Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago, IL

Hanley, Flight and Zimmerman, LLC logois looking for several skilled patent professionals.

Ample opportunities to work with global technology corporations and Fortune 500 companies in fields such as the automotive technology sector; aerospace; telecommunications, software and networking; semiconductors; consumer electronics; mechanical and biomedical devices are available.  Our boutique firm offers a personable, collegial environment with an open door policy that fosters professional growth and development. We are looking for driven, focused candidates with strong technical knowledge, a firm grasp of IP legal issues, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a passion for producing high quality work for sophisticated corporate clients.

Preferred candidates will have at least two years of domestic patent prosecution experience in the electrical, mechanical and software arts. Additionally, candidates having experience instructing foreign attorneys and preparing opinions are valued.

Our office overlooks the Chicago River and is across the street from the Willis Tower. We are one block east of Chicago’s Union Station and a few blocks west of the Loop “El” tracks. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, an excellent work/life balance and a location in one of America’s most  beautiful and livable cities.

Applicants can send a copy of their resume, law and engineering transcripts and cover letter to, attention Bill O'Connor Recruitment Coordinator.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Harrisburg, Pa.

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, a Central Pennsylvania based law firm with over 130 attorneys in 6 offices, is actively recruiting a full-time Patent Attorney for our Harrisburg, PA office.

Ideal candidates will have a degree in electrical engineering, a minimum of two years experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and either be admitted to the Patent Bar or registered with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

If you have superior academic credentials, very strong verbal/written communication skills, exceptional organizational skills, and an interest in solving technical problems, we want you on our team! We have been voted as one of the Best Places to Work in PA since 2006.

To apply, please email Kathi Lipinsky at:

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, 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.

Apply online at the firm's website by visiting this link:

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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.

Senior Legal Editor – Large Corporation – Remote (Work From Home)

Practical Law US, a Thomson Reuters legal solution, is looking for a Patent Prosecution Editor to join our Intellectual Property & Technology Service and who will:

  • Develop ideas for patent prosecution content to be published on Practical Law’s online services.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external law firm contributors providing patent prosecution resources.
  • Draft, write, and edit patent prosecution resources, including standard form documents, practice guidance notes and checklists in accordance with Practical Law writing style.
  • Write and edit content for Practical Law Company's companion magazine, Practical Law The Journal.
  • Develop relationships with law firm attorneys, in-house counsel and industry groups to ensure that the patent prosecution content is topical and meets their needs.
  • Assist sales team by participating in sales calls and demonstrating service to potential subscribers.
  • Assist marketing team by participating in webinars and creation of educational programs.

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.


  • • J.D. required
  • Minimum of eight years’ experience practicing before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), whether in a law firm or corporate law department, with expertise in global patent acquisition, maintenance and portfolio management. Current member in good standing of the bar of the USPTO. Must have drafted, filed and prosecuted at least 50 original patent applications.
  • Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.
  • A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm and in-house counsel and the legal market.
  • A passion for writing and good editing skills, including:
    • very close attention to detail;
    • impressive command of grammar, punctuation and plain English;
    • strong technical drafting skills; and
    • the ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.
  • Expertise in all aspects of global patent prosecution, practice and procedure is required, optimally including:
    • drafting basic patent prosecution documents, such as applications, office action responses, declarations, affidavits, petitions, and appeal briefs;
    • maximizing patent protection through continuation practice, patent term adjustment and extension, and effective use of provisional applications;
    • post-patent-issuance procedures, including reissue application, ex parte reexamination, interference and other Patent Trial and Appeal Board practice and procedure;
    • thorough understanding of all current USPTO initiatives; and
    • global patent portfolio management.

Expertise with design patents, Patent Cooperation Treaty, European, Japanese or Chinese patent practice and procedure, and freedom to operate investigations and opinions would be helpful.

*This role may be located in a home office if candidate is not near a Thomson Reuters facility.

**Candidates selected for a second interview will be required to submit a writing sample.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on

To apply, email Courtney Hauboldt at:

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Remote (Work From Home)

Patent Analyst – Small Corporation – Portland, Ore. (Telecommute)

GTT GroupGTT Group, an intellectual property services firm is seeking highly qualified individuals with subject matter and patent analysis expertise in one or more of the following technical areas:•

  • Battery
  • Flexible Display
  • LED
  • Semiconductor Device
  • Semiconductor Process
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Connectivity
  • Sensors
  • Wireless
  • Operating Systems
  • Financial Technology
  • Security
  • Automation
  • Vehicular Systems
  • Internet of Things

Are you a patent professional with a background in one of the listed subject matter areas? If so, then we are especially interested in speaking with you.

Experience analyzing patent claims and preparing claim charts and relevant subject matter expertise required. Willingness to work with and support patent analyst team members, project managers, and other team members are essential.

Selected candidates are contracted on a project-by project basis.

To provide consulting services to GTT Group, please respond by email to: In the body of your email: (1) Describe your most relevant experience; (2) Describe your general availability to work on consulting projects; and (3) Please attach a resume or CV including any relevant experience. Thank You for your interest, you will hear from us soon.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Portland, Oregon (Telecommute)

Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel IPAbel Law Group, LLP is seeking a chemical/materials practitioner with 2+ years of experience. Successful candidate must be mature, have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner.

Candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of areas, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications, clearance/right to practice analyses, M&A due diligence, and invalidity and non-infringement opinion generation.  Preference given to candidates with in-house and private practice experience. The open position is for strong candidate seeking exposure beyond typical prep/prosecution duties.  Strong client handling skills are required as candidate will have direct client contact with sophisticated in-house counsel.

Above market average compensation available to the ideal candidate.
Abel Law Group, LLP is one of the largest IP firms in Austin, TX, and boasts a stellar support staff, a collegial, casual work environment, and strong benefits package.

Apply by emailing the firm at:

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Technology Specialist – Law Firm – Redwood City, Calif.

Fish & Richardson, a law firm with a national patent practice, is seeking to hire recent graduates as technology specialists for its Silicon Valley patent practice. Previous experience with patents is not required.

Technology specialists perform patent-related activities including the preparation of patent applications and the handling of subsequent interactions with the U.S. Patent Office. These activities include significant interaction with inventors, clients, and patent examiners and provide exposure to a variety of interesting technologies. Common tasks include meeting with inventors to learn about new ideas, drafting patent application descriptions and figures, and responding to correspondence from the patent office about pending patent applications. At Fish & Richardson, technology specialists take on significant early responsibility, which can increase over time from the practical training they receive.

A BSCS or comparable degree is required, and experience in software development or an advanced degree is a plus.

This position allows for working remotely the majority of the time, and we will consider candidates located within 2 hours driving time of our Silicon Valley office. Occasional travel to the office for training and client meetings will be required.

To apply, email us at:

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Redwood City, California

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.

Please email your resume to:, 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.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Portland, Oregon

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking a Chemical Patent Agent or Patent Attorney.  Candidates should have at least a Master’s degree in organic or physical chemistry and experience in pharmaceuticals, spectroscopy, or synthesis of small molecules or biologically active compounds.  Ideal candidates will have 2 to 4 years of experience in drafting chemical patent applications and opinions.  Candidates should have excellent academic credentials (top 10% strongly preferred).

Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients.  The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website.

Interested candidates should apply through our website at http://www.klarquist.comwith a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) and writing sample. Klarquist Sparkman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

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+.

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Patent Counsel / Sr. Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Richmond, Calif.

Chevron Chevronis accepting online applications for the position of Patent Counsel/Senior Patent Counsel located in Richmond, CA through May 30, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

In this position, the Patent Counsel/Senior Patent Counsel provides intellectual property legal services to clients primarily in the chemical and chemical engineering arts, with particular focus on additive technology that is employed in transportation.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Advising clients on freedom to operate in view of 3rd party patents.
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements, including complex licenses, joint development agreements, technology agreements, common interest agreements, and nondisclosure/nonanalysis agreements.
  • Providing IP subject matter expertise to commercial attorneys.
  • Assessing claims involving intellectual property rights by and against 3rd parties.
  • Advising clients in the development and implementation of intellectual property protection strategies to support the needs of individual business units.
  • Preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate degree and undergraduate, or graduate, degree in applicable engineering or science, preferably in chemical engineering or chemistry.
  • Admission to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and admission to at least one State or District of Columbia Bar.
  • Experience in drafting patent applications and familiarity with U.S. and non-U.S. patent practice, especially in the area of additives and formulation technologies.
  • Experience in evaluating third party patents, performing freedom-to-operate studies, and drafting freedom-to-operate opinions.
  • Ability to implement and monitor intellectual property strategies to support business needs and make changes to such strategies as needed.
  • Ability to assess third party claims and advocate the company's positions under intellectual property rights of the company and third parties.
  • Ability to draft and negotiate technology agreements, license agreements, joint development agreements, common interest agreements, and nondisclosure/nonanalysis agreements having various levels of complexity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 years experience in intellectual property law, including advising with respect to freedom-to-operate, agreement drafting and negotiation, and preparation and prosecution of U.S. and non-U.S. patent applications in applicable technology fields.
  • The attorney for this position should also possess demonstrated skills in the following dimensions:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including effectively communicating with the client(s) and colleagues who are located in U.S. and non-U.S. locations.
    • Willingness to travel internationally.
    • Team-oriented and collaborative.
    • Commercially oriented.
    • Adaptable to change.
    • Analytical skills/productivity/work output.
    • Strong advocacy skills.
    • Sound judgment, integrity, and professionalism.
    • Self-motivated and committed to excellence.

Relocation Options:
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

To apply, please visit this link:

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Richmond, California

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Tysons Corner, Va.

Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey, LLP, an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks an experienced Patent Attorney who can work independently to support a varied IP practice including substantial litigation and post-grant review. Candidates should possess experience handling patent litigation or AIA post-grant reviews (PGRs, IPRs, CBMs) or prosecuting patent applications, and must have a degree in a technical discipline. The ideal candidate will have experience in the electrical, computer and/or software-related fields, and will be admitted to practice law in Virginia.

To apply, please email your resume to:, and please visit our website for more details.

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

IP Specialist – Law Firm – Multiple Locations (Updated)

Holland & HartHolland & Hart is seeking an individual who is motivated to excel and has a positive, team-oriented attitude.  We want to find someone who has the ability to learn and comprehend complex and highly-technical concepts and processes quickly, is good at maximizing the use of technology, and wants to be a part of a dynamic, growing patent practice. Duties include assisting patent attorneys with docketing and practice management, preparing and filing patent applications at the USPTO,  maintaining electronic files, generating templates for patent applications, responding to office actions, reviewing documents to ensure proper form, manage new client intake process, etc.

More than a set number of years of experience, we want to find someone with superior attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills, a strong work ethic, a drive to excel and an interest in a career in the IP field.  Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) proficiency, and excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary.  A college degree is highly desirable as is the ability to produce Microsoft Visio documents.

We offer excellent salaries, outstanding benefits, and an energizing work environment. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to: Charlene Moe, Holland & Hart, P.O. Box 8749, Denver, CO 80201; - or fax (303) 295-8261. No phone calls please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boulder or Denver, Colorado; or Salt Lake City, Utah

Associate Attorney – Law Firm – Washington, D.C. or Chicago, Ill.

Banner & Witcoff is seeking associate attorneys with 2 to 7 years of experience and a background in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science for its Washington, DC or Chicago office.

Patent prosecution experience is preferred. Associates will work closely with clients and senior attorneys in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, with opportunities available for involvement in opinion work and litigation.

Admission to a state bar and to the USPTO are required. Qualified candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and transcripts (law school, undergraduate and/or graduate).

To apply, visit this link:

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

Patent Attorney – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Sandia is seeking a patent attorney with three to seven years of licensing and transactional patent experience in high technology areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for counseling on licensing activities, negotiations, and contracts. To a lesser extent, the successful candidate will be responsible for patent protection, including reviewing invention disclosures, leading patent review committees, drafting patent applications, reviewing applications prepared by outside counsel, prosecuting patent applications in USPTO, conducting prior art searches, and otherwise supporting technology transfer activities of a major national laboratory.

Qualifications We Require 

  • The successful candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Physics, Engineering, Materials, or a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Requires a U.S. law degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  • This position requires the candidate to have excellent academic qualifications with three to seven years of law firm and/or in-house experience in intellectual property licensing.
  • Admission to practice in at least one U.S. state.
  • Current registration with the USPTO is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire 

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills are needed.
  • Candidates should have strong project, and client management skills.
  • Proven track record of success in the patent field.
  • Familiarity with FAR and DEAR regulations is desired.

About Our Team
Sandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center.  This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies.  The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements.

About Sandia  
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.  Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

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

This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE)-granted security clearance before beginning the job responsibilities. If selected and you do not hold an active DOE clearance, your start date will be affected.

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.

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

To apply, visit this link:

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Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Centerville, Ohio

Stevens & Showalter, LLP is a growing patent law boutique seeking a patent attorney or patent agent having at least two years of patent application drafting and prosecution experience with a background in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. The firm is located in a South Dayton, Ohio suburb (Centerville/Washington Township) within a short drive of Northern Cincinnati suburbs for those looking to live in Cincinnati.  Responsibilities will include patent application preparation and prosecution, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects. Salary is competitive with similar patent firms in the area and can grow quickly depending on work quality and production. Partnership opportunities will become available to a candidate that fits in well with the other firm attorneys and that provides excellent work product.  The Firm’s work atmosphere is very collegial and the dress code is casual.

Please forward resumes to Hiring Partner at Additional information about the firm can be found at our website.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Centerville, Ohio

IP Associates – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

Seed IP Law Group, one of the country’s leading intellectual property law firms is expanding its electrical, mechanical, computer science and life science practice groups.  Ideal candidates will have a degree in the corresponding technology and a minimum of two years practical experience, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications, client counseling and preparing opinions.

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcripts to

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Seed IP Law Group is a dynamic, team-oriented firm that can offer you a professional and well-balanced environment in which you'll work with a variety of clients. You will work with attorneys who like you, have exceptional backgrounds and experience. Learn more about us by visiting our website.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Indianapolis, Ind.

SmithAmundsen LLC seeks a Patent Attorney for our expanding Indianapolis office. Prefer 7+ years experience. Transportable business a plus, but not required. Mechanical, Materials, Aero Engineering or Physics degree preferred.  Position includes prep/pros, portfolio management, opinions, litigation support, mentoring, and business development. Opportunity for advancement with a growing IP team in a mid-sized entrepreneurial general practice law firm, with several locations in the Midwest.  Competitive salary and benefits.

To apply, please email us at:

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Silver Spring, Md.

SAIDMAN DESIGNLAW GROUP is seeking an exceptional patent attorney. We are a boutique’s boutique, a small law firm specializing in a unique IP niche - design law - the protection and enforcement of IP rights in the aesthetic appearance of our clients’ products.

The firm’s practice includes strategic procurement and enforcement of design rights for this country’s most design-forward companies, analyzing infringement and validity of design patents, conducting and supporting litigation and enforcement efforts, including consulting with other litigators as experts in design patent law, and preparing and prosecuting mainly design, but some utility, patent applications. The firm also handles design copyright and trade dress matters.

If you have an eye for design and attention to detail, are registered to practice before the USPTO, and have 0-5 years of experience as a patent lawyer, this is an outstanding opportunity to become a specialist and key player in this burgeoning field. The ability to work independently is important, as is the willingness to learn from and be taught by the country’s leading design lawyers. Litigation skills and knowledge of trademark and/or copyright matters would be a plus. If your primary experience/exposure has been in the utility patent area, you will be trained in the niceties of design patent law.

This is a unique position, for a unique individual. Please note that we are not your typical workaholic law firm. Our lawyers find deep satisfaction in the design law work, representing sometimes demanding design-conscious clients, but in a congenial, non-corporate atmosphere that emphasizes quality over quantity.

If this appeals to you, please send your c.v. and a legal writing sample to We are located in a close-in suburb of Washington DC, about 7 miles from the White House. For more information about us, see No calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Silver Spring, Maryland

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Davidson Sheehan LLP, an IP boutique headquartered in Austin, Texas, looking for skilled and productive patent attorneys and agents to join our team. We serve a diverse group of sophisticated clients for whom we do exceptional work in a team oriented environment. An electrical engineering, computer engineering, or physics degree and 2-5 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is required. Experience with virtual reality, graphics, mixed signal technology, or software preferred.

Send resumes to

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Associate – Law Firm – Arlington, Va.

Nixon & Vanderhye P.C., a leading Washington, D.C. area intellectual property law firm, seeks a patent attorney with experience preparing and prosecuting mechanical-related patent applications for its Arlington, VA office.

Successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, aerospace, as well as excellent writing/analytic skills, preferably with prosecution experience related to medical devices. Candidate must be fluent in all manner of detailed mechanical and design speak, e.g., cross sections, elevation views, materials science, dynamic movement, etc. Qualified candidates will be highly motivated and have 2-4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package. Qualified candidates should forward their resume including salary requirements, as well as undergraduate and law school transcripts and two writing samples (e.g., amendment/published patent application) in confidence.

Apply by emailing us at:

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Arlington, Virginia

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.

Apply online on our website by visiting this link:

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible Location

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Telecommute (Washington or Texas)

Lindauer Law PLLC specializes in patent preparation and prosecution and is seeking to hire excellent candidates with 5+ years of experience to join our growing practice.  Candidates must be registered in good standing with the USPTO.

If you have the experience and desire to prosecute and draft high quality patent applications in areas such as software, consumer electronics, big data, information security, and more, you’ll fit right in.  Candidates should be eligible to obtain a Top Secret clearance or equivalent.

We offer competitive salary, full benefits, an excellent support staff, and many opportunities for professional growth.

This is a full time telecommuting position open to individuals domiciled in Texas or Washington State.   Live the lifestyle you want, without being stuck in traffic.

To apply, you may send your resume, transcripts, and at least two recent publicly available samples of your work via email to

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute (Washington or Texas)