MAURA L. REES

Partner
 
IP Litigation
Litigation
Business Litigation & Counseling
Consumer Litigation
Consumer Regulatory & Privacy
Copyright
Intellectual Property
Internet Strategy & Litigation

EXPERIENCE:

Maura Rees is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, which she joined in 1997. Her practice focuses primarily on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, and has included cases involving copyright infringement and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, patent infringement, license disputes, unfair competition law, consumer class actions, and antitrust. Her patent experience includes handling infringement lawsuits involving such diverse technologies as graphics processors, data communications systems, and Web server software.

Maura is the practice development leader for the firm's Internet, copyright, and trademark litigation practice.

SELECT CLIENTS:
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • Netflix
  • Rambus
  • SanDisk
  • VIA Technologies, Inc.
  • YouTube
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1997
    Member, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism and Yale Law Journal
  • Fulbright Exchange Scholarship for postgraduate study in French, Université de Genève, Switzerland, 1994
  • B.A., English, Swarthmore College, 1993
    With Honors
HONORS:
  • Recognized in the 2012 and 2013 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers
  • Named to the 2009 and 2010 editions of the "Rising Stars" list published by Northern California Super Lawyers
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
  • Contributing Author, Managing Intellectual Property Issues in Cyberspace, Thomson Reuters/Aspatore, 2012
  • Contributing Author, California State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Treatise, 2010
SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
  • Presenter, "Managing Your Employees' New Media Activity," Knowledge Congress webinar, April 2, 2012
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • General Bar, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Contact Information

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-320-4780
Fax | 650-493-6811

Email | Maura Reesmrees@wsgr.com

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