Patric M. Reinbold


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Patric Reinbold

Patric Reinbold is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office. Patric focuses his practice on intellectual property matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Patric served as a judicial law clerk to the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board where he drafted bench memoranda, orders, and decisions for AIA trials and appeals. Patric also worked for NASA where, among other things, he drafted utility patent claims, nonprovisional applications, and performed other patent-related work. Before attending law school, Patric worked as a mechanical engineer for several companies. His technical experience spans multiple industries including renewable fuel, industrial design, instrumentation, fabrication, and assembly.


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia 
  • Wisconsin

Admitted to Practice

  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of Wisconsin, J.D.: cum laude; Dean’s List; Best Performance Award; Senior Managing Editor, Wisconsin Law Review
  • University of Iowa, B.S., Mechanical Engineering: University Honors; Honors in Engineering; President’s List; Dean’s List; Nile C. Kinnick Scholar

Professional Activities


  • US Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board


  • Honorable James D. Peterson, US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin


  • “Taking Artificial Intelligence Beyond the Turing Test,” Wisconsin Law Review, 2020 WIS. L. REV. 873