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Matthew Ryan

Partner

Matthew Ryan

Partner

In his early years of practice, Matt was a commercial litigator. This experience has enabled Matt in his long and distinguished career to deal with client IP issues which are practical and focused on the commercial realities of the clients needs.
In his early years of practice, Matt was a commercial litigator. This experience has enabled Matt in his long and distinguished career to deal with client IP issues which are practical and focused on the commercial realities of the clients needs.

OVERVIEW

Matthew Ryan is one of the Founding Partners of Haug Partners and is the Managing Partner of the firm’s West Palm Beach office. He also serves as Haug Partner’s General Counsel, managing all legal matters on behalf of the Firm. He has extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property, including litigation, prosecution, transactional matters, and client counseling. Mr. Ryan represents multinational and emerging companies in litigating matters in a diverse range of technology areas in numerous state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. He also supervises an aggressive prosecution practice for these clients in proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; assists in representing them before the various international patent authorities; and regularly counsels them in complex business matters and transactions, including drafting and negotiating R&D, sales, and license agreements.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Tooltrend v. CMT Utensili, No. 98-3183, (M.D. Fla.)
  • AC Coin & Slot v. VSR, No. 05-2784, (D. Nevada)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “Navigating the Interface Between IPRs and Patent Litigation”, Moderator, World IP Forum, Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018
  • Trilateral Perspective on Patent Protection, Enforcement & Competition Law, Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, September 28, 2006
  • Workshop on Drafting Non-Infringement, Freedom to Operate and Validity Opinions, AIPS, Metro House, Vidya Nagari Marg, Kalina, Mumbai, January 11-14, 2007
  • The Ever-Evolving Landscape of Patent Infringement Remedies in the U.S., 5th International Intellectual Property Rights Conference= Global IP Convention, January 23-30, 2013, Bangalor India
  • Before and After the America Invents Act, World IP Forum, September 15-17, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Inter Partes Reviews (IPR), Covered Business Methods (CBMS), Post Grant Reviews (PGRS), and Reexamination of Patents in the VS, World IP Forum, April 26-28, 2017 (scheduled), Bangkok, Thailand
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AWARDS

  • SuperLawyers® Metro Edition, 2006-2007

EDUCATION

  • Vanderbilt University, (B.E.M.E., 1979)
  • University of Miami, (J.D., 1982)
  • Cum Laude
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Executive Editor, Lawyer of the Americas Journal of International Law (1981- 1982)
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BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Florida
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
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CONTACT

LOCATION

West Palm Beach, FL
777 South Flagler Drive
Phillips Point East Tower, Suite 1000
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
777 South Flagler Drive Phillips Point East Tower, Suite 1000 West Palm Beach, FL 33401