RLMK-Doug Ryder
Douglas J. Ryder
Partner
Phone: (215) 997-0248
dryder@ryderlu.com

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Mr. Ryder handles the full scope of intellectual property matters including client counseling, preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, preparation of copyright registration applications, patent and trademark searches, legal opinions including patentability, trademarkability, infringement, and clearance opinions, licensing agreements, and procurement of intellectual property rights.

Mr. Ryder is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Ryder has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications for a wide variety of clients, industries and technologies.

Mr. Ryder’s patent prosecution practice covers a vast array of technical fields including electrical, mechanical, computer, software, business method, Internet, video, telecommunications and semiconductors. Mr. Ryder also has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting trademark applications for a wide variety of clients and industries.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Ryder spent ten years utilizing his electrical engineering technical background in a variety of engineering and management positions. Mr. Ryder was a program manager for a company that designed, developed and deployed several systems controlling oceanic air traffic control.

Mr. Ryder spent time as both a system engineer and design engineer working on various air traffic control, missile, and computer systems.

BAR and COURT ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998
Pennsylvania, 2001
Maryland, 1997

EDUCATION
University of Maryland Law School, Juris Doctor, 1996
George Washington University, Masters of Engineering
Management, 1992
Drexel University, Bachelor of Science in Electrical
Engineering, 1989

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Continuing Legal Education Lecturer:
- Bucks County Bar Association
- Estate Planning Counsel
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Bucks County Bar Association