Following University Ronan worked for a short period in both the process control and telecommunications industries before starting his career as a Patent Attorney. Ronan began his career as a Patent Attorney in 2005, in a patent firm in Dublin, Ireland. He later moved to a larger UK patent firm where he gained experience in UK patent prosecution. In 2010 Ronan joined the team of Patent Attorneys at P&TS. Ronan specialises in the fields of mechanics and electro-mechanics.
Ronan qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2009 and as a Swiss Patent Attorney in 2013. He is also a UK Chartered Patent Attorney; an Irish Registered Patent Agent; Community Trade Mark and Design Attorney and a Registered Irish Trade Mark and Design Attorney. He teaches patent law as a tutor for the CEIPI training of the University of Strasbourg.
During his spare time Ronan enjoys triathlon, water sports, skiing and learning languages.