Jennifer Gordon - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Jennifer Gordon

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Jennifer Gordon is skilled in life sciences-related patent law. She has extensive experience in complex patent litigation involving biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other life sciences and chemistry-related patents. She has tried cases to judges and juries and argued appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Over her career, Dr. Gordon has litigated, procured and counseled on a vast array of patented technologies in the life sciences, such as nucleic acid amplification technologies (PCR), recombinant DNA technologies, cell culture methodologies, biological therapeutics (interferons, human growth hormone, monoclonal antibodies, receptor decoys, stem cells and antisense oligonucleotides), growth factors, enzymes, vaccines, genetically engineered plants, pharmaceutical compounds (cefadroxil, ezetimibe, rosiglitazone, capecitabine and valsartan), medical devices (stents) and medical diagnostics (PCR, in situ hybridization, immunoassays and NMR contrast agents).

Dr. Gordon is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, The Federal Circuit Bar Association, The New York Intellectual Property Law Association, The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, The American Chemical Society and The American Association of the Advancement of Science. She is a frequent lecturer on numerous intellectual property topics, particularly with respect to biotechnology patent law. Ms. Gordon has been named in publications such as Chambers USA.

Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyPh.D. 1981Fordham University School of LawJ.D. 1985

Office Location

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States

Practice Areas

Biotechnology Law