Taylor Festa works with clients in general litigation to ensure that their rights and interests are fully protected under the law. She earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2018. During her time at UNC, she participated in the UNC Intellectual Property Clinic and was a staff member of the North Carolina Journal of International Law. Taylor’s approach to law focuses on efficiency, effective communication and client experience.
- Represented a variety of clients ranging from small businesses to large companies seeking trademark protection which included providing legal advice on the strength of a potential mark, assessing the likelihood of confusion for clients’ marks, evaluating trademark examiners’ denials and responses, and filing trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Speeches & Presentations
- Taylor Festa, “The Right to Swipe: An Analysis of the Ban on Gay Dating Apps in Indonesia,” 43 N.C.J. INT’L., January 28, 2018.
- “Eugene Gressman and Daniel H. Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award” – The University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016
- J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2018
- Staff Member, North Carolina Journal of International Law
- Competing Member, Holderness Moot Court
- Student Practitioner, UNC Intellectual Property Clinic
- B.A., with highest distinction, Duke University, 2015
- Pennsylvania, 2018
- New Jersey, 2019
- United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania