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

860.286.2929, ext. 1183

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, automotive 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.  Energy industry field technology areas for which Tom has experience include drilling systems, and subterranean measurement systems such as electromagnetic, nuclear, phased array acoustic and radar, and resistivity measurement systems.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2018-present

Associate, MKG IP Law, 2017-2018

Associate, McCarter & English, L.L.P., Hartford, CT, 2006-2017

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