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Paul J. Walker





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Paul works with a diverse client base (both large and small) in assessing and pursuing their intellectual property interests. Paul generally focuses on patent preparation and prosecution in the chemical, biotech, and mechanical fields. Additionally, Paul also specializes in helping clients effectively manage their patent portfolios and has extensive experience in the preparation of FTO opinions and analyses, quality review analyses, invalidity opinions and analyses, AIA Post Grant Proceedings, and patentability analyses.

Practice Areas

  • Patent Application Preparation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Freedom to Operate (FTO) Assessments and Opinions
  • Intellectual Property License Agreements

Certified Legal Specialties

  • U.S. Patent Bar, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2009
  • Kansas, 2010


  • University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), Columbia, Missouri
    • Juris Doctor - 2009
  • University of Missouri
    • Bachelor of Science - 2005
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Biological Sciences
  • University of Missouri
    • M.A. - 2009
    • Major: Biological Sciences


  • Intellectual Property Law Update, UMKC, 2016
  • Overview of Patent Law Basics, Kansas Engineering Law and Ethics, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Featured in “YLS Spotlight” of KBA’s Youth Lawyer Forum (Spring 2012)
  • Kansas Bar Association’s IP Attorney of the Year (2017)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association - IP Section, Past President, 2014
  • University of Missouri Alumni Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Oliff & Berridge, PLC, Alexandria, Virginia, Summer Associate
  • United States Geological Survey, Columbia, Missouri, Molecular Biologist

Pro Bono Activities

  • University of Missouri Alumni Association


  • English


  • Delta Tau Delta