Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks
  • North Carolina, US Patent and Trademark Office
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Mark A. Taylor is the founding and managing member of Carteret IP. Mr. Taylor concentrates his practice in the areas of patent procurement and litigation support, and trademark registration and dispute resolution.
He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in North Carolina and is a federally registered patent attorney. Prior to founding Carteret IP, Mr. Taylor was of counsel for the Lexington, Kentucky firm of Stoll, Keenon Ogden, PLLC. Prior to that Mr. Taylor helped establish the intellectual property practice group for McGuireWoods in Richmond, Va. Before that, and after graduation from law school, he was an associate for the Charlotte intellectual property firm of Shefte, Pinckney & Sawyer.
Mr. Taylor is a 1987 graduate of the Lee College of Engineering of the University of North Carolina - Charlotte, where he finished in the top five of his class with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He earned his juris doctorate degree from Wake Forest University in 1990. Prior to his educational endeavors, he served in the United States Navy as an electronics technician.
Mr. Taylor has provided intellectual property services to a wide range of clients, from individual inventors to small companies to NASCAR teams and Fortune 500 companies, such as Lexmark, Hamilton-Beach and Bosch Home Appliances. Mr. Taylor also has significant experience handling outsourced work.
Some of the technical fields Mr. Taylor has worked in include:
Home Appliances, Including Ranges, Refrigerators, Dishwashers, Laundry Washers And Dryers; Medical Devices; Textile Machinery; Threads and Coatings; Industrial Manufacturing Process Machines and Controls; Railroad Inspection Equipment; Filters; Automotive Propulsion and Transmissions; Telephone Systems; Power Generation; Artificial Turf; Horse Track Surfaces; Tobacco Curing Methods and Apparatus; Hand Tools; CNC Waterjet Systems; GPS-based Aircraft Instruments; and General Electrical and Mechanical devices.

Practice Areas
    Intellectual Property
    Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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US Patent and Trademark Office
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Stoll Keenon Ogden
Associate Attorney
McGuire Woods
Associate Attorney
Shefte, Pinckney & Sawyer
Petty Officer
United States Navy
Wake Forest University School of Law
J.D. (1990)
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, UCC II
Activities: Environmental Law Society, Vice President
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University of North Carolina - Charlotte
B.S. (1987) | Mechanical Engineering
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Society of Physics Students, Vice President Tau Beta Pi, President Physics Lab Instructor
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Professional Associations
The North Carolina State Bar
- Current
Activities: Former Intellectual Property Law Section Counsel
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Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Carteret IP
907 W Haven Blvd.
Morehead City, NC 28557
Cell: (984) 297-0207
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