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Taylor English offers a true value proposition for my clients, which enables me to stay involved in every aspect of their matters and “get my hands dirty” with the day-to-day activities that maximize my knowledge of their cases and my effectiveness as an advocate.

Todd Jones chairs Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and focuses his practice on intellectual property and other commercial disputes. Mr. Jones has handled to successful resolution cases across the country involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, false advertising, computer software, and e-commerce issues, as well as all manner of contract disputes. His representations have run the gamut of industry types, from airlines, technology companies, laboratories and manufacturers to retailers, educational companies and accounting firms. He also has represented all product types, from water and energy meters, medical devices, carpets, and package assemblies to beauty products, digital signage, heavy equipment and three-dimensional technology.

Mr. Jones has experience with class actions, shareholder and partnership disputes, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act claims, real estate disputes, defamation claims and various forms of alternative dispute resolution. He was a critical part of a team that serviced a Fortune 100 company in its groundbreaking National Discovery Counsel program. In addition, he has drafted and advised clients on restrictive covenants, technology/intellectual property license agreements and other contracts.

Prior to joining Taylor English, from 1984-2006, Mr. Jones practiced law at Powell Goldstein LLP (now Bryan Cave), one of Atlanta’s oldest and largest law firms, where he was a partner. He is married and has three children. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching sports, writing and playing an occasional round of high-handicap golf.

Memberships

State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, 1994-present

State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, Litigation Committee, 2014-present

Atlanta Bar Association, 1994-present

Rotary Club of Atlanta West End, 1996-present; President, 2002-2003

Community Involvement

Holy Spirit Church, Member

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Education

Yale University Law School, JD, 1984

Vanderbilt University, BA, summa cum laude, 1981

Bar Admissions

Georgia

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

Accolades

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2015

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property published by Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer

Georgia Trend Legal Elite, 2010