Ryan Kane is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in federal courts and the International Trade Commission. He has represented clients in a variety of industries including energy, biosimilars, medical devices, computer software, wireless communications, lithium-ion batteries, food packaging, agriculture equipment, and marine seismic technology. Ryan has worked on issues in all phases of litigation, including pre-suit analysis and strategy, discovery and depositions, claim construction, summary judgment, trial, and post-trial. His past work also includes coordination between parallel district court litigation and USPTO inter partes review proceedings.



2017 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient from the Legal Aid Society


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011New York


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2010
  • Georgia Institute of TechnologyB.S., Mechanical Engineeringwith Highest Honors2007