Paul is a lawyer, registered Canadian Patent Agent, and registered U.S. Patent Agent in the Toronto office of Marks & Clerk Canada. His practice focuses on patent, industrial design and licensing matters.
Paul has significant experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications across a diverse array of fields, including artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, payment processing, telecommunications systems, integrated circuits, biomedical devices, power electronics, and computer networks. He also provides strategic advice to clients relating to software licensing and, in particular open source software license compliance.
He is a contributing author to "A Practical Guide to Smart Contracts and Blockchain Law" and "Startup Law 101: A Practical Guide", both published by LexisNexis Canada. Paul is also a faculty member for the Osgoode Certificate in Blockchain Law program, an educational course developed for lawyers, business leaders, managers and influencers with an interest in blockchain technology.
Paul is a former Chair of the Toronto Intellectual Property Group, and a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).
Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario)
Registered Canadian Patent Agent
Registered U.S. Patent Agent
J.D., University of Toronto
M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Calgary
B.A.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Windsor