Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Indianapolis, Ind.

SmithAmundsen LLC seeks a a Patent Attorney for our expanding Indianapolis office. 1-5 years patent preparation and prosecution experience. Electrical or mechanical engineering degree preferred.  Position includes prep/pros, clearance work and litigation support. Opportunity for advancement with a growing IP team in a mid-sized entrepreneurial general practice law firm, with several locations in the Midwest. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Contact
To apply, please email attorneyresumes@salawus.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

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

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking Patent Engineers and Patent Agents for our D.C. office. Our Engineers and Agents prepare patentability searches, patent applications for filing with the USPTO, draft Office Action responses, and partner with firm colleagues and client representatives regarding an array of new and exciting technologies.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering. Patent prosecution experience is required, and admission to the Patent Bar is preferred, but not required. Candidates must have 2+ years of work experience, but no legal background is necessary. Training may be available.

The candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, outstanding written communication skills, and the flexibility to thrive (and have fun!) in a fast-paced professional environment.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing Electrical and Computer Science IP team with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.

To be considered, a candidate must possess strong academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and their transcripts. Writing samples can be diverse, and may include a recent university-level paper demonstrating technical writing skills, or an IP document which demonstrates legal and technical writing skills or a persuasive argument.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReApplicantEmail.aspx?Tag=942D0DDF7ED54C3DB5297A10D097A0F0.

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

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking an IP Patent Prosecution Associate for our D.C. office. Our Associates prepare patentability searches, patent applications for filing with the USPTO, draft Office Action responses, and partner with firm colleagues and client representatives regarding an array of new and exciting technologies.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, and preferably, 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. Admission to the Patent Bar is preferred, but not required.

Candidates must also hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school, and be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which they are admitted to practice.

The candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, outstanding written communication skills, and the flexibility to thrive (and have fun!) in a fast-paced professional environment.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing Electrical and Computer Science IP team with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.

To be considered, a candidate must possess strong academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and their transcripts. Writing samples can be diverse, and may include a recent university-level paper demonstrating technical writing skills, or an IP document which demonstrates legal and technical writing skills or a persuasive argument.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReApplicantEmail.aspx?Tag=7690715AFF1244B9A7100D771584D0FD.

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

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

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran Cole and Calderon, 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 along with substantial prosecution experience, and a degree in chemical disciplines.

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

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

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 Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical or electrical 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.  RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC does not reimburse for relocation expenses.

Compensation: discussion at time of interview.

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

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

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

Because of our continued and projected growth, new opportunities continue to develop.  Therefore, we are currently seeking resumes from patent attorneys or patent agents interested in joining our team.

We welcome resumes from attorneys or agents with at least two or more years of patent prosecution experience or those with significant experience.  For candidates with significant amounts of experience, portable business is not required.

Our ideal candidates will have a technical background in electrical engineering, chemical engineering, or material science.  Our ideal candidates will also have significant experience in semiconductors, electronics fabrication/packaging including thin film processing and printed circuit boards, passive components, or integrated circuits. The ideal candidates are highly driven, team players, and motivated to provide top-quality work products for the firm and the firm’s fortune 500 clients.

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

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

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Tucson, Ariz or Manchester, N.H.

Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC seeks a patent attorney associate to join our growing practice to work in our beautiful Tucson, Arizona or our Manchester, New Hampshire offices.  A generous relocation package is available.  We are seeking a bright, self-motivated patent attorney with at least 3-5 years experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications and opinion work in the electrical/computer/software and/or chemical fields.  We emphasize contact and training with partners, and a firm culture which promotes a balanced lifestyle.  In addition to an excellent compensation package, we offer a great place to work and grow professionally.  The candidate must have at least three years of patent prosecution experience in addition to strong written and oral advocacy skills.  A degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering or Computer Science is a must.  Industry experience is preferred.

Contact
Please send resume in confidence to Catherine FitzGerald, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC, Kolb Executive Park, 1600 N. Kolb Rd., Tucson, AZ 85715, or via email at cfitzgerald@gtpp-tucson.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tucson, Arizona or Manchester, New Hampshire

Patent Attorney/Agent – Other – Telecommute

The nation's top firearms specialty IP firm needs another patent lawyer (or agent) who ideally knows and loves gun technology, but hopefully has at least some familiarity and is enthusiastic about becoming an expert. Initially a part time contract position, this is not a short-term overflow work position, but a long term position that could be half time and my easily grow to full time in the long run if desired.

This firm represents more firearms industry companies than any other law firm in the world - by far - and we are the go-to patent firm for start-up gun inventors nationwide.

We recently celebrated 20 years of success, and our growth means we're looking to add a key player to our amazing team. Even though we're a "virtual law firm" with team members all over the nation, we truly enjoy each other and have fun doing outstanding legal work. This practice is unusually entrepreneurial and we're smart and creative about our marketing, which is probably why we're by far the dominant law firm in our gun-nut niche.

Contact
For much more information and how to apply, see the full listing here: http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/lgl/5742093936.html or email this address: delta@langlotz.com.

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Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Anywhere (Work from Home)

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

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

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

Job Requirements:

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

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

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

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

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLPChicago intellectual property law firm, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert and Berghoff LLP (MBHB), seeks a patent agent or technical advisor to work closely with attorneys and consult with inventors on patentability issues.  The ideal candidate will have a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. (preferred) in biomedical engineering.  Exposure to patent law a plus.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Conduct searches of patent and technical literature in support of patent strategies
  • Analyze the patentability of inventions and validity of patents
  • Prepare and file patent applications, and participate in prosecution of same before the US Patent Office
  • Support the preparation of IP related legal opinions on issues such as freedom to operate, ownership, infringement, and validity

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, and able to organize a workload independently while collaborating with others on projects.  Candidates should have excellent analytical abilities and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate comfortably with clients and firm personnel.  Also helpful is a flexible and proactive approach to tasks and client demands, as well as the ability to thrive and react quickly and positively in a fast-paced environment.

MBHB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,  age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other protected group status under the law.  MBHB is an Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with regulations adopted by the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

Contact
To apply, please contact Kara Fromme through the firm's website at www.mbhb.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif.

logoThe San Francisco office of Bryan Cave LLP is seeking to hire an experienced patent agent to support its growing life science practice. Responsibilities include supporting attorneys and working with the firm’s clients on all aspects of the patent practice, including assisting in the evaluation of invention disclosures, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and supporting intellectual property due diligence.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Graduate-level degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering, biology, or a related field
  • 4+ years of solid experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the life sciences
  • Substantial work experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • USPTO Registration

Contact
Please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript to Sheryl Jones, sajones@bryancave.com.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Toler Law Group PC, in Austin, TX, is seeking patent attorneys with 2 or more years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution and a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics.

As part of its team, the successful candidate will provide IP services to some of the most sophisticated technology companies, many of whom are among the nation’s top producers of patents. Our patent attorneys provide strategic preparation, prosecution, offensive and defensive analysis  to help our clients position themselves and their IP portfolios in the global marketplace. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, 401k plan in a very collegial environment with an Austin sensibility. No book of business is necessary.

Contact
To apply, please email ctoler@utexas.edu.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Santa Cruz, Calif.

logoWorking at Plantronics gives you the rare opportunity to make a difference and feel valued, respected and supported, both personally and professionally. You'll find the ideal blend of a casual, fun, friendly atmosphere with a strong commitment to the company's success.

The Patent Counsel’s primary responsibilities will be patent prosecution and IP enforcement against counterfeit and grey goods.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and prosecute domestic and foreign design and utility patent applications, from invention disclosure through appeal.
  • Instruct and monitor in-house paralegal, foreign and domestic outside counsel, and related service providers.
  • Conduct IP enforcement matters, including against counterfeiters, and, if appropriate in the relevant jurisdiction, grey goods sellers and importers.
  • Assist with other substantive legal work as required, including assessing IP infringement claims, IP licensing, litigation support etc.

Desired Qualifications

  • An electrical engineering degree is preferred. Depending on experience, computer science, physics or other engineering degree may be acceptable.
  • Preferably five or more years but no less than three years of patent prosecution experience.
  • Registered to practice before the USPTO.
  • At least one state bar registration.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Self-starter and ability to work efficiently with limited direction.
  • Superior organization skills and high attention to detail.
  • Commitment to complete IP research and providing thorough and excellent advice to clients

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Plantronics&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&career_job_req_id=31806&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=9RJCUWIZJO0WWBcOXxR6U3gYsW4%3d.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Santa Cruz, California

Since 1961 Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) people have been bringing sound innovation to the world.  We are a world leader in personal audio communications for professionals and consumers. Our reputation for excellence is built on innovative products, a people-centered workplace and strong ethics. Headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, Plantronics and its Clarity division have offices in 20 countries, including facilities in Mexico, China, and Europe.  Plantronics offers a generous mix of health, financial and lifestyle benefits as well as career development opportunities to its associates.  Discover Plantronics. PEOPLE-PLACE-PURPOSE-POTENTIAL

Patent Prosecution Attorney – Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP is a law firm with more than 170 attorneys serving clients in the Southeast and across the nation in a wide range of substantive areas. Our offices are located in Atlanta, Georgia; Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina; and Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington, North Carolina.
We are currently seeking a Patent Attorney with at least three years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, including in the chemical and/or materials science areas.  The successful candidate would preferably be based in our Charlotte, North Carolina office.  However, other offices across our geographic footprint are also possible.  A portable book of business in not required.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • At least three years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, including in the chemical and/or materials science areas;
  • Preferably, an advanced degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or a related discipline;
  • A law degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association;
  • Registration to practice law before the USPTO;
  • A license to practice law in at least one state, preferably including a state within the firm’s geographic footprint.

Smith Moore Leatherwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of our Firm to afford fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, veteran/military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. E-Verify for purposes of verifying employment eligibility.

Contact
No phone calls, walk-ins, or agencies, please.
Contact:  Norma DiDonato @ norma.didonato@smithmoorelaw.com

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

I.P. Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

logoDuane Morris LLP, named a Top 10 Law Firm for Pharma Work by BTI Consulting Group, has an opening for an intellectual property litigation associate with pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical experience to join its Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilars practice in its growing Boston office. Candidate should have familiarity with patent estate and lifecycle management strategies in protecting for FDA-approved drug products for both pre-litigation analysis and active litigation, including prior art searching. Our ideal candidate will hold a B.S. or advanced degree in the life sciences, will have 3-5 years’ patent-related experience in a relevant life science discipline, will be well-versed in pharmaceutical patent analysis and possess litigation skills and will thrive in our creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Massachusetts bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.duanemorris.com/site/careers.html#tab_CurrentOpportunities.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Junior Patent Associate, Patent Agent or Technical Writer – Law Firm – San Diego, Calif. or Philadelphia, Pa.

logoDuane Morris LLP has an opening for a junior associate, patent agent or technical writer with a EE degree and a background in integrated circuit design to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group.

Junior associate and patent agent candidates should have at least 3 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the area of “integrated circuit layout and design.”

Technical writer candidates should have an advanced degree in EE and significant experience preparing technical documents describing integrated circuit design and layout processes and structures.

For all candidates, industry work experience designing integrated circuits and fluency in speaking, reading and writing Mandarin is a plus. Ideal candidate will have excellent technical and legal writing skills, strong technical and legal analytical skills, strong academic credentials, significant experience preparing patent applications or technical documents concerning integrated circuit design and layout, and the ability to effectively communicate with clients and inventors, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Candidate will also need to produce at least three writing samples of published applications or technical documents directed to integrated circuit design and layout.

Position is open to eligible candidates for the following office(s): San Diego and Philadelphia. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria should not apply. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.duanemorris.com/site/careers.html#tab_CurrentOpportunities.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Diego, California or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

I.P. Associate – Law Firm – Silicon Valley, Calif.

logoDuane Morris LLP has an opening for an Intellectual Property Associate with 3-6 years’ experience in patent prosecution and litigation to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group in its Silicon Valley office. Ideal candidate must have strong academic credentials, superior writing ability, a quick-study aptitude and the ability to engender client confidence, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. USPTO and California bar admission required; technical background preferred. Large law firm experience preferred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.duanemorris.com/site/careers.html#tab_CurrentOpportunities.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Silicon Valley, California

I.P. Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

logoFoster Pepper is seeking an Intellectual Property Litigation Associate with a minimum of two years of experience to join our growing team of professionals in the Seattle office. Qualified applicants will have training and/or education in trademark and patent laws and experience in those areas in federal courts or tribunals in the United States.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, references, academic credentials and long-standing, demonstrated enthusiasm for intellectual property litigation. Candidates interested in relocating from other areas of the country are welcome. Washington State Bar membership or eligibility for reciprocal admission to Washington is a plus.

Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender expression or identity), political ideology, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=127&id=0.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – St. Louis, Mo.

The Small Patent Law Group in St. Louis is seeking a mid-level attorney. Patent Bar admission required. Candidates should have at least 3 years of preparation and prosecution experience, including previously drafting at least 20 patent applications. Relocation is not necessary; however candidates interested in working remotely, should have at least 5 years of preparation and prosecution experience. Applicants with an electrical engineering or mechanical engineering background preferred (bio/chemical degrees will not be considered).

Contact
To apply, please email resumes@splglaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Salt Lake City, Utah

Stoel Rives LLP, a full service regional law firm, seeks a patent prosecution associate, staff attorney or patent agent with at least 2 years of relevant experience to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group in the firm's Salt Lake City, Utah, office.  The Stoel Rives' TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group which includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation and technical matters.  The ideal candidate will have a technical background in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or similar background is required.  Excellent academic credentials, strong interpersonal skills and writing skills are required.  USPTO registration is also required.  Membership in the Utah State Bar is preferred, but not mandatory.

Contact
Principals only. No recruiters, please. All applications must be submitted through the firm's website: www.stoel.com.

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

Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel IPAbel Law Group, LLP is seeking a chemical/materials and mechanical 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.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: hr@abel-ip.com.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Frost Brown Todd LLC, one of the 150 largest law firms in the United States with a top rated Midwest intellectual property practice, seeks a Patent Prosecution Associate with at least 3-5 years of experience for the Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville, Pittsburgh or Nashville office.  Applicants must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering, excellent academic credentials, writing and communication skills and be capable of independent and creative work.  To learn more about us and the communities we serve, we invite you to visit our home page at www.frostbrowntodd.com.

Contact
Please visit our web page and use the “self-apply” feature at http://www.frostbrowntodd.com/careers-openings-attorneys.html to submit your application. Frost Brown Todd LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Columbus, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; Louisville, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; Indianapolis, Indiana; or Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Patent Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

http://www.oliff.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/oliff-logo1.png Oliff PLC, a full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking Patent Attorneys or Agents with a background in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related fields (background in Optics is a plus). Applicants should have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm, and experience drafting patent applications is preferred. Positions involve all aspects of patent prosecution, with opportunities for increasing levels of responsibility and movement into other areas of our IP practice. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Email cover letter and resume hr@oliff.com. EOE.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

logoScheinberg & Associates, PC is a three attorney firm providing quality legal services related to the protection of intellectual property. Based in beautiful Austin, TX, we represent large and small clients throughout the United States. The majority of our practice is directed at preparing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications. We are looking for a senior associate or partner level attorney to help with our current work load and to help us expand.

We provide an informal work environment but insist on the highest standards in our work product. We work in diverse areas of microscopy products, nano technology, and mechanical systems. We believe that our relatively small size allows us to provide a more personal service to the client and inventors. As part of our team you will be working with a diverse group of clients and staff with a closer relationship than the typical large firm. We strive to provide real value to the client to earn our fees.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ or Advanced degree in Physics, Chemistry or Engineering a plus. (A broad scientific background with the willingness and ability to learn new technologies rapidly are more important to us than the field of your degree.)
  • Must be registered and in good standing with the USPTO.
  • 3+ years of IP law with a substantial patent preparation and prosecution experience.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
  • The ability to identify and clearly explain differences between an invention and prior art.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with U.S. and Foreign filing requirements.
  • Experience as an Examiner at the USPTO, a plus.
  • Excellent client management skills.
  • Preferably located within the central Texas Area.

The ideal candidate will be those that are highly motivated, team players and that provide high-level quality work products with a proven record of success in the patent field.

Contact
Qualified applicants should send or e-mail a cover letter, resume/CV, writing sample of a patent application and a response to Office Action, and transcript to:

Scheinberg & Associates, PC
PO Box 164140
Austin, TX 78716-4140

www.scheinbergip.com
sapchr@scheinbergip.com

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

Patent Attorney / Agent – San Francisco, Calif.

Tucker Ellis LLP is seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to join its intellectual property practice. The position will be based in San Francisco.

Our practice spans several offices nationwide, and is distinguished by our ability to work in the most technologically intensive areas of science and engineering. The quality of our services is reflected by the long-term relationships we have established with our clients, and the high-quality intellectual property portfolios we have developed for those clients. The position offers the opportunity for a person with a strong technical background, and excellent communication skills, to develop a rewarding career in intellectual property.

Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in preparing and prosecuting software-related patents.  Attorney candidates should be licensed to practice in California.

Additional requirements include a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics; and a solid understanding of computer architectures and programming languages.

Contact
For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to Larry Canziani: larry.canziani@tuckerellis.com.

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

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

Finch & Maloney PLLC Finch & Maloney PLLCis currently seeking lateral associates and patent agents with electrical engineering, computer science, physics, and chemistry degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is conveniently located approximately a one hour drive from the White Mountains, ocean beaches, and Boston.  All positions require USPTO registration, state bar (optional for agents), and a minimum of 2 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred.  Semiconductor process experience is a major plus.  Say goodbye to your long commute, and join us to work with experienced attorneys and exciting technology in a client-focused and collegial environment.

Contact
Please click HERE to apply.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Waltham, Mass.

Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C.Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C., a respected corporate and IP law firm, is seeking a mid-level to senior Patent Attorney with substantial experience (4-7 years) in patent prosecution and client counseling in biotechnology-related fields to join our successful and growing patent practice. Experience in IP due diligence a plus. Candidate should have strong qualifications in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, immunology and/or cell biology; advanced degree preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

The successful candidate will: be highly organized and able to multi-task to complete projects on time; respond well to constructive feedback and work well under pressure; have the ability to learn new technologies quickly; and have excellent interpersonal skills.  Sophisticated and challenging work in a genuinely pleasant environment.

Contact

Send résumé to:
David J. Ludwick, Executive Director
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C.
230 Third Avenue, 4th Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
Email: dludwick@mbbp.com

Principals only. EOE.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Telecommuting

Hauptman & Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks experienced candidates for its patent prosecution practice due to its rapid growth.  Capability in all aspects of semiconductor and circuit technology is a must.  Versatility in other technical areas is a plus.

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

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

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute

Trademark, Copyright & Media Associate – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

The Denver office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has a position available for immediate filling in the trademark, copyrights, media, and brand protection group.  Our dynamic and growing practice is looking for an associate with 2-4 years of hands-on experience in brand management, portfolio management, and trademark clearance, counseling, and prosecution.  Our clients include internationally known casino and gaming companies, recognizable cosmetic and food and beverage brands, and pet industry mainstays.  This availability presents the right candidate with the opportunity to grow as a trademark attorney in a fast-paced environment working closely with our current team of specialists and the decision-makers at our clients.  The ideal candidate will have significant experience with USPTO prosecution, strategy, and day-to-day management of trademark portfolios as well as a familiarity with advertising, marketing and promotions matters.  Our IP department seeks individuals who are motivated to succeed, pay close attention to detail, and have strong communication skills.  We place heavy emphasis on the ability to thrive in a collegial and collaborative atmosphere and offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Contact
Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume, references, writing sample, and transcripts to Jamie Olberding, Director of Attorney Recruiting and Integration, at jolberding@bhfs.com. EOE

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

Patent Attorney / Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Jose, Calif.

PRECISION IP, a premier IP law firm in Silicon Valley is looking for patent attorneys and patent agents with CS/EE backgrounds to serve the patent prosecution needs of the largest Fortune 100 Silicon Valley companies.

HIGHLY COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION: Base salary is 33% to 60% of total fees billed without any minimum billable hour requirements (work part time or full time), plus bonuses up to 15% of base salary.

FLEXIBLE WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work in our San Jose downtown high-rise office building or telecommute from anywhere in the San Francisco bay area. Invention disclosure meetings and strategy discussion meetings must be attended in-person.

Precision IP
www.PrecisionIP.com
84 W. Santa Clara St., Suite 680
San Jose, CA 95113

Contact
APPLY NOW: To apply, please email your resume and publication numbers of (2) patent application writing samples to Careers@PrecisionIP.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

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

Patent Attorney/Agent/Engineer – Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

Gazdzinski & Associates,Gazdzinski & Associates a growing full-service intellectual property law firm, is seeking a technical specialist to join an expanding patent prosecution team. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits; and we welcome resumes from attorneys, patent agents, and/or engineers having 3 - 6 yrs of experience. The ideal candidates are highly driven, team players, and motivated to provide a top-quality work product.

Eligibility and Requirements: Applicants must have a technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics. Experience in IPR proceedings and wireless technology is a plus. Applicants must be registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and have between 3 and 6 yrs of patent prosecution experience.

Responsibilities: Patent Application preparation/drafting, responding to office actions and general patent prosecution work, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects.

Contact
Interested candidates are encouraged to reply with a resume, cover letter, salary history, and a writing sample to: recruiting@gazpat.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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

Faculty – Texas A&M Univ. School of Law – Fort Worth, Texas

logoTEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW in Fort Worth, Texas seeks to expand its top-ranked intellectual property law program by hiring a full-time faculty candidate with expertise in one or more areas of intellectual property practice for a contract, tenure-track, or tenured clinical position, with rank dependent on qualifications and experience.  The responsibilities will include teaching in and providing supervision of clinics that support the work of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property (CLIP).  CLIP affiliated clinics include the IP and Technology Law Clinic, which has both trademark and patent programs, and the Entrepreneurship Clinic.

Candidates must have a J.D. degree or its equivalent. The successful candidate also will have a strong background in one or more areas of intellectual property practice, including patent, trademark, and/or copyright law.  Preference will be given to those with demonstrated outstanding practice experience and classroom teaching skills. Candidates seeking a tenure or tenure track appointment must have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement.

Texas A&M University is a tier-one research institution and American Association of Universities member. The university consists of 16 colleges and schools that collectively rank among the top 20 higher education institutions nationwide in terms of research and development expenditures. As part of its commitment to continue building on its tradition of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and public service, Texas A&M acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013. Since that time, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid budgets, while shrinking the class size; hired eighteen new faculty members, including twelve prominent lateral hires; improved its physical facility; and substantially increased its career services, admissions, and student services staff.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas A&M welcomes applications from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will enhance the rich diversity of the university’s academic community.

Contact
Applicants should email a résumé and cover letter indicating research and teaching interests to Professor Gabriel Eckstein, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at appointments@law.tamu.edu. Alternatively, résumés can be mailed to Professor Eckstein at Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509.​

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Employer Type: Education
Job Location: Fort Worth, Texas

IP Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Lafayette, Calif.

logoTired of the salt mines?  Looking for a challenging environment to apply your big firm skills? Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren LLP, an intellectual property boutique firm located in the San Francisco East Bay, seeks highly motivated associate for national IP litigation practice.  Candidates should have 3-5 years of IP litigation experience and a desire to assume major day-to-day case handling responsibilities; PTO license and/or technical background a plus.  Re-exam or IPR experience a plus.

Contact
Email resumes to ds5607502@gmail.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Lafayette, California

Patent Associate Attorney – Law Firm – Indianapolis, In.

logoBose McKinney & Evans LLP seeks a patent attorney to join its Intellectual Property Group in Indianapolis. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 yrs. experience in a general practice firm or patent boutique and a chemical or electrical engineer undergraduate degree. Professional work environment, competitive compensation, flexible billable hours and excellent benefit package.

Contact
Please send cover letter and resume (including undergraduate and law school transcripts) to jobs@boselaw.com. No phone calls please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Chicago office. The Patent Attorney must have at least four years of patent prosecution and client counseling experience.

Our ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree (preferably a Ph.D.) with extensive experience in the biological, chemical, physical, life, medical, and/or pharmaceutical sciences. Admission to the USPTO is required. The candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, ability to communicate clearly with clients, and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing life sciences and chemical practice with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.

To be considered, a candidate must have excellent academic credentials. The Patent Attorney must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school, and be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter,  writing sample, resume, law school transcript, graduate degree transcipt (if appropriate), and undergraduate transcript.

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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran or military status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this link: http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReApplicantEmail.aspx?Tag=7AF8F875875A46FE9D21D2CBAB65A7E8

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

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 that includes a base salary with a formula-based quarterly bonus. Our firm has a substantial volume of work that provides an attorney or agent exceptional opportunities for career growth.

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

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible Location

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash. or Salt Lake City, Utah

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a Patent Agent in their Salt Lake City or Seattle office.  This Patent Agent will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent prosecution projects.  Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Two to four years of patent agent experience is required, and we strongly prefer USPTO admitted candidates who have a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. We will also consider candidates who have a B.S. in Engineering with a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, or a B.S. degree in Engineering with relevant technical Electrical Engineering work experience. Please note that we are not seeking candidates with a B.S. degree in Biology or Chemistry.  Strong academic performance (top third of class) is required.  Applicants with Japanese language proficiency are strongly encouraged to apply.

In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit a patent prosecution writing sample.

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.

Contact
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the ‘Careers’ section of the Dorsey website at www.Dorsey.com 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 612-492-5186.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C.Fiala & 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.

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote

Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. provides intellectual property services to corporations 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.

Intellectual Property Associate – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

logoHusch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Chicago office for an Intellectual Property Associate with two to three years of experience. The ideal candidate will have an electrical engineering degree, be registered with the USPTO, and have one to two years of experience prosecuting patent applications.

The candidate must have working knowledge of domestic and foreign patent matters. This includes, but is not limited to, proficiency in drafting and filing patent applications with the USPTO and abroad, responding to office actions, and working with foreign associates on international patent applications.

The candidate must have an excellent academic record, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a team, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action.

Candidates should have an Illinois bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.

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 and resume through our online application process (www.huschblackwell.com/careers).

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

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

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.

Contact
To provide consulting services to GTT Group, please respond by email to: consultant@gttgrp.com. 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)

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

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

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

If you have the experience and desire to draft and prosecute high quality patent applications, you’ll fit right in.

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

You will be telecommuting, giving you the opportunity to live and work from anywhere you want in Washington State or Texas.  Live the lifestyle you want, without the traffic jams.

Full-time positions are available for candidates with different experience levels including lateral associate, of counsel, and partner level.

During the interview process candidates will have the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise.

Please, no recruiters or placement agencies.

Due to the large number of responses, we are only able to respond to those applicants who meet at least the following qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of experience drafting and prosecuting patents in the USPTO.
  • 2+ years of (non-legal) industry/work experience is preferred.
  • Successful candidates typically have personally drafted more than 30 patent applications in the past two years.
  • USPTO Registration Number in good standing.
  • Attorneys must have J.D. and membership in good standing with at least one state bar.
  • Candidate should be fit to receive a Top Secret clearance (or equivalent) involving a comprehensive background and other checks.
  • Ability to identify effective methods of protecting intellectual property created from software, hardware, and internet related products and services.
  • This is full time employment, not a contractor position.  If you have existing clients, we can discuss the possibility of transferring them.

Contact
To apply, please send your resume, transcripts, and at least two recent publicly available samples of your work via email to candidate@lindauerip.com.

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

Dean – Univ. of New Hampshire School of Law – Durham, N.H.

logoThe University of New Hampshire invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

The only law school in New Hampshire, the UNH School of Law is a national leader in intellectual property law and practice-ready curricula with a commitment to inclusion, diversity and quality engagement for all.  The School is ranked number five in intellectual property law and has been among the top ten IP law schools for 25 consecutive years.  Overall, UNH Law jumped 55 positions in the US News rankings in the past three years – an unprecedented rise among law schools.  UNH Law was founded as the Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1973 in the state capital of Concord.  In 2010, the University of New Hampshire and Franklin Pierce agreed to affiliate and eventually merge, resulting in the UNH School of Law. More information about the School of Law may be found at www.law.unh.edu.

The University of New Hampshire School of Law is an intimate, innovative law school, committed to developing students who enjoy challenging dialogue from the first moments of orientation, embrace practice-based learning, and stand ready to join the ranks of alumni who are global leaders in intellectual property, general practice, public interest and social justice, and commerce and technology.

Throughout its history, UNH Law has been a global leader in innovative legal education.  Students study in a close-knit, cooperative environment. The curriculum emphasizes an intensive, practice-based approach involving many opportunities for hands-on learning. With a highly productive and engaged full-time faculty of 28 and a student:faculty ratio of 12:1, the School of Law serves 253 students from 31 states and 11 countries across the globe, offering JD, LLM, and Masters degrees, certificates, dual degrees and joint degrees.  The school has the third highest placement rate among New England law schools for graduates in non-school funded, bar-required positions. Approximately 97% of the Class of 2015 enrolls in a live-client clinic or completes a legal residency.

The UNH School of Law celebrates over 5,700 alumni currently practicing in over 80 countries who are providing global leadership in the areas of intellectual property, general practice, public policy, commerce and technology.  International graduates from Afghanistan to Zambia comprise almost 15 percent of the alumni population, over half of whom practice in the East Asian countries of South Korea, Taiwan and China.  Alumni from the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property have a distinctive presence in senior leadership positions in IP-centric markets in all major east and west coast population centers.

UNH Law features specialized programs that blend innovative legal scholarship, dynamic teaching and hands-on professional development:

  • The Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property Law
  • The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Service
  • The Daniel Webster Scholar Program
  • The UNH Law Legal Residency Program
  • The Sports and Entertainment Law Institute
  • The Health Law and Policy Program
  • The UNH Law Clinics

UNH is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.  The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students.  The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.  Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Contact
Applications, nominations and inquiries may be directed in confidence to Lucy A. Leske or Sheila Murphy, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting UNH Law with this search, at UNHLawDean@wittkieffer.com.  Electronic submissions are required and should include a letter of interest, current resume, and a list of at least five references with contact information.  Application review will begin on September 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Employer Type: Education
Job Location: Durham, New Hampshire

Patent Search Associate – Small Corporation – Pasadena, Calif. / Atlanta, Ga. / Remote

logoSherman Patent Search Group (SPSG), a premier US-based patent search firm boutique, is currently seeking a patent search associate with a strong background in chemistry (both organic and inorganic chemistry). Prior chemistry-focused IP experience as an Examiner, or patent searcher is required - including experience in FTO, invalidity, and patentability searching. We have offices in both Pasadena, CA and Atlanta, GA - however remote work will be considered for experienced candidates. Ability and experience to take on technologies outside of chemistry is also required (e.g. simple mechanical inventions, etc.).

SPSG is a 100% US-based, rapidly-growing patent search firm. We serve some of the largest law firms, universities, and Fortune 500 companies in the world. Our team is truly our strongest asset. We combine our powerful backgrounds in IP (former Examiners, patent prosecutors, and patent litigators) with our sought-after technical acumen, and focus on maximizing quality and usefulness of search results while keeping our costs exceptionally competitive.

Contact
To apply, please email info@shermanpatentsearch.com.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Pasadena, California; Atlanta, Georgia; or remote