Peter Gordon

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.
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B. in Computer Science and Engineering

Bar Memberships


U.S Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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