Los Angeles Business Journal
Cablefax, naming Ryan Baker a "Top Lawyer"
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Hollywood Reporter referring to one of Ryan’s trial court copyright victories.
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
FilmOn Networks, Hologram USA, SwissX
Founder and CEO, FilmOn Networks, Hologram USA, SwissX
Since founding the firm in 2006, Ryan has established a reputation the media has described as “tenacious,” a “trailblazer” and a “leader.” His victories have been described as a “legal earthquake” and “landmark.” Ryan tries cases and argues appeals in state and federal courts across the country, including the U.S. and California Supreme Courts. He has also arbitrated cases before numerous arbitral organizations, including FINRA.
Ryan is at home in any courtroom, where he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in trials and appeals. His litigation practice areas include commercial and entertainment disputes, intellectual property (copyright, trademark, trade secret and patent), antitrust, securities, financial technology and white-collar crime. He is also frequently asked to provide pre-litigation advice on these and other issues.
Based on his experience and success, Ryan has been named a National Law Journal “Litigation Trailblazer,” a “Super Lawyer” and a “Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine, a Benchmark “Star,” a “Top Lawyer” by Cablefax, and a “Leader in Law” by Los Angeles Business Journal.
Ryan has published articles in various journals, including Intellectual Property and Business Law Today. He has appeared on CNN’s Burden of Proof and on NBC Channel 4 News in Los Angeles. Ryan has been repeatedly quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, National Law Journal, Hollywood Reporter and numerous other national publications.
Ryan is committed to giving back. He is a member of the Anti-Defamation League’s legal advisory committee, through which he advises the ADL on important legal issues to further the fight against bias and hate. He is also a member of the California Central District pro bono panel. Through this panel, Ryan represents indigent individuals in civil rights and other cases in federal court. Ryan is also an Ambassador for the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
Ryan is the proud father to four daughters. He has traveled extensively and speaks conversational French. He is an avid cyclist and sponsor of grass-roots cycling. In addition to sponsorship and participation in several cycling events, Ryan has earned the coveted Leadville 100 belt buckle each of the last six years. Ryan is also a certified rescue diver.
Ryan received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 2000, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. In 1997, he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Brigham Young University graduating magna cum laude with University Honors.
Prior to founding Baker Marquart, Ryan practiced at Quinn Emanuel and Cooley.