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Abby Ryan

Abby Ryan

Abby Ryan is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Her practice focuses on a variety of trademark and advertising matters. In trademark, Abby partners with clients to manage their worldwide trademark portfolios. In this regard, she regularly assists clients with trademark clearance, prosecution, management and enforcement. In advertising, Abby represents clients in advertising-related disputes before the National Advertising Division (NAD) and National Advertising Review Board (NARB). In addition, she advises clients on their national advertising materials.

Before joining the firm, Abby attended Baylor University School of Law where she served on the Editorial Board of the Baylor Law Review. Abby also spent a summer during law school as an intern for the Honorable Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She also holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

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  • “Deceptive Marketing-How To Avoid Brand Damage and Regulatory Scrutiny,” co-author, AdAge, March 22, 2023.


J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 2021, magna cum laude; Senior Notes and Comments Editor, Baylor Law Review

B.B.A., Baylor University, 2018, summa cum laude


Intern to the Honorable Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2019



The IP Beacon May 2023
June 09, 2023

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