W. Scott Gaines

  • Partner


W. Scott Gaines is a Partner at Wood Herron & Evans and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering. Scott's practice focuses primarily on the prosecution of patent applications for electronic devices and circuits, digital and analog networks, signal processing, semiconductors and semiconductor processing, optics, power systems engineering, and computer systems. He also has more than 12 years of practical engineering experience, mainly in wireless communications and radio frequency electronics, with particular experience involving cellular telecommunication networks and aerospace and defense electronics.

Areas Of Practice

  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Mechanical/Aerospace
  • Patents
  • Software/Computer/Internet

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.S. - 1991
    • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • M.S. - 1994
    • Major: Electrical Engineering

Honors And Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, Ohio Rising Stars, 2019

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • CincyIP
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association