Gretchen Scott is a partner in Goodwin's Business Law Department and a member of the Real Estate Industry group, Hospitality & Leisure group, Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing group, Life Sciences group and Privacy & Cybersecurity group.

In the hospitality and leisure sector, Ms. Scott counsels developers/owners and international brands on commercial development and operational matters for hospitality and leisure assets, including ownership structures, management agreements, hotel franchising, timeshare arrangements, brand licensing, strategic development and procurement. Her practice covers international transactions across EMEA and, with in-house experience at an international brand company, she has sound knowledge of the commercial operations that underpin hospitality agreements.

Ms. Scott’s life science practice focuses on advising life sciences companies on their intellectual property and commercial transactions, including technology transfer, licensing, distribution, commercialisation and manufacturing agreements, as well as the provision of home care services.

Ms. Scott’s technology transactions practice is sector agnostic and reaches across key industry verticals, such as software and SaaS, e-commerce, hardware and equipment, IT services, consumer goods, clean tech and energy and fintech. She focuses on technology transfer and the exploitation of intellectual property rights, as well as on data protection compliance, including the GDPR and e-Privacy Directive, and on specialist commercial contracts involving distribution, agency and franchising. Ms. Scott also advises on intellectual property, IT and data protection issues in joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and venture capital and private equity transactions.

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Law Degree, 1998
University of Canterbury New Zealand
Undergraduate Degree, 1998
University of Canterbury



England and Wales (Reg. Foreign Lawyer)


High Court of New Zealand
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