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Paul has over a decade of experience representing branded and generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in complex, high-stakes Hatch-Waxman litigations.  In addition, Paul advises clients in other technical areas including communication systems, electronics, and heat transfer materials.  Paul’s intellectual property practice includes assisting clients with a variety of patent matters, including post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, patent litigation, and opinion studies concerning patent invalidity, infringement and enforcement, and freedom-to-operate.

Paul works with clients to develop and navigate complex data privacy and security regimes, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (including the California Privacy Rights Act), the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and the New York Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.  His experience includes developing privacy and breach response programs, policies, notices and disclosures for clients in a variety of industries.

Paul also has considerable experience advising clients on a variety of commercial agreements, including intellectual property licensing, marketing and advertising services, equipment leases, supply agreements, purchase agreements, as well as other agreements related to his clients' operations. 

Prior to joining the firm, Paul served as senior counsel and associate at three international law firms, focusing his practice on patent litigation and data privacy & cybersecurity. He received his juris doctor from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business and Law.  Paul received his bachelor's in biology, magna cum laude, from Roger Williams University, where he was a member of the Beta Beta Beta honor society.

Practices

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Top ANDA Litigators in 2020, ANDA Litigation Intelligence Report, prepared by Patexia Data Science Team
    • Named, “New York Metro Rising Star,” Super Lawyers (2015-2018)
    • Board Member, St. Patrick School – Smithtown, New York (2019-2021)
    • Board Member, St. James Smithtown Little League (2018-2020)
    • Catholic Middle School Athletic Association (St. Patrick School Representative) (2021- Present)
    • Faculty, Foundational Lawyering Skills, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (2015-2018)
    • Board Member, St. Patrick School – Smithtown, New York (2019-2021)
    • Board Member, St. James Smithtown Little League (2018-2020)
    • Catholic Middle School Athletic Association (St. Patrick School Representative) (2021- Present)
    • Faculty, Foundational Lawyering Skills, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (2015-2018)
    • Catholic Middle School Athletic Association (St. Patrick School Representative) (2021- Present)
    • Faculty, Foundational Lawyering Skills, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (2015-2018)
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Professional Affiliations

    • Member, New York Intellectual Property Law Association
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Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Fact Witness Depositions—The Basics of Fact Witness Depositions and Preparing to be Deposed,” 3rd Annual International Conference on Intellectual Property, India, November 2018
  • Panelist, “Mastering the Use of Experts in Parallel Proceedings,” 12th Annual ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference, New York, April 2018.
  • Panelist, “Understanding the Continuing Impact of 101 on Orange Book Listed Method Claims,” 11th Annual ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference, New York, April 2017.