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Carey Jordan

Carey Jordan

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Houston, TX, USA

Carey C. Jordan is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Houston office.  Carey focuses her practice on patent prosecution, transactions and strategic portfolio management in the materials science, chemical, energy and alternative energy sectors. In her career, she has drafted and managed a docket consisting of over a thousand patents and patent applications, both U.S. and foreign.

Carey's practice involves developing worldwide intellectual property portfolios for both start-up and established companies, including establishing and formulating patent procurement strategies; obtaining domestic and foreign patents; handling complex prosecution procedures, such as reexaminations; and negotiating and securing technology licenses and acquisition agreements. Her practice includes due diligence investigations, IP transactions and conducting freedom-to-operate, patentability, validity and noninfringement analyses. Carey's practice also includes trade secret counseling and the development of trade secret protocols for the protection of critical information for clients on a global basis.

Law School:
University of Houston - J.D.
Graduate School: Clemson University - MS

Work History:
Baker Botts, 1996-2009
McDermott Will & Emery LLP, 2009 - present

Professional Memberships:
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA)
State Bar of Texas - IP Section


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