Alex Reese

Senior Associate
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Alex Reese helps individuals, small companies, and large companies resolve disputes involving technology and issues of unfair competition. His nationwide practice has included pre-litigation counseling and litigation in trial and appellate courts in matters involving trade secrets, antitrust and fair competition, patent infringement, IP licensing, consumer confusion, copyrights, and more.

Mr. Reese’s notable engagements have included:

  • Representing a British data center technology company in an ongoing trade secrets and unfair competition case against Facebook and Emerson Electric in the Northern District of California.
  • Representing a class of California companies in an ongoing case against healthcare giant Sutter Health for its anticompetitive conduct that has resulted in decades of hospital overcharges in San Francisco Superior Court.
  • Winning a jury verdict of patent infringement for an international telecommunications company in a successful patent infringement trial against a telephone chipmaker in the Northern District of California.
  • Winning a complete victory at summary judgment on behalf of a leading e-commerce company in a suit involving breach of contract, antitrust violations, and defamation in the Western District of Washington.
  • Successfully reversing partial summary judgment on behalf of two creators of a role-playing game in a Ninth Circuit appeal involving claims of trademark and copyright infringement, breach of contract, and business torts.
  • Obtaining a dismissal with prejudice after winning a claim construction ruling in a patent infringement suit for an e-commerce company in the District of Delaware.

Mr. Reese is a board member and past board president of the San Francisco Education Fund, a past board member of La Raza Centro Legal, served as an appointed member of the San Francisco MTA Advisory Committee, and is an active member of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Intellectual Property and Antitrust sections.