Paul Of-Counsel for the firm. Paul’s practice focuses on patent related matters including developing IP strategies and procedures, IP portfolio management, and patent preparation and prosecution in the electrical and mechanical arts, with an emphasis on computer software and hardware. Paul has extensive experience with computer platforms including servers, power supplies, power management, displays, graphics, memory, high speed I/O systems, storage, and plasma lighting. Paul has practiced as both corporate counsel and in private practice.
Paul started his IP practice at the Georgetown offices of Foley & Lardner as an Associate working on US and foreign patent procurement. Paul then moved in-house as Patent Counsel to Fusion Lighting, a small lighting manufacturing company in Rockville, where he set up their internal patent department. Paul then worked at Intel Corporation, starting as a Senior Patent Attorney performing patent prosecution, strategic patenting, and portfolio management, and ending as Group Counsel for Intel’s Patent Business Operations Team.
Prior to his legal career, Paul worked as an engineer at Commodore Computers and General Electric where he developed software tools to support integrated circuit and printed circuit board design. Paul also founded an engineering service company, Utilitek Systems, providing printed circuit board design services.
USPTO Registration # 41,326