Mr Taylor is senior counsel in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices of Arnold & Porter LLP, specializing in antitrust, intellectual property and related fields of law. For more than 40 years, he has managed all aspects of litigation in these areas, including lengthy, complex jury trials, appeals, and class action and motion practice. He has been lead counsel in numerous antitrust and/or patent cases involving a wide range of technologies and industries. He has written and lectured extensively on both antitrust and intellectual property issues.
Mr Taylor is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a former chair of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association (1991-92). He was a member of the Advisory Commission on Patent Law Reform, whose report was presented to the US Secretary of Commerce in 1992, proposing certain changes in U.S. patent laws. He is a Lifetime Member of the American Law Institute. For a number of years, he has served as co-chair of the Antitrust Committee of Intellectual Property Owners and as a member of their Amicus Committee.
Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona, where he was elected to Tau Beta Pi. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University, where was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.