Jeff Schnayer is a partner in the firm’s intellectual property department. Mr. Schnayer focuses his practice on drafting and prosecuting patents across a wide range of technologies, primarily related to computer hardware and software. Additionally, he counsels clients in patent and validity analysis, design around and freedom to operate, and strategic patent portfolio development.Mr. Schnayer…

Michael Vaughn brings 35 years of transactional corporate experience to Taylor English. As a partner in the firm’s corporate department, Mr. Vaughn focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and other strategic transactions. He guides clients through complicated deals while balancing legal and business challenges.Mr. Vaughn has extensive M&A experience, having navigated deals…

As a partner in Taylor English’s Intellectual Property Department, Dr. Li counsels companies on intellectual property rights involving U.S. and foreign institutions. His comprehensive intellectual property practice includes patent prosecution, patent infringement assessment, patent right licensing agreements, patentability, and intellectual property counseling and due diligence. Dr. Li handles patent prosecution matters and support litigation for…

Brandie Barrows is a partner in Taylor English’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Department, where she focuses her practice on the representation of non-federal governmental health benefit and retirement plans, ERISA benefit plans, and non-profit funds.Ms. Barrows uses her legal knowledge to help clients accomplish their strategic objectives and solve important legal issues in a…