Reuben Chen


I combine the science and art of patent litigation to achieve great results for clients.

Reuben Chen's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling across a wide range of technologies, including mobile, web and communications technologies as well as medical devices and biotech. He has successfully litigated patent cases in US district courts, the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission and the US Patent and Trademark Office, and has served as counsel for Absolute Software, BitTorrent, Box, C3Nano, Canto Software, CheckVideo, CoAdna Photonics, Cooler Master, CoolIT, eero,, HTC, LocoNav, Meta, Netgear, Particle Industries, Quorum Analytics, Resilio, Snap, Tencent, Varian Medical Systems and Wyze, among other clients.

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  • CoolIT Protects Key Patent at PTAB 

  • Facebook scores key victory by nixing online messaging patent 

  • Mist Systems Sells to Juniper Networks 

Reuben is a highly skilled litigator able to tackle large, complex litigation matters. With his strong client focus, he understands the client's business, technology, and objectives, and pursues those objectives all while litigating the case aggressively – whether to win or bring the matter to a positive resolution. – Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Varian Medical Systems

  • Stanford Law School
    JD, 2003

  • University of Pennsylvania
    BA, summa cum laude, 1998

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • Stanford Law School Board of Visitors

  • Stanford Law School Executive Law Chapter Chair

  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, Board of Directors

Rankings & Accolades

    Super Lawyers: Leading IP Litigator (2013 - 2022)

    Minority Bar Coalition Unity Award

    Lawyers of Color Hot List

    Legal 500: Intellectual Property: Patents - Litigation

    Stanford Governors' Award (2021 - 2022)