The IAM Strategy 300 focuses exclusively on patent practitioners and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
Andrew Gordon has a blend of technical, legal and commercial expertise that enables him to collaborate effectively with all kinds of people. An inventor and top strategiest, he understands the innovation process and how to harness patents and technology in business.
Andrew Gordon has more than 10 years’ experience managing complex patent prosecution portfolios and turning them into valuable patent assets. He has worked with groups of all sizes – from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies – in successfully protecting and monetising their intellectual property. Mr Gordon’s expertise is in ensuring that inventors realise the full potential of their disclosures. He holds a BS in electrical engineering, an MBA and a JD.
Mr Gordon is an engineer and lawyer by training but an inventor at heart. The co-mingling of law, engineering and business is what led him to a career in patent prosecution and monetisation. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and later an MBA, Mr Gordon worked as an engineer in the semiconductor industry for more than 10 years, mostly focusing on path-finding development in non-volatile memory. Those efforts resulted in more than a dozen patents in which Mr Gordon is a named inventor. He also owns several patent assertion entities that monetise those and other patent portfolios. Mr Gordon has negotiated more than 500 patent licensing agreements.
His background in industry combined with experience as an inventor and training as a lawyer is invaluable when working with clients in the IP space. When dealing with patent prosecution and monetisation, it is important to keep in mind the big picture and how these three disciplines interact. Clients appreciate the perspective and insights that Mr Gordon offers and see him as someone like them: an inventor trying to make money from their inventions.