Ryan Malloy is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Malloy represents plaintiffs and defendants in patent, copyright, and trade secrets litigation. He has worked on some of the largest IP cases in history.
Mr. Malloy has litigated in U.S. district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Federal Circuit, and Japanese courts. He has written many case-dispositive briefs and served on several successful trial teams.
Mr. Malloy is the chair of the LAIPLA Law School Outreach Program, which aims to educate law school students in the Los Angeles area about careers in IP law.
Mr. Malloy contributes a strong technical background to his cases. He earned the highest undergraduate honor of the University of Florida’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the highest GPA in the master’s program of Georgia Tech’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also taught classes and conducted groundbreaking nanoscience research in the Ph.D. program of UC Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, before pursuing a career in law. Mr. Malloy earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
McRo v. Square Enix et al.(Central District of California). Represent video-game companies Square Enix and Konami in patent litigation involving lip-sync animation.
ICHL v. Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc.(Eastern District of Texas). Obtained judgment of non-infringement for Mitsubishi in patent litigation involving heat sink assemblies in televisions.
Cheetah Omni v. Samsung, et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Inc. in a patent case involving DLP televisions. Judgment was entered in Mitsubishi’s favor following a favorable claim construction and affirmed by Federal Circuit on appeal.
Walker Digital v. Capital One (Eastern District of Virginia). Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement for Capital One shortly after discovery commenced in patent litigation involving online credit-card application systems. Obtained Federal Circuit affirmance.
In the Matter of Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets, Methods of Making Same and Products Containing Same(International Trade Commission, 337-TA-855). Obtained favorable settlements for plaintiff Hitachi Metals, Ltd. in patent litigation involving rare-earth magnets.
Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof(International Trade Commission, 337–TA–918). Represented International Laser Group against patent infringement claims brought by complainant Canon. The case settled on favorable terms, pursuant to which ILG may continue to sell its remanufactured toner cartridges in the U.S.
Multimedia Patent Trust v. Disney, et al.(Southern District of California). Obtained favorable settlements for several large media and entertainment companies in patent litigation involving video compression.
Palomar Medical Technologies v. Candela Corp. & Syneron Inc.(District of Massachusetts). Obtained favorable settlements for industry-leading laser hair–removal companies in patent litigation.
Studio Plaintiffs v. Nissim Corp.(Southern District of Florida). Obtained favorable settlements for Fox, MGM, Paramount, and Universal in patent litigation involving video discs.
Housing Works v. County of Los Angeles(Central District of California). Represent indigent individuals with mental disabilities and organizations that support them in litigation aimed at making LA County’s General Relief welfare program more accessible.
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