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Ryan Truesdale has joined the intellectual property experts at Cook Alex. Ryan, formerly of Banner-Witcoff, will be starting his position as IP Attorney in December, 2013.

Ryan enjoys practicing in a variety of intellectual property law. His experience in various fields enables him to not just solve his clients’ immediate concerns, but aid in creating a comprehensive intellectual property strategy that aligns with their business goals.

Most recently, Ryan represented a startup company in the energy storage field. Prior to that, he represented a Fortune 500 client in the athletic footwear and apparel industry practicing in a wide variety of intellectual property issues ranging from trademark and trade dress disputes, to patent prosecution. One of these matters reached the Supreme Court.

Ryan’s technical background is biological physics. He worked on the Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System where he studied the nuclear properties of heavy ions during his internship at the Department of Energy.