Paul specializes in entertainment law (esp. copyright and fair use) and technology transactions (esp. software and open source). After clerking for the Hon. Judge Pfaelzer in the Central District of California, Paul worked at O’Melveny & Myers in San Francisco and Morrison Foerster in New York City. He was also in-house counsel at Bloomberg. His documentary films and photos have been shown at festivals and galleries in Europe, North America, and Asia, and “Booklyn”, his second short, was published by the New Yorker. Paul is an occasional programmer for Slamdance, a Host at the D-Word (and its General Counsel), and an alum of the Union Docs Summer Lab. In the past, Paul was a drummer and a software developer, and he still plays Pearl drums and tinkers with Java libraries. He’s a graduate of Columbia University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), where he studied history and philosophy, and Yale Law School, where he focused on free speech and intellectual property.