Corporate head-shot of attorney Ryan Shin, associate at Carter, DeLuca & Farrell LLP.

Ryan Shin Associate

Ryan Shin has been with the firm since 2009. He has expertise in all phases of patent prosecution, including conducting due diligence investigations and validity analyses in connection with the preparation of patentability and non-infringement opinions. Mr. Shin works with clients who are building portfolios of biomedical devices.

Mr. Shin’s curiosity about patent law was piqued as an undergraduate when he had the opportunity to work with a professor to determine the patentability of a variety of inventions. He always had a passion for math and science which led him to earn a B.S. in both mechanical engineering and economics from Carnegie Mellon University. Based on his initial forays into the patent landscape, Mr. Shin went on to earn his J.D. at Washington University where he also earned an M.A. in biology.



  • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D. 2008
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Master of Arts, Biology, 2009
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Science, Engineering/Economics, 2002


  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


Mr. Shin’s expertise in mechanical designs and his scientific knowledge make him capable of understanding a wide range of biomedical devices. He also fully appreciates that being a patent attorney means that he is in a service industry, and he is committed to resolving the complex technical problems our clients face.