Corporate and Securities / Intellectual Property
Mr. Paul concentrates his practices in corporate and securities law and possesses extensive experience in banking/finance, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property licensing.
As securities counsel, Mr. Paul represents both private and publicly-held companies in public offerings of equity and debt securities and other financing transactions. He also provides ongoing counseling on his clients' securities law compliance and governance issues. Mr. Paul's clients are engaged in a broad range of business activities, with many in entrepreneurial ventures. He represents companies in the energy sector, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, computer software, internet applications, medical equipment, advanced materials and manufacturing.
Mr. Paul has substantial experience in licensing intellectual property and in structured financing arrangements relating to various intellectual property rights for software, biotechnology, land rights and other business matters, and for other commercial rights such as artistic works and trade names. Prior to founding Paul Law Group, LLP, Mr. Paul was a partner at Michelman & Robinson, LLP where he helped set up the firm's east coast practice and its expansion into corporate and securities law. Mr. Paul was previously a partner at Eilenberg Krause & Paul, LLP where he helped develop the firm's Asia practice group and represented a diverse group of public and private companies.
In addition, Mr. Paul has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial disputes both in State and federal courts, particularly in the area of enforcement or defense of intellectual property rights.
Mr. Paul received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in 1991 from Harvard University and his J.D. degree in 1996 from the University of Michigan School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Paul worked for Cambridge Economics, a MIT-based economic consulting group, where he developed damage models in support of litigation projects, including developing econometric and regression models to calculate certain damages related to the Exxon-Valdez oil spill.