Scott Simpkins advises clients on technology and intellectual property matters in business transactions. He drafts and negotiates corporate and intellectual property agreements, including data sharing, software licensing, publishing and technology development. He also provides patent procurement services and strategic counseling to a wide array of companies, from small entities to premier Fortune 100 corporations, enhancing their U.S. and international patent portfolios of mechanical, electrical and software patents. Before pursuing a career in law, Scott worked directly with other engineers to generate solutions to complex problems. His diverse experience includes serving as a software engineer on digital communications programs and working for a range of companies in the polymer industry. Scott’s design, development, and manufacturing knowledge enable him to better understand industry-specific needs, and to counsel small companies and prominent corporations on a variety of intellectual property matters.