Philip M. Taylor


New York, NY
156 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
P 212.237.1226 F 212.262.1215
P 212.237.1226 F 212.262.1215


Philip M. Taylor is an Associate in the Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group, with a focus on commercial litigation and intellectual property disputes. His experience includes trials, document discovery, depositions, motion practice, and appellate research and writing in connection with matters in state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey, and other jurisdictions. He has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants, in cases involving real estate disputes and land use litigation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and shareholder disputes.

Representative Matters

  • Represented one of the world’s leading patent pool administrators in a number of complex royalty licensing and accounting disputes arising out of the global licensing by the client of various technologies to multinational companies for use in connection with the manufacture and sale of an assortment of consumer electronics products.
  • Represented a large, multinational consumer electronics company in connection with litigation challenging its variance approvals to construct a new North American headquarters.
  • Represented a Northern New Jersey hospital in connection with its claims that a competitor was infringing its trademarks, obtaining injunctive relief after a favorable verdict at trial.

Phil previously served as law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth J. Slomienski, New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division, Bergen County. While at Fordham University School of Law, he served as an Associate Editor of the Fordham International Law Journal and was also the recipient of the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. He is also a graduate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. Phil is a member of the Historical Society of the New York Courts.


  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch - Intellectual Property Law (2023)

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  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2011
  • M.A., International Political Economy and Development, Fordham University, 2011
  • B.A., Politics, Bates College, 2007


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit