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Ryan D. Sharp

Ryan D. Sharp is a registered patent attorney concentrating in intellectual property counseling. He focuses on U.S. and international patent procurement and strategy in a wide range of industries in technical fields including computer hardware and software, mechanical devices, electro-mechanical devices, medical devices, and industrial systems.

Ryan’s experience includes managing patent portfolios and procuring patents in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, India, Korea, Japan, and Mexico. Ryan counsels U.S. and international corporations, including multinationals, startups, and individual inventors.

Concentrations

  • Worldwide patent portfolio management, counseling, and patent procurement
  • Patent due diligence including operability, infringement, and invalidity reviews
  • Subject matter patent eligibility
  • Technical areas of focus:
    • Computer hardware and software
    • eCommerce
    • Commercial and residential heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR)
    • Industrial control systems
    • Medical devices
    • Manufacturing systems and devices

取扱分野

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Volunteer Attorney, LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program, 2016-Present
  • Diversity Director, Notre Dame Club of Minnesota, 2018-2019

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • 法務博士, cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 2012
    • Managing Editor, Cybaris®
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2006
弁護士資格
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office