Ryan J. Miller is an Intellectual Property attorney with significant experience in medical imaging and engineering. Ryan served earlier in his career as a Patent Examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Working in an analytical art unit that specialized in medical imaging and digital watermarking, he was responsible for researching patent applications in the art of image processing to ensure that applications and claimed inventions met applicable patent statutes and rules in all phases of patent prosecution.
In 2004, Ryan joined The Webb Law Firm as a law clerk with degrees in electrical engineering and economics from Duke University. He continued his studies and obtained patent-agent certification in 2004. Ryan received his J.D. degree Cum Laude from Duquesne University School of Law, where he was a member of the Duquesne University Law Review.
Ryan finds it professionally interesting and satisfying to help “protect the original ideas and inventions of many gifted individuals and organizations.”
Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2008 J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude
ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law, 2008
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association Student Leadership Award, 2008
Duquesne Law Alumni Scholarship, 2005
Activities: Senior Staff, Duquesne University Law Review
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2002 B.S.
Majors: Electrical Engineering and Economics
Professional Associations and Memberships
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Past Employment Positions
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Examiner