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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

28 STATE STREET, BOSTON, MA 02109-1775, USA
Tel:
Work +1 617 535 4000
Fax:
Fax +1 617 535 3800
Web:
www.mwe.com

Edward Gordon

Tel:
Work +1 617 535 3987
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Partner

Career

Partner Edward (Jed) A. Gordon advises clients regarding strategic portfolio development and counsels them in relation to patent enforcement strategies and defense against threatened patent infringement litigation. He also provides transactional counseling in relation to intellectual property issues arising during the acquisition and sale of privately and publicly owned companies, including conducting due diligence, licensing negotiations and freedom to operate analyses. Jed has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in the fields of computer networking, wireless networking, video displays, medical devices, speech processing, MEMS devices, business methods, semiconductor processing, optical devices, video surveillance and software.

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United States: Intellectual property

Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)

Within: Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)

Providing ‘invaluable foresight and guidance’, McDermott Will & Emery LLP has broad sector expertise across the technology, electronics, automotive, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and is a popular choice for IPRs. The team’s main contacts are based in Boston, Chicago, Orange County, Silicon Valley and Washington DC and include US-Korean dual-qualified Hosang Lee, who led the filing of several hundred patent applications for Samsung, including applications in the electro-mechanical sector. For new prosecution client Carnival Cruises, the group advised on the prosecution of strategic patents covering the client’s Ocean Medallion, a wearable device to be used by passengers on-board cruiseships. Edward Gordon and Michael Dreznes led in assisting Google with prosecution and portfolio management issues in relation to, among others, online advertising technologies, productivity tools and cloud computing. The client list includes several Korean, Japanese and Taiwanese household names, such as Hyundai, Panasonic and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, alongside US giants including Apple. Washington DC’s Michael Fogarty and Ahsan Shaikh, the ‘shrewdRobert Underwood and Kristin Connarn in Boston are other attorneys to note. Bernard Knight left to become a member of the Public Policy Advisory Committee of the USPTO. Stephen Becker retired. Since publication, Mark Itri has moved to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

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