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Ryan J. Yager


“The legal issues surrounding intellectual property touch people and businesses in so many ways. Amid the fast pace of technology, understanding the value of your IP is increasingly essential.”



  • Illinois
  • Missouri


J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2011, Order of the Woolsack, St. Louis University Law Journal Notes and Comments Editor

B.A., Political Science, cum laude, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2008


Ryan Yager works with clients in a range of industries to protect their intellectual property. He assists with matters related to trademark enforcement, trade secret litigation, defense of IP portfolios and other areas of concern for businesses.

Ryan also has experience with complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, handling issues including contract disputes, copyright, trademark and non-compete agreements. He has represented companies in numerous industries, particularly energy and securities, in all phases of litigation.

Previously as corporate counsel for a power company, Ryan provided legal counsel on its development of power generation and electric transmission infrastructure throughout the U.S. and managed outside counsel on litigation-related issues. He also handled the preparation of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements to protect sensitive company information.

During law school, Ryan served as a clerk for the Honorable E. Richard Webber of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

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