Office Hours @ CONNECT with Paul Hastings - June 2018

......... June 19th 2018
in partnership with Paul Hastings


As a service to San Diego startup companies, CONNECT is partnering with select strategic advisor and professional services companies to provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to meet privately and pro bono for professional advice. 

Need a professional brain on an issue? Schedule a meeting today!


Scott Oross is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s San Diego office.  He represents both public and private companies in a number of different industries, including the information technology, life sciences and telecommunications industries, in a wide range of corporate transactions, including public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic collaborations. He also regularly advises boards of directors and management on a wide variety of strategic and corporate governance issues.

Todd Schneider is a senior associate in the Paul Hastings San Diego office, where his practice focuses on intellectual property and technology transactional matters. He routinely advises clients in merger and acquisition transactions involving intellectual property, and is experienced in intellectual property related secured lending transactions. Mr. Schneider also counsels clients in a wide array of commercial and licensing transactions, and regularly drafts and negotiates license, development, manufacture, and other agreements for clients in a broad range of industries. Mr. Schneider regularly prepares and prosecutes trademark applications, and has extensive patent prosecution experience, with an emphasis in the computer, electrical and mechanical arts.  Mr. Schneider is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear—to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms. We offer a complete portfolio of services to support our clients’ complex, often mission-critical needs—from structuring first-of-their-kind transactions to resolving complicated disputes to providing the savvy legal counsel that keeps business moving forward.   Today we serve our clients’ local and international business needs from offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Diego, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  Drawing on the firm’s dynamic, collaborative, and entrepreneurial culture, our lawyers work across practices, offices, and borders to provide seamless legal counsel—where and when our clients need us.

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