Jason Gorden

Senior Counsel

Professional Profile

Jason Gorden has more than two decades of experiencing building and protecting his clients’ intellectual property portfolios. He focuses his practice on patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright law with an emphasis on helping software companies protect their content, brands, and innovation.

Jason gained valuable experience at a Fortune Global 500 company where he spent 13 years as intellectual property counsel – three in Germany and nearly a decade in Silicon Valley. There, he managed a team of patent professionals all while continuing to hone his software development skillset and helped integrate various platform systems. In addition, he worked closely with in- house and outside European Patent (EP) counsel to refine a harmonized patent drafting strategy to bridge the gap between U.S. and EP drafting approaches.

Jason received his legal degree from the University of Missouri School of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law.

  • 2000, J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
  • 1994, B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law
    • LAW 8711 – Remedies
  • Presenter, Evaluation of the USPTO Stakeholder Training on Patent Examination Practice and Procedure, LAKC’s 12th Annual IP CLE Program, March 4, 2020
  • Presenter, Drafting EPO-friendly US Patent Applications, LAKC’s 11th Annual IP CLE Program, March 7, 2019