Richard Ogawa

Mr. Ogawa has been General Counsel at Inphi Corporation, responsible for overseeing legal matters, corporate, intellectual property, and government affairs. Mr. Ogawa is a Registered United States Patent Attorney and a Member of the California State Bar with more than 25 years of experience in technology companies. Prior to Inphi, he was a Partner at Townsend and Townsend. He is the founder and owner of Ogawa Professional Corporation, his own law firm. He is General Counsel for Soraa Laser Diode, Inc., a venture-funded company by Khosla Ventures, and is General Counsel for MCube, Inc. a venture-funded company by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He has also held a variety of engineering and management positions at NEC Electronics. He is a Charter Member of the Indus Entrepreneur Group (TIE) and had been a member of the boards of the Asian Law Alliance, American Intellectual Property Law Association. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Davis in 1984, and a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of Pacific in 1991.