Ryan Goldstein J.D. '98


Ryan Goldstein is the head of Quinn Emanuel's Tokyo Office and lives full time in Japan. Ryan's practice is devoted to complex business litigation, including patent and intellectual property litigation, antitrust, class actions, product liability, criminal investigations, defamation, and contract/fraud disputes. With respect to patent work, he has litigated and advised clients in a wide range of technologies. In addition to being involved in approximately 20 ITC lawsuits, Ryan also frequently appears in the ICC in international arbitrations. Moreover, Ryan has unique expertise in advising Japanese clients and litigating on their behalf.


His fluency has allowed him to work closely with Japanese clients on all phases of litigation, from document collection and production to the preparation and defending of key witnesses (including numerous patent inventors), all in Japanese. Ryan also teaches at Tokyo University and Doshisha University, and is a regular commentator for CNN on CNN Saturday Night, a live news show in Japanese. He has appeared in over 50 Japanese publications, including feature articles in the Nikkei Newspaper, Sankei Newspaper, Lawyers Magazine, Nikkei Business Journal, and Business Law Journal.