Paul N. Taylor’s expertise extends to preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications related to a variety of technological areas, including medical devices, hydrocarbon exploration equipment and methods, consumer electronics, automotive safety devices, exercise equipment, software, optics, embedded devices, and clean-room technologies. He has experience in obtaining copyright and trademark registrations and preparing intellectual property-related employment agreements. He has also assisted clients in defending against patent infringement suits and has provided opinions including patentability and patent infringement opinions.
Mr. Taylor maintains an AV Preeminent (4.8) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He has also been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2021) and as a “Rising Star” (2011-2017) and has been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine.
University of Utah; S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., 2005
University of Utah, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, May 2002
Equity Shareholder; Workman Nydegger, Salt Lake City, 2007-2017
Prepare and prosecute foreign and domestic patent applications in a variety of areas; draft and prosecute patent applications for medical devices, clean-room technologies, hydrocarbon exploration, automotive safety devices, exercise equipment, software, optics, embedded devices, consumer electronics, and other technologies; experience in other intellectual property areas including obtaining copyright and trademark registrations and preparing intellectual property related employment agreements; assist clients in defending against patent infringement suits and provide opinions including patentability and patent infringement opinions.
Associate; Madson & Austin, P.C.; Salt Lake City, 2004-2007
Draft numerous patent applications; prosecute applications including drafting office action responses and appeal briefs; participate in examiner telephonic interviews and respond to other prosecution matters; prepare and prosecute trademark applications; prepare copyright applications; prepare various patent litigation matters including drafting several complaints, summary judgment motions, partial claim constructions, and other litigation matters.
Admitted to Practice -
Utah State Bar, 2005
United States Patent & Trademark Office, 2005