Dr. Ryan Douglas' practice supports patent prosecution, both nationally and internationally. He has experience in plant genetics, epigenetics, plant breeding, bioinformatics, molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, plant biology, microscopy, and agriculture biotechnology.

Dr. Douglas received his PhD from Cornell University in Plant Biology where he studied the role of small RNAs in leaf development. Before joining the firm, he completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Missouri where he studied centromere biology in plants.

Dr. Douglas has published his research in several peer-reviewed journals including Plant Cell, Plant Physiology, and G3.


  • Ph.D., Plant Biology, Cornell University, 2010
  • B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2005
  • *Not admitted to the practice of law
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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