Trademark, Unfair Competition, Copyright and Litigation
Scott Major practices trademark, unfair competition and copyright law, with a particular emphasis on domestic and foreign trademark counseling, clearance, prosecution, auditing and enforcement; domain name dispute resolution; and litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the courts. Mr. Major represents clients in a broad range of industries, including retail floristry, video game development and distribution, pharmaceuticals, music, wine, insurance, marketing, education, restaurants and hospitality.
Before joining the firm in 2001, Mr. Major practiced for nearly seven years with other intellectual property law firms in Washington, D.C., and spent three years as a Trademark Examining Attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
University of Notre Dame (B.B.A., Finance concentration 1984)
Catholic University Columbus School of Law (J.D. 1991)
Membership and Affiliations
International Trademark Association
Virginia State Bar, Intellectual Property Section
Virginia State Bar (1992)
District of Columbia Bar (1998)
Speaking Engagements and Publications
Seminar on Trademark Issues for Construction Industry, 2012 AGCA Annual Meeting
George Mason University, guest lecturer on overview of IP law