Ronald MyrickFinnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLPRonald Myrick is a partner in the Cambridge, Mass., office of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP and serves on the Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association.He has practiced in the intellectual property field since the early 1970s, working in intellectual property law firms and leading corporate intellectual property departments.He has served as a mediator and as counsel in patent infringement disputes.Mr. Myrick's
principal substantive expertise is in patents, trade secrets, and copyrights.He also has a strong background in international business transactions, arising out of corporate and association experience and from teaching the subject for many years at the University of Connecticut Law School and Suffolk University Law School.He also has broad experience in electrical and mechanical engineering, with strong capabilities in computers and controls.He has served as general counsel of two corporations and had responsibility for broad business roles there as well.Mr. Myrick
has been a leader in the intellectual property bar and related associations for many years.In association roles, he has led the development of legislative solutions to significant issues and has played a leadership role in settling compromise positions with persons and interests across the political spectrum both in the United States and abroad.He
has extensive experience in Europe and Asia and with international organizations.From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Myrick served as president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.He has served in many other professional organization leadership positions over the years, including president of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, president of Intellectual Property Owners, Inc., and vice president of the International Intellectual Property Association.He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the U.S. Council for International Business, the International Bar Association, the National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations, and the Licensing Executives Society, and has chaired and participated in numerous committees and sections within these organizations.Mr. Myrick has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Louisville and a M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona.He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University in 1974.