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Kent Jordan is an associate in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademark Litigation practice. Kent's practice focuses on patent and trademark litigation.  In addition, he has experience with patent prosecution as well as copyright and trademark enforcement.

While at Southern Methodist University he served as an Associate Editor of the SMU Science and Technology Law Review, and published an article regarding litigation trends in the online gaming industry. Kent also worked as an extern for the Honorable Amos Mazzant in the Eastern District of Texas.

Prior to attending law school, Kent spent 20 years in the telecommunications industry as a software engineer and trainer for Nortel and Ericsson, where his work focused primarily on wireless technologies. His technological expertise includes Analog, TDMA, and CDMA platforms as well as IP networking and media gateways. During his tenure in the industry, Mr. Jordan’s experiences took him around the world, from Canada to France and Israel, where he worked with clients to help them meet their ever-evolving technological needs. This work including serving on a team that developed one of Europe’s first mobile 3G networks.

Publications

  • “Review of 2011 Game Litigation and Cases”, with Robert Wilkinson, SMU Science and Technology Law Review, Spring Edition, 2012

Recognition

  • Finalist, Donald C. McCleary-Gardere Leadership Scholarship

  • Finalist, Best Case Note: “Mind over Merit: CyberSource v. Retail Decisions and the Mental Process Test”
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Credentials

B.S. Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University

J.D., Southern Methodist University, cum laude

Intern, Amos Mazzant, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

AIPLA

Credentials

B.S. Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University

J.D., Southern Methodist University, cum laude

Intern, Amos Mazzant, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

AIPLA