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Jordan concentrates his practice in two areas: intellectual property law and startups. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the computer, software, electrical, and electro-mechanical arts. He also handles post-grant patent matters (such as inter partesreexamination and review). Additionally, Jordan conducts comprehensive pre-litigation patent analyses, particularly those involving software systems. Jordan enjoys working with startups and the myriad issues they face, including licensing, corporate organization, financing, intellectual property, and compliance.

Before and during law school, Jordan was a computer engineer at a Fortune 100 semiconductor technology company, where he developed carrier-grade telecommunications software and equipment, established an enterprise engineering-management software system, and assisted in-house counsel to strengthen and diversify the company's global patent portfolio.

As an experienced computer engineer, Jordan is intimately familiar with software, open source, cloud computing, and social media issues. He prepares licenses and technology transfer agreements for clients looking to acquire or leverage their technology. He also prepares software-as-a-service agreements and related contracts for technology companies.


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Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 25%
    5 years
  2. Patent Application: 25%
    5 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    5 years
  4. Litigation: 15%
    5 years
  5. Licensing: 10%
    5 years



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  • Sreenivasarao Vepachedu

    I endorse Jordan, an excellent IP lawyer.


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Hodgson Russ, LLP

The Guaranty Bldg., 140 Pearl St., Suite 100
Buffalo, NY, 14202


NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
30 Under 30 RecipientBuffalo Business First2014
Alden-Baldy ScholarshipUniversity at Buffalo School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate, Registered Patent AgentHodgson Russ LLP2010 - Present
Intellectual Property InternUniversity at Buffalo Office of Science, Technology Transfer, and Economic Outreach2010 - 2010
Systems EngineerDialogic2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
IP Subcommittee - Erie County Bar AssociationChair2014 - Present
Product Developers and Management Association - Buffalo Niagara ChapterBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Niagara Frontier Intellectual Property Law AssociationPresident2011 - Present
Erie County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
JD SupraWho Wins With Google's New Patent Marketplace (Other Than Google)?2015
Buffalo Intellectual Property Law JournalFinding Meaning in the Death of Virtual Identities2015
Lawyers WeeklyBending the Law for More Netflix2014
The Lawyers WeeklyNotification After A Data Breach2012
Intellectual Property & Technology Law JournalBlocking Advertisement Blocking: The War Over Internet Advertising and the Effect on Intellectual Property2011
Hodgson Russ - Client AlertU.S. Track I Prioritized Patent Examination in Effect2011
Hodgson Russ - Client AlertPassage of the America Invents Act Brings Sweeping Changes to U.S. Patent System2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2010
State University of New York at BuffaloComputer EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Buffalo I/OIntellectual Property for Software Engineers2012
University at BuffaloIntellectual Property and the Effect of Infringement on the Global Economy2010