About Us

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Celebrating 40 years in 2014, Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 575 lawyers in 33 offices across 21 states. In 2014, The National Law Journal ranked the firm 89th on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 131 on its Am Law 200 list and at No. 26 on its Diversity Scorecard list.  We deliver maximum value to our clients by combining the resources, size, and scale of a full-service national firm with the responsiveness, flexibility, and local knowledge of a regional firm.


Gordon & Rees’s Intellectual Property Group assists clients in identifying, securing, asserting and defending all aspects of IP rights at home and abroad. Our attorneys also conduct IP audits and provide advice and counseling for strategies to maximize IP assets. In addition to the traditional IP components of patents, trademark and trade dress, and copyright, Gordon & Rees’s Intellectual Property Group is expert in trade secrets, internet-related issues, rights of privacy, and issues of unfair competition and antitrust as well as regulatory compliance. The team is also highly experienced at negotiating and drafting development agreements, licenses, distribution, joint venture, strategic alliance, and vendor services agreements. They also have extensive experience crafting and implementing cost-efficient enforcement programs to protect IP rights including seizures, injunctions, anti-counterfeiting and gray market enforcement.