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Ryan joined the Firm in 2014 as a paralegal for the Litigation & Licensing Group, and in 2016 became the Trademark Department Manager as well. A native Chicagoan, Ryan moved to Washington, DC in 2011 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. Prior to joining Young & Thompson Ryan was a paralegal at a national law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, and he focused primarily on complex commercial and patent litigation.

As paralegal for the Litigation & Licensing Group Ryan ensures that filing deadlines and requirements are met, researches case law on a variety of topics, and makes sure the Firm is kept up to date on the most current Federal and State laws, particularly those related to intellectual property. As Trademark Department Manager, Ryan oversees the day-to-day management of both the Firm’s domestic and foreign trademark matters, communicating with clients on a range of issues including trademark prosecution, cost inquiries and opposition and cancellation proceedings.

In his spare time Ryan enjoys photography, traveling with friends and family, as well as volleyball, tennis and basketball.