Amy Ryan

Counsel, Arnold & Porter

Amy Ryan is a senior Counsel at the law firm of Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC. Amy counsels private foundation clients in a number of areas, including grantmaking activities, funding and intellectual property policies, and intellectual property protection and strategy. Amy has particular expertise representing private foundations in funding academic research and forming research consortia, and has served as lead counsel in two of the largest venture philanthropy collaborations in recent years. Amy is a graduate of the University of Virginia (BA, 1988) and the Georgetown University Law Center (JD, 1999).


This session will cover the different types of intellectual property and how a private foundation should consider and protect such property, whether the intellectual property is created internally More