Jordan G. Garner


Jordan G. Garner is a partner in the Patent Practice, Japan Practice and Litigation Practice Groups at Leason Ellis. Jordan works with individuals, start-ups and established companies to obtain patents and to manage their patent portfolios, from acquisition through enforcement or monetization. Jordan excels at managing the IP aspects of complex financial transactions that involve a heavy IP component. During his time at Leason Ellis, Jordan has provided advice and IP diligence expertise on financial deals totaling more than a billion dollars. In providing IP diligence services, Jordan routinely works with venture capital, private equity and commercial law firms to assess IP risks and devise timely and effective solutions. He also provides opinions on patentability and patent infringement as well as trade secret misappropriation. During frequent travels to Japan and China, Jordan advises Japanese and Chinese companies on U.S. patent law. His domestic and foreign clients operate in a wide range of industries including pharmaceuticals, bioinformatics, aeronautics, e-commerce, lighting, medical devices, chemical and university research.

Jordan enjoys teaching and speaking on IP law and can often be found giving presentations in China, Japan and New York about various aspects of patent law. Jordan is a member of the Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court. He has been listed in New York Super Lawyers, and The Business Council of Westchester Rising Stars 40 Under 40. Jordan received his LLM in IP Law from the Benjamin Cardozo Law School and his JD from Brooklyn Law School where he was a judicial intern for Judge Randal Rader of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Jordan received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University.

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, L.L.M., 2005
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2004
  • Cornell University, B.A., Science & Technology Studies (Biology and Society), 2001
  • New York
  • Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Darby & Darby, IP Attorney, 2010
  • Morgan & Finnegan, Patent Attorney, 2008- 2009
  • Hedman & Costigan, Patent Attorney, 2005- 2008