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Scott F. Landis
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Scott F. Landis
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Lancaster, PA

Scott Landis is a member of the firm’s Finance and Creditors’ Rights and Intellectual Property groups. Scott devotes a substantial portion of his practice to creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, advising lenders and other creditors in loan and credit recoveries involving millions of dollars. He represents creditors in collections, foreclosures, repossessions, levies, garnishments, mechanics liens, municipal claims and other commercial litigation. He counsels clients on the attachment, perfection and enforcement of security interests and other liens, and represents landlords in evictions and the collection of rents. He also represents banks and other creditors in all forms of bankruptcy matters, including cash collateral issues, relief from the automatic stay, defending preference and other avoidance actions, and the filing of claims and objections.

He also counsels business, institutional and individual clients on the acquisition, prosecution, use, protection, and enforcement of trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and other intellectual and proprietary assets. Scott represents clients in the transfer and licensing of all forms of intellectual and creative property. He assists clients in obtaining clearance of copyrights and other rights for advertising, publishing, entertainment and other purposes. He also negotiates license, development and other agreements for software and technology, and advises his clients in all aspects of Internet and electronic commerce law. Scott also assists the firm’s intellectual property litigation team in state and federal litigation involving trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights. His intellectual property clients include individual artists, authors and entrepreneurs; small, medium and family-owned businesses; hospitals, universities and other institutions; and large national and multi-national corporations. Scott’s intellectual property practice also includes representing the firm’s food and agri-business clients in trademarks, branding, labeling and unfair competition issues.

RECOGNITION
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2022)
MEMBERSHIPS
  • International Trademark Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Commercial Law League
  • Lancaster County Bar Association, Corporate, Business and Bankruptcy Section chair
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
PRESENTATIONS
  • “Bio-Engineered Labeling”, Food & Ag Summit (February 2019)
  • “Hot Topics in Commercial Loan Workouts and Restructuring”, Lendicon 2017 (March 2017)
  • “Legal Tech Talk for Your 21st Century Business”, BIG U 2018 (May 2018)
  • “Real Special Assets – Part Two”, Barley Snyder LendiCon Seminar (March 2016)
  • “Doing Business in the Digital World (and Cloud): An Overview of Risk, Applicable Laws and Policies Relating to Information Security”, Barley Snyder Business Seminar (October 2015)
  • “Deeds in Lieu, Short Sales and Deficiency Judgments”, Barley Snyder LendiCon Seminar (March 2015)
  • “Bankruptcy Update”, Barley Snyder LendiCon Seminar (November 2013)
  • “Doing Business in the Digital World”, Barley Snyder Business Seminar (October 2013)
  • “Bankruptcy Preference Claims and Their Defenses”, ACC Seminar: What Keeps You up at Night? (September 2013)
  • “Facing Land Development and Construction Issues”, Barley Snyder LendiCon Seminar (November 2012)
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Former adjunct professor; Lebanon Valley College, Digital Communications Department
Scott F. Landis
Education
  • Dickinson School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Law Review (editor in chief)
  • Millersville University, B.A., magna cum laude
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Community Involvement
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lancaster County

Former board president

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Annual Dinner Advisory Committee

Crispus Attucks Neighborhood Organization

Former board member

Manheim Areas Recreation Commission

Former member

Lancaster County Children and Youth Agency

Former advisory board vice chair

Landis Valley Associates

Former board president

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