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David Taylor specialises in internet-related intellectual property.
In particular, he deals with the protection of brands online. He
heads a specialist domain name practice at Hogan Lovells that
covers global domain name strategy, new global top-level
domains (gTLD) advice, as well as the centralised registration,
recovery and protection of domain names and clients’ rights in
more than 200 country-code top-level domains and all gTLDs.
Dr Taylor has a master’s degree in engineering from
Birmingham University and a PhD in physics from the
Polytechnique de Grenoble
. He is admitted to practice law at
the English and Paris Bars and is a domain name panellist for
the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)
with the World Intellectual Property Organisation, a ‘.eu’ and
UDRP panellist with the Czech Arbitration Court and an expert
with Nominet.
Dr Taylor has significant experience in the domain name
industry and has advised many clients on numerous launches
of TLDs over the past decade, including ‘.info’, ‘.biz’, ‘.eu’,
‘.mobi’, ‘.asia’ and ‘.tel’. Among other things, his advice has
covered sunrise periods, launch procedures and validation
of rights. Dr Taylor has been attending Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) meetings since 2000
and is a member of the Intellectual Property Constituency. He
was also a member of the Implementation Recommendation
Team established by ICANN in March 2009 to propose and
develop trademark protection solutions in connection with
the introduction of new gTLDs. He is the IP representative for
Europe on the ICANN Generic Names Supporting Organisation
Council and is a special adviser to the International Trademark
Association Internet Committee.
Dr Taylor also advises on keyword issues, data protection
and privacy, as well as IT and software matters.
Hogan Lovells International
6 avenue Kleber
+33 1 53 67 47 47
+33 1 53 67 47 48
Taylor, David
Hogan Lovells International LLP – Partner |
Winner – Information Technology, France
What clients said
“David Taylor is a seasoned lawyer.”
“He has a remarkable grasp of practicalities and
business drivers.”
“David is responsive to problems and mindful
of nuances.”
“He does an excellent job of not only answering
the question at issue, but also follow-on questions
at the same time, to more roundly address the
problem at hand.”
ILO Client Choice Guide 2012