Ryan J.
Stonerock

T 424.203.1600

F 424.203.1601

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Ryan J. Stonerock practices entertainment, intellectual property and business litigation.  He was selected a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2009, 2010 and 2013-2016.  He has served as lead counsel to clients in all aspects of state and federal court litigation, including pre-filing analysis of claims and defenses, drafting pleadings, obtaining provisional remedies, preparing, filing and defending dispositive motions, settlement conferences, arbitrations, trials and appeals.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

ENTERTAINMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION

  • Right of Publicity
  • Privacy Rights, including TROs and Injunctions
  • Reputation and Brand Protection
  • Trademark Infringement, including Lanham Act and False Advertising claims
  • Copyright Infringement, Idea Submission and Implied Contract claims
  • Defamation (Libel and Slander)
  • First Amendment
  • Anti-SLAPP
  • Profit Participation, Royalty and Audit matters
  • Licensing and Merchandising
  • New Media
  • Terminating Internet Imposters & Infringers
  • Internet Domain Name disputes & Cybersquatting
  • Talent Agencies Act & California Labor Commission proceedings
  • Advertising and Promotions

GENERAL BUSINESS LITIGATION

  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, constructive fraud, tortious interference with business relations, conversion, unjust enrichment and professional negligence
  • Unfair Competition and Unfair Business Practices, including Business & Professions Code § 17200
  • Trade Secrets
  • Employment Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Real estate Litigation
  • Construction Litigation

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • California, USDC and USBC Central and Southern California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor (2006), Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2003), Cum Laude, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

HONORS

  • Named a 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Super Lawyer Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business