Edward (Jed) A. Gordon advises clients regarding strategic portfolio development and counsels them in relation to patent enforcement strategies and defense against threatened patent infringement litigation. He also provides transactional counseling in relation to intellectual property issues arising during the acquisition and sale of privately and publicly owned companies, including conducting due diligence, licensing negotiations and freedom to operate analyses.

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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


  • IAM Patent 1000 – Recommended for IP Transactions 2015-2017
  • Legal 500 US 2018
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2009 to 2010


  • 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


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US Patent and Trademark Office