K. Reed Willis

Practices


Education

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2010, Lead Note and Comment Editor, BYU Law Review

  • Brigham Young University, B.S., Economics, 2007


Admitted

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • State Bar of Arizona


Recognitions

  • 2017 Southwest Rising Stars in Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers

    Top Rated Lawyer, Super Lawyers

Biography & Background

Reed Willis represents start-up and large businesses in patent disputes, intellectual property litigation, licensing disputes and unfair competition matters.  He has successfully enforced patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights against businesses and negotiated favorable settlement agreements on behalf of his clients.  Reed is experienced in litigating state and federal unfair competition and antitrust matters frequently as companion claims to intellectual property claims.  By bringing a comprehensive competition view, Reed ensures that his clients are in the best position to succeed in the market place.

Reed has extensive experience evaluating patent damages, analyzing infringement theories and identifying FRAND licensing issues.  He advises clients on trademark and branding issues, patent disputes and breach of contract matters.  Reed has counseled clients on licensing issues surrounding potential patent portfolio acquisitions and also has significant experience analyzing the antitrust implications of standard-essential patents.  He frequently advises clients on

Reed is recognized as a Rising Star in intellectual property litigation by Super Lawyers.

magna cum laude graduation of Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School, he also graduated with a degree in Economics from Brigham Young University.  Reed is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, and the Supreme Court of the State of Arizona.

K. Reed Willis at Beus Gilbert
  • Related Employment

    Perkins Coie LLP, 2010-2017

  • Community Involvement

    Arizona Center for Disability Law, Board Member, 2017

    Special Olympics of Arizona, Tri 2 Unify Committee Member, 2012 – 2013