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The Advanced Guide to Understanding the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) Under the European Patent System
Later this year the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will come into effect, which will impact all users of the European patent system. This webinar will provide an overview of the new legal system and strategic considerations.
Prior Art & White Space Analytics
Prior art and white space analytics are a lesser known analytics discipline, but are very powerful when executed correctly. This program will discuss these and how they are prepared.
5 Patent Prosecution Tips for Polymer Tech
Obtaining patent protection for inventions including chemical features has important differences from other subject matter. Learn how to maximize your chances of obtaining broad protection.

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Ryan Connell
Areas of Practice
  • Chemical & Materials Science
  • Clean Technologies
  • Life Sciences
  • Mechanical & Electromechanical
  • Medical Devices
IP Services
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Foreign Rights
  • Freedom To Operate
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Portfolio Management & Analysis
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Ryan J. Connell is a registered patent attorney practicing intellectual property law with an emphasis on chemical engineering, materials science, biotechnology, and organic chemistry. Ryan also has experience in a variety of mechanical and electro-mechanical related arts.

Ryan received his B.S. in biochemistry/molecular biology and his B.A. in chemistry from the University of Minnesota Duluth (2009) and his M.S. in organic chemistry from the University of Minnesota Duluth (2011). During graduate school, his research focused on the synthesis of alpha cyanocinnamate derivatives as monocarboxylate transporter-1 inhibitors. Ryan received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota (2014), magna cum laude. During law school, he served as the lead articles editor for the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology and interned for both the Bayfield County Circuit Court Judge and Bayfield County District Attorney in Wisconsin. Ryan is licensed to practice in Minnesota. He is an active volunteer attorney with the Minnesota Wills for Heroes Program.

In his free time Ryan enjoys nordic skiing, alpine skiing, running, playing tennis, golfing, and boating.

Bar Admissions
Bar Admissions
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, 2014
J.D. Magna Cum Laude

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN, 2011
M.S. Organic Chemistry

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN, 2009
B.A. Chemistry