Jordan E. Meggison-Decker is an associate attorney with BrownWinick and is part of the intellectual property practice group. Jordan’s practice includes patent application preparation and prosecution, trademarks and copyrights.
Jordan graduated from Drake University, cum laude, in 2009, receiving her B.A. in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology. While at Drake, she was an assistant to Dr. Nicole Taylor, examining biological and psychological effects of breast cancer on women/daughters. Jordan was active in the Delta Gamma Sorority and National Council on Youth Leadership.
In 2012, Jordan received her J.D. from Drake University Law School. While in law school, she was active in the Intellectual Property Law Society, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity and Drake Law Women. Jordan also served as a Judicial Intern for Magistrate Judge Celeste F. Bremer of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
Before joining BrownWinick, Jordan was a member of the patent department at an international seed company that develops, produces and sells high-yielding corn, sorghum, sunflower, alfalfa, canola and wheat seeds. During this time, Jordan drafted and prosecuted patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and foreign patent offices; prepared freedom to operate opinions; drafted agreements; and advised on intellectual property rights including Plant Variety Protection rights (also known as Plant Breeders’ Rights).
Jordan is a member of the Polk County and Iowa Bar Associations. In 2015 she was admitted to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a registered patent attorney and was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2012.