Craig M. Scott


Providence, Boston




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.

Work Experience

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

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2007-2019)
    • Lawyer of the Year (2012, 2014-2016)
    • 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
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