Theodore G. Papagiannis
Theodore advises companies on developing comprehensive intellectual property portfolios and strategies. He has extensive experience in representing venture capital firms and other clients in IP due diligence matters.
Theodore is currently a member of the board of directors of Sustain OC, an organization that accelerates sustainability in the greater Orange County area through innovation, collaboration and education, and has been involved in leadership roles with the organization since its inception in 2010. He has unique technical and IP experience in clean technologies, including water and wastewater treatment, recycling and waste management, lighting, clean energy and the like, and is Chair of the firm's Cleantech Practice Group.
In addition, Theodore has extensive experience in strategically growing IP portfolios in the medical device arena, including in the fields of spine and other orthopedics, injection systems, cardiac and cardiovascular technologies (e.g., for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias, hypertension, etc.), denervation and neuromodulation, hypertension, tissue ablation, catheters, sheaths and other intravascular technologies and skin treatment.
Prior to joining the firm, Theodore worked as a civil and environmental engineer for nearly a decade. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California.
Theodore joined the firm in 2005 and became a partner in 2011.