on November 1, 2014.

“By combining the capabilities and expertise of the lawyers in both firms, Hinckley Allen has further strengthened its ability to serve clients facing complex IP and litigation matters at the local, national and international level,” said David Rubin, Managing Partner at Hinckley Allen. “We are delighted to welcome them to the firm.”

Craig Scott, a veteran trial attorney brings years of experience helping companies navigate complex business litigation, including patent, trademark, trade secrets and copyright cases. He serves as lead trial counsel in federal courts throughout the country and internationally for clients engaged in a broad range of industries, including technology and financial services to real estate and manufacturing.

“Intellectual property is a fast-changing area of law that cuts across all industries and sectors,” said Craig Scott. “The nature of IP work requires a mix of specialized expertise and broad industry experience, which our combined team has in spades.”

Craig has been recognized by Best Lawyers as Patent Litigation Lawyer and Trademark Lawyer of the Year. He holds a J.D. from George Washington Law School and a B.A. from Clark University.

Christine Bush has many years of experience litigating and trying complex business litigation matters involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, covenants not to compete, shareholder issues in closely held companies, and construction disputes. She regularly advises clients on issues concerning the protection of intellectual property and proprietary business information, including licensing and non-disclosure issues.

Christine was recently named by Best Lawyers as Copyright Lawyer and Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer of the Year. She holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.

“We were drawn to Hinckley Allen for its multidisciplinary approach to client service,” added Christine Bush. “Our clients range from start-ups to publicly-traded companies, and will now have access to the broad-based advice of a multiservice firm, in addition to IP and Litigation expertise.”