Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Boonton, N.J.

Boutique law firm seeks a per diem/part of counsel patent attorney with 5+ years of substantive patent prosecution experience. The attorney should be experienced in one or more technical areas of patent preparation and prosecution, including but not limited to the following: medical, electrical engineering, communications, data management, robotics or software.  Work includes preparing patentability opinions and freedom to operate analyses, preparing and filing applications and prosecuting applications.

The candidate must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and communicate effectively. We are seeking a team player who works well under pressure and can multi-task. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Portable business a plus. Please reply with three (3) writing samples that include at least one issued patent and one published patent application. Preferably writing samples should not be more than three years old.

Alternative practice area/full time arrangements will be considered.

This is an extremely desirable opportunity for the right candidate. We are a highly-productive, successful & fun-loving law office.

Contact
To apply, please email trademarkscopyrights@yahoo.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boonton, New Jersey

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

dorityDority & Manning, an Intellectual Property boutique in Greenville, SC seeks registered Patent Attorneys with one to four years of experience with degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or computer science. Associates will work with our attorneys and patent agents primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.

Dority & Manning is committed is to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services. 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 technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

Our office is conveniently located in the downtown area of Greenville, South Carolina, long termed the “economic engine of South Carolina.” Located between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area accesses all major markets in the United States. One of the Southeast’s top areas for business, Greenville is home to both international and national companies such as GE, Michelin, BMW, Samsung and Mitsubishi, and is recognized as having one of the best “four season” climates in the United States.

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

Vice President (Lead Counsel) Intellectual Property – Other – Bothell, Wash.

Seattle GeneticsSeattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Reporting to the EVP, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, you will lead the Company's intellectual property group and will advise and interact with senior management, scientists and other company personnel autonomously. This is a highly visible role; the person in this position will have demonstrated the ability to effectively devise and implement the patent and other IP strategy for a high growth, global biotech company with deep knowledge regarding the filing and prosecution of patents and other intellectual property for strong product exclusivity and advise on license and M&A transactions, adversarial proceedings, and partnership management to the extent involving intellectual property. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage in-house lawyers/staff and outside counsel is a must. Experience mentoring and managing a biotechnology intellectual property legal team is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Devises IP strategy for product and technology exclusivity in a rapidly evolving oncology landscape; oversee the implementation of the IP strategy
  • Participate in senior level committees involving research and development to guide and implement business objectives, including advising and communicating with senior management and the board of directors as needed
  • Lead and mentor a team of senior and junior patent counsel, patent agents and paralegals (seven in total and growing) in the development and management of the Company's extensive portfolios relating to products in both the chemical and biological sciences
  • Advise the company on navigating around IP risks including freedom to operate
  • Advise in intellectual property due diligence in potential mergers, acquisitions, licenses and other strategic initiatives that involve intellectual property as well as supervising outside counsel in a cost effective manner for same
  • Advise transactional lawyers on the drafting, negotiating, and managing of license agreements, joint development agreements and other complex intellectual property agreements and/or transactions
  • Work with in-house and outside counsel with intellectual property litigation, patent challenges and other IP disputes in a cost effective manner, including potential generic or biosimilar disputes
  • Proven performance in people management and excellent interpersonal relations
  • An ability to work with diverse functions within the company

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates must have 15+ years in patent prosecution with experience in biotech or pharma as head of intellectual property or deputy head of intellectual property
  • Experience managing lawyers and staff and counseling senior business leaders
  • Juris Doctorate from nationally recognized law school; admission to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office; US state bar admission in good standing; advanced degree in chemistry or biological sciences highly preferred; work location in the Seattle area

Job ID 1962
Location: Bothell, Washington
Job Code: 1703JL-01 #LI-JW1
# of Openings: 1

Contact
Apply Here: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SEAGEN&cws=1&rid=1962

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Bothell, Washington

Senior Patent Engineer (Semiconductor) – Small Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

rpxRPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk management solutions. Since our founding in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. We acquire patents in the open market and out of litigation that would otherwise become a costly problem for our clients. The company’s groundbreaking approach combines principal capital, deep patent expertise, and client contributions to generate enhanced patent buying power. We also execute large-scale structured transactions on behalf of our clients, provide litigation insurance, and deliver in-depth market intelligence and strategic advisory services to our growing client network.

The Patent Analysis department synthesizes complex technologies and legal patent issues into actionable intelligence for RPX executives and clients. Patent Analysis research and analysis support initiatives in defensive portfolio buying, prior art validity actions, and advisory services. The positions in Patent Analysis require a deep and broad knowledge of specific technology sectors.

As a Senior Patent Engineer you will analyze patent claims and related materials in view of legal, technological, and business environments to understand the technical merit and patent quality of individual patent portfolios. The critical responsibility of this person is to distill a body of analysis and research into a concise, clear, and actionable assessment to both technical and nontechnical audiences. You will report directly to the Vice President, Patent Analysis.

Role
Typically you will:

  • Assess numerous engineering and legal factors to extract patent value proposition
  • Draw on detailed knowledge of relevant technologies, companies, and industries
  • Explain complex technical issues to nontechnical audiences
  • Isolate critical technical components of patents, products, and services
  • Learn and apply legal concepts related to patents including prosecution and litigation
  • Research timeliness of patents in support of validity challenges and prior art reports
  • Support analysis conclusions with research driven logic and confidence
  • Collaborate across the organization in-person and with virtual, global teams
  • Establish and cultivate relationships internally and externally

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with client engagements in explaining highly technical subject matter
  • Experience with reverse engineering and reviewing evidence of use
  • Patent Attorney or Agent viewed favorably
  • Doctor of Philosophy viewed favorably
  • Management and supervisory experience viewed favorably
  • Involvement in patent issues including prosecution, litigation, and valuation viewed favorably

Technical Skills

  • Broad expertise in electrical and electronic architecture, design, and implementation of areas such as:
    • Processors (e.g., standalone, embedded, multi-core, SoC)
    • Memory (e.g., DRAM, Flash)
    • Analog (e.g., ADC/DAC, PLL) and clock management
    • Interfaces (e.g., PCIe, high speed serial connectivity, bus architectures)
    • Power management ICs
    • FPGA systems
  • Strong familiarity with:
    • Wireless design/data path (e.g., NFC, Bluetooth, 801.11)
    • Semiconductor manufacturing (e.g., fabrication process, packaging, assembly, and test)
    • Standards and architectures (e.g., JEDEC, x86, ARM)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Competencies to be Successful
At RPX and in this role, you should be:

  • Comfortable with independently managing deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver quality results
  • Able to demonstrate a consistent record of excellence, ownership, and accountability
  • Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships
  • Adaptable to the many changing requirements and needs of a dynamic company
  • A person with dedication and worth ethic that thrives in a collaborative culture with excellent social, networking, and influencing skills
  • Motivated and self-directed with a willingness to take on additional projects
  • Able to demonstrate good judgement
  • Highly focused, organized, and pay attention to details
  • A person that embodies the RPX values through communication and actions

RPX is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.rpxcorp.com/about-rpx/rpx-careers/?p=job%2FoprW4fwA.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: San Francisco, California

Senior Patent Engineer (Wireless) – Small Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

rpxRPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk management solutions. Since our founding in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. We acquire patents in the open market and out of litigation that would otherwise become a costly problem for our clients. The company’s groundbreaking approach combines principal capital, deep patent expertise, and client contributions to generate enhanced patent buying power. We also execute large-scale structured transactions on behalf of our clients, provide litigation insurance, and deliver in-depth market intelligence and strategic advisory services to our growing client network.

The Patent Analysis department synthesizes complex technologies and legal patent issues into actionable intelligence for RPX executives and clients. Patent Analysis research and analysis support initiatives in defensive portfolio buying, prior art validity actions, and advisory services. The positions in Patent Analysis require a deep and broad knowledge of specific technology sectors.

As a Senior Patent Engineer you will analyze patent claims and related materials in view of legal, technological, and business environments to understand the technical merit and patent quality of individual patent portfolios. Your main responsibility is to distill a body of analysis and research into a concise, clear, and actionable assessment to both technical and nontechnical audiences. You will report directly to the Manager, Patent Analysis.

Role
Typically you will:

  • Assess numerous engineering and legal factors to extract patent value proposition
  • Draw on detailed knowledge of relevant technologies, companies, and industries
  • Explain complex technical issues to nontechnical audiences
  • Isolate critical technical components of patents, products, and services
  • Learn and apply legal concepts related to patents including prosecution and litigation
  • Research timeliness of patents in support of validity challenges and prior art reports
  • Support analysis conclusions with research driven logic and confidence
  • Collaborate across the organization in-person and with virtual, global teams
  • Establish and cultivate relationships internally and externally

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience with client engagements in explaining highly technical subject matter
  • Experience with reverse engineering and reviewing evidence of use
  • Previous experience in a wireless engineering role with a focus on designing, implementing, and testing wireless products or services
  • Patent Attorney or Agent viewed favorably
  • Master’s degree or Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science viewed favorably
  • Management and supervisory experience  viewed favorably
  • Involvement in patent issues including prosecution, litigation, and valuation viewed favorably

Technical Skills

  • Broad expertise in various aspects of wireless technologies from access and attachment to delivery of services over a wireless network
  • Familiarity with wireless-centric services such as IoT, infotainment/telematics, mobile payments, media streaming and location-based services
  • Strong familiarity with communication protocols and standards (e.g., 3GPP LTE and LTE-A, 802.11, Bluetooth, NFC)
  • Strong familiarity with products and services that utilize or provide wireless technologies, such as baseband chipsets, smartphones, access points, base stations and core network platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Competencies to be Successful
At RPX and in this role, you should be:

  • Comfortable with independently managing deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver quality results
  • Able to demonstrate a consistent record of excellence, ownership, and accountability
  • Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships
  • Adaptable to the many changing requirements and needs of a dynamic company
  • A person with dedication and worth ethic that thrives in a collaborative culture with excellent social, networking, and influencing skills
  • Motivated and self-directed with a willingness to take on additional projects
  • Able to demonstrate good judgement
  • Highly focused, organized, and pay attention to details
  • A person that embodies the RPX values through communication and actions

RPX is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.rpxcorp.com/about-rpx/rpx-careers/?p=job%2FomvX4fwC.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: San Francisco, California

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

arentArent Fox LLP has two positions open for a patent agent or attorney with 2-5+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their Los Angeles office.

Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication, circuit transistor, and layout circuit technologies is a plus. Membership to the Patent Bar is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a law firm environment.

Contact
Please submit resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), at least one office action writing sample, and at least one patent application writing sample to lauren.battaglia@arentfox.com. Arent Fox LLP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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

Senior Counsel (Global IP Biologics) – Large Corporation – Canonsburg, Pa.

mylanAt Mylan, we mean it when we say we work every day to provide access to high quality medicines to the world’s 7 billion people. If you are unconventional, relentless and passionate. If you believe in doing what’s right, not what’s easy. If you are a doer and have a passion for serving others, we want to talk to you.

Make a Difference
At Mylan, each person has the ability to make a difference. From the providers who sell and market our products to the producers who develop and manufacture them and finally to our business partners who support the providers and producers, we all have a mission critical role. Here’s how this role will help:

  • Responsible for advising on all intellectual property matters relating to the development and global commercialization of biologics products, including identifying, assessing, avoiding or invalidating patents, and obtaining and defending patent and trade mark protection for Mylan’s biologics products.
  • Evaluate global patent searches and provide multi-region freedom to practice clearances. Render opinions regarding infringement and validity of third party patents in regions of commercial interest around the world. Ability to read and interpret comprehensive and intricate research documents and write scientific reports and technical correspondence. Ability to solve problems with complex variables through non-standardized solutions that require independent judgment and analysis; draw inferences and use deductive reasoning with no prescribed procedures to solve complex problems.
  • Work with executives and communicate abstract concepts and present to a high level of the organization and groups outside of the organization. Assist with the management of global biologics patent litigation (including patent office actions) and licensing initiatives.
  • Partner with clients in cross functional product development core teams and participate in intellectual property portfolio management teams. Counsel internal clients regarding IP issues relating to Mylan’s biologics business. Communicate with external Counsel, Courts and Agencies.
  • Provide legal advice and counsel on intellectual property matters relevant to the supply of biologics products globally. Identifies patent risks relating to the development and sale of biologics products around the world, and develop and implement creative patent strategies which enable Mylan’s commercial success in biologics.
  • Manage outside counsel services, including work product, budgets, and invoices. Provide patentability evaluations for internal and external projects. Oversee the preparation, filing, and prosecution of intellectual property (including patents, trademarks and domain names) to obtain IP protection related to Mylan’s products.

Make Our Values Your Values
Mylan hires only the best. People who thrive in a culture of innovation and empowerment. People who are active learners and have a positive attitude. People who are leaders and know that by working together we can run faster, reach higher and achieve more. By doing so, we will continue to set new standards in health care. Here are the minimum qualifications and essential functions for this position:

  • A Juris Doctor degree and a minimum of 10-12 years of experience with patent litigation and patent opinion and a minimum of 5 years of experience with Biologics patent clearance and/or prosecution is required. Related experience may be considered.
  • Masters or PhD preferred.
  • Licensed in one or more jurisdictions is required.
  • Must have experience with and possess knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on biologic/biosimilar product development. Must be able to apply a wide range of legal principles, theories and concepts and have a working knowledge of industry practices. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English is required.

Why Mylan?
If you want to be part of a global health care company that is making a difference and changing lives, Mylan may be the place for you. With a workforce of more than 35,000 worldwide, we can make a difference. We encourage you to visit Mylan.com to learn more about our unconventional culture, our approach to doing business and how we plan to set new standards in health care.

Mylan offers competitive salary, excellent benefits and an environment conducive to professional growth and advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability or protected veteran status. Mylan is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://mylan.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000114&lang=en#.WNA3Aje_78o.twitter.

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

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

perkinsThe Chicago office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent agent (staff position) to join its growing Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and a minimum of four years’ experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent Office. To be considered, you must have a degree (preferably a graduate degree) in organic chemistry and must be admitted to the USPTO. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, college and graduate school transcripts and a technical writing sample.

Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/patent-agent-job-s20170115b-chicago-il.html.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney (Lateral) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

plumseaPlumsea Law Group, LLC, a patent boutique law firm is seeking experienced patent attorneys with portable business who want to move their practice to a smaller, flexible, congenial law firm. The firm has experienced staff and space available now in Bethesda, Maryland, near I-270 and Democracy Boulevard, and in our office in downtown Portland, Oregon in the Mayer Building.  We also have a team of patent attorneys who are well versed in a variety of technologies, and are experienced in writing original patent applications and prosecuting them to issuance.  The firm has counseling, transaction and litigation expertise to complement your prosecution practice.  The firm offers a generous percentage-based compensation package. Will consider remotely located applicants.

This could be the right opportunity for a partner or senior level associate with portable business at a large firm thinking of transitioning to their own practice. You will have flexibility to set your own hourly rates or flat fees for your clients.

Contact
Interested applicants send resumes in confidence to maria.mcphail@plumsea.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Bethesda, Maryland; Portland, Oregon; or flexible

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Telecommute

Neustel-Law-logoNeustel Law Offices, LTD (www.neustel.com) has a position available for a full-time or part-time remote patent attorney to assist with patentability search opinions, patent applications, patent prosecution, patent infringement analysis, and patent infringement litigation.  A significant amount of our patent prosecution and litigation work involves ecommerce, software, mechanical and electro-mechanical related inventions for startups and small businesses.  This is a great opportunity for an ambitious patent attorney that has a strong desire to learn the various aspects of the practice of patent law.

EDUCATION
The ideal candidate is a U.S. patent attorney with at least a B.S. in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or computer science.  However, candidates with a B.S. or advanced degree in other technical fields will be considered.

EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of patent prosecution and/or patent infringement litigation experience.  However, exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The candidate will focus mainly on patent related matters such as:

- Patentability Analysis and Opinions
- Patent Application Preparation and Prosecution
- Patent Infringement Analysis and Research

There may also be opportunities to be involved in trademark related matters, such as trademark searches, trademark applications and trademark infringement matters.

BENEFITS
We provide a generous compensation package with no minimum hourly requirement.  Relocation is NOT required as our patent law firm provides for remote employment in all 50 states and candidates may work from their home.  We will consider qualified candidates in any part of the United States.  Full-time and part-time opportunities are available.

Contact
Send your resume and a writing sample by email to careers@neustel.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute

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

monsantoMonsanto is seeking a highly motivated Patent Scientist to help manage our portfolio of intellectual property and contribute to the development of the IP protection strategy for the Agricultural Productivity Innovations pipeline. The Patent Scientist role serves as a liaison between scientists and Monsanto's internal and external legal teams to support the protection of Monsanto's research programs, with emphasis on chemistry-based products and enabling technologies.

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.

This role will offer the opportunity to work directly with complex, proprietary technology and to develop the strategies and contribute to our Freedom to Operate, patentability assessments, patent preparation/prosecution, deliver IP education, and enhance IP awareness to protect Monsanto's global chemistry pipeline. The Patent Scientist will also interact with the leadership teams across multiple technology platforms.

Required Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Chemistry
  • Minimum of two or more years of research experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work closely with diverse teams with varying priorities to coordinate workflows and drive them to their conclusion
  • Ability to work and deliver under stringent timelines
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail

Desired Education and Skills/Experience:

  • PhD
  • Two or more year of experience working in the scientific industry
  • Proven track record as a Patent Scientist
  • Experience in performing Freedom to Operate, IP landscape and patentability assessments, and/or patent preparation and prosecution
  • Experience in public domain searching
  • Experience in aggregating, organizing, and analyzing complex, multi-source information

Who is Monsanto?

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?

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

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://jobs.monsanto.com/job/st-louis/patent-scientist/769/3890907.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Raleigh, N.C.

ward-smithThe Raleigh office of Ward and Smith, P.A. is seeking a Patent Attorney with 2-4 years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent Applications.  Candidates with a degree in electrical engineering and specific experience in semiconductor devices or electronics are strongly preferred.  Strong verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to excellence are also required.  

Contact
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online to this posting, or submit a resume, in confidence, to jdbeavers@wardandsmith.com

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

Lateral IP Partner (Trademarks or Patents) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

lozaLoza & Loza LLP, a fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice, is seeking attorneys with a proven record of client development who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm is made up of experienced, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. We have a cohesive group of attorneys with unsurpassed technical expertise and work quality. Attorneys set their own work schedule and hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement. Our attorneys choose their own balance between work and family/social life. This is a great opportunity for those who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. Client development is also supported and encouraged by the firm.

Compensation: Our firm has one of the most generous compensation structures in the industry, matching or exceeding large firm compensation, for attorneys who are self-sustaining.  Additionally, we have a yearly profit-sharing plan that rewards client origination.

Qualifications: We are looking for attorneys who have a proven record of client development and at least 4 years of IP law firm experience. A portable book of business is preferred.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing is required. 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.

Offices: Loza & Loza has attorneys throughout the US and is looking to add more in all major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
To apply, please email Shirley Hsu at careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations, including telecommute

Patent Counsel – Other – Washington, D.C.

cciaCCIA, a leading Washington, DC-based technology trade association, seeks a patent counsel to join its team. The Patent Policy Counsel will become an integral part of the Association’s IP policy group. Job duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • advancing the Association’s patent policy agenda, including working with CCIA member companies and other Association personnel in:
    • regular authorship of patent-related communications, including advocacy and analyses for Association members and in the public, including articles, posts, papers and commentary on patent law and policy;
    • preparation of filings and appellate briefs in relevant proceedings aimed at advancing the Association’s patent policy advocacy;
    • direction and daily management of, and writing for the Association’s online patent litigation resource;
    • acting as spokesperson on patent law and policy; and
    • supporting the Association’s legislative advocacy on patent policy (lobbyist registration may be required).
  • day-to-day management of the Association’s patent communications efforts, including web and social media presence. This includes rapid and regular production of commentary and analyses, litigation resource management, tracking high-profile litigation and working with the Association’s IP group.
  • coordinating with CCIA member companies in developing the Association’s patent policy positions.

Qualifications: Minimum 7 years relevant work experience. The ideal candidate possesses:

  • IP practice experience, with a deep understanding of patent law and the USPTO;
  • relevant policy or advocacy experience;
  • self-starting personality and willingness to interact with and work with the media;
  • excellent writing and communication skills.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact
Please send a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and a writing sample to: jobs@ccianet.org. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Washington, DC

Patent / Trademark Attorney – Law Firm – Ithaca, N.Y.

brownBrown & Michaels, PC is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Our main office is in Ithaca, NY but we have attorneys working remotely. Our work includes patent prosecution, trademarks and opinion work. We maintain of-counsel relationships for all litigation work. Our ideal candidate would have a computer science or electrical engineering background and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience, but we are less concerned with a specific technical background than the variety and quality of the patent prosecution experience.

Brown & Michaels, PC offers a flexible and competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits. Our current professionals have all been with the firm for over a decade and are committed to a collegial and competent work environment. Our compensation system is designed to allow the flexibility to work different schedules and automatically varies the compensation to the billable hours worked.

Contact
Please forward a resume/CV and a list of several patent applications’ serial numbers that are published on PAIR with your work product so that we may review the file history on PAIR. To apply, please e-mail fox@bpmlegal.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Ithaca, New York

Chemical Patent Agent – Law Firm – Milwaukee, Wisc.

huschHusch Blackwell LLP, a full-service law firm, has an immediate opening for a Chemical Patent Agent in our Milwaukee, WI office.
Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the chemical and mechanical arts.  Additionally, and under the supervision of lawyers, the individual will assume significant client responsibilities, provide high-quality services to domestic and foreign clients, and communicate with other practitioners and staff.

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, Masters of Science preferred.
  • Admission before the United States Patent and Trademark Office preferred.
  • At least one year of related law firm and/or industry experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications preferred.
  • Strong academic background.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

Contact
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample that includes an application and/or an amendment that was previously submitted to the USPTO, along with salary requirements, to Susan Early at susan.early@huschblackwell.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

kennedyKennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join our established and growing patent practice. KLS is located in downtown Austin, in the heart of the capital city of Texas. Primary responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting patent applications for a variety of clients. Requirements for an ideal candidate include a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience.

KLS offers a complete, competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@klspatents.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Mechanical Patent Prosecution Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Des Moines, Iowa

mckeeMcKee, Voorhees & Sease seeks a full-time associate patent attorney or a patent agent to join its growing Mechanical Practice Group in its Des Moines office.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field, and are preferably registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates will be considered who demonstrate a strong knowledge of patent prosecution in the mechanical and/or electrical fields. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates having 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution in this field are preferred.

Since 1924, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C. ("MVS") has been Iowa’s pre-eminent intellectual property boutique law firm. We strive to help our clients obtain and protect their intellectual property rights through patents, trademark, and copyright registrations; representing our clients in transactional work such as licensing when these rights are transferred; and litigating when these rights are involved in controversy. With 17 attorneys, several patent agents, and technical specialists, and a strong support staff, MVS is a full-service intellectual property boutique providing attorneys and agents with a collegial atmosphere, training and mentoring, and a competitive salary and benefits package.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact
Please send resume in confidence to Luke T. Mohrhauser via email at luke.mohrhauser@ipmvs.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Patent & IP Attorney or Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Jose, Calif.

Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP, a growing Silicon Valley transactional IP firm, is seeking an associate attorney to provide top-quality patent preparation and prosecution services for exceptional high-tech clients in the areas of computer software, Internet technologies, networking, and semiconductors. Our firm represents several Fortune 100 companies and well-known mid-cap and startup companies who come to us for our exceptional IP legal services. We provide a team-oriented and collegial working environment with an ongoing attorney training program that is second to none. Your responsibilities will primarily include patent preparation and prosecution and possibly opinions, pre-litigation counseling, trademark prosecution, and licensing.

We prefer 2+ years relevant law experience. We require an undergraduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, computer engineering, or physics. Much of our patent work involves complex software and computer systems inventions, so substantial familiarity in software design and engineering is a must. Technical subject matter may include databases, network protocols, 3D graphics, internet search, social networking, grid computing, user authentication and cryptography, digital video, email processing, semiconductor devices and processing, and other cutting-edge technologies.

State bar admission and USPTO admission in good standing are a plus. We offer a complete, competitive benefits package.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: attorney-position1@h35g.com.

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

Biotech Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

faegreFaegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks an Associate to join our thriving Denver Intellectual Property Group. Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., and in Europe, and China. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base.

Successful candidates will have 2+ years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution with at least 2 years as a registered patent practitioner. Additionally, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field as well as excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations. Transactional and patent opinion/analysis support experience is a plus. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.faegrebd.com/current-openings-1.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

Patent Attorney (Prosecution) – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

hanleyHanley, Flight & Zimmerman, headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Loop Business District, is expanding its’ thriving intellectual property practice.

We are seeking several skilled patent professionals to join our team to help prosecute the burgeoning workload offered by our diverse client base. 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.

Contact
To apply, please email Bill O'Connor at recruiting@hfzlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

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

studebakerStudebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm recently relocated in Tysons, VA, and a short walk from the Greensboro Metro Station/Silver Line, seeks a qualified, experienced Patent Attorney or Agent for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), and preferably at least two years of patent preparation/prosecution. BSEE candidates with comparable USPTO experience in the electrical arts will also be considered. We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Send resumes to sb.hr@sbpatentlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons, Virginia

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

perkinsThe Palo Alto office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent agent with 2+ years of experience to join its growing Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science, a strong academic record, and admission to practice before the USPTO.

Contact
To apply, please click on this link: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/patent-agent-job-s20170202-palo-alto-ca.html and attach your cover letter, resume, transcripts and a technical writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

perkinsThe Palo Alto office of Perkins Coie is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of experience to join its growing Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and patent prosecution experience at an AmLaw100 law firm. To be considered, you must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science and must be admitted to the USPTO. California bar members strongly preferred.

Contact
To apply, please click on this link: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/patent-prosecution-associate-job-a20170202-palo-alto-ca.html and attach your cover letter, resume, undergraduate, graduate (if applicable) and law school transcripts, and a technical writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Agent – Large Corporation – Johnston, Iowa

PrintDuPont Pioneer, located in Johnston, Iowa has an opening for an experienced U.S. Patent Agent. This is a highly visible, key role within Pioneer’s Intellectual Property group which provides an exciting opportunity to work within a team yet self-manage independence. An individual well-suited to this position must exhibit vision, integrity, commitment, leadership, self-motivation, maturity and judgment. The Pioneer Patent Agent has diverse responsibilities including U.S. patent drafting, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, patent administrative proceedings, IP portfolio strategy, invention development, inventor education, patentability and landscape analysis.

Qualifications: In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree and strong background in microbiology, biochemistry, or molecular biology;
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in drafting and/or prosecuting biotech patent applications as a Registered U.S. Patent Agent;
  • Drafted and filed at least 15 priority patent applications on distinct inventions during the past 3 years;
  • Capability of connecting scientific details of research projects with patentability considerations;
  • Experience working with foreign associates to assist and coordinate filing and prosecution of international patent matters;
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal direction;
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or work environment and to facilitate implementation and acceptance of change within the work place;
  • Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to prioritize projects and meet aggressive deadlines;
  • Superior communication, influencing and networking skills;
  • Outstanding writing skills as demonstrated by original writing samples of patent applications, prosecution submissions, memorandums, and other communications.

The following skill sets are preferred by the Legal function:

  • Advanced (M.S. or Ph.D.) degree with focus on biochemistry, protein sciences, genetics, microbiology, or other like disciplines;
  • Post-graduate R&D laboratory experience for 2 or more years;
  • Some law firm experience is a plus;
  • Experience with independently prosecuting large patent dockets;
  • Experience with developing and implementing IP strategies, conducting freedom to-operate analyses, IP portfolio analyses, and/or landscape mapping;
  • Experience in working with business and technical teams to develop IP strategies for technical programs.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/job-details/patent-agent/012659W-01/.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Johnston, Iowa

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Flexible

fialaFiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking part-time and full-time patent attorneys and agents to assist us with our growing practice. Opportunities are available primarily for preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, software, and Internet technology areas. Persons with law firm experience and/or tech industry experience, as well as present and former Examiners, are all encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Applicants may be remotely located. USPTO registration (in good standing) is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these areas are a plus.

Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. provides intellectual property services to companies of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. The firm has received numerous international accolades, including perennial inclusion in the industry standard rankings of Intellectual Asset Magazine. Most recently, both founding partners and the law firm itself were honored to be included in the IAM Patent 1000 2016 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

Contact
Interested applicants should email their resumes to careers@fwiplaw.com (Attn: Christine Hartness).

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible

I.P. Services Director – Law Firm – Minneapolis, Minn. or Denver, Colo.

dorseyDorsey & Whitney LLP is one of the 100 largest law firms in the United States with 20 offices across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia-Pacific. We are a premier legal advisor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources, and public-private project development.

There is a position open for an Intellectual Property Services Director in the Intellectual Property practice areas in Dorsey’s Minneapolis or Denver office, depending on the location of the candidate. This position supports the firm-wide Patent and Trademark Practice Groups by developing, implementing and managing initiatives to continually improve the performance of the groups in several key areas, including systems/operations, financial management, client relations and internal leadership.

Partial Duties:

Systems/Operations

  • Lead initiatives to streamline and improve processes and procedures within the practice groups, such as updating and integrating forms with data from docket systems and streamlining timekeeping for and billing of alternative fee arrangements, and conflict identification and resolution.
  • Promote and implement the consistent use of technology across the platform, including in the areas of pricing, docketing and document management. Financial Management
  • Monitor and analyze timekeeper productivity, workload management and staffing levels.
  • Collaborate with the Legal Project Management team to promote and implement legal project management policies and processes to enhance Firm profitability.
  • Develop, implement and update various alternative fee arrangement pricing models.
  • Assess practice group financial performance by reviewing monthly financial results and presenting suggestions for focus and improvement to lawyers in the practice groups.

Client Relations

  • Facilitate communication and cooperation with other Practice Groups, client teams and industry teams (e.g., joint marketing efforts, improved cross-selling of IP services).
  • Regularly analyze processes related to client demands and recommend changes that will enhance client support and coordination.
  • Lead the creation, maintenance, and distribution of client-requested reports and budget tracking mechanisms.

Internal Leadership

  • Through others, oversee the orientation, training and integration of new paralegals, docketing staff and other support staff within the practice group.
  • Facilitate the recruiting of lawyers and their effective integration into the firm.
  • Create, monitor and assist with the implementation of strategic plans for assigned practice groups and industry teams.
  • Facilitate communication across practice groups to proactively identify organizational issues and identify and recommend solutions.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Seven to ten years’ relevant Intellectual Property supervisory experience.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage to conclusion many issues/projects at once and work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated success in project management leadership in the areas of process engineering, pricing models and technology.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of an organization.
  • Team player and leader, with the ability to train others.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation.
  • Strong analytical skills, combined with a strong attention to detail.

Preferred:

  • MBA or equivalent.

Dorsey offers a competitive pay and benefits package including health care plans, a generous paid time off policy, paid holidays, retirement savings plan, profit sharing contribution, and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. Please note that Dorsey is not currently accepting search firm submissions in connection with this opening.

Contact
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the “Careers” section of the Dorsey website at www.dorsey.com/staffjobs and complete Dorsey’s online application form. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5178.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota or Denver, Colorado

Junior U.S. Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Munich, Germany

2spl2SPL is a German patent law firm seeking junior US patent attorneys for our office in Munich, Germany. Thus, candidates must be willing to relocate to Munich, Germany. Candidates should have strong technical skills in electrical engineering and/or physics. Experience in drafting and/or prosecuting patent applications for telecommunications-related and/or semiconductor-related inventions would be a plus. Successful candidates will form a small U.S. team within the firm to draft, prepare and prosecute our clients’ U.S. patent applications and to coordinate their world-wide patent prosecution activities. We would also provide support in becoming a European and/or German Patent attorney. The international city of Munich in Bavaria offers exceptional cultural, artistic, outdoor activities in the heart of Europe close to the Alps and lakes. Munich can be considered as the heart of German industries and technologies as well as the European and German patent system. 2SPL offers a salaried position with indefinite term in Munich, Germany. Candidates can expect a 40-hours-per-week contract in a pleasant working environment within a dynamic team of patent professionals. Work/life balance and job satisfaction is important to us.

Candidate Qualifications: Must have passed the USPTO patent bar. U.S. citizenship is required, as candidates will need to be able to obtain/keep their registration to practice before the USPTO while living abroad. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elect. Eng., Computer Eng. or Physics is required. Actual engineering experience is a plus. German language skills are not required.

Contact
To apply, please email mail@2spl.de.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Munich, Germany

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Albany, N.Y. or Boston, Mass.

hoffmanHoffman Warnick LLC, an intellectual property (IP) law boutique, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work from its Albany, NY or Boston, MA offices. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, nanotechnology or a related field. In addition, succesful candidates must have excellent interpersonal, technical and writing skills, be detail-oriented, and demonstrate an ability to work productively and independently. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Telecommuting/virtual situations considered only for those with extensive experience.

Qualifications: Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Physics, Nanotechnology or similar engineering degree. Must have a USPTO registration number.

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to hwemail@hoffmanwarnick.com. For more information on this position, please visit our website at hoffmanwarnick.com. NO RECRUITERS PLEASE.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Albany, New York or Boston, Massachusetts

Patent Agent / Technical Specialist (Computer Science) – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

venableThe Washington, DC office of Venable LLP is looking for a registered patent agent or specialist with technical experience or an advanced degree to join our Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must be admitted to the patent bar and/or have two to five years’ experience handling multi-national large patent portfolios. Qualified candidates will have a background in software or computer science. Excellent academic credentials and great communication skills required. USPTO experience preferred. Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law.

Contact
To apply, please email Shannon Curry at sdcurry@venable.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, DC

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

logoSchwegman 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.

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

logoRoberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.

RMSC² 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.

Contact
Please email your resume to: recruiting@rmsc2.com, and please visit our website. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC² does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion will happen at interview.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

I.P. Associate – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

stoel-rives-logo_stacked_highres_RGBThe Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks an associate with 4-6 years of relevant experience to join our business IP group which is affiliated with the firm's larger Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group. Candidates must have experience in trademark prosecution and enforcement, copyrights, IP licensing and technology transactions, and some familiarity with data privacy and security, ecommerce, and media and advertising law. The Stoel Rives TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation, and technical matters. Strong academic credentials, writing skills, and interpersonal skills are also required. Membership in the Oregon State Bar is preferred, but not required. Principals only. No recruiters, please.

Stoel Rives LLP enjoys an over-100-year tradition of excellence as a leader among U.S. law firms. We offer a multi-office platform and world-class clients together with focused, individual training and professional development for all our attorneys. With nearly 400 lawyers firmwide, we are proud to provide a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Contact
Apply Online: http://webapp.stoel.com/asp/viselfapply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=7&FilterJobID=105.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

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

dorityDority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with one to four years of relevant experience with degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering. Candidates can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients. The firm’s practice is global in nature, representing major companies in Europe, Korea, Japan, China, South America and in virtually every region of the United States.

Dority & Manning is committed to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services. 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 technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

Our office is located in Greenville, South Carolina. Conveniently situated between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area is home to multinational corporations such as General Electric, Michelin, BMW, Samsung, and Mitsubishi. The Greenville area offers a high quality lifestyle, and has received numerous accolades including Top 10 America’s Best Downtowns (Forbes), Top 10 Best Places to Live 2016 (Men’s Journal), #1 America’s Best Urban Bike Paths (Fodors), Top 10 America’s Greatest Main Streets (Travel + Leisure), Top 4 Best Places to Raise a Family (MarketWatch), and The Next Big Food City of the South (Esquire), to name just a few.

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

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

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

armstrongArmstrong Teasdale LLP, ranked among “Top Patent Firms” by Intellectual Property Today and listed as one of Law360’s Largest IP Practice Groups, is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver and Las Vegas.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the mechanical area. Patent attorneys 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.

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

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.

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

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

Fellow / VAP – Education – Newark, N.J.

seton-hallSeton Hall University Law School is looking for a one-year Fellow / VAP to help cover IP and cyberlaw courses and to assist in the administration of our Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology.  The subject matter in IP is somewhat flexible, but we will definitely need someone who can cover some Internet law courses and possibly other courses.  The work with our Gibbons Institute will involve helping plan and execute IP-related programs for academia and the bench and bar.  The Fellow / VAP will also have an opportunity to work on his or her own research and to participate in faculty colloquia and other research-related activities.  At this time the position is only for one year, although renewal for an additional year might be possible.  Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It honors diversity and respects the religious commitments of all employees. In turn, its employees respect Catholic beliefs and values, and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education.

Contact
Interested candidates should send a c.v. and cover letter to Prof. David Opderbeck and Prof. Gaia Bernstein and at gaia.bernstein@shu.edu and david.opderbeck@shu.edu.

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Employer Type: Education
Job Location: Newark, New Jersey