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Paul V. Storm
Intellectual Property
Thanksgiving Tower, Suite 3000
1601 Elm Street
Dallas,  Texas  75201
One American Center, Suite 3000
600 Congress Avenue
Austin,  Texas  78701
Phone: 214.999.4701
Fax: 214.999.3701

Area(s) of Expertise

Practice Emphasis

Paul Storm is a partner in Gardere's Intellectual Property Group. He has over 20 years of experience in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret procurement, counseling and litigation. Mr. Storm's primary focus is intellectual property litigation, and he has participated in IP litigation in federal courts in California, Delaware, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin, and state courts in Delaware, Virginia and Texas.

Prior to joining Gardere, Mr. Storm was the founding partner of Storm LLP, a firm that focused on IP disputes, licensing and related IP transactions. He honed his skills as an IP litigation associate at Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP (now Sidley Austin LLP). Mr. Storm began his legal career as an IP litigation associate at Richards, Medlock and Andrews LLP.


  • J.D., The University Texas School of Law (1990)
  • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin, with honors (1980)
    • Chemical Engineering

Professional Affiliations

  • Admitted to practice before:
    • Texas State Courts
    • U.S. District Courts for all districts of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and Federal Circuits
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
    • Intellectual Property Law Section

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized, Texas Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, as published in Texas Monthly (2009-2014)
    • Intellectual Property Litigation
    • Intellectual Property
  • Recognized, The Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine (2012, 2014)
    • Intellectual Property
  • Recognized, AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Grace Preparatory Academy
  • Board Member, Christian Legal Society
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