Mr. Arvanitis specializes in both hardware and software design.
• M.S., Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1997
• B.S., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1994
Mr. Arvanitis has prosecuted patents in computer hardware, with specialization in microprocessor architecture and circuits. Before joining Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP in 2008, he was a technical advisor at Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP, where as a technical consultant and EDA expert he consulted in intellectual property litigation involving microprocessor designs. Mr. Arvanitis previously was on the staff of Intel Corp., where he worked for nine years on the research and design teams that developed several microprocessors.
He initially worked at Intel as a hardware designer, during which time he designed circuits and RTL for Pentium family processors. After promotion to the position of senior CAD engineer, Mr. Arvanitis worked on the Core 2 and Tejas design teams, as a member of which he defined methodologies and developed software for VLSI low-power design, FEV, DFT and cross-site database management. He also trained and supported four international engineering teams.
During the early portion of his career, Mr. Arvanitis worked as a Unix and Windows system administrator at the Virginia Tech Electrical Engineering Computer Laboratory, and as a research assistant participating in development of several hardware and software designs in machine vision applications in the Spatial Data Analysis Laboratory.
Related Professional Experience
• Technical Consultant, Townsend, Townsend & Crew, San Francisco, 2007
• Senior CAD Engineer, Intel Corp., Santa Clara, Calif., 2001–2006
• Component Design Engineer, Intel Corp., Folsom, Calif., 1997–2001
• Research Assistant, Virginia Tech SDAL, Blacksburg, Va., 1994–1997
Language Proficiency (in addition to English)
• Fluent in Greek
Personal Interests and Activities
• Travel, cooking, swimming, snowboarding, tennis