Ryan Gillan, a Utah patent attorney

Ryan P. Gillan

Ryan P. Gillan

Partner, Registered Patent Attorney

Ryan’s Contact Info

+1 (801) 478-0071


Ryan Gillan has been in practice since 2007, first as a Registered Patent Agent and then as a Registered Patent Attorney, after serving as a Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for more than two years, and is a member of the D.C. Bar and the Utah Bar. Ryan specializes in all aspects of intellectual property law and related litigation.

Practice Areas

  • IP Counseling and Strategic Planning
  • IP Enforcement
  • IP Litigation
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • IP Licensing


  • Juris Doctorate, George Mason Law School
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University


  • Utah State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Federal District Court, D. Utah
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations, Certifications, and Achievements

  • Member, Utah Bar Association
  • Member, Utah Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted to practice before the Utah Supreme Court, U.S. District Court of Utah

Technical Areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Medical Products
  • Surgical Instruments and Implants
  • Construction Equipment
  • Trailer Hitch and Sway Control Technology
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Fundamental levels of chemical, electrical, electronic and computer-related matters
  • Automotive Technology
  • Variable Ratio Transmissions
  • Business Methods
  • Polymer Concrete