Whit Scott

With nearly a decade of law experience, Whitcomb (Whit) Scott provides a solutions-centered approach to client counseling in all phases of intellectual property protection and procurement. As counsel at KDW, his primary focus lies in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Holding several issued patents himself, Whit is uniquely positioned to advise clients within a wide range of industry and technology.


  • Counsel


  • North Carolina State University, BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2005
  • North Carolina Central University Law School, Evening Program, JD, 2015
  • Bar: Pennsylvania
  • Other: Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Opinions
  • Patent Counseling
  • Patent Drafting and Prosecution
  • Trademarks


  • Biotechnology & Chemistry
  • Mechanical Technologies
  • Medical Devices
  • Universities

Notable Legal Expertise

  • Counseling, licensing, and rendering opinions

Representative Technological Expertise

  • Composite materials
  • Aerospace
  • Healthcare and surgical devices
  • Consumer products
  • Lighting and lighting control systems
  • Robotics
Prior to pursuing a career in law and ultimately joining KDW, Whit worked as a mechanical engineer where he amassed criticall experience with fortifying intellectual property and successfully filing patents.


  • Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, Senior Associate Patent Attorney, 2015-2023
  • IBM and Lenovo, Mechanical Engineer, 2005-2015

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