Scott Bolden

Scott Bolden is the Deputy Director of the Intellectual Property Section of the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice.  He joined the Department of Justice through its Attorney General's Honors Program in 1999, and served as a Trial Attorney, Senior Trial Counsel, and Assistant Director before his current appointment as Deputy Director in 2017.  The Intellectual Property Section represents the United States in complex intellectual property litigation and advises government agencies on a wide range of issues related to intellectual property rights.

During his time with the Intellectual Property Section, Scott has litigated patent, copyright, and trademark cases before a variety of federal trial and appellate courts.  He has received three Special Commendation awards from DOJ's Civil Division, and currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association.

Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Scott received a Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington in 1999.  He received Bachelor degrees in Chemistry and Political Science from Alfred University in 1996.  He is admitted to the bar in Indiana and the District of Columbia.


Advisory Council Committee: 
Intellectual Property