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Ryan W. Edmondson

Fax +1.206.623.7022
Ryan Edmondson concentrates his practice in intellectual property matters, including a range of litigation and transactional matters related to trademarks, copyrights and patents. Mr. Edmondson regularly advises clients on the management of international trademark portfolios and is experienced in global filing strategies and maintenance of intellectual property rights. Mr. Edmondson has also successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in copyright, trademark, and patent litigation.

Mr. Edmondson routinely negotiates and drafts intellectual property agreements, including assignments, licenses, coexistence agreements, and settlement agreements. He also has experience in intellectual property due diligence in corporate transactions.

Mr. Edmondson has a range of litigation experience before the Trademark Trial and Appeal board and federal courts, including extensive legal research, motion practice, and drafting pleadings and briefs. In litigation, Mr. Edmondson has worked closely with clients to manage complex cases through all stages of litigation, including discovery.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Edmondson was an associate at a Seattle law firm for more than three years.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of Washington State Bar Association
Representative Litigation
  • DMG v. University of Oregon (D. Oregon). Associate counsel for the University of Oregon in a 500 million dollar patent, trademark and copyright dispute.
  • Global v. The Clarke Group (Whatcom County Superior Court). Associate counsel for the Clarke Group in a Lanham Act and trade secret dispute involving chemical fire retardants.
  • Sunlight Supply v. Maverick Sun (W.D. WA). Associate counsel for Maverick Sun in a patent, trademark and trade dress action. Octane attorneys’ fees.
Representative Trademarks
  • Manage trademark portfolios of clients ranging from local start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and international educational institutions
  • Manage the transfer of large, global trademark portfolios
  • Management of international trademark and internet disputes of international technology companies
  • Counsel clients on trademark enforcement and defense strategy
  • Routinely assist clients with complicated takedown matters on social media platforms
  • Prepare numerous trademark applications and responses to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office involving a range of products and services