Paul Coble

Paul is a technology attorney and Chair of the Intellectual Property Department at Rose Law Group pc. His unique combination of experience as a startup founder and software developer, combined with his deep background in intellectual property, allows Paul to provide pragmatic legal strategies that match complex business objectives.  

Paul studied molecular biology and chemistry as an undergraduate before turning to the study of law. He attended Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and graduated cum laude with a concentration in Law, Science, and Technology–the study of how science and law interact and affect each other’s trajectories.   

Paul has helped clients navigate and mitigate risk relating to intellectual property and heavily regulated and emerging technology markets such as artificial intelligence, personal and commercial data, Web3, and cannabis. He has managed international trademark portfolios, crafted complex licensing agreements, and shepherded all types of IP throughout their lifecycles–from conception to commercialization to enforcement. 

He is a registered patent attorney with experience prosecuting patents, advising investors and companies about patent valuations, and providing invalidity and/or non-infringement opinions of competitive patents. His varied technical background also allows him to work closely with product and engineering teams to design around patented technology. 

Paul also has extensive courtroom experience, litigating complex intellectual property cases across the country. He has litigated patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and other commercial disputes relating to a wide variety of technologies, including medical devices, manufacturing systems, consumer electronics, power tools, and software. 

In addition to his legal career, Paul has pioneered the use of data analytics in cannabis manufacturing.  In 2018, Paul launched Thalo Technologies to develop software for cannabis and hemp manufacturers to better capture and interpret their lab data to make more profitable decisions. He has served as Chair of the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Cannabis, and spoken on topics ranging from cannabis trademarks to regulating novel cannabinoids. 

Throughout his career, Paul has been involved in a number of philanthropic causes. Paul was the general counsel and board member of the Bucktown Arts Fest in Chicago and taught STEM clinics on building water-powered rockets. Currently, Paul volunteers as general counsel of the Social Justice & Engineering Initiative, which brings engineering solutions to social justice causes. 

In The News

Why Every Company Needs an AI Policy

By Paul Coble, Chair of Rose Law Group Technology, AI and IP departments Artificial Intelligence tools are quickly becoming a part of businesses in every industry. AI tools can dramatically increase efficiency and elicit new business insights from existing company data streams. But using the wrong AI tool for the wrong business purposes can introduce unnecessary risk and potentially dedicate

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Addition of Coble expands Rose Law Group’s AI practice

By InBusiness Phoenix Rose Law Group, a full-service law firm and Arizona’s largest woman-founded law firm announced the expansion of its practice with the addition of the new Intellectual Property Department and its chair, Paul Coble, an accomplished technology attorney. This strategic move demonstrates Rose Law Group’s commitment to bolstering its extensive focus and capabilities with AI and Web3 technologies. The announcement of the enhanced Intellectual Property Department includes a wide range of services advising clients on patent and trademark applications, conducting trademark

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Boom in A.I. prompts a test of copyright law; Paul Coble, AI, Web3 technology attorney and Rose Law Group’s intellectual property department chair, explains

By J. Edward Moreno | The New York Times The boom in artificial intelligence tools that draw on troves of content from across the internet has begun to test the bounds of copyright law. Authors and a leading photo agency have brought suit over the past year, contending that their intellectual property was illegally used to train A.I. systems, which

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