Clients work with Jon in all phases of the patent lifecycle, particularly in drafting and prosecuting patent applications related to computing and financial technology, where he provides unique value due to his work experiences as a software developer and derivatives trader.
Jon Gordon is a partner in the New York office of Haug Partners. Clients rely on his extensive experience in patent law, with particular expertise in prosecuting patents related to computers, networks, telecommunications, medical information systems, blockchains, and financial applications. Those clients include major, well-known U.S. and foreign corporations and also entrepreneurs and individual inventors. Engineers and developers work directly with Jon to identify the essence of their inventions and to ensure that the resulting patent application accurately describes and fully protects their work.
Jon is involved in all aspects of patent practice for both foreign and domestic clients, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, due diligence, client counseling, and providing opinions of counsel.
Jon taught himself to program at age 12 and went on to earn a degree in computer science. He spent several years actively developing, maintaining, and extending multi-tiered intranet and Internet applications. His work experience also includes time on a derivatives trading floor.
- U.S. Patent 9,749,394, "Automated Delivery of Alerts with Confirmation of Receipt"
- U.S. Patent 9,619,622, "Printing from a Handheld Device via a Remote Server"
- U.S. Patent 8,878,853, "Visualization of a Collection of Orders"
- U.S. Patent 8,626,524, "System and Method for Transferring Data with Electronic Messages"
- U.S. Patent 7,478,429, "Network Overload Detection and Mitigation System and Method"
- Co-chair, Practising Law Institute’s program on Patenting Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies 2019, 4 December 2019.
- Moderator of panel titled “Explore Strategic Approaches to Protect AI Technology”, 24 July 2019 at 16th Annual Summit on Protecting Innovations in the Financial Services Industry.
- Presenter at the Practising Law Institute’s Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2019: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, 12 June 2019; presenting “Preparation of Patent Applications.”
- Presenter at the Practising Law Institute’s Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, 13 June 2018; presenting “An Overview of Claim Drafting and Preparation of Patent Applications.”
- Panelist on “The Role of Patents in the Innovation Industries” on 9 March 2018, at meeting of the 2018-2019 Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship of the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University.
- Presenter at ALM Media’s The Legal Intelligencer In-House Counsel CLE Seminar, 19 October 2016; presented “Adapting IP Strategies to Recent Developments in Patent Law.”
- Panelist at the NYIPLA’s One-Day Patent CLE Seminar, 17 January 2013. In panel titled “Ethical Considerations in Patent Prosecution and Litigation”, presented “Effect of Kappos v. Hyatt on Prosecution Strategy.”
- Wallach, Eric. “Jon Gordon (YC 90), Advisor on Blockchain Patent Prosecution for Haug Partners.” The Politic, The Politic - Http://Thepolitic.org, 1 Aug. 2019, thepolitic.org/jon-gordon-yc-90-advisor-on-blockchain-patent-prosecution-for-haug-partners/.
- Gordon, Jon. “Can You Patent the Blockchain? It Depends.”, Legaltech News, 30 July 2018, https://www.law.com/legaltechnews/2018/07/30/can-you-patent-the-blockchain-that-depends/.
- Gordon, Jon. “How the Federal Circuit Is Returning Certainty to the Law of Patentability.” IAM, IAM Yearbook 2018, 27 Nov. 2017, www.iam-media.com/Intelligence/IAM-Yearbook/2018/Country-by-country/How-the-Federal-Circuit-is-returning-certainty-to-the-law-of-patentability.
- Jon enjoys cooking, and he likes to go hiking and rock climbing when he can.
- A radio hobbyist, Jon holds an Amateur Extra class U.S. amateur radio operator license, with call sign K3QE.
- New York University, (M.S. Computer Science, 2001)
- Duke University, (J.D. with honors, 1995)
- Duke Law Journal
- Yale University, (B.S. Physics & Philosophy, 1990)
- New York
- Eastern District of New York
- Southern District of New York
- Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- IEEE Computer Society
- New York Intellectual Property Law Association
- New York State Bar Association