Paul B. Overhauser

Overhauser

TN

Practice Areas

Intellectual property litigation

Trademarks

Licensing

Internet and e-commerce law

Emerging businesses

Education

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.

Articles/Presentations

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

Honors

"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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