Alston & Bird LLP
George Taulbee heads the firm’s Technology, Privacy & IP Transactions Group in North Carolina. He focuses on all intellectual property and transactional matters involving computer and Internet technology, electronic commerce, and sports and entertainment. Mr. Taulbee has more than 25 years of experience working in software licenses and development outsourcing, joint venture, website hosting, and content and linking agreements. He has extensive experience in patent, trade secret and know-how licensing, as well as in connection with licensing trademark, rights of publicity and other rights relating to professional athletes and celebrities.
Mr. Taulbee represents clients in protecting innovations and developments relating to computer hardware, networks and software, Internet technology and electronic commerce. He prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, obtains copyright registrations and counsels clients with respect to obtaining protection for innovations, exploiting and commercializing the innovations and enforcing the proprietary rights.
Mr. Taulbee has litigated patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret disputes as well as disputes relating to the sports and entertainment industry. He has been involved in domain name disputes and disputes relating to websites and other technology.