Roger D. Taylor
Roger Taylor has extensive experience in protecting intellectual property rights and defending against charges of infringement of those rights, in both state and federal courts. In addition to his litigation practice, he also assists domestic and foreign corporations in obtaining patent protection for their inventions.
Mr. Taylor has served as managing partner of the firm's Atlanta office and as the firm's resident partner and manager of its Tokyo, Japan, office. During his tenure in Japan, Mr. Taylor advised Japanese and other Pacific Rim clients on matters relating to U.S. intellectual property and technology licensing matters.
Mr. Taylor frequently lectures on U.S. intellectual property law at seminars in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He was associated previously with an international law firm in Washington, D.C., where he represented clients before U.S. government agencies and federal courts in cases involving intellectual property and international trade matters, such as Section 337 investigations and antidumping and countervailing duty investigations.
- Worked at RCA Corporation’s Patent Law Department while attending law school.
- Served as technical advisor and law clerk to the Honorable Howard T. Markey, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals (predecessor to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit).
- Lectured in patent law at the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America.
- Recommended in the field of Intellectual Property in Georgia by Practical Law Company's Which Lawyer, 2010.
- Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2013.
- Recognized as a leading patent litigator in Georgia by Intellectual Asset Management, 2011-2012.
- Recognized as a leader in the field of intellectual property law by Chambers USA, 2004-2012.
- State Bar of Georgia
- District of Columbia Bar
- State Bar of Texas
- American Bar Association
- Federal Circuit Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Licensing Executives Society
- International Bar Association
- Order of the Coif
- Tau Beta Pi
- Eta Kappa Nu