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300 N. Meridian Street, Suite 2700

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

D: +1 317 237 8690
F: +1 317 237 8470


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. (2001)
Duke University
B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering (1998)

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia Indiana U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Ryan C. Barker


Ryan Barker concentrates his practice in intellectual property law, including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and freedom-of-use analyses and opinions. He assists all types of businesses, including those in the health and life sciences industries, to protect intellectual property.

Ryan has worked with clients in the medical fields of:

  • Electrical diagnostic devices
  • Cardiac assistance technologies
  • Cardiac procedures
  • Cardiac valves
  • Medical imaging
  • Catheters
  • Patient care beds
  • Implantable and external orthopedic devices and tooling

Ryan's patent experience also includes work with:

  • Semiconductors — manufacturing processes, equipment for wafer fabrication, circuit design, processing protocols
  • Local and remote tracking devices
  • Software design and data structures
  • Hydraulic and electro-hydraulic systems for heavy work machines
  • Control and security systems for point-of-sale terminals
  • Web architecture and design
  • Business methods in financial markets
  • Distributed control of manufacturing

Professional Associations

  • Indiana Health Industry Forum — Networking Committee and Entrepreneurial Assistance Panel
  • Law and Technology Association — Past President

Civic Activities

  • Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of America Council — Board of Directors
  • United Way Leadership United — Generation Now, 2009-10 Class
  • Duke Club of Indianapolis — President


  • Top 10 Tips for Transactional Attorneys
    Indianapolis Bar Association, 2004
  • Intellectual Property Overview
    Indianapolis Bar Association, 2004


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