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Cann IP

Cann IP Law PLLC is a modern law firm servicing clients nationwide. We provide patent and trademark law expertise for affordable flat fees. Cann IP regularly works with clients located remotely (throughout the US and worldwide) to file patent and trademark applications on their products. 
If you are also located in the beautiful Reno-Tahoe area, Cann IP is happy to meet with you at your offices. Or visit our office at 1 East Liberty Street, Suite 600 in downtown Reno. Please email or call to make an appointment for a free IP consultation. 

Ryan J. Cann, Esq.

Patent Attorney
  • Licensed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Reg. No. 62,815 (admitted 2008).

  • Licensed by the State Bar of Nevada, Bar No. 11073 (admitted 2008).

  • Admitted to practice in United States District Court (District of Nevada).

  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Nevada, and all courts in the State of NV.

  • J.D. from University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law (2007).

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, High Honors, Lehigh University (2003) in Bethlehem, PA.


Patent Attorney Ryan J. Cann has experience working with all types of businesses and creative people to protect their intellectual property. He has obtained patents and trademarks for solo-inventors, entrepreneurs, venture-funded startup companies, universities, and large corporations. Ryan grew up in New Jersey and was educated on the East Coast. After law school, Ryan relocated out West to get married and to work for a Reno intellectual property firm writing patents and filing trademarks. Ryan has been in Reno ever since, founding Cann IP Law PLLC in 2015 in order to help entrepreneurs and established companies protect their technological and creative intellectual property.

In addition to his patent and trademark practice, Attorney Ryan J. Cann serves the local community by appearing in Northern Nevada courts to represent clients in Family Law matters. Cann Family Law practice (primarily focused on TPO hearings) allows Attorney Ryan J. Cann to maintain sharpness in the courtroom and to give back by helping Northern Nevada families navigate difficult situations.

Kevin J. Cann

Scientific Expert

  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, University of Texas (1979).

  • 35+ years working as a corporate scientist in research and development.

  • Listed inventor on over 45 patents granted by the USPTO, many of which are in use today for large-scale commercial polymer production.


Kevin J. Cann, PhD, is a world expert in organic chemistry, and in particular on commercial polymer production. He is the named inventor on over 45 patents granted and issued by the USPTO, plus 15 patent applications that are currently pending. After a distinguished 35 year career working as a corporate scientist in the plastics industry, Dr. Cann retired and now provides his scientific expertise on a consulting basis to companies and universities worldwide. Dr. Cann uses his firsthand knowledge of the patent process and his scientific expertise to assist Cann IP clients obtain high quality patents, both in the chemical arts and in other technology areas.



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