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Taylor Gooch

Taylor Gooch focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters, specifically patent litigation in Federal District Court and inter partes review proceedings. He also has experience representing clients in matters involving privacy law, attorney malpractice and disability rights, as well as litigating on behalf of startups and other clients in the gaming, cable and pharmaceutical industries.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Gooch was an associate at Keker, Van Nest and Peters, where he represented clients in commercial litigation matters, including against patent claims in district court and before the ITC. He was previously a law clerk for the Honorable Sharon Prost of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Richard Andrews of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. While attending the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Mr. Gooch worked as a public defender for the Criminal Defense Clinic, assisted clients while working in the Custody and Support Assistance Clinic, and externed for the Honorable Ancer Haggerty of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon.

Recognition

  • Recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from the Disability Rights Legal Center for successfully litigating a class action disability case against a county jail

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2013

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif

      Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

    • BS, Biology and History, University of Oregon, 2010

      Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • California

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Sharon Prost, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2014 - 2015

    • The Hon. Richard Andrews, US District Court for the District of Delaware, 2013 - 2014

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