Jeffrey W. Reis

Counsel to the Firm | Seattle | 206.223.7435 |

Areas of Practice

Jeff Reis focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright litigation. His patent infringement engagements have covered a wide array of the software, electrical, mechanical and chemical arts — for example:  semiconductors, transistors, SDRAM devices, lasers, computer software, computer network security systems, computer management systems, computer peripherals, communication systems and devices, acoustic devices, broad loom weaving machines, electro-mechanical load cells, building materials and hand tools. Jeff also counsels clients in all areas of intellectual property law. His technical corporate experience includes serving as an Engineer for Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories, du Pont and UNC Nuclear Industries.

Professional Experience

  • Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Intellectual Property Attorney
  • Christensen O’Connor Johnson & Kindness, Intellectual Property Attorney
  • Reis Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorney
  • Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Advanced Technology Economics Section — Energy Systems Department, Research Engineer
  • UNC Nuclear Industries, Inc., Nuclear Engineer
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Fume Disposal Section — Research and Development Department, Chemical Engineer

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas


  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 1988)
  • Washington State University (B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1981)
  • University of Arizona (Nuclear Engineering)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Litigation

Awards and Honors

  • AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Named one of The Best Lawyers in America®, Patent (2018)
  • Named as a “Washington Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Intellectual Property Litigation