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Ryan D. Borelo Associate

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Texas
  • U. S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas


Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.

BYU Marriott School of Management, M.B.A.

University of Houston, B.S.


IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)


Mr. Borelo practices all areas of intellectual property law and has a diverse range of experience with many cases and issues, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and plant variety protection litigation. He has handled multiple trademark enforcement actions and has successfully represented clients to assist them with asserting or defending against trademark infringement claims. He also has experience defending against patent infringement claims from non-practicing or patent monetization entities.

Mr. Borelo is a registered patent attorney and has prosecuted patents in various areas, including chemical, mechanical, pharmaceutical, printing, semiconductor, software, electrical, and optical laser technologies. He has experience drafting intellectual property licensing agreements, and is also able to aide clients with various commercial litigation issues, including claims for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty, and also by serving as local legal counsel in federal district court.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Borelo was an engineer for five years with ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips Chemical, and Fluor Corporation. He enjoys providing his clients with a holistic approach to resolve their legal matters by drawing upon his engineering, business, and legal experience. Mr. Borelo used these skills as a member of a law and entrepreneurship clinic where he assisted various clients while he was a law student. Mr. Borelo also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable David Sam on the U.S. District Court in the District of Utah.

Mr. Borelo has volunteered with several legal clinics to help indigent clients, including a local housing clinic, as well as the CARA pro bono initiative to provide refugees with legal assistance in a Texas detention center.

Memberships & Involvement

  • Class of 2020-21 LeadershipSBOT