Edward (Jed) A. Gordon serves as the head of McDermott’s IP Transactions practice within the firm’s fully integrated IP Practice Group.

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  • Co-led IP diligence team advising CVS on in its $69 billion merger with Aetna.
  • Represented Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in relation to IP issues arising from MHI’s participation in the reorganization of the French Nuclear Industry, including renegotiating the IP terms of the restructured, Franco-Japanese joint venture, ATMEA, dedicated to developing, licensing, and selling the mid-size 1100 MWe ATMEA-1 pressurized water nuclear reactors around the world.

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  • IAM Patent 1000 – Recommended for IP Transactions 2015-2019, and Prosecution 2019-2020
  • The Legal 500 US 2019
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2009-2010


  • IP Law Committee of the Boston Bar Association, co-chair
  • MassChallenge, mentor and judge


University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude, 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Science, Technology and Society, 1999


Courts / Agencies
US Patent and Trademark Office

Edward A. Gordon

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, IL / Speaking Engagements / August 30- September 1, 2020

Cambridge, MA / McDermott Event / March 20, 2019

Cambridge, Massachusetts / McDermott Event / September 12, 2018

Burlington, Massachusetts / McDermott Event / February 13, 2018

Boston, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / January 25, 2018