Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Melbourne, Fla.

Widerman Malek, PL, located in Melbourne, Florida is seeking a patent attorney to join their global practice in their Melbourne, FL office, located on the Space Coast just east of Orlando. Principal responsibilities include drafting patent applications, responding to PTO Office actions, managing IDS procedures, as well as litigation support involving IP rights.

The successful candidate will have a B.S. in Engineering from an accredited university, as well as a J.D. from an accredited law school, admission to a state bar, and admission to practice before the USPTO. Additionally, the candidate will have 2-3 years of general patent preparation and prosecution experience in the fields of electrical, electro-mechanical, semiconductor, mechanical or software. Portable clients are a plus.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, 401k and more.

Widerman Malek, PL is a national law firm with a family and community-centered approach. Our strong bond with our community and our families are the cornerstones of our practice.

Contact
Please provide resume with cover letter, references and salary expectations for consideration to Julie Hochard at julie@uslegalteam.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Melbourne, Florida

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 wireless-related and 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 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.

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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.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C., a Center City Philadelphia Intellectual Property law firm has an opening in its electrical department for an electrical engineer and/or computer science attorney with at least three years of intellectual property experience.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and prosecution of complex patent applications
  • Preparation of claim charts to products and standards, demonstrating infringement and validity
  • Conduct IP related due diligence
  • Manage large docket of domestic and foreign prosecution
  • Develop portfolio strategies and effectively communicate with the client

Requirements/Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or similar (knowledge of wireless telecommunications, digital rights management, audio/video coding, semiconductor design and fabrication, and software is desired)
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 3-5 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical and legal background

Salary and Benefits

  • Generous salary for reasonable billable hourly requirement with tiered formulaic additional compensation paid for hours in excess of annual requirement
  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing

This Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No solicitations please.

Contact
To apply, please email us at: careers@vklaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Armstrong Teasdale LLPArmstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent attorneys to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Job Requirements:

  • The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software or electrical areas.
  • Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.
  • Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Post-graduate scientific degrees are a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

Contact
To apply, please visit this link: http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/EmploymentOpportunities/.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri; Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Missouri; or Las Vegas, Nevada

Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

Morrison & Foerster LLP has an urgent an urgent need for a Patent Prosecution Agent in the San Diego office.

Requirements & Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have 1 - 5 years of experience in the following areas:
    • Preparation and prosecution of patent applications
    • IP strategy and portfolio management
  • Strong scientific background, preferably at the graduate level, in the life sciences (immunology background, with cell and molecular biology experience, is preferred).
  • Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential.
  • USPTO Registration required

Contact
Apply online via this link: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=MOFO&cws=46&act=sort&sortColumn=1.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Diego, California

Patent Administrative Assistant – Small Corporation – Victor, N.Y.

LSI Solutions is seeking a Patent Administrative Assistant to apply his/her experience, knowledge, organization skills, and communication skills to work closely with LSI’s in-house patent agent to facilitate and support intellectual property efforts.

The Patent Administrative Assistant executes administrative duties for the Intellectual Property Team, ensuring that an accurate and effective IP docket is maintained, while enabling efficient usage of patent practitioner time.  Activities will be of a scheduled and unscheduled nature.  Travel may be required, but is not anticipated.  Position may involve frequent & prolonged standing and some lifting.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and docketing incoming patent correspondence;
  • Preparing forms/paperwork associated with the filing of U.S. and international patent applications;
  • Preparing docket reports;
  • Obtaining copies of U.S. and international patent documents;
  • Keeping various patent files up-to-date with correspondence from both counsel and patent offices;
  • Preparing shells for responses to various patent office actions;
  • Uploading electronic documents to the U.S. Patent Office;
  • Preparing documents for hard-copy filing with the patent office;
  • Preparing information disclosure statements;
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with outside counsel and in-house personnel;
  • Documenting administrative procedures;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Recommended Skills

  • Reasonable typing speed (~40WPM), but highly accurate;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy when entering names, numbers, addresses, dates, and other information;
  • Legible handwriting;
  • Trustworthy;
  • Ability to keep highly confidential information confidential;
  • Ability to accurately review/proofread long documents which may have unfamiliar terms;
  • Ability and willingness to learn on the job (enjoyment of ongoing-learning is a must);
  • Receptive to training and constructive criticism;
  • Works independently but is comfortable asking questions and receiving direction;
  • Extremely organized and willing to learn/follow a patent filing system and to keep patent files up-to-date;
  • Adept with Microsoft Windows and MS-Office 2010/2013 (specifically with MS-Word, MS-Outlook, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint.  Experience with MS-Access is a plus.)
  • Comfortable preparing and updating reports based on information gathered from multiple sources;
  • Comfortable documenting procedures;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Enjoys reading;
  • Comfortable following detailed checklists for certain activities;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time;
  • Takes initiative;
  • Flexibility and dedication to work towards time sensitive deadlines.

Recommended Experience

  • Has experience working in an administrative capacity with one or more patent agents/attorneys;
  • Has an administrative understanding of the patent application/prosecution process and related forms for U.S., PCT, and foreign patents;
  • Experienced in reviewing incoming patent correspondence for accuracy and to flag potential issues;
  • Experienced in docketing actions for patent matters;
  • Experienced in preparing patent docketing reports;
  • Knows how to obtain copies of U.S. and international patent documents;
  • Experienced in keeping patent matter files up-to-date;
  • Experienced in keeping a USPTO Deposit Account up-to-date;
  • Experienced in preparing shell responses for patent office actions;
  • Experienced in uploading documents electronically with the U.S. Patent Office in preparation for electronic filing;
  • Experienced in properly filing/submitting paper documents to the US Patent Office (as opposed to electronic filing);
  • Experienced in preparing patent information disclosure statements;
  • Experienced in flagging certain professional reading opportunities relative to patent law (for example, from the Official Gazette (USPTO), from the Federal Register, or from the USPTO website);
  • Experienced in communicating professionally with outside counsel (both U.S. and foreign), mainly by email, but also by telephone.

Recommended Education

  • At a minimum, a High School Diploma is required.
  • Successful completion of secretarial/administrative classes or equivalent experience is preferred.  A B.A. or B.S. degree (preferably secretarial, paralegal, or administrative-related) is also preferred, but is not necessary.
  • The successful candidate will possess above-average grades (especially in English and Writing), excellent communication skills, a good work ethic, and an ability & willingness to learn.

Licensing

  • An active Notary Public license is preferred, however licensure can be obtained after hiring.
  • Candidate must meet certain legal requirements to obtain licensure.

LSI Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=lsisol#.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Victor, New York

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Stamford, Conn. – Huntington, N.Y.

Otterstedt, Ellenbogen & Kammer, LLP is seeking a highly qualified and motivated patent agent or attorney for a full-time position in our Stamford, CT or Huntington, NY office. Telecommuting options may be available for candidates with demonstrated proficiency.

Qualified candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Candidates should demonstrate an ability to quickly grasp a variety of complex technical concepts and clearly convey such concepts in writing.  Accordingly, we look for candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills.

The position requires drafting and prosecuting high-quality patent applications in the electrical, semiconductor, and software arts.  A degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, physics, or in another technical field coupled with relevant experience, is required.

Otterstedt, Ellenbogen & Kammer offers a competitive salary and compensation package, while balancing the professional and personal demands of its staff.

Contact
If you are interested in becoming part of our growing and dynamic team, we encourage you to send your resume and a writing sample to Nathaniel Wallace at ntw@oeklaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Stamford, Connecticult or Huntington, New York

Technical Writer / Patent Agent – Law Firm – Boulder, Colo.

Legal Marketing & Staffing, LLC is a Denver-based legal search firm for small and international law firms around the country. Our client, a small Boulder-based IP law firm, is hiring a technical writer or patent agent to help draft future patent applications. The firm’s Patent practice centers around the electrical/mechanical/computer arts, so competence in one or more of those disciplines (or a related discipline) is required. Depending on the needs and preferences of qualified candidates, the firm is open to a contract/hourly arrangement or a full-time, direct-hire.

Firm Description:
The firm specializes in technology transactions, patent & trade secret protection, trademark and copyright protection, and strategic intellectual property counsel. This is a unique opportunity at a great firm (smart, fun, respectful colleagues) in one of the most sought after cities to live in the U.S.

Education:

  • Technical degree required in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science or related field.
  • Advanced technical degree (Masters or Doctorate) in the above disciplines strongly preferred.

Contact
To apply, submit CVs to Katie@LegalMarketingAndStaffing.com. EOE / Minorities / Females / Veterans / Disabled

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boulder, Colorado

Associate – Law Firm – Houston, Texas

Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson LLP, a patent litigation boutique seeking an associate with 0-5 years of patent litigation experience for its Houston office.  We look for highly motivated individuals with superior academic credentials.  Excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic are key. This is a great opportunity for growth and development.  A competitive salary and benefits package are provided.

Contact
To apply, email Allison Newberry at: anewberry@ahtlawfirm.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Toler Law Group is seeking a patent attorney with 1+ years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution.  We prefer candidates with Electrical Engineering degrees and corporate R&D or engineering experience.  We are also interested in candidates with IPR and PTAB experience.  We provide IP services to some of the world's most sophisticated technology companies.

Contact
Please submit your resume and a writing sample to resumes@tlgiplaw.com

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

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – San Diego, Calif.

Illumina is looking for a highly motivated, energetic individual that is creative and strategic with a drive to deliver results in a fast-paced innovative space. This attorney joins a dynamic legal team and will be the legal advisor and strategist for product development projects and related portfolios.  Responsibilities include capturing inventions, building enforceable global patent portfolios as well as setting and advising on IP strategy to create long term business value.  Location will be Illumina’s San Diego Headquarters.

Responsibilities:
• Prepares and prosecutes global patent applications.
• Develops and executes against a forward looking IP strategy for projects and portfolios in line with company business goals.
• Collaborates within and across business units to identify and capture high value innovation.
• Cost-effectively manages high quality patent prosecution work by outside counsel in the US and abroad.
• Effectively partners with product development teams to shape IP strategy for product offering.
• Provides value/risk assessment on third party IP estates and/or landscapes for collaborations, consortiums and other third party complex agreements.
• Contributes to intellectual property assessments in mergers, acquisitions and investments.
• Works strategically and collaboratively with IP litigation team.
• Contributes to educational efforts across business on best practices for IP and other legal matters.
• Drives operational excellence within legal and across the business.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

Requirements:
• 4+ years of patent prosecution experience required.
• Top tier law firm experience strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated strong strategic and analytical thinking.
• Experience with global patent prosecution, patent appeals, re-examination, re-issue, inter partes reviews proceedings, and litigation is a plus.
• Proven track record as team player with strong work ethic.
• Clear and flexible communication skills.
• Able to adapt and iterate seamlessly in a fast-paced environment.
• Approaches life with a ‘can do’ attitude.
• Exemplifies highest ethical standards.

Education:
• Technical degree required in chemistry, life sciences, engineering, material sciences, or related field.
• Advanced technical degree (Masters or Doctorate) in the above disciplines strongly preferred.
• U.S. Law degree and license required.
• USPTO Registration Number required.
• Knowledge of genetics and other biological sciences is beneficial.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Veterans / Disabled

Contact
To apply, please email Nathalie Becker at: nbecker@illumina.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: San Diego, California

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN), is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of next generation life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With the innovative advances in our sequencing technologies, we are rapidly impacting the clinical market in areas such as reproductive health and oncology. The expanding Illumina oncology portfolio of next- generation sequencing NGS and microarray technologies is revolutionizing cancer genomics research. Our customers include a broad range of academic, government, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other leading institutions around the globe. For more information on us, please visit our website.

Patent Scientist – Large Corporation – St. Louis, Mo.

Monsanto’s Biotechnology OrganizationMonsanto is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Biotech Patent Science Team. The Patent Scientist will interact with R&D leadership and business teams, provide full-spectrum Intellectual Property (IP) support including Freedom to Operate, IP landscape and patentability assessments, patent preparation and prosecution, and development and execution of IP strategies, and deliver IP education and enhance IP awareness.

Twenty years from now, the earth’s population will need 55% more food than it can produce now. Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. Monsanto is an Employer Of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Make an impact by joining the team that is working to solve one of mankind’s greatest challenges.

Required Education and Skills:
• Minimum of a Master’s Degree (or higher) in Plant biology, Genetics, Breeding, Microbiology or a related life science area
• Minimum of three or more years of post graduate research experience in Plant biology, Genetics, Breeding, Microbiology or a related life sciences area
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to clearly express complex scientific concepts in written and oral presentation formats
• Ability to interact with broad scientific teams to understand and communicate scientific and business strategies
• Ability to work closely with diverse stakeholders
• Ability to work and deliver under stringent timelines
• Critical thinking and attention to detail

Desired Education and Skills
• Strong skills in bioinformatics and/or sequence analysis
• Project management experience
• Three or more years of experience in performing Freedom to Operate, IP landscape and patentability assessments, and/or patent preparation and prosecution
• Registered to practice with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
• Knowledge of collaboration or licensing agreements to provide IP support and/or due diligence management

Why work with us?
• Life at Monsanto means collaborating with dedicated professionals in a stimulating environment
• Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships
• You will work with market leading brand products in a global organization
• We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and some of the best career development opportunities in the industry
• Monsanto is named Great Place to Work in many countries around the world

Join our global team where your contribution will make a real difference!

Contact
For a full listing and to apply, please visit this link: https://jobs.monsanto.com/job/st-louis/patent-scientist/769/2333817.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests. We believe that bringing diverse perspectives together is the most effective way to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Career opportunities at Monsanto range from farming, plant breeding, chemistry and engineering to marketing, environmental science, IT and many other areas. We’re always looking for exceptional professionals interested in developing a strong career while collaborating to develop solutions for sustainable agriculture. Sound like a job for you?

U.S. Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya International Patent Firm is a leading Japanese intellectual property firm located in Nagoya, Japan.  We are seeking a U.S. patent attorney having a Juris Doctor (J.D.) admitted to a state and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

In general, the job will entail overseeing foreign prosecution, providing opinions concerning U.S. patents, providing advice/support on litigation and transactional matters, updating our firm’s attorneys on current U.S. practice and legal decisions, providing general advice concerning copyright/trademark matters, and other legal advice.

Preferred candidates will have at least 2-5 years of experience working in a law firm or in-house with prosecution experience.  A degree in mechanical or electrical engineering is required.  The candidate is not required to speak Japanese.  A minimum 2-year contract is required.  Salary will be negotiated based upon work experience.

Nagoya is the 3rd largest city in Japan, located between Tokyo and Osaka on the bullet train, and is home to Toyota Motor Company, among many other multinational companies.  We have employed U.S. patent attorneys at our office, and have a demonstrated ability to make that transition work for both parties involved.

Contact
Applicants should e-mail a cover letter (within the e-mail, if desired) and resume to recruit@patent.gr.jp. No recruiters please.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm

Patent Attorney/Patent Agent – Law Firm – United States (Remote)

Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, an eight lawyer/agent IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent attorneys/agents and trademark attorneys having a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business in the range of $500,000 or more.

The firm offers the following advantages over the typical law firm:

  • Substantially higher compensation than other firms due to the firm’s reduced overhead and philosophy of paying employees more
  • The ability to telecommute/work remotely from the firm’s Chicago-based office
  • Autonomy and flexibility including control over your billing rate and where, when, and how much you work
  • A stress-free, laid-back environment
  • Collegiality working with colleagues of varied disciplines, averaging approximately 20 years of experience, and hailing from some of the country’s top law firms
  • High-end clientele including Fortune 500 Companies and Universities
  • Very few conflicts due to the firm’s size

Further information regarding the firm, including the CV's of each of the firm's team members, can be found at the firm's website at kandrip.com.

Contact
To apply, email Tim Klintworth at: tklintworth@kandrip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: United States (Remote)

Associate Attorney – Law Firm – Brookfield, Wisc.

Ryan Kromholz & Manion, S.C., a boutique southeast Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law, firm seeks associate attorney with 1 to 5 years of experience.  Undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering preferred.  Industry experience is required, as well as admission to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Ryan Kromholz & Manion, S.C.
Attn: Judy Biebel
P.O. Box 26618
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Or, to: jbiebel@rkmiplaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Brookfield, Wisconsin

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law – University of Connecticut Law – Hartford, Conn.

The University of Connecticut School of Law is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Law for its Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic (“IP Law Clinic” or “Clinic”) located on the Law School campus in Hartford, Connecticut.  This position affords a unique opportunity for an intellectual property lawyer who enjoys patent and trademark law and practice and wishes to share his or her wisdom and experience with students interested in pursuing a career in intellectual property.

This position provides a rare opportunity to teach, train and supervise law students representing real clients in an experiential learning program focusing on patent and trademark prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  The position requires classroom instruction.  The position further requires intensive individual or small group instruction and supervision of students handling patent client matters in a broad range of technical disciplines as well as trademark client matters. The Clinic was one of the six original law school clinics selected nationally to participate in the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program, under which law students are granted limited recognition to practice before that body under faculty supervision.

The UConn Law faculty includes leading scholars, experienced practitioners and internationally known experts in a wide range of fields. The school also draws dozens of adjunct faculty members from the judiciary, area corporations and non-profits, and private practice. A pioneer in the introduction of clinical training to legal education, UConn Law has more than a dozen other clinics, including an Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, a Low Income Taxpayers Clinic, criminal defense and prosecution clinics, and several other programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed attorney admitted to practice in Connecticut or the ability to obtain    admission within one year of start date;
  • Presently admitted to practice before the USPTO with a consistent and demonstrated level of trademark and patent prosecution experience throughout the past five years;
  • Ability to qualify as a Patent Faculty Clinic Supervisor as well as a Trademark Faculty Clinic Supervisor pursuant to 37 CFR §11.16(c) effective June 27, 2016 (see: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/05/27/2016-12498/uspto-law-school-clinic-certification-program)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience teaching in a clinical environment or in a classroom
  • Enthusiasm for learning clinical pedagogy and applying it to an IP clinic
  • Demonstrated willingness to keep abreast of legal developments and to continuously improve course content
  • Demonstrated interest in community outreach and development of the IP clinic presence within the larger university environment

Appointment Terms
This is a full-time, 11-month non-tenure track position with a one-year initial appointment term, subject to the Law School Policy on Long Term Contracts for Non Tenure Track Faculty Teaching in Clinical Programs adopted pursuant to ABA Accreditation Standard 405(c).  The anticipated start date is August 15, 2016.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact
To apply, visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7372 and select “Apply Now" to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Hartford, Connecticut

UConn School of Law is the top-ranked public law school in the Northeast, offering a professional education of the highest quality. Its Gothic Revival campus is located in the West End of Hartford, a few miles from the state Capitol and courts, as well as the headquarters of leading insurance companies and other major corporations. The school has day and evening divisions, and offers the JD (juris doctor), LLM (master of laws) and SJD (doctor of laws) degrees, as well as several dual degrees.

Patent Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Fairfax, Va. (or Remote)

Harrity & Harrity, LLP, is looking for remote work, reduced-hours, and/or full-time patent professionals to draft and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies. Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills, and a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or equivalent fields is required. Candidates must possess an in depth grasp of wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP).  Prior Patent Examiner experience at the USPTO is a plus.
Quality is the area that separates Harrity & Harrity, LLP from our peers. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering a high quality work product.  Many of our patent professionals have previous experience at big law firms and as Patent Examiners. We give our professionals the unique ability to not only interface with clients (both inventors and in-house counsel) and prospective clients, but also the opportunity 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, 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+.

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

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent agent.  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 patent agent will be responsible for prosecuting patent applications mainly in the electrical arts. Experience with semiconductor materials, mechanical devices, and chemical subject matter is also a plus.

The successful candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and be registered to practice as an agent with the USPTO, have two-to-five years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm or at the USPTO.   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.

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

In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 7th in the country for utility patents, 3rd for design patents, and 7th for trademarks, as well as being the fastest growing patent law firm in the country. 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 Counsel – Large Corporation – Memphis, Tenn.

Medtronic is seeking a Patent Counsel II to work in its Memphis offices.

Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Develops and maintains intellectual property assets of the company including patent applications, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and research agreements, publications and intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreements.
  • Prepares legal opinions and analysis of patents; reviews and drafts significant corporate legal documents.  Evaluates the validity of competitors’ patents and potential company product infringement upon valid patents of competitors.
  • Responsible for pre-patent filing review, providing legal advice to the company concerning the patentability of its inventions and the advisability of filing patent applications covering the company’s inventions.
  • Provides other general legal advice and represents the company in matters relating to intellectual property law.
  • Requires undergraduate or graduate engineering or science degree and law school (J.D.) degree, and admission to practice in at least one state.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • A Juris Doctor from a recognized, accredited U.S. law school and licensed to practice in at least one state or the District of Columbia with the ability to ultimately be admitted in Tennessee; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Must have a minimum of 4-8 years of related experience with a Bachelors or Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrochemical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, or other engineering or related sciences.
  • Proven ability to apply practical patent experience and render legal advice involving spinal/orthopedic and/or other medical device technology along with some Patent Litigation and Post-grant proceeding experience is preferred.

Functioning Factors

  • Knowledge:   Applies mastery of in-depth legal knowledge in one job family or broader intellectual property expertise in most areas of a job function. Helps set strategic direction and demonstrates global business acumen while thinking critically and making sound decisions.
  • Problem Solving:  Focuses on patient and customer in developing solutions to complex problems that may generate breakthrough ideas or require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Initiate and lead change to ensure that solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
  • Discretion / Latitude:  Work is performed without appreciable direction.  Exercises considerable latitude in determining deliverables of assignment.  Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective, for desired results.  May provide guidance about work activities to colleagues.
  • Impact:  Contributes to defining the direction for new products, processes, standards, or operational plans based on business strategy with a significant impact on work group results.  Sets high standards, instills operational excellence, drives accountability and models ethical behavior.  Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious impact on business results and expenditures.
  • Liaison:  Frequent interaction with internal or external contacts at various organizational levels concerning ongoing intellectual property matters. Collaborates with others and creates alignment while fostering diversity and inclusion amongst partners, customers, clients and peers.
  • Adhere to the Medtronic Leadership Expectations of Shape, Engage, Innovate, and Achieve.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Eagerness to learn and expand responsibilities
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment and to build strong working relationships.
  • Some travel may be required.

Contact
Apply online via this link: http://jobs.medtronic.com/jobs/patent-counsel-ii-8295.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP's Seattle office seeks seeking a patent agent or associate with more than one year experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The position will require development of a broad IP practice and, while the position will focus on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, it will also include counseling clients on a wide variety of IP issues.

Only candidates with a CS or BSEE degree (or equivalent industry experience) and admitted to practice before the USPTO as a patent attorney or agent should apply.

Contact
Please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw and include a resume, transcript(s) and writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Agent-Associate-Lateral-Lawyers/.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Manchester, N.H.

Finch & Maloney PLLC Finch & Maloney PLLCis currently seeking lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, physics, and chemistry degrees for its patent prosecution practice located on the river in the Millyard of Manchester NH.  All positions require USPTO registration, state bar (optional for agents), and a minimum of 2 years patent prosecution experience. Associates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred.  Semiconductor process experience is a major plus.  Come interview us to see why F&M is a great place to work.

Contact
Apply by visiting this link: https://finchmaloney.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=2.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Nationwide

Loza & Loza, LLP, an intellectual property boutique where work quality comes before billable hours, is looking for patent prosecution attorneys who have a proven record of client development (even a few solo inventor clients) and 4 years to 25 years of solid patent prosecution experience.  This is a great opportunity for patent attorneys who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. Ideal candidate is a self-starter and a proactive problem solver who can work autonomously and handle significant client contact. Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to interface with clients is required.

A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or equivalent fields is required. More importantly, candidate must possess an in depth grasp of technology, including microprocessors, cryptography, wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP), and/or memory devices.  Working engineering experience and/or at least a partial book of business preferred.  USPTO Patent Bar registration and at least one state bar license required.

Our firm includes tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. Attorneys set their own work schedule, set their own hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement.

Relocation not required. Telecommuting and flexible hours available. Will consider qualified candidates in any part of the U.S.

Contact
Please email resumes, 3 sample applications, and 3 sample responses to careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nationwide

Associate Attorney – Law Firm – Detroit, Mich.

Bejin Bieneman, PLC, is seeking a patent associate with 0-5 years’ experience to immediately join the firm.  This is a special position in which 100% of your time will be dedicated to a major client of the firm, and in which you could eventually spend a majority of your time with the client.

You will prepare and prosecute patent applications in electronics, software, controls, electro-mechanical, and/or the mechanical arts, and assist in intellectual property transactions, litigation, and opinion work.

Candidates who are eligible for, and preferably have obtained, USPTO registration, and who have completed at least one year of law school (two years if attending part-time) will be considered, but must be able to work at least 30 hours per week.  Law school graduates must be admitted to a state bar in addition to having a USPTO registration. A degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering is required.  This position is not compatible with a background in chemistry or biology.

Bejin Bieneman is a boutique full-service intellectual property law firm with a national practice based in Detroit, Michigan. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Reimbursement for relocation expenses is not available.  No recruiters, please.

Contact
Please send a resume, transcripts, writing samples, and a cover letter to: info@b2iplaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Detroit, Michigan

Bejin Bieneman is a boutique full-service intellectual property law firm with a national practice based in Detroit, Michigan, and is a member of the IP Legal Network. We are committed to growing our practice, and are looking for smart, like-minded people to join us in that effort.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a JD and a degree in chemical engineering to work in any of the firm’s five offices: Hartford, Connecticut; Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Houston, Texas; and Troy, Michigan.

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

The successful candidate must have a JD and a degree in chemical engineering.  Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have three or more 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.

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

Over the last ten years, Cantor Colburn has been the fastest growing U.S. patent law firm. 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 Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a JD and a degree in chemistry to work in any of the firm’s five offices: Hartford, Connecticut; Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Houston, Texas; and Troy, Michigan.

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

The successful candidate must have a JD and at least a master’s degree in chemistry, preferably a Ph.D.  Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have three or more 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.

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

Over the last ten years, Cantor Colburn has been the fastest growing U.S. patent law firm. 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 Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Hartford, Conn.

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney or a patent agent with a degree in electrical engineering or physics to work in the firm’s Hartford office.

The associate or agent 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 physics.  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.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Over the last ten years, Cantor Colburn has been the fastest growing U.S. patent law firm. 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 Attorney – Law Firm – Detroit, Mich.

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a degree in computer science or electrical engineering to work in the firm’s Troy office, outside of Detroit.

The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in the computer science and 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 computer science or electrical engineering.  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.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Detroit, Michigan

Cantor Colburn is the fastest growing patent law firm in the country (Juristat) and is ranked 3rd for design patents and 7th for utility patents (Ant-like Persistence). 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 Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a degree in electrical engineering.  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.  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.

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

In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 7th in the country for utility patents, 3rd for design patents, and 7th for trademarks, as well as being the fastest growing patent law firm in the country. 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 Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a degree in electrical engineering.  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.  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.

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

In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 7th in the country for utility patents, 3rd for design patents, and 7th for trademarks, as well as being the fastest growing patent law firm in the country. 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.

Trademark Attorney – Large Corporation – El Segundo, Calif.

AT&T has a position in Los Angeles for a Trademark Attorney with 5+ years of combined private practice and in-house experience, and a supporting command of copyright law.  The position would involve co-managing AT&T’s extensive global trademark portfolio (including trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement), trademark licensing, litigation support, and counseling internal business clients on trademark and copyright matters.  The position also includes managing paralegals and outside counsel in trademark, copyright, and domain name analysis, prosecution and enforcement.  The candidate must also possess outstanding academic credentials, excellent communication, computer and organizational skills, as well as the ability to interact with all levels of management.

Contact
Apply to http://att.jobs and include law school transcript and two writing samples. AT&T views diversity and inclusion as essential to its culture and business success. Direct link to apply: https://att.taleo.net/careersection/10701/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1632825

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: El Segundo, California

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Minneapolis, Minn.

Fredrikson Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.has an immediate opening for an attorney to join our Intellectual Property Group. The position presents a unique opportunity to focus on patent noninfringement and invalidity investigations and patent licensing. Qualified candidates must have distinguished academic credentials and exceptional legal analysis and writing abilities. A J.D. is required and an engineering background with demonstrated experience dealing with electrical, mechanical, and software systems is strongly preferred. Fredrikson is a leading law firm in the Upper Midwest and was recently selected by Corporate Counsel Magazine as a “go to” firm for patents.

Contact
Apply at: http://www.fredlaw.com/careers.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Patent Agent – Other – Santa Monica, Calif.

Ring.com is seeking a patent agent who will help drive the growth of Ring’s patent portfolio and support the Chief Patent Counsel in a variety of patent-related tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare drafts of patent applications
  • Work with engineers to identify patentable inventions
  • Conduct patentability searches
  • Analyze Office actions from the USPTO and foreign patent offices and prepare responses
  • Assist the Chief Patent Counsel in post-grant proceedings at the USPTO (inter partes review, ex parte reexamination)
  • Assist the Chief Patent Counsel in patent litigation matters
  • Provide substantive and organizational IP support

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in an engineering discipline (electrical preferred, will also consider computer science and mechanical)
  • USPTO registration
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a patent agent in a law firm or corporation (in-house)
  • Proficiency with USPTO systems (PAIR, PatFT, EFS Web)
  • Understanding of U.S. and foreign patent laws

Contact
Apply online via this link: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/c6dcec8f.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Santa Monica, California

Patent Prosecution Professional – Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif.

ScienBiziP, PC has an immediate need for one or two junior to mid-level (at least 3-6 years’ experience) Patent Prosecution professionals in our Downtown LA office.

The ideal candidate will have a strong experience in:

  • Preparing and prosecuting US patent applications in telecommunications (LTE, CDMA, GSM,, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.)
  • Providing technical and legal research and analysis with respect to matters pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Providing technical support for patent IPR, PGR, and litigation proceedings
  • Working with, and training, Chinese and Taiwanese patent engineers and attorneys
  • Potential travel to China, Taiwan, and Japan

Background Required

  • Strong scientific/technical background in: electrical or computer engineering, and especially mobile standards essential technology and telecommunications (LTE, CDMA, GSM, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.).
  • Advanced Degrees Preferred (MS, PhD.)
  • Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential.
  • USPTO registration required and at least one state bar is preferred.
  • Ability to read and speak Mandarin or Japanese is a plus, but not required.

Who We Are
While our firm is new, its members have long-standing experience in the patent and IP fields. We have all worked together in the US offices for one of Asia’s largest electronics companies, which is now one of our clients.

Contact
Please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample of your choosing (5-12 pages), and copies of all academic transcripts (unofficial copies accepted) to Steve Reiss at stevenreiss@sbp-us.com.

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

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Sydney, Australia

Cochlear Limited is seeking to fill an open patent attorney position based in Sydney and reporting to Cochlear's IP Manager. This is an in-house role at one of Australia's leading technology companies and patent generators. An attorney with 5+ years of law firm experience would be a good candidate.

This patent attorney position will support Cochlear's IP Strategy by acquiring patent rights (e.g., managing outside counsel) (40-50%), managing IP risks (e.g., clearance activities) (40-50%) and providing IP advice and counsel to the business (e.g., third party portfolio analyses) (5-10%). This patent attorney position will develop an in-depth knowledge of Cochlear's world-leading technology and the patent systems we interact with world wide, primarily the US, Europe and China.

Contact
More details and a means for applying to fill the position are available at this link: http://careers.cochlear.com/cw/en/job/603343/patent-attorney.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Sydney, Australia

Assistant Director Intellectual Property – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – New York, N.Y.

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking an Assistant Director Intellectual Property. The Assistant Director, Intellectual Property ('ADIP') for Mount Sinai's Innovation Partners team ('MSIP') is responsible for assisting the Director – Intellectual Property & Asset Development in developing and executing intricate and complex patent strategy decisions made regularly to pursue the School of Medicine's mission to deliver healing inventions and discoveries to the worldwide patient population. Working closely with the Faculty inventors, Business Development Directors, and outside counsel, the ADIP actively participates in and directs the evaluation of new technology disclosures; counsels stakeholders regarding the patentability of these technologies, the scope and content of any claims, and the science/data required to enhance the technology and secure patent protection.

A successful ADIP is expert at crafting complex patent claims and understanding the science and data required to enhance those claims. Manages competing priorities, sets/adheres to deadlines, facilitates productivity and quick turnaround and develops and supervises patent administration staff. The ADIP has primary responsibility for the patent-related data in Inteum (the system of record), patent files, and patent prosecution and maintenance processes and systems.

This position reports to: Director, Intellectual Property and Asset Development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists in directing the comprehensive evaluation(s) of incoming technology disclosures, and helps to determine the patentability of the technology and the scope of claims and geographic/market territories to pursue.
  2. Directs the day-to-day operations of the patent administration function – sets goals, supervises performance, garners resources, removes barriers and contributes to the growth and professional development of the staff.
  3. Conducts prior art searches, freedom to operate searches, and other relevant patent diligence activities and analyzes results. Prepares summaries for purposes of technology review assessments.
  4. Participates in weekly MSIP decision meetings and prepares draft claim sets to facilitate evaluation of the commercial potential of technologies and paths to market.
  5. Assists in the patent strategy development process for classes of intellectual property assets, including tangible research materials, diagnostics and devices.
  6. Works with Business Development Directors on patent prosecution matters and evaluating recommendations of outside counsel.
  7. Provides instruction to outside law firms as necessary to facilitate allowance of patent claims and reduce costs.
  8. Reviews and approves the engagement of and payment to outside patent counsel.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Bring
Education:

  • Law Degree (J.D.); board admission in good standing in either New York or New Jersey
  • Master of Science; Ph.D. (preferred)

Experience:

  • 10 years technology transfer or other intellectual property experience and/or law firm experience in patent prosecution
  • U.S. Registered Patent Attorney/Agent
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to establish appropriate priorities.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Flexibility and ability to manage numerous tasks concurrently and ability to act cooperatively with many individuals.
  • Detail oriented and ability to perform with accuracy.
  • Positive, energetic, team-oriented with a professional outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Behavioral Competencies:

  1. Customer Service
  2. Attention-to-Detail
  3. Goal Orientation
  4. Initiative
  5. Innovation
  6. Ownership
  7. Communication
  8. Adaptability
  9. Influence and Persuasion
  10. Time Management

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

Who We Are
Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Contact
Apply online via this link: http://careers.mountsinai.org/find-your-place/position/assistant-director-intellectual-property.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Education
Job Location: New York, New York

The Mount Sinai Health System's commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System's ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai's mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif. or Seattle, Wash.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP's San Francisco office seeks a Patent Litigation Associate attorney with a minimum of 2 years' experience to join our growing Intellectual Property Litigation group.  Qualified applicants will have a background in computer science and electrical engineering or significant experience with patent litigation involving computer software / hardware.

Qualified candidates must have a JD and active, in good standing, membership in the California State Bar.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, references, academic credentials and enthusiasm for patent litigation are required.

Applicants interested in the Seattle office that have a JD and active, in good standing, membership in the Washington State Bar will also be considered.

Contact
To apply, please upload your cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, indicating which office you are applying for; resume; copy of your law school transcript; and a brief writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Litigation-Associate---Mid-Level---Seattle-or-San-Francisco-Lateral-Lawyers/ *No Recruiter Submissions Accepted at This Time*

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Francisco, California or Seattle, Washington

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

Dority & Manning, an Intellectual Property boutique in Greenville, SC seeks a registered Patent Attorney. Associates will work with our attorneys and patent agents primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation. Our commitment is to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services that allow our clients to succeed in an ever-changing, IP-based global marketplace.

We provide a full-range of legal services that span across all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret laws, and that cover almost every industry and technology area.  To provide such comprehensive IP-based services, our attorneys and agents combine such technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

Candidates must have an undergraduate engineering or science degree and must have taken, or be eligible to take, the patent bar.

Contact
Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: recruiting@dority-manning.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Senior Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Flexible Location

Guntin & Gust Guntin & Gustis seeking highly skilled and productive Patent Attorneys or Patent Agents. As part of our team you will be working with a diverse group of clients ranging from sophisticated mid-sized corporations to Fortune 100 companies. We work in the areas of electrical engineering, telecommunications, medical products, RF products, gaming products, nanotechnologies, and other fields. Clients have also engaged our firm to evaluate patent portfolios, draft licensing and patent sale agreements, perform re-exam evaluations, due diligence in M&A transactions, advanced inventing sessions, opinion work, and other services.

We offer exceptional benefits that are paid in full by the firm and a competitive compensation package, which models the firm’s philosophy of transparency. Our firm has a substantial volume of work to provide an attorney or agent exceptional opportunities for career growth.

Candidate Qualifications
Must have passed a state bar (attorney’s only) and the USPTO patent bar. 10+ years of law practice with “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution of US matters. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elect. Eng., or Computer Eng. is preferred. Telecommunications and/or actual engineering experience is a plus. A book of business is also a plus. Information regarding the last two years of billable hours and collections will be requested. Academic transcripts will be requested for all candidates.

Contact
Apply online on our website by visiting this link: https://www.ggip.com/careers/attorneys.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible Location