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

Morris & Kamlay LLP, Morris & Kamlay, LLP is seeking registered Patent Attorneys with the following requirements:

  • At least three years experience in patent preparation and prosecution
  • A degree or equivalent experience in one or more of:
    • electrical engineering
    • computer science
    • computer engineering
    • physics

Salaries are competitive with the DC market.

Morris & Kamlay is a relatively young law firm. Our attorneys and support staff are conscientious and are dedicated to doing excellent work for our clients. Although we take our work seriously, our office environment is friendly and relaxed.

Contact
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to careers@morriskamlay.com.

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

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Cincinnati, Ohio

Baker & Hostetler LLP BakerHostetleris one of the nation’s largest and most respected law firms with more than 800 attorneys and 14 offices.  We have an immediate opportunity in our Cincinnati office for a patent attorney or a patent agent with 1 or more years of experience in patent prosecution work.  The ideal candidate would have a technical degree and background in mechanical or electrical with superior academics and solid prior law firm or in-house experience.  We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Contact
Please e-mail resume to knickolas@bakerlaw.com. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Patent Prosecution Attorney – Law Firm – Menlo Park, Calif.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP seeks an associate-level candidate with a technical ‎background in electrical engineering or equivalent (bachelor’s degree or higher from an ‎accredited college/university) as well as a law degree from an ABA-accredited law ‎school.  Candidate should have three to five years of experience in patent prosecution in ‎a law firm or in-house; industry experience is a plus.

Responsibilities include: review ‎invention disclosures, prepare and prosecute patent applications, analyze patent ‎portfolios, perform due diligence, patent validity and infringement analyses, and ‎coordinate international patent prosecution activities.  Candidate may be called upon to ‎provide patent litigation support as needed as well as be involved in contested ‎proceedings (inter partes review and covered-business method proceedings before the ‎Patent Trial and Appeal Board).  The ideal candidate should also have excellent ‎communication (verbal and written) and time management skills.   Must be admitted ‎before the US Patent & Trademark Office; California Bar admission is preferred.  ‎

Lewis Roca Rothgerber encourages a supportive, congenial work environment that ‎enables its professional management team and administrative staff to become integral ‎parts of your practice.  We offer qualified candidates a competitive salary ‎commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.   ‎

Contact
If you are interested in making Lewis Roca Rothgerber a part of your future, please send ‎your resume to Mary W. Kiley, Director of Lawyer Recruitment, at ‎Recruiting@LRRLaw.com.‎ Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate ‎on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ‎color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, a serious ‎medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by ‎federal, state or local law. ‎

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Menlo Park, California

Lewis Roca Rothgerber has 250 lawyers with a broad range of legal expertise ‎throughout California, the Rocky Mountains, and the Southwestern United States and is ‎committed to helping local and national clients face a myriad of legal challenges. Lewis ‎Roca Rothgerber works closely with clients from the earliest stages of their technical ‎development, offering valuable advice about how to protect their inventions and ideas ‎in view of business strategies.‎

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

Greer Burns & Crain Ltd., Greer Burns & Crain Ltd.a mid-sized IP firm in downtown Chicago, is seeking a patent attorney with at least five years of patent prosecution and IP agreement experience. An undergraduate degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will handle patent preparation and prosecution, draft various types of IP agreements, and counsel clients ranging in size from FORTUNE 500 companies to start-ups.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, full benefits package, business development support, and partnership track opportunities. Successful candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage a full patent prep and pros docket.  Registration before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required.  Portables are a plus, but not essential.

Contact
Apply by emailing Amy Ziegler at: aziegler@gbclaw.net.

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

IP Attorney (Electrical Mechanical) – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. (RMSC), an Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C.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 prosecuting mechanical and electrical applications as well as 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.

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@rmsclaw.com, and please visit our Website: www.rmsclaw.com. RMSC is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation will be discussed at time of interview.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Washington, D.C. and Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLCis seeking highly motivated patent attorneys with at least 2 years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution, as well as a degree in electrical engineering or computer science.  The ideal candidate will have experience in image sensor, semiconductor, electrical circuits, display, and/or signal processing technology.  The position entails patent preparation and prosecution, as well as various analyses related to enforcing and defending patents on behalf of existing clients.  Positions are available in our Washington, DC and Bloomfield Hills, MI offices.

Contact
Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to ddr@raderfishman.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C. and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Founded in 1996, Rader, Fishman & Grauer is a full-service intellectual property law firm with offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Washington, DC. Our attorneys provide intellectual property services and counseling for multinational corporations and emerging enterprises in a wide variety of industries around the world. Rader, Fishman & Grauer attorneys regularly engage in all areas of domestic and foreign IP practice, litigation, licensing and intellectual asset management.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for 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, San Francisco 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.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; San Francisco, California; or Austin, Texas

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 110 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Cary, N.C.

Withrow & Terranova, PLLCWithrow & Terranova, PLLC, a mid-size Intellectual Property Law Firm located in Cary, North Carolina in close proximity to Research Triangle Park, is seeking a highly qualified registered Patent Attorneys or Patent Agents that possess at least a Bachelor’s level degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science and 0-3 years of patent application preparation and prosecution experience.  The successful candidate will assist in patent application preparation and prosecution, and other related IP matters.  The successful candidate should also have a desire for substantial client interaction and involvement in key IP tasks and growth opportunities.

Contact
To inquire, please send your resume and writing sample to recruiting@wt-ip.com.

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

Withrow & Terranova, PLLC is a mid-size patent boutique with a focus on electronic, telecommunication, semiconductor, software, biomedical, and mechanical technologies. Our clients range from industry leading Fortune 500 companies to the nation’s top research universities to promising startup companies. We are located in close proximity to Research Triangle Park and serve clients throughout the United States and the world. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.wt-ip.com.

IP Associate – Law Firm – Reston, Va.

Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C.is looking for a junior or mid-level patent prosecution associate with an electrical engineering or computer-science/engineering background.  The firm is looking to involve the junior or mid-level associate in all aspects of patent prosecution.  Thorough training will be provided.  Responsibilities for this position include preparing and prosecuting patent applications, conducting validity and infringement studies, and assisting in pre-litigation and litigation matters when called upon.  The ideal candidate has a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science, and excellent academic credentials and writing skills.  This candidate preferably has one or more years of experience in patent prosecution, either practicing at a firm or as an Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  The candidate must be registered or eligible to register to practice before the United States and Trademark Office.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. is an established Northern Virginia-based IP boutique with a wide-range of domestic and international clientele.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: resumes@gbpatent.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Reston, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Mahwah, N.J. (Updated)

Maquet Maquet is seeking a Patent Attorney who will report directly to the General Counsel and will provide patent drafting and prosecution services, assuring protection of the company’s legal rights and ability to market and sell its products, and review and draft contracts for the company (both general business related and intellectual property related).

Requirements

  • Patent prosecution, including the preparation, filing, and prosecution of new patent applications.
  • Draft and review business contracts, including supply and manufacturing agreements, purchase agreements, licenses, etc.
  • Supporting counsel in the preparation of intellectual property related legal opinions on issues such as freedom to operate, ownership, infringement, and validity.
  • Supporting patent related due diligence in commercial transactions such as acquisitions, divestitures, and licensing.
  • Communicate effectively with R&D on patent matters.

Background Experience

  • Admitted to the Bar (NJ or NY preferred).
  • Undergraduate degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or physics strongly preferred.
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
  • A minimum of three year's patent prosecution experience. Experience reviewing and drafting contracts is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with patent related case law and have experience in analyzing the patentability of inventions and the validity of patents, and drafting related opinions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all levels within business clients, and with multinational personnel from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and locations.
  • Be highly motivated, with the ability to pro-actively organize a heavy workload and demonstrate excellent analytical abilities.
  • A flexible and proactive approach to problems and demands, with the ability to thrive on challenge and react quickly and positively to a fast-moving and challenging environment.
  • A record of providing legal services in a timely, accurate, and professional manner.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=2398&company=Getinge&username=. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. MAQUET is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Mahwah, New Jersey

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Manchester, N.H. (Updated)

Finch & Maloney PLLC Finch & Maloney PLLCseeks lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, and physics degrees for its rapidly expanding patent prosecution practice. All positions require USPTO registration, state bar, and a minimum of 3 years patent prosecution experience. The firm is located on the river in the millyard of Manchester NH. Associates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: recruiting@finchmaloney.com.

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

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Osaka, Japan

Shinjyu Global IP, Shinjyu Global IPa member of United GIPs, is seeking a patent attorney or a patent agent to join our office in Osaka, Japan.  We are a patent prosecution firm, and provide a collegial environment, flexible working hours, and encourage professional growth and development.  We are seeking a patent attorney or a patent agent to fill a full time US patent prosecution position.  This position will provide the opportunity to work on a wide variety of patent preparation and prosecution matters, directly interact with Japanese clients and Japanese patent attorneys, and receive personal recognition for your work.  All work will be conducted in English, though Japanese language abilities are a plus.

Required

  • The ability to work independently with little direction, and as a member of a team with Japanese patent attorneys.
  • Must be a US citizen, and be registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Preference given to

  • A strong background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and / or physics; though other technical backgrounds will be considered.
  • 2 or more years of experience.
  • A background as a Patent Examiner at the USPTO.
  • Japanese language skills.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: recruit@giplaw-osaka.co.jp.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Osaka, Japan

Junior Associate / Patent Agent / Technical Advisor – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLPChicago intellectual property law firm, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert and Berghoff LLP (MBHB), seeks:

• Junior Associates with a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.  The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications.  Associates should be registered to practice with the USPTO.
• Technical Advisors, Patent Agents or candidates for undergraduate, masters or Ph.D. degrees in the disciplines listed above.

Contact
To apply, please visit MBHB’s website at www.mbhb.com and visit the Recruiting section to submit your resume & applicable transcripts online.

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

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

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C., Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.a premier intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C., is seeking an experienced patent agent to join its patent practice in the electrical/computer fields of technology.  This position will provide the opportunity to work on a wide variety of patent preparation and prosecution matters in the electrical and computer arts with quality domestic and foreign clients.  The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science and have 2 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Superior academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.  Competitive salary and benefits.

Contact
To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample to Ms. Halle Sabo Kraus, Recruiting & Human Resources Manager, by email to recruiting@rfem.com or by fax to 202-783-6031. Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C., Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.a premier intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C., is seeking an experienced patent attorney.  This position will provide the opportunity to work on a wide variety of patent prosecution, opinion, litigation and counseling matters in the mechanical field with quality domestic and foreign clients.  The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in mechanical engineering and have 3 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Superior academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.  Competitive salary and benefits.

Contact
To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample to Ms. Halle Sabo Kraus, Recruiting & Human Resources Manager, by email to recruiting@rfem.com or by fax to 202-783-6031. Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLPThe San Francisco office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a patent prosecution lawyer with a minimum of four years’ legal experience in the fields of electronics, software, networking and related fields to join our IP/Patent team, or one to four years’ legal experience coupled with commensurate industry experience.  Qualified applicants will have a JD degree and be a member of the California State Bar; have a BS degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related discipline; have experience working as a patent prosecution attorney (in-house or outside counsel); a strong work ethic; comfort with complex technology; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Davis Wright Tremaine believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is Davis Wright Tremaine's policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to an employee's race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law.

Contact
Please upload a cover letter addressed to Dan DiResta, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, resume, a copy of your law school transcript, and a brief writing sample, through our Self Apply site: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Associate-Lateral-Lawyers/.

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

Associate – Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

Clements Bernard PLLC Clements Bernard PLLCis seeking 1-2 associates for its Charlotte, NC office.  Candidates should possess a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.  Graduate degree a plus, but not required.  2-5 years of experience preferred, but not required.  Ability to sit for NC bar required.  The position will be with the Firm’s electrical/mechanical prosecution section.

Contact
Apply by emailing Lawrence Baratta at: lbaratta@worldpatents.com.

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

Clements Bernard PLLC is a boutique Intellectual Property law firm located in Charlotte, NC and the Firm is undergoing significant growth. The Firm’s primarily focus is patent and trademark prosecution for large, multinational corporations and emerging start-up enterprises. Attorneys at all levels work directly with the Firm’s clients and career development is a key focus of the Firm.

Patent Scientist – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif.

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLPKnobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP is seeking a Patent Scientist to work in its San Francisco office. We provide an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. Candidates will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate with the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Each client brings novel and diverse technologies to our firm. Therefore, the candidate will learn about a variety of new technologies, learn to identify inventive features, learn to describe the inventions, and learn to convince the Patent Office to allow a patent for the technology. The position also requires a candidate to possess the ability to explain and describe new technologies in a way that is concise and descriptive.

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Reviewing new client technologies to determine potentially patentable features.
  2. Creating technical diagrams and drawings that describe the invention.
  3. Writing patent applications with clarity and technical accuracy.
  4. Reviewing issued patents.

To be successful in this position the candidate must be a strong communicator, both written and oral. The candidate must be able to work independently, with a large amount of working freedom.

Education and Experience

  • Ph.D. degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or Molecular Biology is required.
  • One to two years of patent prosecution experience is required.
  • Must be independently motivated to succeed and measure success on a team level.
  • Qualified candidates will possess exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Registration with the US Patent & Trademark Office.

Status: Exempt
Location: San Francisco

Contact
Qualified applicants may apply online at http://knobbe.com/careers/job/1338. EOE/AA

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

Associate Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Patterson & Sheridan, LLP Patterson & Sheridan, LLPseeks an IP attorney with a strong understanding of mechanical engineering and at least 2-3 years of patent law experience, including patent preparation and prosecution, and drafting claims, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions.

Patterson + Sheridan is a mid-sized intellectual property law firm with offices in Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Greensboro, NC, Shrewsbury, NJ and Palo Alto, CA. We offer location flexibility and the opportunity to grow and develop as a professional. Patterson + Sheridan is a client-centered collaborative workplace.  Although individual achievements are recognized and highly praised, we never forget that we are a team. Success at Patterson + Sheridan is judged largely by how much you help others succeed.

As an attorney at Patterson + Sheridan you will receive solid training and opportunities for professional growth in the various technologies represented by our clients.   We believe that associates should have client contact and opportunities to see first-hand how large innovative companies, as well as pioneering start-ups, develop products and technologies that are literally changing the world.  You can expect to take invention disclosures from inventors, draft specifications with minimal supervision, and generate claims requiring only moderate review.  We offer a career progression and opportunities to develop leadership and client relationship skills.  Each year in the professional life of a Patterson & Sheridan associate brings a wider and deeper development of expertise, designed to increase your value to our clients and to our firm.

Contact
If you are interested in hearing more about Patterson + Sheridan, our training, our culture and our extensive reach and experience in technologies that are changing the world, send your resume, cover letter addressed to the Recruiting Partner, undergraduate and law school transcripts, and a to: recruiter@pattersonsheridan.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Greensboro, North Carolina; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; and Palo Alto, California

Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Multiple Locations

Hewlett-Packard Company Hp has an opening for a Patent Counsel. Preferred locations for this position are Herndon, Virginia; Houston or Plano, Texas; Palo Alto, California; Downers Grove, Illinois; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey; Vancouver, Washington; and Boise, Idaho.

The Patent Development Group in HP's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) manages one of the largest patent portfolios in the world, which covers a wide range of technologies including PCs, printers, servers, storage, networking, enterprise software, enterprise services, and technologies originating in HP Labs.  The successful candidate for the Patent Counsel position will support the Patent Development Group's efforts to build and maintain a high quality patent portfolio that furthers the goals of HP's dynamic business.  In particular, the successful candidate will be responsible for personally drafting and prosecuting strategic, high quality patent applications, while supporting the department in a number of other activities critical for its success.  This position will offer significant promotional opportunities throughout the OGC and the chance to build a career with HP as an IP attorney.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate's responsibilities in the Patent Counsel role are expected to include the following:

  • Managing highly strategic patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by collaborating directly with colleagues in HP's inventor community, personally drafting and prosecuting high quality patent applications for strategically important inventions, and interacting with worldwide patent offices to secure valuable patent coverage
  • Actively participating in HP's invention disclosure review process to help ensure that HP's best inventions are identified and patented
  • Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to HP and to formulate a global filing strategy
  • Assisting patent portfolio managers with analysis of HP's patent portfolio, including preparation of claim charts
  • Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for promotional opportunities
  • Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters
  • Travel is in accordance with business needs and should be less than 5% of the time, most typically to other HP locations in the U.S.

The successful candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications and abilities:

  • A BS degree and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science
  • A JD degree from an accredited university and admission to a state bar
  • Admission to the USPTO
  • 1-6 years experience as a patent attorney
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Preference for candidates who have personally drafted at least 10 patent applications
  • Ability to work with clients in a team-oriented partnership to help them arrive at elegant solutions to their problems
  • Flexibility to accept new and different challenges in a fast paced, high tech environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • A positive attitude, creative spirit, passion for IP law, and strong motivation to excel

Contact
Apply by emailing Robbin Falcone at: to robbin.falcone@hp.com. Please attach a resume, cover letter, and a recent writing sample, such as a published patent application and/or published Office Action response.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Herndon, Virginia; Houston or Plano, Texas; Palo Alto, California; Downers Grove, Illinois; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey; Vancouver, Washington; and Boise, Idaho

HP is an innovative, dynamic company with a rich past and a promising future. Started in a Palo Alto garage by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard as a company that made audio frequency oscillators, HP has continuously reinvented itself. Today, HP is one of the world's leading technology companies and provides printing and personal computing products, IT and Cloud services, and hardware and software solutions for the next generation of IT infrastructure.

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

NSIP LAW NSIP LAWis seeking resumes from patent attorneys or patent agents interested in joining our team. We welcome resumes from all levels of experience including those with experience as a senior associate, of counsel, and/or a partner. We also welcome resumes from candidates with USPTO experience. For candidates with significant amounts of experience, although portable business is welcome, it is not required.

Our ideal candidates will have a technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, physics, or other similar technologies recognized by The United States Patent & Trademark Office suitable for registration to practice before The United States Patent & Trademark Office. Experience in wireless technology is a plus. The ideal candidates are highly driven, team players, and motivated to provide top-quality work products for the firm and the firm’s clients. At least two years of experience is preferred.

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.

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

NSIP LAW is a prospering boutique intellectual property law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. Our practice has consistently grown over the years. We have also benefited from a low turn-around rate and a culture that promotes respect and a balanced lifestyle. NSIP Law offers a competitive salary with the rare opportunity to grow along with our dynamic group and to be active participants in our practice.

Patent Search Analyst – Small Corporation – Evanston, Ill. (or telecommute)

Cardinal Intellectual Property Cardinal IPis seeking Patent Search Analysts to add to our team. Patent Search Analysts are responsible for conducting patentability, infringement, validity, freedom to operate, clearance, and landscape searches for our private clients, as well as performing search work through our government contract and rendering opinions* based on the search results. This role is free to work from home or a remote office.

*Please note: these opinions are not legal opinions. Cardinal IP is a legal services company, not a law firm.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently conduct patentability, validity, infringement, freedom to operate, clearance and landscape searches
  • Prepare written opinions based on search results for Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Applications

Education and Experience

  • In the following technical areas a minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required: Computer and Information Sciences; Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences
  • In the areas of Biotechnology and/or Chemistry a minimum of a Masters Degree is required (PhD and/or JD preferred)
  • Current high need areas are in the Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical, and Computer arts.
  • JD is a plus, but not required
  • Prior art searching experience is a major plus
  • Proficiency in database searching
  • Excellent attention to details, analytical and critical thinking, proof-reading abilities, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively alone

It is the policy of CIP to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or local statute or ordinance.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://www.cardinal-ip.com/about-us/careers/job-listings/apply/1300/.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Evanston, Illinois (or telecommute)

Cardinal Intellectual Property (CIP) is an Intellectual Property Services Company. Our staff includes scientists, patent agents, attorneys, and former patent examiners who conduct thorough, in-depth patent research and analysis. We also provide intellectual property monitoring services for docketing, trademarks and copyrights, competitive intelligence, litigation and licensing. Our offices are located in Evanston, only a few blocks from Northwestern's campus. You can visit our website, www.cardinal-ip.com, for more information. We currently employ over 100 scientific and legal professionals to conduct patent searches and analyses, working remotely via a secure Virtual Private Network-based extranet. The company culture is creative, fast-paced and focused on massive growth. We work to foster an environment that promotes growth, appreciates diversity of thought, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Detroit, Mich.

Cantor Colburn LLPCantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, is seeking a patent associate for work in the electrical or mechanical arts to work in the firm’s Detroit (Troy), Michigan office.

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

The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in electrical or mechanical engineering and excellent communication skills, particularly writing skills. It is desirable for the candidate to have two to five years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and to have drafted more than 20 patent applications and prosecuted applications both in the U.S. and overseas.   Excellent academic credentials are required.

Contact
Please send resume, cover letter, and work sample to careers@cantorcolburn.com. No calls, please. Cantor Colburn LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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

In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 10th in the country for patents and #24 for trademarks. The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the United States and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high-tech start-ups and universities.