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Scott Ewing Brient

Scott Ewing Brient

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Patent Infringement, Patent Application

About Me

Scott E. Brient focuses his practice on intellectual property law. As a former partner at one of the nation’s leading law firms, Alston & Bird, where he practiced law for almost 10 years, Mr. Brient has extensive experience in evaluating complex patent portfolios and in providing clients with strategic advice regarding potentially relevant patents within their industry. He also has significant experience in licensing intellectual property.


As a registered patent attorney, Mr. Brient has over 12 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patents that protect mechanical devices, computer systems and software, and business methods. He has particular experience in drafting, prosecuting, and analyzing patents covering logistics-related computer systems, medical devices, complex industrial machines, software applications for handheld devices, computerized payment systems, RFID technology, wireless technologies, call centers, unique insurance products, and manufacturing systems. In addition, he is experienced in helping clients protect industrial designs through design patents, trade dress, and copyrights.


Mr. Brient currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section and is a regular speaker at bar events, including the 2012 Intellectual Property "SpringPosium" event in Atlanta. 


Languages Spoken: English, German

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Intellectual Property: 34%
  2. Patent Application: 33%
  3. Patent Infringement: 33%


Payment Types:

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Contact Info

Brient Intellectual Property Law, LLC

5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 67
Alpharetta, GA, 30022



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200008/22/2015
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt199908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Georgia Rising StarSuperLawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerAlston & Bird, LLP2007 - 2009
AssociateAlston & Bird, LLP2000 - 2006
AssociateJones & Askew, LLP1999 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionBoard of Directors2009 - Present
AIPLAN/A2001 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Insurance Company Mergers and Acquisitions, Aspatore BooksIntellectual Property Considerations in Insurance-Related Mergers and Acquisitions2009
Financial Engineering NewsA Simple Plan for Protecting New Ideas In the Financial Services Industry2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of FloridaMechanical Engineering and GermanN/A1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
SpringPosium Intellectual Property EventPatent Law Update2013
Intellectual Property "SpringPosium" EventThe Patentability of Computer Systems, Software, and Business Methods2012
Continuing Legal EducationIntellectual Property Ethics2009