Ryan Bricker focuses his practice on litigation involving trademark, copyright, Internet law, and related commercial issues. He has successfully represented clients in defensive and offensive litigation matters in federal court, state court, and international arbitration forums. As part of this practice, Mr. Bricker has litigated disputes involving the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Lanham Act, the Federal Anti-Dilution Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Communications Decency Act, and various state right of publicity and unfair competition statutes.

Apart from litigation, Mr. Bricker has developed and directs international intellectual property enforcement programs for some of the world’s best known brands and content creators. In connection with these programs, he regularly counsels clients on issues related to monitoring and policing avenues of e-commerce and web-based marketplaces, uncovering and combating piracy problems, and securing domain names through a variety of domain name dispute processes.

Mr. Bricker has litigated cases and implemented strategies to protect and enforce the intellectual property rights of leading companies in a variety of industries, including fashion and luxury goods, household goods, consumer electronics, technology and software, entertainment, gaming, social media, and wine and spirits.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Member

International Trademark Association, Member

International Anticounterfeiting Coalition, Member

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2009)
  • Ohio State University, B.A. (2006)
    cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • California (2010)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2010)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (2010)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California (2010)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (2010)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (2010)

Who We Are

Two Embarcadero Center, Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA, 94111
USA
t +1 415.273.4368
f +1 415.354.3467

Ryan T. Bricker

Experience Highlights

Tequila Supremo S.A. v. Gallo, Inc.
Represented tequila producer in ICC arbitration involving disputes under tequila supply and distribution agreement. more
Spiece v. Levi Strauss & Co.
Represented client in lawsuit involving terminated distributor asserting counterclaims for antitrust violations, deceptive franchise practices and more
Pixels.com, LLC v. Instagram LLC
Represented Instagram in trademark infringement and breach of contract litigation against a user of Instagram’s API Platform. more
Bodum USA, Inc. v. Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Represented Williams-Sonoma, Inc. against trademark infringement claims rooted in an initial interest confusion theory based on the retailer’s more