Ryan L. Frei, Ph.D.


Portland Office



Ryan’s practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, with a primary emphasis on litigation. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Oregon’s Institute of Molecular Biology, as well as a B.S. in Physics from Brigham Young University. Prior to joining Klarquist, he handled litigation and patent counseling matters at a prominent national firm.

Ryan has litigated cases involving technologies in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, medical device, semiconductor, and mobile device industries. He has represented clients before federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Federal Circuit, and has participated in matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Ryan joined Klarquist as a lateral associate in 2018 and became partner in 2024.

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