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Washington, D.C. February 6, 2019...RuyakCherian LLP announced today that Thomas Dunham has joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as a partner concentrating on IP litigation, licensing andcounseling. He joins from Winston & Strawn..

Dunham is a registered patent attorney whose practice focuses on district court litigation, patent licensing, appellate work and client counseling. Industries include wireless and wireline telecommunications, computer hardware and software, automotive technologies, networking technology, aviation systems, imaging, fiber optics, medical devices and systems, and optical disk technology.

Commenting on their new partner, Bob Ruyak, Co-founding partner of the firm said, “We’ve known Tom for years and appreciate the skills and ingenuity he brings to his practice. He’s a lawyer’s lawyer, always looking for the best business and legal solutions for his clients.” Sunny Cherian, Co-founding partner, added, “He is well known and respected in the IP community throughout the US. His grasp of the complicated technical aspects of IP law is first rate, and we welcome him to the firm.”

Dunham agreed that his practice was an excellent fit for RuyakCherian. “I’ve followed the success of the firm, and my friends there, since its founding three years ago and am thrilled to be able to join them. They understand technology, as most of them have advanced degrees and industry experience, and extraordinary litigation and trial experience that is hard to match in any firm. I look forward to being a part of this dynamic team.”

Before practicing law, Dunham was a staff engineer in General Electric Corporation's Aerospace Control Systems Division. At GE-ACSD, he developed advanced airborne control system hardware, software and systems used primarily in military and civil applications.

He earned his JD at Villanova University School of Law and a BS in Physics at SUNY Binghamton.

For more information on Tom Dunham, please consult his firm bio
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RuyakCherian LLP is a litigation boutique with offices in Washington, D.C. and Berkeley, El Segundo and Los Angeles, CA. The firm’s seventeen attorneys have extensive experience in finding business solutions, and in litigating and trying cases, in high-profile matters involving antitrust, intellectual property, and commercial and government disputes. The firm has strategic relationships with an economic consultancy, trial technologists, litigation funders and other service providers that enable it to deliver comprehensive and efficient solutions to its clients.

For more information, please visit RuyakCherian LLP - A Technology and Competition Law Firm

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