Julie Scott, Ph.D., J.D.


Julie Scott is licensed to practice law in California and Missouri and prosecutes patents throughout the United States. She received her law degree from the University of Texas in Austin.

Before establishing her own firm, Julie Scott was in-house counsel at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. in St. Joseph, Missouri, and practiced law at Polsinelli PC in Kansas City, as well as, Townsend Townsend and Crew (now Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton) in San Francisco.

Prior to law school, Julie was a research scientist. She directed and supervised a molecular genetics laboratory at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Services in Kerrville, Texas and was a MacArthur Research Fellow at the University of Arizona, Centers for Insect Sciences in Tucson and a National Research Council Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. Her research focused on the biochemistry associated with metabolizing insecticides; the genetics associated with resistance to insecticides; and the development of technologies to detect resistance. At the Centers for Disease Control, she developed simple, cost-effective methods to distinguish African mosquitoes species from each other.

Julie received a Ph.D. in Entomology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas; a M.S. in Entomology from the University of Missouri-Columbia; and B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University in College Station.

She is licensed to practice in California, Missouri, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

She enjoys hiking, biking, gardening, and when she can, playing golf. Agatha Christie is her favorite author. Julie has two pampered cats that work really hard to train their owner.

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