Taryn Elliott’s grasp of technology and creativity assists clients with the protection and enforcement of their intellectual property. Taryn is a physicist, and her comprehensive background in a variety of fields of physics, mathematics, and computer science provides her with the knowledge and skills to prepare, prosecute, and enforce patents in a wide range of technical fields.
She manages domestic and international intellectual property portfolios for clients engaged in numerous industries, ranging from small startups to leading multinational companies. Further, she advises clients regarding disputes, negotiates on their behalf, and represents them aggressively in litigation where necessary. Her experience covers a range of complex commercial litigation matters, including:
- Patent, trademark, and copyright infringement
- Trade secret theft
- Unfair competition
- Breach of contract
- Construction defect
Taryn has significant experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. This experience includes drafting provisional, non-provisional, United States national stage, international and reissue patent applications across a variety of technologies; responses to office actions, appeals and post grant proceedings; and non-infringement and/or invalidity opinions. Taryn has executed design patents covering subject matter ranging from graphical user interfaces to consumer products and packaging. She works with clients to develop comprehensive protection strategies for inventive concepts using complementary design and utility patent applications, as further supplemented by the full spectrum of intellectual property rights, including trade dress, trademark, copyright, and trade secret. Her creativity and understanding of the nuances in these areas and how they work together results in a portfolio tailored to the unique business goals of each client.