Robert F. Ruyak

Robert F. Ruyak


Larson LLP

Recognized since 2011

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Litigation - Patent

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Robert (“Bob”) Ruyak is one of the nation’s most experienced and respected litigators and trial advocates. For four decades, he has served as lead and first-chair trial counsel in dozens of complex, high-stakes cases. Bob focuses substantively and procedurally on the protection and enhancement of his clients’ competitive interests. His competition litigation practice covers antitrust monopolies, anticompetitive agreements, and restraints; patent enforcement and infringement defense; trade secret and business theft; fraudulent, unfair and deceptive practices; copyright and trademark infringement; and false advertising. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in class action, insurance recovery, shareholder, and contract disputes. In his diverse litigation practice, Bob also represents individuals and corporations in civil and criminal investigations and cases initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Agriculture, the Internal Revenue Service, and various State Attorney General offices.

Location

  • 900 17th Street NW, Suite 320
    Washington, DC 20006

Education

  • Gannon University, B.A.
  • Georgetown University , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar
  • New York, New York State Bar
  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar

Court Admissions

  • U.S.D.C. District of Columbia
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Texas
  • England and Wales
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Larson LLP
Washington, District of Columbia

9 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Patent

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