Ryan W. McBride provides strategic counseling on brand development and protection for clients in a variety of industries. Ryan’s practice includes trademark selection and clearance; opposition and cancellation matters in front of the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and abroad; trademark and copyright licensing; copyright registration and enforcement; unfair competition; domain name disputes; and data privacy and security creation and compliance.
Ryan works with clients in several industries, including food and beverage, automobile, professional services, communications, consumer goods, fashion and apparel, e-commerce, and entertainment.
While in Law School, Ryan served as a legal clerk for Judge John Adams, Orange County Superior Court, and volunteered her time with disabled veterans and mental health advocacy for the legal community.
Ryan worked as a summer associate with the firm in the summer of 2018 and joined the firm’s Orange County office in 2019.
Co-Author - No Simulating Alice Requirements: Application of Abstract Ideas Alone Cannot Transform Patent Ineligible Subject Matter - Knobbe Martens Litigation Blog (December 2020)
Co-Author - California Genetic Information Privacy Act Vetoed - Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (October 2020)
Co-Author - California Passes the Genetic Information Privacy Act - Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (October 2020)
Co-Author -The California Consumer Privacy Act Business-to-Business and Human Resources Data Limited Exemptions Extended One More Year - Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (September 2020)
Co-Author - Contact Tracing: Balancing Privacy Concerns While Halting the Spread of COVID-19 (August 2020)
Co-Author - Federal Regulation Repeals Will Not Protect Internet Service Providers From Maine’s New Privacy Law (August 2020)
Co-Author - Minimizing the Effect on Brand Value After a Data Breach - Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (July 2020)
Co-Author - Nevada’s Privacy Law: Following in the CCPA’s Footsteps or Forging Its Own Path?- Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (July 2020)
Co-Author - Attackers Are Motivated: A Verizon Study Shows That Cyber Threats Are Adapting Along With Online Behavior - Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (July 2020)
Co-Author - The State of California’s Data Privacy Law Remains in Flux - Knobbe Martens Data Privacy Blog (July 2020)
Co-Author - Facts in Complaint That Arguably Show Patent Ownership Are Sufficient to Confer Standing - Knobbe Martens Litigation Blog (May 2020)
Co-Author - Inducing Delay: When a Court Can Deviate From the First-To-File Rule - Knobbe Martens Litigation Blog (March 2020)
Co-Author - Accused Infringer’s Ornamental Logo May Defeat Design Patent Infringement Claim - Knobbe Martens Litigation Blog (November 2019)