Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor is the founder and owner of RPT Legal Strategies PC in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, which provides legal and business advice to companies and investors with respect to litigation, antitrust, intellectual property and related fields of law.

Bob's experience includes more than 40 years of dealing with a wide range of technologies and industries in litigation, deals & mergers and investing. He has served as lead counsel in dozens of patent cases involving diverse technologies and industries that include microprocessors, medical devices, DNA arrays, pharma products, semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes, LCD computer displays, solar cells, nanotechnologies, computer memories and graphics accelerators, microfiltration devices, automotive electronics, high yield catalysts for making polyolephins, and many more.

Bob is a Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, a Member of the Antitrust Committee of Intellectual Property Owners Association and a Member of IPO’s Amicus Committee. He was also a Member of the 1992 Commission on Patent Law Reform and a Former Chair of the Antitrust Section of American Bar Association.


Posts by Robert Taylor


A Short History Lesson on Patent Policy

Starting before World War II and continuing throughout the 1950s, 60s and 70s, short sighted and now discredited government antitrust policies, coupled with judicial hostility toward patent …
By Robert Taylor
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