Fred Rein is a globally-minded, tech-focused attorney who is licensed to practice law in New York and California as well as registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, he holds CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPM accreditation through the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Mr. Rein is presently serving his second term as Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Israel Committee.





After clerking in federal court in Los Angeles, Mr. Rein returned to New York City where he worked at Kenyon & Kenyon (an intellectual property law firm), initially as an associate and then as a partner.

In 2001, he joined Goodwin Procter as a partner and helped establish its intellectual property litigation practice in New York. Currently, Mr. Rein is Of Counsel at Goodwin.

Professional Activities

Mr. Rein is a member of various bar associations, including the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association (where he chairs AIPLA’s Israel Committee), the California Lawyers Association, and the New York City Bar Association (where he presently serves on the City Bar’s Council on Intellectual Property).

In addition, Mr. Rein is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals through which he holds the following credentials: Certified Information Privacy Professional - United States (CIPP/US); Certified Information Privacy Professional - Europe (CIPP/E); and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).


Mr. Rein was twice honored as a recipient of The Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award and has also been recognized by the Anti-Defamation League for his work with respect to its Summer Associate Research Program.

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J.D., 1989
Boston College Law School
M.A., 1986
New York University
B.S., 1984
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


1989 to 1990 U.S. District Court for the Central District of California



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