Full Name
Regina Sam Penti
Job Title
Ropes & Gray
Brief Biography
Regina is a partner in the firm’s technology and intellectual property transactions practice group. For nearly 17 years, she has counseled technology companies in structuring and negotiating strategic transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases, and bet-the-company collaborations that are driven by intellectual property, technology and data.

An MIT-trained engineer with a knack for problem-solving, Regina draws on her technical background to provide clients with hands-on support and strategic counseling regarding critical intellectual property assets. She has particular expertise in patents, and is a registered patent attorney qualified to practice before both the USPTO and the EPO. She has represented clients across a range of industries, including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, autonomous vehicles, fintech, medtech and software. Regina was honored as a “Go-To Lawyer in Intellectual Property” in 2021 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and is recognized in Legal 500 for her outstanding work on behalf of clients.

She is a guest lecturer on intellectual property law at the MIT Sloan School of Business, and co-chair and co-founder of the International IP Summit, an annual symposium for leading legal and business executives. Regina previously served as a co-chair of the firm’s global Diversity Committee, helping advance inclusive policies that enhance opportunities for women, LGBTQ+, and racially and ethnically diverse attorneys and business support professionals.
Regina Sam Penti