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Robert P. Taylor

Robert P. Taylor

RPT Legal Strategies PC

San Francisco, CA, USA


Bob Taylor is the founder and owner of RPT Legal Strategies PC in San Francisco and Palo Alto, providing legal and business advice to companies and investors with respect to all aspects of intellectual property and related fields of endeavor.  He also serves as a Venture Advisor to New Enterprise Associates and as a patent law expert for the National Venture Capital Association.

For more than 30 years, Bob focused primarily on intellectual property litigation, serving as lead trial counsel and/or appellate counsel in dozens of patent, copyright, trade secret and antitrust cases involving a wide range of technologies and industries.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers,  a former chair of the Antitrust Section of American Bar Association, and a Lifetime Member of the American Law Institute.

Bob has written and lectured extensively on the business and legal problems associated with both intellectual property protection and the laws related to competition.  He served for several years as the co-chair of the Antitrust Committee of Intellectual Property Owners Association and also as a Member of IPO’s Amicus Committee.  Bob also served as a member of the 1992 Commission on Patent Law Reform.

Bob holds a J.D degree from Georgetown University Law Center and was a member of the editorial board of the Georgetown Law Journal.  He holds a B.S.E.E degree from the University of Arizona and was elected to Tau Beta Pi. 

Robert P. Taylor is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Intellectual Property Rights vs. Antitrust Law: The Shifting Focal Points - Antitrust Institute 2017: Developments & Hot Topics, Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Declaratory Judgments Ten Years After Medimmune (July 16, 2017) - Advanced Patent Licensing 2017, Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Patent Exhaustion 2017: Ageless Wisdom from the 17th Century - Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017, Monday, October 02, 2017
Intellectual Property Rights Meet Antitrust Law: Outcomes Without Principles (February 20, 2018) - Developments in Antitrust Law & Regulation 2018, Monday, April 16, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Patent Monetization Tactics - Advanced Patent Licensing 2017, Thursday, September 28, 2017
Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers - Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                              - Antitrust: Developments & Hot Topics 2018, Wednesday, April 18, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Patent Monetization Tactics - Patent Monetization Tactics, Thursday, September 28, 2017
Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers - Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                              - Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                             , Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Patent Monetization Tactics - Patent Monetization Tactics, Thursday, September 28, 2017
Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers - Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                              - Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                             , Wednesday, April 18, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Patent Monetization Tactics - Patent Monetization Tactics, Thursday, September 28, 2017
Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers - Contractual Limits on IP Licensees and Customers, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                              - Current Legal Problems at the Interface of IP Law and Competition Law                                                             , Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Patent Licensing 2017, Thursday, October 05, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017, Sunday, October 08, 2017, New York, NY
Antitrust: Developments & Hot Topics 2018, Friday, April 20, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Patent Licensing 2018, Friday, September 14, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Intellectual Property Law Institute 2018, Monday, October 01, 2018, New York, NY
Intellectual Property Law Institute 2018, Monday, October 22, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advanced Patent Licensing 2018, Friday, September 14, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Intellectual Property Law Institute 2018, Monday, October 01, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Intellectual Property Law Institute 2018, Monday, October 01, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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