Scott W. Clark

Scott is a registered U.S. patent attorney with over 15 years of experience representing clients in all aspects of intellectual property and other technology-related business controversies.  Scott has litigated over 30 civil cases, including 25 patent cases, in numerous U.S. jurisdictions, in private arbitration and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has significant experience in all phases of civil litigation, from pre-filing through trial and appeal.  His practice is focused on patent and trade secret disputes in a wide range of technologies, including the chemical, energy, biotech, medical device, high-tech and telecommunication industries.

In addition to litigation matters, Scott counsels clients on data privacy, intellectual property enforcement, acquisition, due diligence, clearance, freedom to operate, licensing and other technology-related agreements.

Prior to joining the Yarbrough Law Group, Scott was a partner with the international law firms of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and Howrey LLP, where his practice focused on intellectual property and business litigation.

Prior to attending law school, Scott was an IT management consultant with Andersen Consulting, the predecessor to Accenture.

Scott received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law and his B.S. in Chemical Engineering, with high honors, from the University of Texas at Austin.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, and is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


J.D., with honors, the University of Texas School of Law

B.S., Chemical Eng., with high honors, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Admissions


U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court – Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals – Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit

Employment History

Yarborough Law Group

McDermott Will & Emery

Howrey (acquired Arnold, White & Durkee by merger)

Arnold, White & Durkee