Paul Evans is an experienced corporate and intellectual property attorney. He focuses on helping businesses grow and protecting their key assets and partnerships. Paul’s experience as general counsel, corporate executive and head of intellectual property at multiple companies provides clients with a unique experience and perspective to accomplish sophisticated business and legal objectives.

Capabilities

Biography

Paul Evans provides general counsel support for multiple business, which includes corporate formation and organization, buying and selling businesses, employment matters, supply and distribution agreements, protecting businesses with regard to confidentiality, trade secrets, non-compete agreements and other methods for protecting the assets of the business.

Paul assists clients on complex business transactions with an emphasis on the development and protection of intellectual property assets. He has more than 30 years' experience with law firms and as a corporate executive in a wide range of legal matters including, analyzing, structuring, negotiating and closing sophisticated business transactions as well as managing all aspects of intellectual property protection and litigation. He is a tactical and analytical problem solver who focuses on the overall picture to ascertain strategic business direction and proactively formulate risk mitigation strategies that protect key corporate assets, capital and profitability. Paul has also been a trusted advisor to boards of directors, executive management teams and investors.

Paul supports healthcare businesses with navigating the legal complexities associated with healthcare services, such as HIPAA privacy compliance, business associate agreements and a variety of healthcare transaction work.

Paul advises his clients on the protection, commercialization, licensing and transfer of intellectual property and technology. His practice includes the licensing and transfer of patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets as well as the licensing of software and other technologies, and the procurement and distribution of SaaS and other cloud-based services. He also assists clients with drafting website privacy policies and complying with U.S. and international privacy law requirements.

Paul also helps clients with real estate transactions, development projects, permitting, establishing home-owners associations and other associated legal work.

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., William H. Leary Scholar, 1992)

University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business (MBA, high honors, 2004)

University of Utah (B.S.M.E. cum laude, 1986)

Professional

Judicial Extern, Utah Court of Appeals (1990)

Associations

Professional

Idaho State Bar, Business & Corporate Law Section

Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law Section

Utah State Bar, Business Law Section

Utah State Bar, Intellectual Property Law Section

Licensing Executive Society

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Community

Board of Directors, Rexburg Chamber of Commerce

Director – Research & Business Development Center (2023 – present)

Committee Member – Rexburg Chamber of Commerce (2023 – present)

Legal Counsel – Eastern Idaho Manufacturers Association (2023 – present)

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Presentations

Credentials

Licensed

Utah
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
Idaho
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law