Peter Gordon

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Peter Gordon is co-founder of Patent GC. For over 30 years, Peter has worked in the patent field in both in-house and private practice roles, advising clients of all sizes, including universities, large corporations, small and medium-size enterprises, and startups. Peter’s practice focuses on: IP strategy, especially helping clients identify strategically important innovations to be protected with IP; IP portfolio management, including creating efficient cross-functional operations, developing KPIs for portfolio evaluation, developing and implementing internal policies and processes, developing budgets, and managing costs; invention disclosure reviews for universities; policies and procedures for open source software licensing compliance; acting as part-time in-house counsel, including managing outside counsel; and patent application preparation and prosecution.

Key Experience

  • Of Counsel, Fish & Richardson, P.C.
  • Director of Intellectual Property, Avid Technology, Inc.
  • Shareholder, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School
  • S.B., Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bar Memberships


U.S Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)