Professional Biography

Paul L. Navarro Associate

  • San Francisco

    D +1.415.344.7004

    F +1.415.344.7050

    San Francisco

    505 Howard Street, Suite 1000

    San Francisco, CA






Exit Transactions

Sale of Mapping Software Company*

Represented mapping software company in its sale to a leading on-demand car service company.

Sale of Advertising Platform*

Represented advertising platform company in its sale to a leading social media company.

Technology , Sports and Entertainment Transactions

Goanna Software Pty, Ltd.

Represented Goanna Software Pty, Ltd. in its acquisition by Synopsys, Inc.

Technology Transactions

Drafted patent and copyright licenses and assignments, advertising agreements, distribution agreements, strategic partnership agreements and other similar agreements for emerging and developed companies.

Professional Boxing Agreement*

Drafted boxing promotional agreement.

Entertainment Transactions

Counseled clients in a variety of entertainment transactions including drafting a movie promotional agreement between a producer and technology company and drafted a collaboration agreement between a movie production company and visual effects company.

Talent Management Company

Counseled a company developing SasS talent management platform regarding company formation and general corporate issues.

Virtual Reality Company

Formed and provide legal counsel regarding general corporate and IP issues for entertainment virtual reality company.

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Counseled various clients on developing their terms of use and privacy policies.


Reiser v. Reiser*

Superior Court of California, Alameda County
Represented Rory and Noriline Reiser pro bono in a wrongful death action against their father and secured a $60 million verdict for clients. The Recorder magazine recognized the verdict as a top 10 California verdict in 2012.

Smartphone Litigation*

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Member of team that successfully tried a high-profile smartphone case leading to a jury verdict of over $1 billion.

W. L. Gore & Associates v. GI Dynamics Inc.*

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Represented Gore as to patent, contract and trade secret claims arising from a joint development project for a gastric sleeve.

AIG v. Air Lease Corporation*

Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County
Represented AIG and its subsidiary, International Lease Finance Corporation, in its breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation case against a competing aircraft leasing company.

Cullen v. Netflix*

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Represented the leading provider of subscription-based streaming videos on appeal after obtaining published dismissals without leave to amend of class claims alleging misrepresentation and disability discrimination relating to Internet-based closed captioning practices.


* Prior experience


Areas of Focus


Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California


  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2010
  • Stanford University, M.A., History, 2007
  • Stanford University, B.A., history,
    highest honors
    , 2006


  • Spanish