John F. Ryan


Two North Market Street
Third Floor
San Jose, CA 95113 USA

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Mr. Ryan earned a B.S. in Management Electrical Engineering from University of the Pacific School of Engineering. Subsequently, he earned a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law and was later admitted to the State Bar of California.

Mr. Ryan has been involved in patent law since 1998 and has drafted and prosecuted patent applications associated with varied technological areas. He has been involved with a wide variety of patent applications including applications related to electrical devices, computer systems, software applications, communication systems, networks, semiconductor circuits, databases, internet applications and computer graphics.

Mr. Ryan was previously the Contracts Supervisor at Pacific Gas & Electric’s Research and Development Department where he was responsible for managing the negotiation of the department’s contracts and resolution of issues associated with technical scope of work, intellectual property rights, licenses, royalties, liability, funding, joint venture provisions, manufacturing and marketing. The projects encompassed various fields of research including power generation, electrical transmission and distribution, gas transmission and distribution, end use efficiency, building and process control systems, telecommunications systems, computer systems, software development and environmental engineering. Mr. Ryan’s technical expertise extends to such areas as industrial and commercial control systems, power engineering, computer design and architecture, digital logic and systems, and computer software.


State Bar of California
United States Patent and Trademark Office


University of the Pacific, B.S., Management Electrical Engineering
McGeorge School of Law, J.D.