Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Theodore J. Mlynar
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Direct: (646) 974-8992


Ted is a global IP and complex technology attorney. For decades, he has been developing and implementing innovative solutions to some of the most difficult intellectual property problems in the world. Combining a keen legal acumen, first-chair trial experience, strong negotiation skills, and a deep understanding of technology, Ted works closely with technology clients to help identify and achieve their goals.

Ted brings to bear a wealth of practical experience in intellectual property law – including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition. Whether it is litigation, licensing, or IP prosecution, Ted provides practical and winning approaches to complex problems.

Ted has in-depth experience advising technology, financial industry, and insurance industry clients in connection with fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency issues, both from a legal and a technical point of view. Ted can code and has been acknowledged by the Chamber of Digital Commerce as a “subject matter expert” in the field of smart contracts. He has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Coindesk, and Law360 regarding blockchain and smart contract applications, and is frequently asked to speak on this evolving technology.


J.D., University of Southern California, 1994
B.S. Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1991

Ted is admitted to the State Bars of New York and New Jersey, and as a practitioner before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


2019 Media, Technology and Telecoms: Fintech
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