Clients call on Taylor to help on issues at the intersection of business and technology. She helps clients with contracts involving intellectual property and data rights, organizational initiatives involving data privacy regulatory and compliance tasks, and navigating the mitigation and response processes following detection of data security incidents. With her engineering background, Taylor is able to talk through technical details with engineers and information technologists, keeping the big picture strategies and goals in mind.
Taylor works on transactional matters, preparing and negotiating commercial contracts and working with business stakeholders in research and development and information security to address their business concerns in the final agreements. She also advises clients on breach notification response procedures under US federal and state law, and US-based clients on their collection and use of personal information, including implications under international laws, such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.
Professional and Civic Activities
- Member, North Carolina Bar Association Section for Privacy and Data Security
- Chair, Communications Subcommittee, North Carolina Bar Association Section for Privacy and Data Security
Co-Author with Ted Claypoole, Guide to Regulation of Biometric Technology for Business and Government
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- Worked on response to vendor data security incidents affecting client employee data, including notification letters to regulators and individuals and call-center set-up and processes.
- Negotiated software license agreements, software-as-a-service agreements and other software technology agreements, supporting clients’ procurement departments.
- Represented an early-stage bone and joint fastener technology company in its intellectual property licensing and commercialization strategy.