Coats & Bennett, PLLC, an intellectual property law firm located in Cary, North Carolina, is pleased to announce that Scott Snyder has joined the firm as an attorney for its patent practice.  Mr. Snyder brings to the firm over 25 years of software, engineering, intellectual property and professional services experience. 

“Mr. Snyder brings a tremendous amount of experience as an engineer and as an attorney to our firm,” states David Bennett, Managing Manager.  “His extensive background in hardware, software, electrical, and wireless technologies will ensure our clients continue to receive the highest level of service for which Coats & Bennett is committed to providing. 

Prior to his role at Coats & Bennett, Mr. Snyder held Patent Attorney positions at Olive Law Group and Withrow & Terranova, both in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.  In those roles, his work focused on patent preparation and prosecution for technologies such as electrical, wireless, telecommunications, computer and digital processing systems.  Further, he held the role of Patent Examiner for the US Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA. 

In addition to his legal experience, Mr. Snyder spent 17 years at Hewlett Packard in senior engineer and senior program manager positions.  He then continued his career as VP of Operations/R&D/Product Management for Alerts Inc. in Raleigh, and President of Meeks Technology Group in Cary. 

”Coats & Bennett is an extremely well respected and top-tier intellectual property law firm,” states Mr. Snyder.  “I am very pleased to work with such a tremendously qualified group of attorneys and agents who contribute to the continued success of their clients.”  

Mr. Snyder earned his Juris Doctor from Western State University in 1991 and his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with a second major in Biomedical and Clinical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach. 

Mr. Snyder’s full bio can be viewed .