Intellectual Property (IP) Attorneys are lawyers who are focused on protecting companies with a large stable of products protected by patented technologies or copyrighted works.  They specialize in civil law with focus on IP laws, local as well as international.  Armed with a strong knowledge in these IP laws, they work to investigate cases of copyright infringements in the media, patent violations in technologies used by competitors as well as provide legal support in bringing offenders to court.

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Atty. Denholm B. Ryan

Alameda, San Francisco, CA

Phone: (415) 366-8032


To work as an Intellectual Property Attorney for a large Law Firm with a portfolio of copyright violation or defense cases

Summary of Qualification

  • More than 10 years of litigation experience in the field of Intellectual Property
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Career Experience/Job History

2000 – Present: Intellectual Property Attorney, Legal, Warner Bros, LA

  • Conduct investigation on alleged copyright infringements as may be brought to the attention of the department by corporate executives
  • Meet with embassy officials and travel to countries where cases of IP violation have been reported and document cases for presentation of the World Court and the UN.
  • Investigate allegations and ascertain extent of the infringement and the fiduciary implication to determine if filing charges are cost effective
  • Prepare all legal documents in applying for copyrights for corporate products
  • Coordinate with authorities in implementing the IP law and apply for warrants of arrest when so required.


2000 – Passed the bar for law practice in the state of California

1997– 2000:  Bachelor of Laws, Boston University

1994 – 1997:  BA Political Science, Boston University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request