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Paul has over 20 years of experience in patent law and over 10 years as an electrical engineer.

Prior to founding Armis IP Law, he practiced law for several years at a multiple different IP law firms specializing in patent and trademark prosecution. He has counseled clients with respect to both U.S. and foreign patent applications, and has prosecuted hundreds of applications. The subject technologies of the applications have varied greatly and include: electronic devices and circuits, power systems, wireless communications, software and business methods, data communications, networks/Internet, data storage, opto-electronic systems, lasers, instrumentation and semiconductors. In addition to patent prosecution, Paul has provided legal opinions and has been involved with intellectual property due diligence, litigation, and trademark prosecution.


Prior to entering the legal field, Paul worked as an electrical design engineer for several companies. He has extensive practical engineering work experience in design, development and testing of analog and digital electronics and in software development. While at United Technologies (UTC) Hamilton Standard, Paul designed and developed fault tolerant, redundant engine control systems for commercial aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing and Airbus. After UTC, he worked as an engineer at Electronic Retailing Systems, a startup company that developed products to provide instant price information to shelf-edge displays in retail stores. Additionally, Paul led the electronic design group at General Scanning Laser Systems Division. At General Scanning, he managed the development of electronic interfaces for memory repair, thin-film, and thick-film laser-based manufacturing equipment. Combined, his practical engineering experience amounts to over 10 years.


Paul Kriz was schooled at the University of Connecticut and earned a B.S.E.E. degree with an emphasis in electro-magnetic theory and semiconductor design. In addition to the B.S.E.E., he holds a M.S.E.E. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a J.D. from the New England School of Law. Paul is a member of the Bar in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is also admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


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