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Background

Ryan Steinman is an Associate in the New York office, where he focuses primarily on copyright and trademark matters, including brand consulting, clearance analysis, domestic and international trademark prosecution, copyright enforcement, and litigation. Ryan also frequently advises clients on domain name disputes and takedown proceedings. Ryan works with clients in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to consumer products, computer hardware and software, education, entertainment, fashion, financial services, media, pharmaceuticals, and retail.

Prior to joining Fish, Ryan was an associate at an international law firm, where he focused on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property and technology. He volunteers as pro bono counsel for low-income artists and cultural organizations.

Education

New York Law School 2009
J.D.
Magna Cum Laude


Boston University 2004
Arts Administration, M.S.


University of Michigan 2002
Musical Arts, Vocal Performance, B.M.A.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

Association of the Bar of the City of New York
International Trademark Association (INTA)

Other Distinctions

Other Distinctions

Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (2017)

Recognized as a “Powerful Voice,” Conscious Magazine (2016)

Best Lawyers Under 40, National LGBT Bar Association (2012)

Safe Haven Award, Immigration Equality (2011)

Publications and Presentations

Moderator, “Pumped! Privacy and IP in the Fitness Industry” (March 2018)

Contributor, Electronic Discovery Practice Under The Federal Rules, BNA Books (2010 and 2011 Editions)

Presenter, “Litigation Outsourcing & Offshoring: Ethical & Practical Considerations” (April 2010)

Author, “Taking a Mulligan: Moral Rights and the Art of Golf Course Design,” 51 IDEA 47 (2011); New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal (2009)