Paul began his legal career with the Wall Street firm of Lord, Day & Lord and has focused on technology law for nearly thirty years. In 1995, he was one of the first lawyers to litigate an online copyright infringement case when he successfully represented a software developer seeking to protect its 3D audio software. Recognized for his expertise in protecting intellectual property, the Chinese Patent Office invited Paul to speak at a Henan Province conference aimed at assisting Chinese businesses with commercializing and protecting their intellectual property.
For the past fifteen years, Paul has focused on helping companies understand their data security and privacy obligations as well as helping corporate victims of data theft located around the country. Paul has also spoken at numerous security and privacy conferences, including RSA, IAPP, and SecureWorld Expo; blogged extensively on data breach, information security, and privacy matters; and been interviewed or written articles for leading publications, including Business Insurance, CFO magazine, ComputerWorld, SC Magazine, Security Management, The Financial Post, The Hartford Business Journal, The Newark Star-Ledger, New Jersey Law Journal, and The New York Times.