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Scott E. Brenner

Scott E. Brenner

Associate
Location:
Louisville, Colorado
Phone:
303-665-9845
Fax:
303-665-9847
Email:

Education

Scott Brenner received his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2009 (Cum Laude)

Scott Brenner received his B.A. from the University of Arizona.

Professional Activities

Scott Brenner is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Intellectual Property and Solo Small Firm Practice Sections.

He is a member of Boulder Bar Association.

Scott Brenner is an active pro bono attorney working with Boulder County Legal Services.

Bar and Court Admissions

Scott Brenner is a member of the bars of the State of Colorado and the State of Ohio.

Experience

Scott Brenner has registered trademarks for software and real estate services.

Scott Brenner has responded to a trademark office action denying trademark registration based on a likelihood of confusion.

Scott Brenner has prepared an opinion letter on a trademark/domain name dispute, including the potential of a UDRP proceeding.

As a Legal Intern in University of Cincinnati, Office of Intellectual Property, Scott Brenner led IP assessment and valuation meetings with attorneys, professors, and university administration. He researched open- and closed-source licenses for a university software project and drafted software licensing and governance recommendations.

Scott Brenner clerked for a trial court judge for more than two years, managing every aspect of 400+ case civil docket, including conducting scheduling conferences, setting trial dates, hearing dates, and discovery deadlines, as well as working with the litigants to resolve minor disputes. As a trial court clerk, he drafted hundreds of decisions and orders.

As a law student, Scott Brenner interned for a federal trial court judge. He wrote decisions involving copyright infringement, the Computer Fraud and Abuse act, and the Controlled Substances Act.

During a yearlong fellowship with the Ohio Innocence Project, Scott Brenner evaluated and researched claims of actual innocence for more than 80 inmates. His work directly led to the exonerations of two innocent inmates and a pardon by the governor for a third.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 25% Trademark Registration

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2009
  • Colorado, 2012

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. cum laude - 2009
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • B.A.
    • Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 2012 - 2013
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member, 2009 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boulder County Legal Services, 2013

Languages

  • English

Office Locations

Thomas P. Howard, LLC
842 West South Boulder Road, Suite 100
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: 303-665-9845
E-mail: info@thowardlaw.com
Fax: 303-665-9847
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Thomas Howard is an experienced trial lawyer practicing with an emphasis in intellectual property disputes (including copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, Web site infringements and other Internet-related disputes) as well as complex civil litigation (including breach of contract, interference with contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, fraud, fraudulent transfer, trespass, negligence and nuisance).
In addition to representing clients involved in litigation, Thomas Howard frequently negotiates and drafts intellectual property-related agreements, including nondisclosure and license agreements. He has drafted and negotiated such agreements on behalf of his clients with parties as diverse as Microsoft, Best Buy, Phillips and Hyperion. MORE