Who is on the ASL faculty?


M. Scott Boone

Associate Professor of Law

276-935-4349, Ext. 1208


LL.M., Temple University School of Law (2002)
J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center (1998)
B.S., Texas Christian University (1991)

Courses Taught: Property, Intellectual Property, Administrative Law, Cyberlaw seminar, Appellate Advocacy

Professor Boone's specialties include technology and the law and related fields. He also serves as director of ASL's externship program. He received his B.S. in neuroscience from Texas Christian University and his law degree from the Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire), where he was articles editor for IDEA: The Journal of Law & Technology and a member of the moot court team. He also holds an LL.M. from Temple University School of Law and has completed two years in the Ph.D. program in neuroscience at Emory University. Before teaching law, he practiced with Jones & Askew in Atlanta in intellectual property and litigation.


  • "Ubiquitous Computing, Virtual Worlds, and the Displacement of Property Rights," 4 I/S: The Journal of the Information Society 91 (2008)
  • "Virtual Property and Personhood," 24 Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal 715 (2008)
  • "The Past, Present and Future of Computers and Its Impact on Digital Rights Management," 2008 Michigan State Law Review ___ (2008)
  • "Defining and Refining the Doctrine of Equivalents: Notice and Prior Art, Language and Fraud," 43 IDEA: The Journal of Law and Technology 645 (2003)