Direct: (512) 626-5595
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • State Bar of Texas
  • J.D., University of Oregon
  • - Order of the Coif
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Scott Denko has practiced in almost every area of intellectual property over the last twenty five years. He has developed successful litigation strategies for plaintiffs and defendants in litigation matters around the country including, for example, in Arizona, California, Massachusetts, New York and Texas including actions in patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, fraud, antitrust, interference in contractual relations and breach of contract. In patent cases, he has briefed and argued Markman hearings in a variety of jurisdictions and developed winning positions for clients in patent matters in jurisdictions from the Northern District of New York to the Southern District of Texas to the Central District of California.

A federally-registered patent attorney, Scott has also developed patent portfolios for clients that have been licensed by corporations in Asia, Europe and the United States. Prior to founding Denko & Bustamante LLP, Scott was a voting principal at Fish & Richardson from 2006 – 2009 and prior to that, an equity partner at Andrews Kurth LLP and partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

Scott has been involved in, developed case strategies or led litigation teams in patent, trade secret or commercial actions in the following technologies:


• Databases (relational & flat)

• Video Processing

• Voice Response

• Condition Satellite Access (XM Radio)

• Gambling Games & Machines

• Global Positioning System (GPS)

• Bar Coding (Lemelson defense)

HARDWARE (Digital & Analog)

• Microprocessors Design & Methodology

• Oscillators & Clocks

• Test Equipment & Oscilloscopes

• Oil Field Compressor Monitors

• Integrated Circuit Packaging

• Semiconductor Fabrication Tools