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The founder: Paul W. FulbrightPaul W. Fulbright

Academic credentials

Doctor of Jurisprudence,
University of Houston National Law Center
(May 1992).

Master of Science in Telecommunications,
Southern Methodist University
(in progress).

Master of Business Administration,
Baylor University
(August 1986)

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering,
Texas A&M University
(December 1984).

Professional credentials

Council / Board Member, State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section (2004-2006).

Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1994).

Licensed to Practice, State Bar of Texas (November 1992).

Other Bar Associations: American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Dallas Bar Association.


The listing below provides a brief summary of the law firms and corporations with which the founder has been associated since graduation from college (beginning with the most recent).

Principal, Law Office of Paul W. Fulbright, PLLC (a practice devoted exclusively to intellectual property law).

Of Counsel, Strasburger & Price, LLP (served as one of the seniormost registered patent attorneys in the Intellectual Property practice group in this large, Dallas-based, general practice firm).

Senior Intellectual Property Law Counsel, Nortel Networks, Inc. (served as the prime coordinator for the intellectual property attorneys supporting the global Wireless Solutions line of business).

Associate Attorney, Gardere & Wynne, LLP (served as an associate attorney in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in this large, Dallas-based, general practice firm).

Associate Attorney, Pravel, Hewitt, Kimball & Krieger, PC (served as an associate attorney in this nationally recognized, Houston-based, intellectual property specialty law firm).

Judicial Intern, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas (clerked for the Honorable Judge W.R. Greendyke during law school).

Computer Systems Analyst, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (served as a computer systems analyst prior to law school).

Power Technology Engineer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (served as a chemical engineer prior to law school).

Lecturer in Operations Management, Baylor University (served as a Graduate Student Instructor of a junior-level course in Operations Management during the completion of Masters degree in Business Administration).


Paul W. Fulbright, Paul E. Krieger, Collin A. Rose, & Bill Schuurman, FEDERAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CODES PLUS (Jones McClure Publishing, 2005) (a nationally distributed text prepared as a reference work for intellectual property attorneys).

Paul W. Fulbright, "Panel Discussion: Things Every In-House Counsel Should Know About Intellectual Property Law," State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Program (moderator and lead author of course materials) (other panelists: W.E. Shull (V.P. / Chief Patent Counsel, Halliburton), N. Ho (Chief Legal and IP Counsel, Silicon Laboratories), J.D. Crane (Senior IP Counsel, Nortel Networks), G. Johnson (Senior Attorney, Microsoft)) (October 2004).

Paul W. Fulbright, "How to Organize and Manage Your Intellectual Property Law Practice," State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Series: Annual Intellectual Property Law Course (other panelists: Antony P. Ng (Dillon & Yudell), Jeffrey Van Myers (Sigmatel Inc.), Brian Russell (Dillon & Yudell)) (San Antonio, Texas, Mar. 9 2005).

Paul W. Fulbright, "The Competition is Still Asleep: Utilizing Business Method Patents and Other IP Resources to Rout the Competition," Corporate Counsel Series (Strasburger & Price, LLP, February 2001).

Paul W. Fulbright, "Convert Your Engineers Into Inventors: Intellectual Property Training Can Dramatically Increase Company Assets," Dallas-Fort Worth TechBiz (Jan. 15, 2001).

Paul W. Fulbright, "Current Developments in Copyright Law," State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Series: Annual Intellectual Property Law Course (San Antonio, Texas, 2002-5).

Paul W. Fulbright, "An IP Primer for the Government Practitioner: What Every City Attorney Needs to Know About Intellectual Property Law," Texas City Attorneys Association Annual Conference (South Padre Island, Texas, June 2001).

Paul W. Fulbright (co-author), "Insurance Coverage Disputes in Intellectual Property Litigation," Price Waterhouse 2nd Annual National Intellectual Property Conference (Feb. 1994).

Community involvement

Mr. Fulbright is extremely active in community affairs.  A sampling of some of his more recent community involvements appears below:

Leadership Richardson

Paul Fulbright is an Alumnus of Leadership Richardson, Class XIX (2003-2004), a selective year-long community leadership development program developed, sponsored and supported by the Richardson Chamber of Commerce, the City of Richardson, and numerous past and present community leaders in Richardson, Texas.  The program comprises an extensive series of seminars, programs, and projects, developed and conducted in conjunction with the Richardson City Council, the Richardson Independent School District, and other past and present community leaders, on a broad cross-section of community issues including city government, business development, education, cultural arts, public health, and public safety.

Richardson East Rotary Club

Paul Fulbright is a Director in the Richardson East Rotary Club, one of the more than 31,000 non-denominational Rotary Clubs around the world dedicated to community and international service, the ethical advancement of the professions, and the global eradication of polio.  Mr. Fulbright has been extremely active in Rotary, having served as his Club’s weekly Bulletin Editor and having served on numerous committees directed towards local community service.

Richardson-Area Homeowners Associations

Paul Fulbright was asked to serve as Debate Moderator at the 2005 Richardson East Candidates Forum, a debate between and among the candidates for Richardson City Council and the Board of Trustees for the Richardson Independent School District.  The debate was jointly sponsored by a half-dozen or more of the major local homeowners’ associations in the greater Richardson area.

Richardson Chamber of Commerce

Paul Fulbright is a member of the City of Richardson Chamber of Commerce, a community – based organization devoted to community service and the advancement of the business community and the professions in the City of Richardson, Texas.

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