Ryan P. Gillan
Ryan Gillan is an associate with the firm. He has years of experience protecting mechanical, electrical and ecommerce inventions, including medical devices, electrical receptacles, semiconductor devices, Internet business methods, automotive technologies, compressors and fluid control systems, including the rendering of opinions on matters related to patentability, infringement and prosecution strategy involving domestic and non-U.S. patents. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gillan served as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), in Art Unit 3746, Class 417. He also served as a patent agent, and then associate, at patent law firms in Virginia and the District of Columbia, where he prepared and prosecuted patent applications related to mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies. His practice focuses on patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, litigation, unfair competition, trade secrets, and intellectual property-related contracts and matters.