Paul C. Maier

Paul is a Partner in the firm's Intellectual Property group.
Paul C. Maier, Partner at Arent Fox

Paul concentrates his practice on managing the development and maintenance of large patent portfolios, including all areas of patent prosecution. His practice also includes complex patent licensing and opinion work, including freedom to operate and clearance studies. Paul also has significant patent litigation experience with regard to pretrial and trial matters, formulation of litigation strategies, case management, settlement negotiations, and all aspects of discovery. He has experience litigating patent infringement cases in a wide range of technologies, and in complex patent litigations under the Hatch-Waxman act. Paul’s practice further extends to trademark law, where he represents numerous pro bono clients by managing their trademark portfolios and providing general legal counseling and strategies.

Client Work

Paul has extensive experience in patent prosecution in areas such as computer hardware and software, computer networking, electronic circuitry, RFID devices, semiconductor devices and manufacturing, Internet and cellular telephony, digital memories, digital signal processors, and financial business methods. He also has significant experience in licensing and opinion work for various technologies, including medical devices, networking, video games, wireless communications, and financial business methods.

Previous Work

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Paul was an associate at Dickstein Shapiro.

Professional Activities

Paul is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions



  • The Legal 500 - Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • International
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • New York Bar
    • US Patent and Trademark Office Bar
    • US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
    • US District Court, Southern District of New York
    • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Education
    St. John's University School of Law, JD, 2005
    Bucknell University, BSEE, 2001