A Technology Transactions Partner and Adjunct Professor for Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC, Todd Harris advises technology companies around the globe in connection with creation, commercialization, and disposition of information technology, proprietary software and data assets, including licensing and related regulatory compliance. He also regularly provides intellectual property counsel in connection with tech-centric mergers and acquisitions.
Todd helps clients craft strategies and programs for intellectual property protection, including trade secret and information security policies, patenting strategies, and brand management. He also provides counsel regarding privacy law compliance and registration of intellectual property rights, including management of international counsel for global intellectual property filings.
While many of Todd’s clients are immersed in the expansive technological markets of Northern Virginia/Washington DC and Silicon Valley, Todd has negotiated deals that reach globally throughout North America, Asia, Australia, Europe, and South America.
As an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, Todd teaches the law of licensing and information technology commercialization. He is also a frequent speaker regarding a variety of legal issues, having addressed organizations and universities like the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Law Institute, the judicial conference of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, Howard University, and Georgetown University.
Todd is also an active member of the Northern Virginia community. Having graduated from Yale Divinity School with a degree in the study of ethics, Todd speaks for conferences and workshops on ethics-related topics. A classically trained musician, Todd has also performed music around the country, and his music compositions are enjoyed and performed by groups nationwide. Prior to Yale, Todd studied ethics at 2 German universities, and he keeps his rusty German in functional condition. Todd is an avid hiker, photographer, and fan of lacrosse. He lives in Potomac Falls, Virginia with his wife, 2 children, and multiple canines.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Todd W. Harris