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Joe Mullin is a San Francisco-based reporter for IP Law and Business magazine, a sister publication of The American Lawyer. Online and in print, he writes about the people, politics and controversies of intellectual property law. Before joining the legal press in July 2007, Joe wrote for The Seattle Times and covered the Nevada legislature for The Associated Press. His freelance work has been featured in San Francisco Magazine, The San Jose Mercury News, The Sacramento Bee and other publications. In his pre-journalism life, he rode around San Francisco as a bike messenger, waited tables in a Jerusalem steakhouse and grew dates in the desert.

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