Ryan T. Santurri

Shareholder, Registered Patent Attorney

Ryan Santurri is a Florida Board Certified Intellectual Property Law Attorney. He advises clients in the areas of intellectual property and related litigation involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and right of publicity. He also provides trademark and copyright acquisition and counseling services. Ryan has also been involved in successful appeals to the Federal Circuit, including favorable appellate decisions on rulings from trial and from the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Ryan attended law school at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where he graduated with honors. While in law school, Ryan was a member and chairman of the Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court and competed in the team’s final four competition. Ryan was also a member of the Journal of Technology Law and Policy and was a teaching assistant for the courses Legal Research and Writing and Appellate Advocacy. During his time in Gainesville for law school, Ryan coached High School and Masters rowers in the Gainesville Area Rowing club.

While in graduate school at the University of Georgia, Ryan was a microbiologist in labs studying Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Caenorhabditis elegans. Ryan was a cited author on “Localization of Mycoplasma pneumoniae cytadherence-associated protein HMW2 by fusion with green fluorescent protein: implications for attachment organelle structure,” published in Molecular Microbiology, Volume 47 Issue 1, pp. 49-60 (2002). While at UGA, Ryan was the Head Coach of the UGA Crew Team, which he led to first and second place medals in the prestigious Dad Vail Regatta. For several years Mr. Santurri was an adjunct professor at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, in Intellectual Property Litigation.

Articles by Mr. Santurri

Mr. Santurri’s representative cases include:

Advanced Media Networks, LLC, v. Harris Caprock Communications, Inc., et al. (represented defendants)

Omega Patents, LLC v. Calamp Corp. (represented Omega)

Home Design Services, Inc. v. Turner Heritage Homes, Inc. et al (represented defendants)

Chico’s Fas, Inc., v. 1654754 Ontario, INC. d/b/a Wink Intimates, et al. (represented Chico’s)

Malibu Boats, Inc. v. Nautique Boat Company, Inc. (represented Nautique)


Phone: 407-841-2330

Fax: 407-841-2343

  • 2008: United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • 2005: Florida
  • United States District Court: Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeal: Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeal: Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • 2005: University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude
  • 2001: M.S., Microbiology, University of Georgia
  • 1998: B.A., Biology with honors, Rollins College
  • The Florida Bar: Business Law Section
  • The Orange County Bar Association: Intellectual Property Committee
  • American Bar Association: Intellectual Property Section
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Federal Bar Association: Orlando Chapter, Treasurer
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2010 – 2015
  • Florida Super Lawyers: 2016 – 2024
  • Orlando Super Lawyers Top 50: 2020 – 2024
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite, Up and Comers: 2012, 2014
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite: 2005, 2006, 2009 – 2014, 2019
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers of America in areas of Copyright and Patent Law and Litigation for Intellectual Property and Patents from 2018 – 2024
  • Best Lawyers of America “Lawyer of the Year” for:
  • Litigation – Patent, Orlando (2022)
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property, Orlando (2021)
  • Orlando Magazine’s Best Lawyers: 2009 – 2014, 2019 – 2021
  • Managing Intellectual Property magazine: IP Star, 2014
  • Best Lawyers of America “Lawyer of the Year” for:
    • Litigation – Patent, Orlando (2022, 2024)
    • Litigation – Intellectual Property, Orlando (2021, 2024)

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