Ryan Meyer
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Ryan Meyer

Of Counsel
meyer.ryan@dorsey.com

Overview

RYAN HELPS CLIENTS PROTECT BOTH THEIR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND THEIR RIGHTS TO DO BUSINESS.

Ryan advises intellectual property owners on strategies for protecting and enforcing their rights, including through licensing and litigation. He also consults with intellectual property owners regarding portfolio management and confidentiality measures to help them develop and safeguard their innovations. In addition, Ryan provides legal opinions and freedom-to-operate analysis to help clients preemptively manage their risk as they create new products and services, and he defends companies who have been accused of intellectual property infringement. Ryan has worked on all areas of intellectual property litigation including copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secret. His areas of technical familiarity include video games and other software; animation; clothing; mechanical and electronic devices; biotech, pharmaceutical, and other chemical compounds and methods; banking technology; networking technology; and telecom technology.

Ryan is Of Counsel in Dorsey’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group.

Education & Admissions

University of Washington School of Law (LL.M., Intellectual Property Law and Policy, 2008), Outstanding Student Award

University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2006)

Vassar College (B.A., Biochemistry and Philosophy, 2000), Honors in Biochemistry and Philosophy

Admissions

  • Washington
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

News & Resources

Articles

The Take-Two Interactive v. Pinkerton Showdown Has Ended in a Draw
Great Scott! The DeLorean Estate Lawsuit Hits a Space Time Continuum Roadblock
Grand Theft Auto 5 Has Many Different Characters, But Lindsay Lohan Is Not One of Them
Rossi, M., R. Meyer, et al. "Molecular structure and activity toward DNA of baicalein, a flavone constituent of the Asian herbal medicine "Sho-saiko-to"." Journal of Natural Products 64(1): 26-31.

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Wins Asylum for Northern Triangle Mother and Daughter
Dorsey Nationally Ranked and Named Trademark Law Firm of the Year by "U.S. News – Best Lawyers" Best Law Firms

Industries & Practices

Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Technology
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Washington State Bar Associate, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Member
  • Washington State Patent Lawyers Association, Member
  • Seattle Intellectual Property Inn of Court, Member
Ryan Meyer