Professional Biography

Jordan M. Becker Partner

  • Palo Alto

    D +1.650.838.4365

    F +1.650.838.4350

    Palo Alto

    3150 Porter Drive

    Palo Alto, CA 94304-1212




Jordan Becker is a registered patent attorney with over 25 years’ experience as an attorney built upon his prior engineering experience. He offers a strategic perspective in guiding high-tech companies and entrepreneurs in all aspects of IP protection. He focuses on developing IP protection strategies and building IP portfolios, and he has obtained hundreds of U.S. and foreign patents for clients.

A former engineer in the aerospace industry, Jordan is passionate about strategically helping clients obtain strong patents that can provide a competitive advantage and withstand challenges from infringers. He has extensive experience in patenting software, electrical/electronic hardware and mechanical devices, in fields such as medical devices, cybersecurity, wireless communications (802.11, 5G), artificial intelligence (AI) including machine learning (ML), aerospace, blockchain, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR), big data, cloud computing, 3D printing, network storage, image processing and display systems, speech recognition, solar (photovoltaic) cells, and IC design/fabrication.

In post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Jordan has defeated numerous third-party patent claims asserted against his clients. He also analyzes patents and counsels clients in connection with patent monetization and corporate transactions and provides opinions on third-party patents.

Jordan has been recommended for patent prosecution by IAM. A former chair of the High-Technology Law Executive Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, he speaks frequently on topics in IP law, including development of strong IP protection programs and emerging issues on the IP landscape.

Professional Recognition

  • Recommended for patent prosecution by Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000, 2013 - 2016
  • Listed as "Top Patent Prosecutor" by The Patent Research Review (, 2011 - 2012
  • Recognized for outstanding pro bono work by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco

Professional Leadership

  • High-Technology Law Section of Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA), Chair, 2013
  • Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA) 
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Patent, Trademark and Copyright Section 
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

Related Employment

  • Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP, Partner, Sunnyvale, CA, 2000 - 2008
  • Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP, Associate, Sunnyvale, CA, 1994 - 1999
  • McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company, Engineer / Scientist, Huntington Beach, CA, 1988 - 1991





Bar and Court Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California


  • Pepperdine University Rick J. Caruso School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Connecticut, B.S., Electrical Engineering