Georgetown University Law Center
University Of Maryland
B.S., Cum Laude
Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma Honor Societies
Campus Judicial Board
Gordon Belcher has a varied professional background, bringing his expertise in mechanical engineering to his intellectual property law with extensive experience in patent law, trade secrets, and litigation. His substantial patent experience includes representing individuals as well as corporations of various sizes through drafting original patent applications, prosecuting U.S. patent applications to issuance, advising foreign patent counsel on foreign counterparts to U.S. patent applications, drafting patent validity and infringement opinions, and patent litigation. He also evaluates trade secrets in view of U.S. and foreign patents.
Gordon’s intellectual property experience has been in technologies including jet engines, software, telecommunications, vascular graft medical devices, blood circulation devices, anesthetic and orthopedic devices, advanced construction tools, automotive components, and advanced composite materials related to ballistics. He has worked in major intellectual property law firms and as in-house counsel at a major U.S. manufacturing corporation. Gordon has substantive e-discovery document review experience including quality control and privilege log drafting. He has worked in a pro bono legal clinic in New York. Before becoming an attorney, Gordon was employed as an engineer at an electric utility in Washington, D.C. His varied professional background is a major asset in understanding and achieving the objectives of clients in different industries and business contexts.