Scott is a registered patent attorney with over 18 years of experience dealing with intellectual property (IP) matters in life sciences. He is also the firm’s medical technology team leader and point of contact for AgTech and FoodTech related subject matter
Scott also has over ten years of academic and commercial research experience in the biotechnology sector. He majored in biochemistry and pharmacology in his undergraduate degree, and was subsequently involved in a range of research projects through his employment at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide. These projects, and his PhD studies, focussed on identifying genes associated with human disease, including cancer. This work led to 28 peer-reviewed publications in various scientific journals, including Nature, Nature Genetics and Lancet.