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Reid Mullen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-773-6694
Fax: 415-397-7188
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Reid Mullen is a business law attorney and partner at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP. He primarily handles cases related to contract law, commercial law and intellectual property in San Francisco, California. He is also not afraid to venture into new areas and has even successfully handled criminal law cases in the past.

Mr. Mullen began his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida. In 2003, he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts. Five years later, he completed his law degree at UC Berkeley School of Law. While in law school, he had an article published in Ecology Law Quarterly; he then clerked for the Hon. Robert J. Jonker at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. He became licensed to practice in California in 2010. Since then, he has also been admitted to the New York State Bar.

A significant number of the clients Mr. Mullen works with are big players in tech. Some of these include Google and Netflix. His work has also earned him recognition from his peers and several law organizations. For example, in 2015, the Daily Journal named him among the 5 Associates to Watch. Then, in 2017, it named him California Lawyer of the Year, Intellectual Property. 

Active in the legal community, Mr. Mullen maintains memberships in the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Intellectual Property, General Litigation
Focus Areas

Copyrights, Patents, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2021

About Reid Mullen

First Admitted: 2010, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc. 
  • Company Founders v. Investment Banking and Securities Firm 
  • In re Ronald W. Ross 
  • Former Employee v. Netflix, Inc. and, Inc. 
  • Suffolk Technologies LLC v. AOL Inc. and Google Inc. 
  • Microsoft Corporation and Google Inc. v. Geotag, Inc. 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Statutory Complexity Disguises Agency Capture in Citizens Coal Council v. EPA," 34 Ecology Law Quarterly 927 (2007)


  • Law360 Rising Star, Trials, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013-2016
  • Named one of the Daily Journal's "5 Associates to Watch," 2015
  • California Lawyer of the Year, Intellectual Property, Daily Journal, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • Member, New York State Bar Association 
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • New York 

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, summa cum laude, B.A., 2003 
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Office Location for Reid Mullen

633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-773-6694

Fax: 415-397-7188

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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