Paul is an attorney and a filmmaker.  For the last decade and a half, he has concentrated his practice on intellectual property matters (particularly media and technology), and has provided essential support to independent filmmakers throughout the production cycle, from development and fundraising to marketing and distribution.  He has also worked extensively with artists, start ups, and multinationals.

After clerking for the Hon. Judge Pfaelzer in the Central District of California, Paul was an associate at O’Melveny & Myers in San Francisco and an associate at Morrison Foerster in New York City.  He was also an in-house counsel at Bloomberg.

He’s a graduate of Columbia University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), where he studied history and philosophy, and Yale Law School, where he focused on free speech and intellectual property.

Legal Panels

Palm Springs International ShortFest Forum
Brooklyn Film Festival Exchange
American Documentary Film Festival


Fuzzy Boundaries: The Potential Impact of Vague Secondary Liability Doctrines on Technology Innovation in The Next Digital Decade: Essays on the Future of the Internet (2010).