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Scott C. Hilton

Scott C. Hilton

Kunzler Law Group
  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks
  • Utah
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Scott Hilton is a registered patent attorney and a partner at Kunzler Law Group, PC. Scott and the rest of the Kunzler Law Group Team help large tech companies manage and expand their IP portfolios and help small startups get their IP off the ground. Scott joined Kunzler Law Group in February of 2006 after studying electrical and computer engineering at Brigham Young University. He attended law school at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Prior to joining the firm, Scott performed patent and prior art research and analysis on the 3GPP wireless standard for a coalition of the world's largest wireless companies. Scott researched and categorized thousands of documents in the wireless field and helped design and populate a category tree for the wireless industry in which the documents and patents were accessible using a custom, online, wireless prior art database. Scott worked with and trained attorneys and engineers around the world in intellectual property and technical matters in the wireless field. Scott later worked in-house for Fujifilm Microdisks, where he drafted core patent applications and screened patents in the storage industry in preparation for a new product release. During law school, local patent attorneys selected Scott as the Best Oralist in the Giles Sutherland Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court competition between law schools. Scott’s paper entitled “Free and Open Source Software: How Free are the Nonliteral Elements?” was selected as a winner in the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition on copyright law. Scott finished his final year of law school at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where he researched the subject of Internet regulation with regard to the Internet Community Ports Act and worked to introduce a CyberSafety Constituency within ICANN, the Internet governing body.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
10th Circuit
  • Dutch: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner, Registered Patent Attorney
Kunzler Law Group
- Current
Work with inventors to protect their inventions and trademarks, before the USPTO and in court.
Intellectual Property Engineer
FujiFilm MicroDisks
Analyzed patent landscape for product launch, drafted and prosecuted core company patent applications.
Intellectual Property Engineer
Coltera Intellectual Property
Analyzed patent portfolios at claim level, developed technology trees, constructed and documented prior art database, prepared and delivered presentations to clients internationally.
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. (2009) | Law
Honors: Best Oralist, Giles Sutherland Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Winner, Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition on Copyright Law
Activities: Officer, Student Intellectual Property Law Association
Brigham Young University
B.S. (2005) | Computer Engineering
Honors: National Merit Scholarship Robert C. Byrd Scholarship BYU Heritage Scholarship Utah Top Scholar
Professional Associations
Utah State Bar, IP Section
Utah State Bar, Cyberlaw Section
Utah State Bar, Litigation Section
Federal Bar Association
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Registered Patent Attorney
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Kunzler Law Group, PC
50 West Broadway, 10th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Toll-Free: (800) 965-8446
Telephone: (801) 939-3691
Fax: (801) 531-1929