Ryan M. Cooney



Ryan Cooney supports clients as they establish and protect their intellectual property portfolios.


As a summer associate for the firm, Ryan assisted our IP team on an array of matters, including trademark infringement, data privacy and fraud.

During law school, Ryan worked as a student attorney with the University of Colorado’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic where he advised local companies on their IP and early-stage formation concerns. He was also a research assistant to Professor Kristelia García where he analyzed payola practices and copyright enforcement mechanisms in the streaming music industry. Ryan interned with the Hon. Richard L. Gabriel on the Colorado Supreme Court and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver.

Ryan is clerking for the Hon. Timothy M. Tymkovich, Chief Judge of The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, during the 2023-2024 term.

Prior to law school, Ryan served in the U.S. Air Force. Before that, he was a a trip director and outdoor environmental education instructor at a YMCA camp in northern Wisconsin.

Personal Interests

Ryan spends his free time skiing the Rockies, paddling the north woods, flying, and watching The Great British Baking Show with his wife and son.


Bar Admissions



University of Colorado Law School
J.D. Order of the Coif, Colorado Law Review (outreach editor) (2021)

University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. in Political Science (2011)

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