Frost Brown Todd Names New Associate in Patent Law

Former Patent Agent Licensed to Practice

November 8, 2011

Former Frost Brown Todd patent agent Scott R. Conley, Ph.D. has been named an associate. Dr. Conley was recently sworn-in and licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In his new capacity as an associate, Dr. Conley will continue to support the firm’s nationally recognized Intellectual Property practice group and Life Sciences Industry.

Dr. Conley received his law degree from the Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where he served as the President of the Intellectual Property Society. He concentrates his practice in the area of patent prosecution with an emphasis in chemistry and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Conley received his Ph.D. from The Scripps Research Institute in Organic Chemistry, where he conducted research on the synthesis of natural products in the laboratory of K.C. Nicolaou. Dr. Conley then went on to spend nine years at the Eastman Kodak Company working as a synthetic organic chemist on small molecules for use as photographic couplers in photographic film and materials for Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED). While with Kodak, Dr. Conley invented a new material currently in use in commercial OLED panels. His last two years at Kodak were spent as an Intellectual Property Coordinator for the OLED materials group. 

He represents a variety of clients, from small start-up companies, to large multi-national corporations, and university researchers. Dr. Conley’s hands-on industry experience has given him an in-depth understanding of the processes for developing and bringing new products to market.  He has ten granted U.S. patents and several U.S. applications.