Partner

Scott F. Young

Corporate & Securities, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital, Intellectual Property

"Scott is incredibly knowledgeable. He understands complex issues and is very practical in his approach."
Chambers

Overview

With over 25 years of experience representing clients in hundreds of technology-related transactions, Scott Young is trusted by clients for counsel on a variety of corporate matters and commercial contracting issues, including software and technology licensing, product distribution, purchase and supply agreements, and other technology and commercial transactions. Companies seek Scott’s advice in a variety of industries, including the medical device, life sciences, SaaS, software, services, energy, and other technology-based industries.

Emerging company clients also rely on Scott in mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital and angel financing transactions.

Recognition

  • Information Technology Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Salt Lake City – Best Lawyers
  • Recognized for Corporate Law, Information Technology Law – The Best Lawyers in America
  • Named as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” for Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (Utah) – Chambers USA
  • Named among the Legal Elite – Utah Business Magazine

Education

  • Columbia University School of Law, JD
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Administrative Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
  • Brigham Young University, BA, International and Area Studies
  • University of Utah, BA, Physics
    Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Utah

Courts

  • US Patent and Trademark Office

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Chair, Utah State Bar Franchise Section, 2009–2010
  • Chair, Utah Innovation Awards, 2006–2007
  • Chair, Deal Flow Committee, MountainWest Capital Network, 2004–2005
  • Member, American Bar Association, Utah State Bar, New York State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Utah, MBA program on intellectual property issues
  • Member, Licensing Executives Society
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