Scott A. McKeown

Ropes & Gray LLP

Scott is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property litigation practice group and chair of the firm’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) practice. He focuses his practice on post-grant patent counselling and litigation matters at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and related appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Scott is an active PTAB trial attorney and is recognized as a thought leader in the PTAB industry. He is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, a member of the teaching faculty of the Practising Law Institute and a founding member of the Board of Directors of the PTAB Bar Association. He maintains a blog,, which examines developments in patent litigation, including issues related to USPTO post issuance proceedings.