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Ryan J. Pianetto


Ryan Pianetto joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2015.  He represents clients in a wide array of technologies in various aspects of intellectual property law, including patent litigation, due diligence, intellectual property transactions, and patent preparation and prosecution.  He is a member of the State bars of Illinois and Indiana, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ryan gained substantial experience as an associate patent attorney at another intellectual property law firm where he prepared and prosecuted patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and as a patent analyst at a large intellectual property services provider where he drafted written opinions for PCT patent applications for the United States Patent and Trademark Office and developed patentability, freedom to operate, invalidity, and clearance searches for private clients. 

Ryan received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was listed on the Dean’s Honor List and earned a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.  He earned a B.S.E. with honors in Civil Engineering and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.  As an undergraduate, he worked for a local engineering consulting firm where he focused on the design and construction of high-voltage distribution lines. 

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Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions / Registrations

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Iowa, B.S.E., Civil Engineering