Technology Areas

Practice Areas


  • State of New York, 2004
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, 2003
  • State of Connecticut, 2003


University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D.,  2001

State University of New York at Geneseo, B.A. in Physics, 1997

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Thomas J. Ryan


Thomas Ryan has extensive experience in patent preparation and prosecution in a wide range of technology areas, including computer hardware and memory systems, communications, optics, mechanical technologies, and electrical technologies. Tom’s current practice involves patent preparation and prosecution primarily in computing and energy industry fields, including various facets of oil and gas exploration and production industry fields, as well as the preparation of infringement and patentability opinions.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2007-present

Associate, McCarter & English, L.L.P., Hartford, CT, 2006-2007

Associate, Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P., Stamford, CT, 2004-2006

Patent Attorney/Legal Assistant, Ceramoptec Industries, Inc., East Longmeadow, MA, 2001-2004


Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association

New York Bar Association