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Patrick O'Regan Jr.

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty
Malloy Hall 121


Patrick T. O’Regan Jr. is an attorney, educator, and entrepreneur, passionate about water and Cleantech. He developed a solution that treats domestic wastewater and re-uses it for subsurface irrigation.

At USF, he has taught courses in Entrepreneurial Management and Entrepreneurial Finance in addition to coaching the VCIC Team.


  • Juris Doctor, Suffolk University School of Law
  • MBA, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law, from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • B.A. Economics, Brown University

Prior Experience

  • Founder and CEO of Nobska Technologies
  • Partner O’Regan & O’Regan

Awards & Distinctions

  • Director and Past-President of Palo Alto Senior Housing Project Inc. (2013 – present)

  • Inventor on United States Patent No. 8,246,829, August 21, 2012, Systems and methods for water treatment and remediation

  • Chairman and Commissioner of The Falmouth Housing Authority (1993-2005)

  • Director and Co-Founder, Falmouth Housing Corp. (1998-2005)

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, Intellectual Property: Overview and Strategies for Entrepreneurs, 2017 

  • Co-Author, "Using GATT-TRIPs to improve Development Opportunities: A Proposal for Central America," Hastings Sci. & Tech. L.J. 7, 2015