About Scott Schaffer

With over 22 years of experience, 15 as a partner in a major patent law firm, Scott Schaffer assists clients in all aspects of intellectual property law.  Selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of patent law over the past five years, Scott is also a recipient of the 2007 Portland Business Journal's 40 Under 40 recognition for his career accomplishments and community service, and is an adjunct Associate Professor teaching courses and mentoring PhD students in PSU's College of Technology Engineering Management.

Schaffer has enjoyed a diverse and interesting career with work ranging from software to eyeglass patents, from apparel to specialty lighting, from author contracts to medical devices, from dog goggles to Internet technologies, from semiconductor processes to e-beam archiving, from concrete stamping machines to gaming systems, and from trade secrets to protecting brand identities.

He counsels his clients to intercept legal issues before they become a problem and efficiently identifies innovative solutions. Scott ultimately helps his clients realize the potential of their inventions through IP protection and licensing, and through trade secret protection and negotiation.


2187 Southwest Market Street Drive, PortlandOR 97201, USA   |  +1.5039705119  |  scott@schafferiplaw.com

scott schaffer

patent attorney