Paul B. Overhauser



Practice Areas

Intellectual property litigation



Internet and e-commerce law

Emerging businesses


JD cum laude, Indiana University, 1983

BS, Computer Science, Purdue University, 1980

BA, Philosophy, Purdue University, 1980

Bar Admissions

North Carolina, 1983

Indiana, 1983

US Patent & Trademark Office, 1983

Board Memberships/Civic Activities

Founder and Director, TechPoint, Inc.; Secretary, Piezotech, LLC; Director and Past president, Venture Club of Indiana; Board, Secretary, Indiana State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee; Purdue University Dean's Advisory Council; Board, CERIAS Institute; Board, Indiana Technology Referral Network; Software Committee, Indiana Business Modernization and Technology Corporation; Director, eSMART Corporation; Director and Secretary, TechPoint Foundation; Past President, Hancock County Bar Association. Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Indiana State Bar Association, American Association for Justice.


Finding John Doe-Pursuing Intellectual Property Claims Against and Discovery From Unknown Internet Users, HCBA (2011); Critical Intellectual Property Issues for Business Attorneys, ICLEF (2007); Intellectual Property Issues for the General Practitioner, HCBA (2007); Personal Jurisdiction and the Internet, ICLEF (2003); The Dollars and Sense of an Information Security Practice (2001); What Does a "Secure" Organization Look Like? (2001); Information Security - A Huge Potential for CPAs, The Account (2001); 2001 Computer Law Update, ICLEF (chairperson) 7/2001; 1999 Midwest Intellectual Property Law Symposium, ICLEF (chairperson) 8/99; Year 2000 Litigation Update, Indiana State Bar Association 4/99; Managing Risk in Software Contracts, ISA 11/97; Legal Implications of the Millennium Bug, Year 2000 Proceedings 6/97; The Internet: The Great Equalizer for Corporate Counsel; Indiana Defense Lawyer's Association, 5/97; Copyright Law Fundamentals, Growth 100, 11/96; Cyberrights and Cybercrime, ISA 3/96; The Law of the Information Superhighway, ACM/Purdue 2/96; ; The Scope of Fair Use and Implied Licenses in Computer Law, ICLEF 1/96; The Internet for Attorneys, CISI 9/95; Trademark Use and Infringement on the Internet, ICLEF 8/95; Legal Considerations for Doing Business on the Internet; ISA 2/95; Civil Liberties In Cyberia: Intellectual Property and Electronically Transmitted Information; ICLU 12/94; The Information Superhighway: Where Will It Lead?, Indianapolis CEO, 11/94; Latest Computer Technology Intrudes on Privacy, Indianapolis Business Journal, 11/94; Protecting Your Trademarks on the Internet; ISA, 11/94; Current Trends in Software Licensing, ICLEF 10/94; Reverse Engineering and Fair Use in Software Development, ISA 12/1993; Builders and Owners Face New Liabilities From Copyright Changes, IBJ, September 27, 1993; "FAX Facts: Translating Business Laws for the Electronic Age," IBJ, November 30, 1992; "Securing and Enforcing Videotape Copyrights," ITVA 2/1992; "Software Patents," IBMTC 1/1992; "Maximizing Profitability Through Software Licenses," Proceedings of the Technology Transfer and Database Tutorial Workshop 11/1991; "Legal Considerations for Exporting," U.S. Dept. of Commerce Briefing, 9/1991; "Software Piracy," SEF 9/1991; "Software Products Liability," SEF 4/1991; "Legal Aspects of EC 1992 for Indiana Computer Software, Hardware and Peripheral Manufacturers," U.S. Dept of Commerce Briefing, 2/1991; "Software Licensing," SEF 4/1990; ICLEF "Patents and Trade Secrets," Entrepreneurship, 3/1989


"40 Under 40" award; "Who's Who in Law" for 2002. This list includes "the best-known and most influential people in the local legal industry" according to the Indianapolis Business Journal

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Other Interests

Mr. Overhauser is an avid adventure racer, triathlete and runner.

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