Paul Overhauser

Paul Overhauser

Overhauser Law Offices
  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Business Law ...
  • Indiana, North Carolina, Northern District of Indiana, Southern District of Indiana, US Patent Office
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Summary

Registered Patent Attorney (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Jurisdictions: Indiana (1983) North Carolina (1984(inactive)) U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1983) Northern District of Indiana (1983) Southern District of Indiana (1983) Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (1983) Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (2010) Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (2006) Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (2010) Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2012) US Supreme Court (2016)

EDUCATION
School name Degree Graduated
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington JD - Juris Doctor 1983
Purdue University B.A. 1980
Purdue University B.S. 1980

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Business Law
  • Trademarks
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Copyrights
  • Infringement Litigation
  • Copyright Infringement
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    RATES Hourly Rates $175-$440/hour RATES Contingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome. 10%-45% Pro-bono Many lawyers provide free legal help to low-income clients. The percent listed indicates how much of a lawyer's practice is pro bono work. 5% PAYMENT METHODS Cash, Check, Credit Card
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Indiana
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North Carolina
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Northern District of Indiana
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Southern District of Indiana
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US Patent Office
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7th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Overhauser Law Offices
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Partner
Ice Miller
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Partner
Baker & Daniels
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Associate
Daniels & Daniels
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Education
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
J.D. | Law
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Honors: cum laude
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Purdue University - Purdue University
B.S. | Computer Science
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B.A. | Philosophy
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Awards
"40 Under 40"
Indianapolis Business Journal
"Who's Who in Law"
Indianapolis Business Journal
Professional Associations
Indiana State Bar
Member
Current
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Venture Club of Indiana
Director and Past president
Current
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Indiana State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee
Board, Secretary
Current
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Purdue University
Dean's Advisory Council
Current
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CERIAS Institute
Board
Current
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Indiana Technology Referral Network
Board
Current
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Indiana Business Modernization and Technology Corporation
Software Committee
Current
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TechPoint Foundation
Director and Secretary
Current
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Hancock County Bar Association
Past President
Current
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American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member
Current
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Indiana State Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, Service on Various Committees
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Hancock County Bar Association
Finding John Doe-Pursuing Intellectual Property Claims Against and Discovery From Unknown Internet Users
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ICLEF
Critical Intellectual Property Issues for Business Attorneys
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Hancock County Bar Association
Intellectual Property Issues for the General Practitioner
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TechPoint, Inc.
Founder and Director
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ICLEF
Personal Jurisdiction and the Internet
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Indianapolis Business Journal
The Dollars and Sense of an Information Security Practice
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Indianapolis Business Journal
What Does a "Secure" Organization Look Like?
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Indianapolis Business Journal
Information Security - A Huge Potential for CPAs, The Account
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ICLEF
2001 Computer Law Update
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ICLEF
1999 Midwest Intellectual Property Law Symposium
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Indiana State Bar Association
Year 2000 Litigation Update
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ISA
Managing Risk in Software Contracts
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Indianapolis Business Journal
Legal Implications of the Millennium Bug, Year 2000 Proceedings
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Indianapolis Business Journal
The Internet: The Great Equalizer for Corporate Counsel
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Growth 100
Copyright Law Fundamentals
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ISA
Cyberrights and Cybercrime
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ACM/Purdue
The Law of the Information Superhighway
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ICLEF
The Scope of Fair Use and Implied Licenses in Computer Law
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CISI
The Internet for Attorneys
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ICLEF
Trademark Use and Infringement on the Internet
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ISA
Legal Considerations for Doing Business on the Internet
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ICLU
Civil Liberties In Cyberia: Intellectual Property and Electronically Transmitted Information
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Indianapolis CEO
The Information Superhighway: Where Will It Lead?
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Indianapolis Business Journal
Latest Computer Technology Intrudes on Privacy
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ISA
Protecting Your Trademarks on the Internet
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ICLEF
Current Trends in Software Licensing
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ISA
Reverse Engineering and Fair Use in Software Development
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IBJ
Builders and Owners Face New Liabilities From Copyright Changes
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ITVA
"Securing and Enforcing Videotape Copyrights"
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IBMTC
"Software Patents"
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IBJ
"FAX Facts: Translating Business Laws for the Electronic Age"
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Proceedings of the Technology Transfer and Database Tutorial Workshop
"Maximizing Profitability Through Software Licenses"
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce Briefing
"Legal Considerations for Exporting"
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SEF
"Software Piracy"
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SEF
"Software Products Liability"
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U.S. Dept of Commerce Briefing
"Legal Aspects of EC 1992 for Indiana Computer Software, Hardware and Peripheral Manufacturers"
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SEF
"Software Licensing"
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Entrepreneurship
ICLEF "Patents and Trade Secrets"
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Indiana Intellectual Property Law News
Paul Overhauser
Speaking Engagements
Bitcoin and the Law , Social Media and the Law
A field Guide to Defending Suits by Intellectual Property Trolls , 2016 Midwest Intellectual Property Law Summit
Cryptocurrency and Law , IU McKinney Center for Intellectual Property & Innovation
Reversal of Fortunes: Indianapolis Skyline Photo and $1,000,000 Damages (Copyright Litigation of the Year , Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation
Reversal of Fortunes: Indianapolis Skyline Photo and $1,000,000 , Hancock County Bar Association
Certifications
Registered Patent Attorney
US Patent and Trademark Office
Legal Answers
179 Questions Answered

Q. If I file for a trademark, will the trademark office conduct a search for me?
A: Well, the Trademark Office (either Federal or State) will conduct their own trademark search, but it will not be "for you;" it will be to determine whether your mark is confusingly similar to another registered mark. If they find a conflict, they will reject your application, and you will have lost your filing fee. That is why it is a good idea to do a trademark search before you file, or better yet, before you select your trademark. Paul Overhauser www.iniplaw.org www.overhauser.com 317-891-1500
Q. What is a certification mark?
A: A certification mark is any word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination thereof owned by one party who certifies the goods and services of others when they meet certain standards. The owner of the mark exercises control over the use of the mark; however, because the sole purpose of a certification mark is to indicate that certain standards have been met, use of the mark is by others. Paul Overhauser www.iniplaw.org www.overhauser.com 317- 891-1500
Q. What is a collective membership mark?
A: A certification mark is any word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination thereof owned by one party who certifies the goods and services of others when they meet certain standards. The owner of the mark exercises control over the use of the mark; however, because the sole purpose of a certification mark is to indicate that certain standards have been met, use of the mark is by others. Paul Overhauser www.iniplaw.org www.overhauser.com 317- 891-1500
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Contact & Map
Indianapolis Office
101 West Ohio Street
Suite 2000
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: (317) 891-1500
Fax: (866) 283-8549
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Greenfield Office
740 W Green Meadows Dr
Suite 300
Greenfield, IN 46140
Telephone: (317) 467-9100
Fax: (866) 283-8549
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed