Paul Sharer is a partner with the international law firm of Jones Day. Paul holds degrees both as a chemical engineer and a law degree. His legal experience spans over 20 years and he has prosecuted to grant more than 800 patents for his clients. Paul represents clients from emerging companies to multinationals and provides counseling in all aspects of IP including design-arounds, offensive/defensive portfolio strategies, and other litigation avoidance counseling. Paul was featured in the cover story of the Business Section of The Washington Post article entitled "Wanted: Legal Superstars." In addition, he has been recognized by the prestigious Chambers & Partners as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business".