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Lori Gordon is a partner on the Intellectual Property team and focuses her practice on inter partes matters, including contested case proceedings in front of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Lori brings extensive PTAB trial experience to clients, handling over 180 trials. Lori has worked on matters in a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, semiconductor fabrication, computer memory, radio frequency identification (RFID) systems, security, cryptography, and backup and replication technologies.

Lori has been a leader in PTAB trials since their beginnings in 2012, participating in the first trials instituted by PTAB. In 2017, she was named a finalist for Managing Intellectual Property PTAB Litigator of the year. Prior to joining King & Spalding, Lori was a director in both the Litigation and Electronics practice groups at Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox, and she co-chaired the Patent Office Litigation practice.

Lori also has significant district court experience, handling over a dozen district court litigations. Prior to becoming an attorney, Lori spent nearly a decade as an engineer for Bell Communications Research (Bellcore). While at Bellcore, Lori worked on requirements and techniques for securing the telecommunications infrastructure.

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Credentials

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, summa cum laude

M.S. Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Lafayette College, cum laude, with honors

District of Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Virginia

PTAB Litigator of the Year – Finalist


Managing IP 2017

IP Star


Managing IP 2013 - 2017

Recommended Lawyer – Litigation and Post-Grant Procedures


IAM Patent 1000 2014 - 2017

Patent Litigation (Bronze Band)


IAM Patent 1000 2017

Top 250 Women in IP


Managing IP 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

Women in Law Award – Intellectual Property Category


Lawyer’s Monthly’s 2016

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Recognition

PTAB Litigator of the Year – Finalist


Managing IP 2017

IP Star


Managing IP 2013 - 2017

Recommended Lawyer – Litigation and Post-Grant Procedures


IAM Patent 1000 2014 - 2017

Patent Litigation (Bronze Band)


IAM Patent 1000 2017

Top 250 Women in IP


Managing IP 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

Women in Law Award – Intellectual Property Category


Lawyer’s Monthly’s 2016

Matters

Arista Networks v. Cisco Systems (PTAB) Represented Patent Owner, Cisco Systems, in 17 IPR proceedings in computer networking technology. The PTAB denied institution in 10 of the filed proceedings and found challenged claims in 5 of the instituted proceedings not unpatentable.

Global*Tel Link v. Securus Technologies (PTAB) Represented Global Tel*Link in 16 IPR proceedings, 2 CBM proceedings, and 2 PGR proceedings in the field of telecommunications.

SAP America, Inc. v. Arunachalam (PTAB) Represented Petitioner, SAP America, in 4 IPR proceedings and 3 CBM proceedings involving 5 patents. Lori successfully invalidated all challenged claims in each proceeding.

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Arista Networks v. Cisco Systems (PTAB) Represented Patent Owner, Cisco Systems, in 17 IPR proceedings in computer networking technology. The PTAB denied institution in 10 of the filed proceedings and found challenged claims in 5 of the instituted proceedings not unpatentable.

Global*Tel Link v. Securus Technologies (PTAB) Represented Global Tel*Link in 16 IPR proceedings, 2 CBM proceedings, and 2 PGR proceedings in the field of telecommunications.

SAP America, Inc. v. Arunachalam (PTAB) Represented Petitioner, SAP America, in 4 IPR proceedings and 3 CBM proceedings involving 5 patents. Lori successfully invalidated all challenged claims in each proceeding.

Symantec Corporation v. Veeam Software Corporation, (N.D. CA) (PTAB)  Represented Defendant Veeam Software Corporation in a bet-the-company litigation involving eight patents in computer backup and replication technology. Lori successfully invalidated challenged claims in seven of the asserted patents, the remaining patent was dismissed from the litigation.

3M Innovative Properties Company v. Envisionware, Inc., 0:09cv01594 (D. MN) Represented Defendant Envisionware in litigation involving patents related to RFID technology.  The parties settled following claim construction; the terms of the settlement are confidential.

Grape Technology Group Inc., et al v. Jingle Networks, Inc., 1:08cv00408 (D. Del)  Represented Defendant Jingle Networks in bet-the-company litigation involving three patents related to directory assistance technology.  Obtained a jury verdict of non-infringement.

Stambler v. Intuit, et al, 2:10cv00181 (E.D. TX) Represented Defendant TD Ameritrade in litigation involving patents related to network security.  The parties settled following claim construction; the terms of the settlement are confidential.

decisioning.com, Inc. v. Ameritrade Holding, et al., 3:03cv02837 (D. SC) Represented Defendant Ameritrade Holding in litigation involving online financial accounts.  Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement.  Federal Circuit affirmed the district court decision.

Matters

Arista Networks v. Cisco Systems (PTAB) Represented Patent Owner, Cisco Systems, in 17 IPR proceedings in computer networking technology. The PTAB denied institution in 10 of the filed proceedings and found challenged claims in 5 of the instituted proceedings not unpatentable.

Global*Tel Link v. Securus Technologies (PTAB) Represented Global Tel*Link in 16 IPR proceedings, 2 CBM proceedings, and 2 PGR proceedings in the field of telecommunications.

SAP America, Inc. v. Arunachalam (PTAB) Represented Petitioner, SAP America, in 4 IPR proceedings and 3 CBM proceedings involving 5 patents. Lori successfully invalidated all challenged claims in each proceeding.

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Matters

Arista Networks v. Cisco Systems (PTAB) Represented Patent Owner, Cisco Systems, in 17 IPR proceedings in computer networking technology. The PTAB denied institution in 10 of the filed proceedings and found challenged claims in 5 of the instituted proceedings not unpatentable.

Global*Tel Link v. Securus Technologies (PTAB) Represented Global Tel*Link in 16 IPR proceedings, 2 CBM proceedings, and 2 PGR proceedings in the field of telecommunications.

SAP America, Inc. v. Arunachalam (PTAB) Represented Petitioner, SAP America, in 4 IPR proceedings and 3 CBM proceedings involving 5 patents. Lori successfully invalidated all challenged claims in each proceeding.

Symantec Corporation v. Veeam Software Corporation, (N.D. CA) (PTAB)  Represented Defendant Veeam Software Corporation in a bet-the-company litigation involving eight patents in computer backup and replication technology. Lori successfully invalidated challenged claims in seven of the asserted patents, the remaining patent was dismissed from the litigation.

3M Innovative Properties Company v. Envisionware, Inc., 0:09cv01594 (D. MN) Represented Defendant Envisionware in litigation involving patents related to RFID technology.  The parties settled following claim construction; the terms of the settlement are confidential.

Grape Technology Group Inc., et al v. Jingle Networks, Inc., 1:08cv00408 (D. Del)  Represented Defendant Jingle Networks in bet-the-company litigation involving three patents related to directory assistance technology.  Obtained a jury verdict of non-infringement.

Stambler v. Intuit, et al, 2:10cv00181 (E.D. TX) Represented Defendant TD Ameritrade in litigation involving patents related to network security.  The parties settled following claim construction; the terms of the settlement are confidential.

decisioning.com, Inc. v. Ameritrade Holding, et al., 3:03cv02837 (D. SC) Represented Defendant Ameritrade Holding in litigation involving online financial accounts.  Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement.  Federal Circuit affirmed the district court decision.

Credentials

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, summa cum laude

M.S. Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Lafayette College, cum laude, with honors

District of Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Virginia

PTAB Litigator of the Year – Finalist


Managing IP 2017

IP Star


Managing IP 2013 - 2017

Recommended Lawyer – Litigation and Post-Grant Procedures


IAM Patent 1000 2014 - 2017

Patent Litigation (Bronze Band)


IAM Patent 1000 2017

Top 250 Women in IP


Managing IP 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

Women in Law Award – Intellectual Property Category


Lawyer’s Monthly’s 2016

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Recognition

PTAB Litigator of the Year – Finalist


Managing IP 2017

IP Star


Managing IP 2013 - 2017

Recommended Lawyer – Litigation and Post-Grant Procedures


IAM Patent 1000 2014 - 2017

Patent Litigation (Bronze Band)


IAM Patent 1000 2017

Top 250 Women in IP


Managing IP 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

Women in Law Award – Intellectual Property Category


Lawyer’s Monthly’s 2016