Scott Lloyd is a registered patent attorney who specializes in intellectual property counseling and commercialization work. He has served as a technology commercialization specialist and advisor to companies in a diverse array of markets, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and beverage, specialty chemicals, technology and engineering. In addition, Mr. Lloyd spent ten years as in-house general counsel to small and mid-sized companies, where he managed corporate matters and resolved commercial disputes in addition to intellectual property strategy, and now serves in the same capacity for entrepreneurial clients. He serves as counsel to and small and mid-sized business owners seeking to implement growth strategies and succession plans.
In addition, Mr. Lloyd has significant regulatory knowledge in the areas of food and drug law and international trade. He has advised companies both as an external consultant and in-house counsel on product clearance and approvals as well as labeling and advertising issues associated with FDA-regulated products. He has also developed robust import and export compliance programs and advised domestic clients seeking to reduce import duties and take advantage of preferential tariff classifications and free trade agreements.
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Mr. Lloyd has managed business-critical intellectual property portfolios and strategies and resolved high-value commercial disputes efficiently and extrajudicially. He has identified acquisition targets for successful buyout based on intellectual property values, and has developed intellectual property portfolios in support of new company launches. While in house, Mr. Lloyd has also contributed to the successful formation of international affiliates of domestic businesses as well as a $400,000,000 business acquisition.