Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott practices in the areas of commercial law, licensing, intellectual property, trade regulation, franchise law - including disclosure and registration, and international franchising - and distribution.

Mr. Scott is past Chair of the International Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and a member of the American Bar Association's Forum Committee on Franchising and Committee X of the International Bar Association Section on Business Law.

Mr. Scott primarily represents technology companies, software developers, product manufacturers and distributors, and franchisors. In the past several years he has served as lead counsel for domestic U.S. companies on transactions in England, Italy, Thailand, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Mexico, involving large commercial transactions, asset acquisitions, joint ventures and master franchises, and has been involved in establishing licensing and distribution arrangements in Mexico, South Korea and France.

Mr. Scott has also published articles relating to International Franchising in the Journal of International Franchise and Distribution Law and the International Business Lawyer. ("Extra-territorial Application of US Franchise Registration and Disclosure Laws in International Franchise Transactions" and "Technology Transfer Laws and International Franchising").