Since 2008, Mr. Reines has been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the “Top IP Attorneys” in California. Mr. Reines appeared in IP Law & Business magazine’s 2008 inaugural ranking of the “Top 50 Under 45” U.S. IP lawyers, and also has been recognized by IP Law & Business as one of the “Top 75 IP Litigators” nationally. Additionally, since 2005, Mr. Reines has been ranked in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the area of Intellectual Property: Patent. He has also been ranked in Chambers Global 2016, with clients noting that he “understands the courts and has tremendous expertise and wisdom about how to set strategy.” Mr. Reines was also named among The World’s Leading Patent Professionals for Patent Litigation in California by IAM Patent 1000 in 2016, with sources commenting that he is “an aggressive advocate and worthy adversary”. “He simply gets good results and that is why he gets hired for big cases.” Mr. Reines has also been named a 2016 “Icon of IP” by Law360. Most recently, he was recognized by The American Lawyer in its “Litigator of the Week” profile.
Among his public service commitments, Mr. Reines is Past-President of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and Past-President of the Federal Bar Association's Northern District of California Chapter. He is currently a member of the Government Relations Committee of the Federal Bar Association and the Legislation Committee of the AIPLA. He serves on the Northern District of California Patent Rules and Jury Instruction Committee. Mr. Reines teaches patent litigation at both Berkeley and Stanford Law Schools.