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June 2015

Reid Dammann Joins Gordon & Rees as Partner in Southern California Offices

Reid E. Dammann has joined Gordon & Rees as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles and San Diego offices. He is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Commercial Litigation, International, and Privacy & Data Security practice groups.  Mr. Dammann joins the firm from the Los Angeles office of Musick Peeler.

Mr. Dammann represents clients in both the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property. Mr. Dammann’s background and graduate work in computer science and engineering adds value to his ability to counsel clients in a wide range of technical matters, transactions, and disputes. He handles intellectual property cases, primarily involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition and misappropriation in a wide range of technologies and industry sectors including communications, computer related technologies, electronics, internet technologies, semiconductor, software, mechanical devices and consumer products.

“We are very excited to have Reid join the firm,” said Kevin Alexander, managing partner of the firm’s San Diego office.  “He will add further depth to our intellectual property and privacy and data security practice groups.  Reid has an excellent background and entrepreneurial mindset, and he will be a great asset to our Southern California offices and clients." 

Mr. Dammann is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the California Bar Section of Intellectual Property Law, the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the National Association of Patent Practitioners.  Mr. Dammann is an ambassador to the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA).  Mr. Dammann was designated a “Rising Star” for 2013- 2015 by Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Dammann earned his B.S. from University of California, San Diego, his M.S. from University of California, Los Angeles, and his J.D. from University of Santa Clara.  He is admitted to practice in California, Washington, D.C., the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of International Trade, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

One of the fastest-growing firms in the country, Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactional firm with more than 650 lawyers and 35 offices in 22 states. Gordon & Rees is currently the 71st largest law firm in the United States, and ranks No. 26 on the American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard. Gordon & Rees has been recognized on the "BTI Client Service A-Team" survey in each of the past three years and has been honored as a 2014 "Go-To Law Firm" for Fortune 500 companies. Gordon & Rees was selected for Corporate Counsel magazine's 2014 "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies" list.

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