Additon, Higgins, Pendleton & Ashe, a boutique intellectual property law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking an experienced patent attorney or patent agent to immediately join the firm.
The candidate should have a technical background in software, electronics, controls, and the electro-mechanical arts. Technical knowledge or experience in optics and imaging is a plus. At least three years of experience in patent prosecution in a U.S. law firm or in house is required as well as excellent communication and time management skills. The candidate should be capable of drafting patent applications and preparing responses to Office Actions with little instruction. The candidate should also have a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science. Admission to practice before the USPTO is required. Admission to the N.C. bar is a plus.
The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing invention disclosures, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, coordinating international patent prosecution, and advising clients. The candidate will work in a team environment, participate in the management of an international patent portfolio, and have significant client involvement.
Additon, Higgins, Pendleton & Ashe offers a small-firm atmosphere with the sophisticated level of work that comes with an established IP firm. Our office is located south of uptown Charlotte in Ballantyne Corporate Park. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package.
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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina