Scott Creasman, Intellectual Property, Litigation Attorney

W. Scott Creasman

Partner
screasman@taylorenglish.com
678.336.7179
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Taylor English has a business model that allows me to support my clients in a meaningful, hands-on manner over the long term. It is a relationship based, not transactional, approach to the practice. Plus, I get to work with really smart lawyers who also are fundamentally good people.

Scott Creasman handles intellectual property and technology litigation, and business matters involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets and false advertising. A significant portion of his practice involves the prosecution of trademarks and copyrights. He has experience with Internet issues, including domain name rights and Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings, privacy, information security and other e-commerce matters. His practice also includes intellectual property and technology matters in the education, entertainment and sports industries, including the  representation of two professional baseball teams, documentary film clearance, television production houses and networks, and book publishing. 

Mr. Creasman has been interviewed by a variety of media outlets on intellectual property and technology issues, including CNBC, The Washington Post, the Toronto Star, The Wall Street Journal, the ABA Journal, Bloomberg News, the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Business Insurance Magazine. Mr. Creasman has served as an adjunct instructor on “Legal Issues in Technology Transfer” at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Management. He has spoken for numerous entities, including the American Bar Association Section on Intellectual Property Law, the State Bar of Georgia Intellectual Property Section, the Atlanta Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, the National Business Institute, Law Seminars International, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia and Lorman Education Services.

Mr. Creasman currently serves as Hiring Partner and firm Sommelier.

Memberships

Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Section, Board Member, CLE Board of Trustees

International Trademark Association, Legislative Affairs Committee, Model State Trademark Bill Subcommittee, Dilution and Model State Trademark Bill Taskforce

Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Executive Committee, 2004-2013; President, 2012; Director of Wine & Spirits 2013–present

State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property (Trademark Committee), Litigation, and Technology Sections

Technology Association of Georgia, Leadership Council, Information Security Society, Co-Chair and Board of Directors

Community Involvement

High Museum of Art, Wine Auction Organizing Committee, Chair of Trade Tasting

Yale Alumni Schools Committee

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Sunday School Teacher

Commanderie du Bordeaux

Practice Highlights

Experience

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Speaking Engagements

Publications

Education

Duke University School of Law, JD, 1990

Yale University, BA, 1987

Bar Admissions

Georgia

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

The Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-2017

Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Intellectual Property, 2012