McGeorge School of Law

Profile: Scott Hervey

Scott M. Hervey
Scott Hervey

Class of 1995

Shareholder, Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin
Area of Practice:
Intellectual Property

Scott Hervey is an entertainment, intellectual property and business attorney who works with companies in a variety of different industries. He represents traditional entertainment and digital media companies, technology companies, restaurateurs, wine & spirit companies and all varieties of brand driven enterprises, in licensing, mergers and acquisitions, financings, and other general business transactions.

Scott's entertainment practice is primarily in the area of television and digital media. Scott regularly represents television production companies in network negotiations and has served as production and clearance counsel on television programming for TheCW, E!, VH1, WGN, CMT, WEtv, TruTV, Discovery, A&E, and FUSE.

Scott also represents top digital media content creators, digital media studios, YouTube Networks and other new technology companies in a wide variety of matters including financing, acquisitions, production, clearance and general business matters. Scott previously served as the acting business affairs director for the publicly traded digital content company, Digital Music Group, Inc. (now The Orchard).

Scott was featured in Variety's 2014 Legal Impact Report and is a 2014 Super Lawyer®. Scott is a professor of entertainment law at King Hall law school, U.C, Davis and he serves on the board of directors of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS).

Scott has extensive knowledge and experience in trademark law. He has represented clients in domestic and international trademark registration and enforcement in a variety of industries such as gaming (i.e., slot machine manufacturer Aristocrat Technologies), entertainment and hospitality (i.e., the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas), wine and spirit brands (i.e., Popcorn Sutton's Tennessee White Whiskey and Oak Ridge Winery), medical devices (i.e., Cesca Therapeutics) and sports and entertainment.

From financing to operational matters, Scott has worked with a number of wineries, restaurants and other businesses in the club and concert venue industries. Among others, Scott worked with the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas to provide advice and assistance in the operation of its restaurants, bars, clubs, lounges and concert venue.