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Taylor Gooch

Associate

Taylor Gooch represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Most recently his work has included successfully defending Comcast against patent claims in district court and before the ITC, defending a law firm against a malpractice suit, and settling a first-of-its-kind class action for disabled inmates in California. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters he completed federal clerkships for Chief Judge Sharon Prost of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and for Judge Richard Andrews of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. 

While attending law school at the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as a public defender for the Criminal Defense Clinic, spent three years assisting clients through the Custody and Support Assistance Clinic, and externed for a District Court judge in Oregon. He was also an avid member of the Wharton Crew Team, as oarsman, captain and eventually the team’s coach.

Taylor Gooch represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Most recently his work has included successfully defending Comcast against patent claims in district court and before the ITC, defending a law firm against a malpractice suit, and settling a first-of-its-kind class action for disabled inmates in California. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters he completed federal clerkships for Chief Judge Sharon Prost of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and for Judge Richard Andrews of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. 

While attending law school at the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as a public defender for the Criminal Defense Clinic, spent three years assisting clients through the Custody and Support Assistance Clinic, and externed for a District Court judge in Oregon. He was also an avid member of the Wharton Crew Team, as oarsman, captain and eventually the team’s coach.

Shasta County Prisoners Abuse Suit Reaches Settlement

December 04, 2017

Shasta County Jail inmates with mobility disabilities have settled a class action lawsuit filed against Shasta County and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department that alleges systemic ADA discrimination. Read more

Lawsuit Says Shasta Co. Jail Mistreats Disabled Imates

05/26/2016

We are fighting to protect disabled prisoners who have suffered horrific and illegal treatment. Read more

Class Action Claims California Jail Abuses Disabled Prisoners

05/25/2016

The class action cites repeated retaliation against detainees and prisoners who speak out about violations of the ADA and other laws. Read more

"Who’s in Charge: An Analysis of BPAI Decisions Regarding Section 101 Patentability in Light of Bilski and Mayo," 95 J. PAT. & TRADEMARK OFF. SOC’Y 60 (2013)