Theodore B. (“Taysen”) Van Itallie, Jr., Esq., Arbitrator and Mediator


609-252-9455 (office) 609-751-7273 (cell)

35 Battle Road Princeton, NJ 08540


Taysen Van Itallie is an independent arbitrator and mediator based in Princeton, New Jersey. Head of Global Litigation for Johnson & Johnson for twelve years (1996-2009), he focused on business and intellectual property disputes in the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer products sectors. He was an equity partner at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler in New York, concentrating on trial and appellate work in patent, products liability, antitrust and business litigation. He has first chair jury trial or arbitration experience in each of those areas. 

Areas of particular experience include pharmaceutical and medical device business disputes, patent issues involving drug or device technology, general business disputes, product liability and insurance recovery for product liability losses, cross-border issues, legal fee disputes and e-discovery issues.

Taysen is a Member of the American Arbitration Association's Roster of Neutrals, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution's Panel of Arbitrators, and CPR's Healthcare & Life Science and Technology Panels.