John W. Ryan, Lawyer
  • Lawyer
  • Patent Infringement · Life Sciences and Biotechnology

John W. Ryan

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  • Titles & Designations: …

  • First Admitted: 1986

  • Position: Partner

  • Born in: …

Areas of Practice

Patent Infringement

Percent of cases
50%
Years practiced
31

Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Percent of cases
30%
Years practiced
31

Licensing

Percent of cases
10%
Years practiced
31

Patent Application

Percent of cases
10%
Years practiced
31

Intellectual Property

Litigation

About

  • No Misconduct

Licenses & Admissions

License

Pennsylvania

1986

Active

License

New York

1991

Currently registered

License

District of Columbia

1987

Active

Admission

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Admission

U.S. Supreme Court

Admission

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Admission

U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY

Admission

U.S. District Court, Northern District of NY

Admission

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY

Admission

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Admission

1991, New York

Admission

1987, District of Columbia

Admission

1986, Pennsylvania

Languages

Unspecified

About John W. Ryan

John Ryan is a registered patent attorney with more than 25 years of experience in handling matters involving litigation, due diligence, licensing, opinion work (e.g., infringement, validity, and freedom-to-operate opinions) portfolio management, and patent preparation and prosecution. He has worked in a wide variety of technical disciplines including chemistry, biotechnology, medical device, biologics, in-vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, catalytic antibodies and antibody engineering, antibiotics, veterinary compounds, genetics, protein/proteomics, drug delivery, vaccines, dental and aerospace adhesives, dental and surgical devices, automotive devices, telecommunication, and electronic devices and computers. John previously served as vice president and chief patent counsel for an international diagnostic company. John was also an adjunct professor at Albany Law School and taught courses on the licensing of intellectual property.

Education

George Washington University National Law Center

Patent & Trade Regulation

LL.M - Master of Laws

1988

Syracuse University College of Law

Commercial Litigation

JD - Juris Doctor

1985

Bucknell University

Chemistry

BA - Bachelor of Arts

1981

Bucknell University, B.A., 1981

University

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1985

Law School

The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 1988

Law School

Experience

Partner

Crowell & Moring

2005 - 2009

Partner (And Head Of Patent Practice)

Wilmer Cutler Pickering

2000 - 2003

Partner (And Co-Chair Of Ip Practice)

Dorsey & Whitney

1997 - 2000

Vice President & Chief Patent Counsel

IGEN International

1992 - 1997

Adjunct Professor Of Law

Albany Law School

1990 - 1992

Cases

(Amicus Curiae for BIO) Akamai Technologies, Inc. and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology v. Limelight Networks, Inc.
Natural Chemistry v. Orenda
Pharmaceutical Solutions v. Vitamax RX et al.

Memberships & Associations

New York Intellectual Property Law Association

Member

1991 - Present

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Member

1987 - 2016

Awards

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property Litigation

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2016

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2016

Washington, DC SuperLawyer in Intellectual Property 2016

Super Lawyers - Thompson Reuters

2016

IP Stars: District of Columbia

Managing Intellectual Property

2016

Irish Legal 100

Irish Voice Newspaper

2016

Washington, DC SuperLawyer in Intellectual Property 2015

Super Lawyer - Thompson Reuters

2015

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2015

Washington, DC & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers

LexisNexis

2015

IP Stars: District of Columbia

Managing Intellectual Property

2015

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property Litigation

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2015

Irish Legal 100

Irish Voice Newspaper

2015

IP Stars: District of Columbia

Managing Intellectual Property

2014

Top Rated Lawyer in Technology

American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™

2014

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property Litigation

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2014

Irish Legal 100

Irish Voice Newspaper

2014

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2014

Life Science Star

LMG Life Sciences

2014

Washington, DC & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers

LexisNexis

2014

Washington DC Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property 2014

Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters

2014

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2013

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property Litigation

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2013

Washington, DC & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers

LexisNexis

2013

Irish Legal 100

Irish Voice Newspaper

2013

IP Stars: District of Columbia

Managing Intellectual Property

2013

Top Rated Lawyer in Technology

American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™

2013

Washington DC Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property 2013

Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters

2013

Life Science Star

LMG Life Sciences

2013

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2012

Chambers, District of Columbia, Intellectual Property Litigation

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2012

Life Sciences Star

LMG Life Sciences 2012 Inaugural Edition

2012

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2012

Washington, DC & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers (Biotechnology)

LexisNexis

2012

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2011

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2011

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2010

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2010

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2009

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2009

Chambers, District of Columbia: Intellectual Property

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

2008

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2008

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2007

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2006

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2005

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2004

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2003

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

2002

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated

Marindale-Hubbell

AV Preeminent

Publications

Lexology - in cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel

IP Law & Business

"Throwing Out the Baby"

2007

Legal Times Magazine

"An Obvious Surprise?"

2007

Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal

"Recent Developments in Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation"

2004

Internet Law & Business

"Internet-Based Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction"

2004

Journal of Internet Law

"Internet-Based Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction"

2003

Stanford Technology Law Review

"The Sliding Scale of Personal Jurisdiction via the Internet"

2000

BioPharmaceutical Outsourcing Report

"International Licensing Agreements"

2000

Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology

"The Treatment of Territorial Restraints under Patent and Know-How LIcenses"

1993

Speaking Engagements

Advanced Patent Law Institute - 7th Annual

2012

"Licensing and Declaratory Relief After MedImmune"

3rd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute

2008

"Licensing and Due Diligence Issues in China"

DuPont Legal Seminar

2005

"Advance Practice in Drafting and Negotiating Licensing Agreements in the Pharmaceutical Industry"

Henry Stewart Conference Studies

2004

"Licensing Issues for Small Companies"

American Chemical Society National Meeting

2004

"Issues Arising in Developing and/or Licensing Technology from U.S. Governmental Entities"

ABA 19th Annual Intellectual Property Law Section Conference

2004

"Due Diligence in IP Transactions"

New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association 17th Annual Pharmaceutical/Chemical Patent Update

2003

Hobbies & Interests

Unspecified

Associated Firms

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Law Firm

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

Based on 9 reviews

5.0

John W. Ryan

5.0 9