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Craig Scott is a trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in the areas of complex business litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret cases. He serves as lead trial counsel for clients in a variety of industries in federal courts throughout the country and internationally. Mr. Scott has tried to judgment or verdict a wide variety of matters, such as patent, copyright, trade secret, construction and environmental cases. Mr. Scott also counsels clients on intellectual property licensing and trademark and copyright protection.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Chair, Intellectual Property
    • Partner (2014-Present)
  • Scott & Bush Ltd.
    • Partner (2009-2014)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2007-2020)
    • Lawyer of the Year (2012, 2014-2016, 2020)
    • Recognized for Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, Trust and Estates Litigation and Trademark Law
  • Rhode Island Monthly, Professional Excellence in Law (2019)
  • BTI Client Service-All Star Team for Law Firms (2007)
    • only Rhode Island attorney selected out of 113 attorneys throughout the United States based on interviews with corporate counsel at Fortune 100 companies
  • Capital Properties, Inc., Director (2011-2014)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in the category of Litigation: General Commercial (2016-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating, Recipient
  • Managing Intellectual Property IP Star (2014-2018)
  • Rhode Island Monthly Magazine Top Lawyers Recognition, Intellectual Property (2008, 1998)
  • Super Lawyers, Rhode Island (2007-2018)
  • The Providence and Worcester Railroad Company, Director (2004-2011)

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal, First, Fourth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, Rhode Island
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

News & Insight

Publication

Eyeing Regional Growth, Hinckley Allen Keeps Expanding

November 7, 2014
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56 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 15, 2019

Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®. Since its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers compi…

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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

April 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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38 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 18, 2018

The Super Lawyers has selected 38 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.Super Lawyers, a Thomson…

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51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019

August 15, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 51 attorneys in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including seven “Lawyers of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “La…

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Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2018 IP Stars

July 18, 2018

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce our attorneys who have been recognized as “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property. This is the fifth consecutive year Christine K. Bush, William R. Grimm, and Craig M. Scott have been honored.Christine K.Chris f…

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Chambers USA 2018 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 3, 2018

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2018 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 18, 2017

The Super Lawyers has selected 39 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.Super Lawyers, a Thomson…

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52 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers of America

August 18, 2017

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Chambers USA 2017 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 26, 2017

The Chambers USA 2017 edition, has named 18 Hinckley Allen attorneys as leaders in their fields.The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2017 guide include: William W. Bouton III; Christine K. Bush; Stephen J. Carlotti; Christopher H.M. Ca…

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Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

June 10, 2016

The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2016 guide include: E. Jerome Batty; William W. Bouton III; Christine K. Bush; Stephen J. Carlotti; Michael J. Connolly; Scott E. Cooper; Margaret D. Farrell; Robert G.

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Hinckley Allen Partner Craig M. Scott Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Intellectual Property by Best Lawyers

August 17, 2015

Craig M. Scott, a partner at Hinckley Allen, was named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Litigation – Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year” in Providence, RI.Craig is a trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in the areas of complex business litigat…

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Chambers USA 2015 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 19, 2015

Publication Recognizes 20% of the Firm’s PartnershipThe Chambers USA 2015 edition, released on May 19, has named 21 Hinckley Allen attorneys as leaders in their fields The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2015 guide include: E. Jerom…

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Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized As “IP Stars”

May 12, 2015

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that four partners have been recognized as “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property. Christine K. Bush, William R. Grimm, Andrea J. Mealey and Craig M. Scott will be included in the 2015 IP Stars Handbook, an…

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

October 31, 2014

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 …

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