M. Scott McBride, Ph.D.

Milwaukee Office
(414) 271-7590

Practice Areas

  • Patent
  • Trademark & Copyright
  • Transactions
  • Client Counseling

Technology Areas

  • Mechanical
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry & Pharmaceutical


  • Colorado State University (B.S. Biochemistry, minor in Chemistry, 1990) (Dean’s List (1987-1990))
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 1996)
  • Marquette University (J.D., summa cum laude (1st of 179), 2002)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin

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M. Scott McBride, Ph.D. is a partner and registered patent attorney at Andrus Intellectual Property Law.

Scott focuses his practice on domestic and international patent prosecution and enforcement. Scott also provides counseling and opinion work related to freedom-to-operate, non-infrngement and patent invalidity.  

Scott has over 15 years of legal expertise related to the patentability of modified natural products, antibodies, diagnostic methods, new chemical entities, pharmaceutical formulations, vaccines, treatment methods, food products, cosmetic products, animal feed products, filtration technology, aquarium technology, and point of purchase display technology. Scott has worked for university technology transfer offices, small start-ups, and large research companies.  

In addition to his legal experience, Scott has over ten years of experience as a research scientist, and has co-authored articles in scientific journals including the Journal of Virology, RNA, Molecular Cellular Biology, and Gene.

Scott is also an Adjunct Professor at Marquette University Law School where he teaches courses in intellectual property law.

Scott received a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry with a minor in chemistry from Colorado State University in 1990 (Dean's List, 1987-1990), a doctorate degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996 and a juris doctor degree from Marquette University Law School in 2002 (summa cum laude, 1st of 179).

Scott is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.