Profile

Paul E. Rice

Paul E. Rice
350 Cambridge Ave., Suite 225
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-289-9088
Fax: 650-289-9093
price@civlit.com

City:    Palo Alto

State Bar of California Admission Date:   Dec. 18, 1974

Education:

  • New York University School of Law, Master of Laws in Taxation, 1978 – 1979
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. degree, 1971 – 1974
  • University of Michigan, B.A. degree, History, 1966 – 1970

Employment (Current and Past):

  • Paul E. Rice, A Professional Corporation, Principal, 1998 – presentThoits, Love, Hershberger and McLean, Principal, 1986 – 1998
  • Burriss & Rice, Principal, 1980 – 1986
  • Rutan & Tucker, Partner, 2006 – 2007
  • Santa Clara County Superior Court: Previously served as:
  • Pro tem law and motion judge
  • Settlement conference judge

State Bar Activities:

  • Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, member, 2013 – present
  • Intellectual Property Law Section, Trade Secrets Committee, member, 2010 – present

Local Bar Activities:

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Federal Courts Executive Committee, past member
  • Trustee, past member
  • Former Counsel to the Santa Clara County Bar Association

Publications:

  • One of three principal authors of the Model Protective Order, for use in Federal and State Courts: State Bar Intellectual Property Section