Ryan M. Mott

Ryan Mott
Ryan Mott is an associate in Venable's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice in the New York office. Ryan, an electrical engineer and registered patent attorney, has a unique educational background, which also includes coursework in organic chemistry and undergraduate research in bioelectronics. As a result, he has represented a wide variety of clients across the pharma and tech industries and has litigated patents from a diverse set of technological areas, including those covering cryptographic security devices and protocols; methods of statistical sampling of financials; graphical user interfaces; and computerized fitness methods; as well as bioelectrical medical devices; pharmaceuticals for the treatment of HIV; large-scale methods of organic synthesis; and agricultural fungicides.

In these fields, Ryan has represented plaintiffs and defendants in various federal courts across the United States from the earliest stages to trial and final appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and petitioners and patent owners before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in petitions for inter partes review.

In addition to Ryan's patent litigation practice, he has counseled on patent prosecution and transactional matters and has litigated false advertising matters, trademark disputes, gray-market product diversion cases involving medical devices and corporate contractual disputes within the large commercial vehicle industry. Previously, Ryan served as a fellow with the World Intellectual Property Organization, where he focused on issues involving alleged copyright infringement, employment matters, and international compliance.




  • J.D. cum laude University of Michigan Law School 2012
    • Articles Editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering Brown University 2009

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional Memberships and Activities

Ryan is a member of the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and as part of his involvement, helped develop the Section's Guidelines for Obtaining Cross-Border Evidence.


Pro Bono

Ryan is an active pro bono practitioner and has briefed and argued criminal appeals on behalf of wrongfully-convicted persons before the Appellate Division of New York State as well as the New York State Court of Appeals and has advocated for children and veterans in their petitions for relief before various judicial and administrative bodies.