Patent Attorney – Naval Research Laboratory – Slidell, La. (Updated)

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is seeking a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Intellectual Property (IP) law branch of the Office of General Counsel, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) within the Office of Counsel, Office of Naval Research. The position is physically located at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Stennis Space Center near Slidell, Louisiana. This position will serve clients at the NRL detachment located within the NASA/Stennis Space Center (NRL-SSC).

SALARY RANGE:
$97,065.00 to $150,830.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (updated)

SERIES & GRADE:
NO-1222-05

POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Stennis Space Center, LA

WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

Thank you for your interest in the Department of the Navy's (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC). We offer rewarding opportunities to practice law within the Navy legal community.

OGC consists of 718 civilian attorneys, including 55 intellectual property attorneys, plus 29 uniformed Navy JAGs and Marine Corps Judge Advocates, and 198 support staff located throughout the United States and overseas and includes multiple grade levels. Approximately 300 are located in Washington D.C.; the remaining attorneys are located in 95 field offices throughout the country and abroad. Interested applicants should apply following the specific instructions below.

OGC provides advice to the various components and activities that make up the Department of the Navy by offices attached to those components. Civilian Navy OGC attorneys help clients address legal concerns in virtually every area of the law related to business, including government contracts, public employment ethics, environmental concerns, personal and real property law, fiscal issues, and intellectual property law. There are numerous benefits of being an OGC attorney:

•You'll have an immediate opportunity to directly serve clients assigned to you on significant matters.
•You'll have a clear opportunity to advance so that your skills increase, and
•You'll enjoy a sense of satisfaction from meaningful service.

Contact
For the full details on the position and to apply, please visit this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/399710200.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Slidell, Louisiana

NRL Headquarters is located in Washington, D.C. NRL is a premier research facility with cutting-edge research programs in basic sciences and advanced technology development. NRL is the corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps and conducts a broad program of scientific research and development of advanced technologies. NRL's 30 person Office of Counsel supports these efforts by providing the full range of legal services related to the protection of government developed technologies, technology transfer, and contracting related to technology development. NRL-SSC is the Navy's premier laboratory for physics-based oceanographic environmental predictions, remote sensing, the physics of underwater acoustics, mapping, charting and geodesy, and characterization of the seafloor.

Paralegal – Sandia National Laboratories – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis searching for a Patent Paralegal for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This position will provide support for director-level patent attorneys and patent agents. The position requires excellent organizational, problem solving and priority setting skills. Experience working with and understanding of the rules and regulations set forth by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, (USPTO) are essential to success in this position. The position requires reviewing and acting upon materials received from USPTO, preparing draft materials responsive to USPTO for attorney review and/or completion, maintaining attorney dockets, maintaining patent database (database entry, errors checks), and maintaining hardcopy files.

The successful applicant will act as primary support for one or more attorneys, including preparing materials for attorneys signature (missing parts, certificates of correction, engagement letters, etc.), calculating filing fees, conducting database searches for attorneys (reference prior art, private PAIR, etc.), filing materials in USPTO in accordance with federal rules, maintaining USPTO deposit account, and coordinate payment of patent maintenance fees. The successful candidate will be adept at meeting frequent deadlines with constant interruptions while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to work with and appropriately protect sensitive, proprietary and confidential information; and the ability to work in a team environment while exercising independent judgment and interact effectively with peers and all levels of management are necessary. This job series typically: Provides high-level paraprofessional legal support to in-house attorneys and external co-counsel retained to represent Sandia Corporation. Works under attorney supervision but with a high degree of independence to provide paralegal and administrative support of a responsible and confidential nature and helps ensure the smooth functioning of legal matters and projects.

Required
(1) This position requires the candidate to have at least 3 years of direct experience working in a patent prosecution environment within a law firm or in-house. (2) The successful candidate will have experience with USPTO rules and procedures, patent docketing and supporting attorneys. (3) Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance.

Desired
(1) Paralegal degree, experience with IP Management software (i.e. Thompson Rueters IP Manager), Adobe, Microsoft Applications (Word, PowerPoint, CRM and Outlook), SharePoint and Excel.

Security Clearance
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted L-level security clearance. Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

Benefits
At Sandia you will receive many benefits as a valued employee of a premier national multi-program engineering and science research laboratory. In our Total Rewards package you will enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, a stimulating, positive environment and learning opportunities that will help build your career. More information may be found on our Careers website.

Contact
Please apply online at this link: http://sandia.jobs/albuquerque-nm/paralegal-senior-or-principal/A3BFFEEF27314670BF644267A461A9E4/job/?utm_source=patentlyo&utm_medium=JOBS&utm_campaign=DE-Pilot.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense.

Patent Prosecution Attorney – Sandia National Laboratories – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis searching for a Patent Prosecution Attorney for The Legal Technology Transfer Center. The Legal Technology Transfer Center is responsible for identifying, obtaining and protecting the intellectual property generated by the research laboratory. Sandia has an opening for a patent prosecution attorney.

The successful candidate will support divisions developing new circuits, fabrication processes, advanced semiconductor packaging, and failure analysis techniques in both silicon and III-V technologies. Some particular applications include radiation-hardened circuits, advanced circuits for navigation and inertial sensing, and quantum computing. New hardware under development includes micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), contour-mode resonators, and silicon and III-V photonics. Photonic devices include VCSELs, ring resonators, all-optical logic, solar cells, and infrared focal plane arrays. Drafts and prosecutes original patent applications. Advises on intellectual property issues related to the patentability of inventions, obviousness, scope of prior art, scope of patent claims, assignments, nondisclosure agreements, and cooperative development agreements.

Primary Job Duties
Manages an intellectual property docket, serving as a patent prosecution attorney for a research organization, with lesser responsibilities for contractual arrangements such as nondisclosure agreements, assignments, etc. Monitors and reviews Sandia publications for creation of statutory bar dates for Sandia inventions. Coordinates discussions with line management, technical staff, and technology transfer staff to select and prioritize invention disclosures and efficiently support Sandia's business needs. Coordinates joint patent applications with coinventing outside organizations. Renders opinions regarding possible patent infringements. Manages or supports other legal staff in litigation matters, as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and licensed to practice law in at least one state and experience in preparation of patent applications, prosecution of patent applications, prior art searches. Good written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of software applications and technologies used in a technologically sophisticated law office. Ability to deliver legal advice and counsel in context of Sandia strategic mission and business objectives. In responding to specific requests for legal advice, the ability to identify other existing legal vulnerabilities and business impacts beyond the scope of the request. Ability to work independently as appropriate.

Required

  • A U.S. law degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice in at least one U.S. state and current registration with the USPTO is required for this position.
  • The successful candidates will have a degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, physics, computer science or a relevant engineering discipline.
  • This patent prosecution attorney position requires the candidate to have excellent academic qualifications with 2-7 years of law firm and/or in-house experience in patent prosecution.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a required DOE security clearance.

Desired

  • Masters or PhD level education is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills are needed for this position.
  • The successful candidate should have strong project, and client management skills and a proven track record of success in the patent field.

Security Clearance
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

Benefits
At Sandia you will receive many benefits as a valued employee of a premier national multi-program engineering and science research laboratory. In our Total Rewards package you will enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, a stimulating, positive environment and learning opportunities that will help build your career. More information may be found on our Careers website.

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

Contact
Please apply online at: http://sandia.jobs/albuquerque-nm/patent-prosecution-attorney/41A251106BF741DE9A115CEF6D4949F5/job/#?utm_source=patentlyo&utm_medium=JOBS&utm_campaign=DE-Pilot.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense.

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Tarrytown, N.Y.

Regeneron, a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company, is seeking an attorney who will help to develop strategies for expanding its patent portfolio around key molecules, platforms and other technologies to ensure its long-term competitive advantage.

The attorney will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and be expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting strategic IP due diligence, including analyzing Regeneron’s IP portfolio as well as the portfolios of our competitors and potential collaborators;
  • Identifying opportunities for expanding Regeneron’s IP position;
  • Contributing to the negotiation and drafting of license, collaboration and other IP agreements; and
  • Working closely with Regeneron’s scientists and patent prosecution attorneys to identify and track new inventions and technologies.

Requirements

  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to independently oversee legal matters, manage the use of outside legal counsel and work collaboratively with other personnel at Regeneron.
  • Ability to set aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion.

Education and Experience

  • Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice in at least one state, New York preferred.
  • 4-7 years’ in-house and/or law firm experience.
  • Ph.D. in biological sciences required, immunology a plus.
  • Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Ideal candidate will have a broad range of patent-related legal expertise. Experience in patent preparation and prosecution, IP due diligence and strategic counseling required.  Experience in licensing, patent litigation and drug regulatory affairs a plus.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.  Apply today and learn more about Regeneron ís unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening.  All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place.  In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://jobs.regeneron.com/tarrytown-ny/patent-attorney/0FA6A06CBFC94AA9AB9ABC415D6B170C/job/.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Tarrytown, New York

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif.

Ladas & Parry, Los Angeles, Ladas and Perryis seeking a patent prosecutor with at least two years of experience in prosecuting and writing U.S. patent applications.  Those with at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Materials Science are sought.  Having experience as an engineer will be helpful.  The technology to be handled is very challenging.  Patent attorneys and patent agents are encouraged to apply.  The job will accommodate both full-time and part-time schedules. Those with strong writing skills will be preferred. The firm is hiring only US citizens and Green Card holders for this position.

Contact
Interested applicants are asked to send their resumes and cover letters to AttrnyResumesLA@gmail.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose, San Francisco and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.

Contact
Apply online at the firm's website by visiting this link: http://www.slwip.com/join_us/openings.html.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; or Austin, Texas

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 110 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.

Global IP Systems Administrator – Large Corporation – Portland, Ore.

Nike Nike Logoseeks a Global IP Systems Administrator to work in its Portland, Oregon, headquarters. As our Systems Administrator supporting Intellectual Property, you'll work with multiple aspects of the NIKE Intellectual Property Center of Excellence (IP COE), including:

  • Work closely with Patent and Trademark COEs to lead project work-streams that help identify and evaluate critical strategic priorities.
  • Drive development and implementation of key deliverables through collaboration with the IP COE.
  • Support key portfolio and business operations for IP COE initiatives by providing quantitative and qualitative analytical support and thought partnership.
  • Utilize IP workflow knowledge to support portfolio management-related activities, including report requirement gathering.

In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Management of IP Docket and Workflow System including the oversight of application upgrades and integrations with all additional IP tools required for Patent and Trademark day to day work.
  • Liaise between service provider and Patent and Trademark Teams to ensure overall operational excellence and continuous system/workflow improvement.
  • Triage system errors reported by the user base to ensure they are resolved timely and provide proper system training as needed.
  • Recommend operational improvements based on knowledge of IP workflows that will enhance the IP Management System used by the IP COE.
  • Implement system configurations in support of business needs and lead testing efforts to drive projects to completion.

You'll be responsible for managing multiple sources of communication and documents. You'll exercise proactive communication with key stakeholders. You will develop and employ best practices, policies and good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for defining, designing, developing, testing, and implementing technologies in Intellectual Property. You'll continually analyze operations, identify problems, seek process and reporting improvements and integrate into operations and work processes.

Finally, you'll need to demonstrate a strong ability to rapidly assimilate new information and technologies, work successfully in a highly matrixed organization and forge partnerships with peers, customers, and suppliers.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4+ years Intellectual Property experience
  • Experience or aptitude for understanding, developing and deploying new systems, processes, concepts or tools across a team
  • Ability to resolve conflict, manage multiple priorities and utilize a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data through IP Legal filter and elevate information as a strategic asset
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, diverse team environment
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own
  • Ability to lead and influence others to prioritize and accomplish objectives Communication Skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships across a broad set of stakeholder groups
  • Professional business demeanor; demonstrates patience, ability to negotiate effectively and network within/outside of the organization
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable giving presentations and training sessions
  • Ability to network and influence critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment Knowledge and Experience
  • Knowledge of Internal Nike networks and systems is beneficial but not required
  • Knowledge of the Nike matrix is beneficial but not required Computer Skills
  • Strong computer skills, including experience navigating the internet and using PC and Windows-based software (Microsoft Office)
  • Experience using and managing electronic docketing systems is required
  • Experience with Anaqua is a strong plus

Still Interested?
NIKE is a growth company. We’re looking for team members to grow with us.  If we’ve piqued your interest, then, good! A generous benefits package will only sweeten the deal. We offer a stock purchase plan, 401(k), a casual work environment, and a host of other perks we don't have room to mention here.

Contact
Apply by visiting this link: http://jobs.nike.com/portland/admin-(administrative)/jobid6685602-global-ip-systems-administrator-jobs.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We’re a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Tysons Corner, Va.

Miles & Stockbridge P.C. Miles & Stockbridge P.C.is seeking a patent prosecution associate with 1-4 years of experience to join our fast-growing Intellectual Property Practice located in our Tysons Corner, VA office. This position will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of patent preparation, prosecution, and counseling matters involving electrical and computer arts. The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Strong academic record and ability to work with a variety of technologies required. Candidates must be registered to practice before the USPTO and preferably admitted to the Virginia State Bar.

Contact
Please send resumes and transcripts to Dina Billian, Recruitment Manager, dbillian@milesstockbridge.com. EOE.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Turk IP Law, LLC is a boutique patent prosecution firm with members throughout the U.S., specializing in United States and foreign patent prosecution and counseling. Our team of practitioners have years of industry experience as engineers and scientists prior to becoming patent practitioners. A combination of significant real world engineering experience and legal experience results in a highly focused and skilled team of practitioners who provide services to Fortune 500 technology companies.

The ideal candidates would have requisite degree and experience in patent prosecution focusing on electrical, electronics, communication systems, and/or software technologies.  Our members work from home offices having the flexibility of adjusting their work life around their home life. In addition to competitive salary and benefits, we provide support and resources to our members they need to stay focused on the special expertise they bring to our clients. We also support career advancement of our members in the direction they desire.

Contact
If you are interested, please send a resume and references to carlt@turkiplaw.com. Turk IP Law is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Anywhere in the U.S.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Lindauer Law PLLC specializes in patent preparation and prosecution.  Our passion is drafting and prosecuting crucial intellectual property assets for our clients, and we are looking for people who share that passion.

Our focus is on our clients and colleagues.  We strive to deliver excellent work product with a group of highly competent professionals.  Our attorneys are provided with the support and resources they need to stay focused on the special talents they bring to our clients.

If you draft high quality patent applications and have the skills to get meaningful claims allowed, you’ll fit right in.

We work in art areas including computer science, electrical engineering, mining, aerospace, and various emerging technologies.

You will be telecommuting, giving you the opportunity to live and work from anywhere you want.  Live the lifestyle you want, without the traffic jams.  Full- and part-time positions are available for candidates with different experience levels.

Contact
To apply, please email us at: lateralattorney@lindauerip.com. During the interview process candidates will have the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise. Please, no recruiters or placement agencies.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Technical Specialist – Large Corporation – York, Pa.

DENTSPLY Dentsply logotypeis seeking a Patent Technical Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Patents, this position will be responsible for assisting with the Patent Section of the DENTSPLY Legal Department in its performance of tasks related to protecting and enforcing Company intellectual property patent rights.

Essential Duties

  • Receive and review invention disclosure documents; interact with inventors as needed to complete the disclosures for purposes of patenting and/or freedom to operate opinions.
  • Conduct state-of-the-art, patentability, validity and patent landscaping searches as assigned by the Director of Patents
  • Maintain the Legal Department Patent Docket database, including creating new case entries; posting incoming Official Actions; daily review of upcoming due dates and interaction with the Patent Lawyers regarding the same; and, monitoring and periodic reporting of patent expiration dates
  • Maintain the Patent Maintenance Fee database including interacting with responsible business persons to obtain authorization for payment of the fees.
    Interact with Strategic Business Unit (SBU) R&D personnel to monitor, track and report the status of individual projects.
  • Facilitate electronic filing in U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
  • Maintain corporate patent watches including ongoing competitor watches.
  • Litigation assistance, especially discovery matters including locating, obtaining, reviewing and/or discussing development documents with SBU, corporate Legal, and outside counsel.

Guiding Principles

  • Continually seek and embrace process improvements.
  • Committing to a professional relationship with all associates and customers.
  • Understanding that all internal and external contacts are our customers.
  • Commit/aspire toward having an expert-level knowledge base in Accolade and sharing this knowledge with the users.
  • Complying with all regulatory requirements and DENTSPLY core values and policies.
  • Providing timely and accurate information and solutions.

Qualifications

  • Moderate to advance experience with Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Motivated self-starter with strong communication, organization and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science, engineering or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of one year of patent experience or general knowledge of patent examination required.

DENTSPLY is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Contact
To apply, please visit this link: https://career012.successfactors.eu/career?company=DENTSPLY. We appreciate your interest in DENTSPLY International. If you need assistance with completing the online application due to a disability, please send an accommodation request to careers@dentsply.com. Please be sure to include “Accommodation Request” in the subject.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: York, Pennsylvania

How does it feel knowing that DENTSPLY International; the premier dental company in six continents with over 12,000 employees around the globe, the world-wide industry leader in innovation and technology is looking for you to join the team? At DENTSPLY International, we do not hire employees, but true business partners who will live the DENTSPLY vision: Always First in dentistry; delivering world-class dental products with world-class precision and technology. DENTSPLY’s broad global product platform helps dental professionals serve patient’s oral health care for a lifetime, from preventative services to tooth replacement. Our products range from general dental consumables and laboratory products to products supporting the dental specialty markets of orthodontics, endodontics and implants. With a presence in more than 120 countries, our geographic footprint virtually mirrors the dental market. This position is located within our Corporate Headquarters. Please visit our website for additional information. Our Corporate headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania. Offering the cultural attractions of a big city and the down-home charm of a small town, York, PA is an extraordinary place to live, work and play. York is located in south-central Pennsylvania and is within 25 miles of Gettysburg and Lancaster, 45 miles of Baltimore and Hershey, and 100 miles of Washington, DC and Philadelphia. Engrained with a rich history and heritage and becoming one of the fastest growing cities in Pennsylvania, York is a place where the past and the present comfortably coexist.

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Agent/Attorney with three plus years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical disciplines with substantial experience prosecuting applications in their respective technology fields.  The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience in drafting patent applications preferably in the electrical, computer and/or software related fields, with chemical drafting experience being a plus.

RMSC is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis. RMSC continues to expand its business serving clients around the world. RMSC provides a congenial work environment and experienced work force.

Contact
Please email your resume to: recruiting@rmsclaw.com, and please visit our website. RMSC is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion to happen at time of interview.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

USPTO Regional Director – USPTO – Denver, Colo.

USPTOThe USPTO has recently posted a job announcement for a Regional Director to lead the Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver, Colorado. The Regional Director is responsible for general oversight of the Denver satellite office as the most senior ranking official representing the USPTO. Duties of the Regional Director may include the development of outreach and educational programs throughout the region, regular updates on space management issues, budget items, and personnel concerns.

Please visit the USPTO’s Rocky Mountain Regional Office internet page for more information regarding the office.

Contact
The job announcement for the Regional Director position can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/399328200. The person selected for the position will be based in Denver, Colorado. This job announcement is open through April 28, 2015.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

Patent Attorney – Naval Research Laboratory – Washington, D.C.

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is seeking a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Intellectual Property (IP) law branch of the Office of General Counsel, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) within the Office of Counsel, Office of Naval Research. The position is physically located in South West Washington, D.C.

SALARY RANGE:
$89,668.00 to $158,700.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 to Wednesday, April 22, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:
NO-1222-04/05

POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
05

DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC

WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

Thank you for your interest in the Department of the Navy's (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC). We offer rewarding opportunities to practice law within the Navy legal community.

OGC consists of 718 civilian attorneys, including 55 intellectual property attorneys, plus 29 uniformed Navy JAGs and Marine Corps Judge Advocates, and 198 support staff located throughout the United States and overseas and includes multiple grade levels. Approximately 300 are located in Washington D.C.; the remaining attorneys are located in 95 field offices throughout the country and abroad. Interested applicants should apply following the specific instructions below.

OGC provides advice to the various components and activities that make up the Department of the Navy by offices attached to those components. Civilian Navy OGC attorneys help clients address legal concerns in virtually every area of the law related to business, including government contracts, public employment ethics, environmental concerns, personal and real property law, fiscal issues, and intellectual property law. There are numerous benefits of being an OGC attorney:

•You'll have an immediate opportunity to directly serve clients assigned to you on significant matters.
•You'll have a clear opportunity to advance so that your skills increase, and
•You'll enjoy a sense of satisfaction from meaningful service.

Contact
For the full details on the position and to apply, please visit this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/399702900.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

NRL Headquarters is located in Washington, D.C. NRL is a premier research facility with cutting-edge research programs in basic sciences and advanced technology development. NRL is the corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps and conducts a broad program of scientific research and development of advanced technologies. NRL's 30 person Office of Counsel supports these efforts by providing the full range of legal services related to the protection of government developed technologies, technology transfer, and contracting related to technology development. NRL-SSC is the Navy's premier laboratory for physics-based oceanographic environmental predictions, remote sensing, the physics of underwater acoustics, mapping, charting and geodesy, and characterization of the seafloor.

Attorney/Legal Associate – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

NSIP LAW, NSIP LAWa prospering boutique law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C., is seeking resumes from recent law school graduates or patent agents interested in joining our Design Patent team. Our ideal candidates are highly motivated, team players, and driven to provide top-quality work products for the firm and the firm’s clients.

On-the-job training will be provided.  The position involves, among other practice, practicing design laws including preparing, filing and prosecuting design patent application to be registered before The United States Patent & Trademark Office. We welcome resumes from all levels of experience.  While not required, a technical background recognized and suitable for registration to practice before The United States Patent & Trademark Office is a plus.

Contact
Please send your resume and any additional documents to be considered to info@nsiplaw.com. Please insert the following phrase in the email subject line “[DESIGN]”. All inquiries will be held strictly confidential. No recruiters at this time, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Our practice has consistently grown over the years. We have also benefited from a low turn-around rate and a culture that promotes respect and a balanced lifestyle. NSIP Law offers a competitive salary with the rare opportunity to grow along with our dynamic group and to be active participants in our practice.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago, IL

Hanley, Flight and Zimmerman, LLC logois seeking an experienced patent attorney to join its thriving practice.

Candidates should have:

  • At least two years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical, software or mechanical arts
  • Broad range of prosecution and counseling experience including:
    • Drafting patent applications
    • Preparing responses to official actions for domestic applications
    • Instructing foreign attorneys regarding responses to official actions in foreign applications
    • Preparing invalidity and non-infringement opinions

Contact
Interested candidates should contact Bill O’Connor at recruiting@hfzlaw.com. Candidates must fulfill all requirements to be considered. When responding, we ask that you please provide a copy of your transcript and references in addition to your resume.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

We are a boutique firm located in the heart of Chicago, specializing in United States and foreign patent prosecution and counseling. Our team of practitioners includes many individuals having years of industry experience as engineers and inventors prior to becoming patent attorneys. A combination of significant real world engineering experience and legal experience results in a highly focused and skilled team of practitioners who provide services to numerous Fortune 500 technology companies.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Houston, Texas

Delizio Law seeks patent attorneys with degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering.  The patent attorney will be responsible for preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the software and electrical arts.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills required.

Flexible Work Environment: Patent attorney may work in our Austin or Houston offices. Possible option to telecommute from other locations depending on experience level.

Contact
Please submit resume and writing sample to careers@deliziolaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va. (Telecommuting)

Lowe Hauptman & Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks experienced candidates for its patent prosecution practice.  Capability in all aspects of semiconductor technology with an emphasis on manufacturing process a must.  Versatility in other technical areas is a plus.

Candidates will preferably have capabilities consistent with at least 3 years of experience as an agent or attorney in patent prosecution.  Industry experience working in the semiconductor area is advantageous.  The key attributes of a successful candidate for this position are talent, insight, attention to detail and outstanding writing ability.

The firm offers a relaxed environment with a very competitive salary, benefits and bonus structure, and an interstate telecommuting option for the right candidate.  The firm’s unique structure provides a fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for interested applicants.

Contact
Please send resumes to the Manager at recruiting311@ipfirm.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia (Telecommuting)

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Holland & HartHolland & Hart is looking to bring in exceptional EE patent attorneys with 1-4 years of experience, for our dynamic, growing electronics and computer patent practice. We represent some of the largest and most innovative technology companies in the world, and have a unique, collaborative environment focused on excellence, teamwork, and work/life balance.  This opening is in our Denver, Boulder or Boise office.

Requirements:
Applicants should have a strong academic record in both undergraduate and law school and a degree in electrical engineering (although stellar Physics/CS candidates will be considered). Wireless communications experience is very desirable. Industry experience and/or large firm experience a plus. Collaboration is a core part of our success, so we are seeking team players who want be a part of one of the finest EE patent groups in the country.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online ( http://careers.hollandhart.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=6) and submit their resume, cover letter (please specify which office you are applying for), brief writing sample (publicly available patent application or office action responses or other technical writing) and law school and undergrad transcripts to Sarah Earnest, Recruitment Coordinator. Should you have issues with the online application form, please contact SPEarnest@hollandhart.com. Holland & Hart LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No unsolicited resumes from search firms or phone calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado; Boulder, Colorado; or Boise, Idaho

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Holland & HartHolland & Hart is looking to bring in exceptional EE patent agents with 1-2 years of experience, for our dynamic, growing electronics and computer patent practice.

The positions are open for our Denver, Boulder, SLC, DC, or Boise offices.

Requirements:
Applicants should have a strong academic record, and a degree in electrical engineering is strongly preferred (although stellar Physics/CS candidates will be considered). Wireless communications experience is very desirable. Industry experience and/or large firm experience a plus. Collaboration is a core part of our success, so we are seeking team players who want be a part of one of the finest EE patent groups in the country.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online (http://careers.hollandhart.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=7) and submit their resume, cover letter (please specify which office you are applying for), brief writing sample (publicly available patent application or office action responses or other technical writing) and transcript to Sarah Earnest, Recruitment Coordinator. Should you have issues with the online application form, please contact SPEarnest@hollandhart.com. Holland & Hart LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No unsolicited resumes from search firms or phone calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado; Boulder, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; Washington, D.C.; or Boise, Idaho

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Salt Lake City, Utah

Holland & HartHolland & Hart is looking to bring in exceptional EE patent attorneys with 3-5 years of experience, for our dynamic, growing electronics and computer patent practice. We represent some of the largest and most innovative technology companies in the world, and have a unique, collaborative environment focused on excellence, teamwork, and work/life balance.

Requirements:
Applicants should have a strong academic record in both undergraduate and law school and a degree in electrical engineering (although stellar Physics/CS candidates will be considered). Wireless communications experience is very desirable. Industry experience and/or large firm experience a plus. Collaboration is a core part of our success, so we are seeking team players who want be a part of one of the finest EE patent groups in the country.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online (http://careers.hollandhart.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=6) and submit their resume, cover letter (please specify which office you are applying for), brief writing sample (publicly available patent application or office action responses or other technical writing) and law school and undergrad transcripts to Sarah Earnest, Recruitment Coordinator. Should you have issues with the online application form, please contact SPEarnest@hollandhart.com. Holland & Hart LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No unsolicited resumes from search firms or phone calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

NSIP LAW is further expanding its business serving clients around the world.  As a result, we are seeking resumes from patent attorneys or patent agents interested in joining our team. We welcome resumes from attorneys or agents with at least two years of experience including those with experience as a senior associate.  We also welcome resumes from candidates with USPTO experience.  For candidates with significant amounts of experience, although portable business is welcome, it is not required.

Our ideal candidates will have a technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics.  Experience in wireless technology is a plus. The ideal candidates are highly driven, team players, and motivated to provide top-quality work products for the firm and the firm’s clients.

Contact
Please send your resume and any additional documents to be considered to info@nsiplaw.com. Please submit two writing samples, which should be unedited and may include responses to Office Actions, Appeal Briefs, or any other materials otherwise not confidential. All inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Please, no recruiters at this time.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

NSIP LAW is a prospering boutique intellectual property law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. Our practice has consistently grown over the years. NSIP Law offers a competitive salary with the rare opportunity to grow along with our dynamic group and to be active participants in our practice.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Pittsburgh office of Fox Rothschild LLP Fox Rothschildseeks a patent agent having at least 2 years of experience. All candidates must have an Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering degree and a license to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). USPTO examining experience or advanced degree preferred. Responsibilities will include a patent prosecution docket, patent application writing, as well as general patent research. Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as part of responsibilities also include personal interviews before USPTO examiners and appearances before the Board of Appeals. EOE. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Contact
If interested, please send your resume in confidence to recruitment@foxrothschild.com or apply online at http://foxrothschild.com/careers/jobListing.aspx?id=19327354185.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Patent Agent/Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Leesburg, Va.

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLCis looking for an experienced (3+ years), energetic and personable registered patent agent or patent attorney for an immediate opening within our patent practice. Excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude are essential to this position.

Applicants must be within reasonable commuting distance of Leesburg VA, demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and the ability to handle a high volume of client interaction and applications and have relevant experience. We offer a friendly, professional boutique firm environment (although we are rapidly growing), and the staff at our firm enjoys considerable autonomy.

Qualified applicants will have handled numerous provisional and utility patent applications, and will be able to start relatively soon as we are seeking very near term start date. Please do not submit a resume if you have not prosecuted patent applications.

Contact
To apply, please email (careers@dbllawyers.com) the following: (1) A cover letter highlighting relevant experience (2) Resume (3) 3 professional references (4) Your earliest available start date (5) A sample patent application that you have prepared without assistance. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by phone or email within 3-7 days following submission of their application materials. If you don't hear from someone within that time frame, it means we are not able to extend an interview invitation to you. Thank you in advance for your interest in applying, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLPCantor Colburn LLP seeks a patent associate attorney with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science. With sufficient patent experience, the candidate may work in any of the firm’s locations: Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Detroit; or Houston.

The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in the electrical arts, as well as occasionally preparing invalidity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses.

The successful candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or computer science. Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have two-to-five years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, have drafted more than 20 patent applications, and have domestic and international prosecution experience. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to careers@cantorcolburn.com. Cantor Colburn LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Detroit, Michigan; or Houston, Texas.

In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 10th in the country for patents. The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the U.S. and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high tech start-ups, and university technology transfer offices.

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Long Island, New York

The Farrell Law Firm, P.C. logois seeking a Patent Attorney who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts, as well as occasionally preparing patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate analyses.  The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and excellent communication skills.  It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Please send resume, cover letter and work sample to genmail@farrelliplaw.com. No calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Melville (Long Island), New York

Sr. Attorney – Large Corporation – Dallas, Texas

AT&T seeks a motivated, self-reliant, experienced patent litigation attorney in its Legal Department in Dallas, Texas. The attorney will be responsible for handling a diverse, challenging patent litigation docket. The attorney is expected to actively supervise outside counsel, participate in all aspects of trial preparation, including the development of litigation strategies, the marshalling of evidence and the selection of witnesses and experts.

Our patent cases are located throughout the country and some travel is required. Excellent academic credentials, a minimum of 5 years of patent litigation experience, and a valid bar membership are required.

Qualified candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, computer and organizational skills, as well as the ability to interact with all levels of management and to work independently and collaboratively. A technical background or PTO admission is a plus. Must be willing to relocate. Interested candidates must provide: a resume, two writing samples, references, copy of law school and undergraduate transcripts verifying degrees, grades and class rank, and proof of good standing in a state bar organization. AT&T views diversity and inclusion as essential to its culture and business success.

Contact
Apply to http://att.jobs. (Requisition ID: 1516370)

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Dallas, Texas

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Fort Collins, Colo.

OtterBox is seeking an experienced and motivated patent attorney to assist with the acquisition and protection of our intellectual property.  The selected candidate will join a small existing team of in-house intellectual property professionals, as well as work with a broader group of attorneys specializing in other fields.

What You’ll Do (but not limited to)

  • Efficiently draft and prosecute high quality patent applications in the mechanical arts
  • Prepare Office Action response and other Patent Office communications
  • Harvest inventions from a creative team of engineers and designers
  • Team with others to manage a growing intellectual property portfolio
  • Assist in the analysis of patents and patent applications held by other companies
  • Provide guidance to others regarding intellectual property law, particularly patent law
  • Other legal tasks and analysis as needed

What You Need (but not limited to)

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or related field
  • J.D. from a top tier law school
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one state
  • Registered as a patent attorney with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Minimum 2 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications at a reputable law firm and/or in-house, a significant portion of those applications in the mechanical arts and a significant number of applications drafted from scratch
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and team-oriented
  • Experience in other areas of intellectual property a plus
  • Industry engineering experience a plus, particularly in plastics, molding, manufacturing, or consumer products

Otter Products is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEO).

Contact
To apply, please use this link: https://thrivepartners.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=4&c=thrivepartners&id=2293. Note: Applicants selected to interview will be requested to provide samples of already public patent applications and/or office action responses they’ve written.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is the leader in the production of premier protective solutions for hand-held mobile technology. Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox creates sleek and durable cases that offer reliable device protection to complement any lifestyle. OtterBox was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Royal Oak, Mich.

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLCHoward & Howard, a leading Midwest business law firm, is currently accepting resumes for the position of Patent Associate at our Royal Oak, Michigan office. Our associates demonstrate deep commitment to their own careers, to the Firm's standards and Strongly Held Beliefs, and to the vigorous representation of our clients' interests. In return, Howard & Howard provides an environment in which that commitment is supported and rewarded.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years experience with patent preparation and prosecution
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Patent & Prosecution experience in mechanical, electrical, or computer-related technologies
  • Registration to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Contact
Qualified & interested applicants are encouraged to submit resumes to recruiting@h2law.com. For more information, visit our website. Howard & Howard is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Royal Oak, Michigan

Howard & Howard provides specialized legal services to businesses and business owners. Our focused expertise provides us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, and our results-oriented approach to practicing law is a beacon for business owners in search of intelligent counsel that aligns with their business goals. Our Firm operates like a business and promotes a culture based on successful business principles. We focus on maintaining low overhead, providing quality service at competitive hourly rates, and compensation our attorneys based on merit. We foster and reward creativity, collaboration, and accomplishment.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Nixon Peabody LLP Nixon Peabodyis seeking an experienced Patent Agent sought for fast-paced, exciting work environment. This position participates as a team member in our Intellectual Property Counseling and Transactions Group on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, with an emphasis on Electrical Engineering, and related client counseling.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science; post-doctoral research experience a plus
  • Minimum of three years of patent prosecution experience, preferably working at a law firm
  • Registration to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Strong computer and internet research skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects on competing deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, and demonstrated professionalism

Responsibilities

  • Assist in evaluation, preparation and prosecution of patents and patent applications
  • Provide support for patent enforcement, licensing and business transactions
  • Perform infringement and validity analysis and general portfolio management
  • Other duties as assigned

Contact
To apply for this position, please visit: www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Patent Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va. (Updated)

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCThe Alexandria office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for an Electrical Patent Associate/Agent with 2-4 years (updated) of patent experience and a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, prosecution, post grant review documents and opinion letters.  Excellent writing skills required.   The Firm’s electrical patent work includes protecting inventions related to the full spectrum of electrical engineering, computer science, business methods, optics, nanotechnology and other areas of applied physics. Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online through our listing at LawCruit: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v3/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0. All questions should be directed to Donna J. Nolan, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at donna.nolan@bipc.com. EOE.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Cleveland, Ohio

Pearne & Gordon LLP Pearne & Gordon LLP, one of the oldest and largest Intellectual Property Law Firms in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting resumes for the position of Patent Attorney.  Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, materials science or similar
  • Background in aerospace, materials, or semiconductor manufacturing is a plus.
  • 2-4 years experience in prosecution of patent applications
  • Experience in dealing with foreign patent applicants is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Primary responsibilities will include patent application preparation and prosecution, conducting prior art searches, and other patent related projects.

Contact
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and a writing sample in confidence to hr@pearne.com or H.R. Generalist, Pearne & Gordon LLP, 1801 East 9th Street, Suite 1200, Cleveland, OH 44114-3108

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Tucker IP,  a law firm based out of Fort Lauderdale is seeking an experienced and well-qualified patent attorney with a minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience. The applicant must have a degree in Electrical Engineering. A strong technical background is necessary to assist with preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Must be a registered patent attorney and barred in Florida. To learn more about the firm, please visit the our website.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online by emailing your cover letter and resume to jobs@tuckeriplaw.com No calls please.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Fairfax, Va.

Harrity & Harrity, LLP, is looking for the best and the brightest patent professionals to draft and prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including four Fortune 500 companies.  Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills, and a background or experience in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics.  Patent Examiner experience is a plus.

Quality is the area that separates Harrity & Harrity, LLP from our peers.  Our firm prides itself on consistently delivering a high quality work product.  Our patent professionals have experience at big law firms, as well as, experience as patent examiners at the USPTO.  Harrity & Harrity gives its professionals the unique ability to not only interface with our clients (both inventors and in-house counsel) and prospective clients, but also the option to contribute to improving the day-to-day operations of the firm and creating new and innovative systems.

We provide in-depth training in patent law, patent preparation, patent prosecution, business development, and client management.  Our work environment is casual, collaborative, and friendly.  We also provide an excellent compensation package for our full-time professionals, with comprehensive benefits and a salary that is production-based.  The salary potential, for your first full year of employment as a full-time professional, is $200K+.  The annual hourly requirement for full-time professionals is 1700 hours.  We are also looking for part-time candidates.  The annual hourly requirement for part-time professionals is 1200 hours.

Contact
To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Associate – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Kennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP has multiple openings for registered U.S. patent attorneys to join our growing patent practice as full-time associates.   Each opening is for our Austin, Texas office.  Primary responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting patent applications.  Requirements for an ideal candidate include a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and patent preparation and prosecution experience.

Contact
To apply, please email your resume to careers@klspatents.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Cary, N.C.

Withrow & Terranova, PLLCWithrow & Terranova, PLLC, a mid-size patent boutique located in Cary, North Carolina, is seeking highly qualified Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents that possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering and 0-4 years of patent application preparation and prosecution experience.  An exceptionally strong technical background or aptitude in the electrical and computer related arts is required.  Successful candidates will assist in patent application preparation and prosecution, client counseling, opinion work, and other related IP matters for some of the world’s leading high tech companies and research universities.

Contact
To inquire, please send your resume, transcripts, and writing samples to recruiting@wt-ip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cary, North Carolina

Our firm is a mid-size patent boutique that focuses on electronic, telecommunication, semiconductor, software, biomedical, and mechanical technologies. Our clients range from industry leading Fortune 500 companies to the nation’s top research universities to promising startup companies. We are located in close proximity to Research Triangle Park and serve clients throughout the United States and the world. For more information about our growing and high tech focused practice, please visit our website.

IP Attorney – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Jefferson IP Law  is seeking attorneys with 4+ years of IP prosecution experience. Candidates must have technical backgrounds in Computer/ Electrical/ Telecommunication fields and also must be experienced in IP prosecution.

We value the contributions of every person that is a part of our organization. We offer motivating and challenging career opportunities with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates may send a cover letter and resume.

Jefferson IP Law is dedicated to IP prosecution in wireless communication/network/electrical fields. Therefore, only candidates with IP prosecution experience in these technical fields will be considered. Please do not respond if you do not have IP prosecution experience in these technical fields or if you are a third party. Thanks!

Healthcare, 401(k), life insurance, STD, LTD insurance, fringe benefits, etc.

Contact
To apply, email Michael Shin at: mshin@jeffersonip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Patent Attorney/Agent/Engineer – Law Firm – Houston, Texas

Pramudji Law Group PLLC Pramudji Law Group PLLC, a Houston-based IP boutique law firm, is seeking a patent agent/patent attorney/engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics or Physics.  Candidates must have strong writing skills and willingness to learn.  Experience with patent preparation and prosecution is preferred but not required.  Research or work experience with microprocessor core design or system on chips is also preferred but not required.  This position may be part-time or full-time.  Flexible compensation structure and flexible hours. Our firm atmosphere is relaxed, collaborative and friendly.  No recruiters please.

Contact
Interested applicants should send their resume and transcripts to ari.pramudji@pro-ip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas