Paul studied molecular biology and chemistry as an undergraduate and he handled both patent prosecution and litigation matters for many years at an AMLaw 200 firm in Chicago. Paul has helped clients navigate and mitigate risk relating to intellectual property and heavily regulated markets such as alcohol, biotech, cannabis, personal data, pharmaceuticals. He has managed international trademark portfolios, crafted complex licensing agreements, and shepherded all types of IP throughout their lifecycles, from conception to commercialization to enforcement.
He is a registered patent attorney with experience prosecuting patents, advising investors and companies about patent valuations, and providing invalidity and/or non-infringement opinions of competitive patents. His varied technical background also allows him to work closely with product and engineering teams to design around patented technology.
Paul also has extensive courtroom experience, litigating complex intellectual property cases across the country. He has litigated patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and other commercial disputes relating to a wide variety of technologies, including medical devices, manufacturing systems, consumer electronics, power tools, and software.
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