Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Syracuse, N.Y.

Burr & Brown, PLLC, a Syracuse, New York Law Firm seeks experienced patent attorneys or patent agents to handle foreign-based patent prosecution. Candidates must have substantial experience prosecuting cases before the USPTO.

After practicing IP law in the Washington DC area for more than fifteen years, the partners moved their practices to the more family-oriented atmosphere of upstate New York. Since founding the firm in 2000, our practice has tripled in size and our client base continues to grow. We are looking for qualified patent attorneys or patent agents to assist us in maintaining the current client base and continuing to grow the practice.

The Syracuse area provides very reasonably priced homes, quality public schools and has consistently been recognized as one of the best communities to raise a family.  The opportunities available at our firm are complemented very nicely by the quality of life that upstate New York has to offer, including countless bodies of water, one of the highest number of golf courses per capita in the US, numerous ski areas, Syracuse University athletic events, as well as minor league hockey and minor league baseball teams, all of which provide countless hours of entertainment.

Salary is commensurate with experience level. We offer a 401k Plan with a profit-sharing component funded solely by the firm.

Contact
To apply, please email Melissa Kuczynski at: mkuczynski@burrandbrown.com.

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

Manager of Legal Recruiting – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

Oblon is seeking a Manager of Legal Recruiting who will work with the HR Director, the hiring partners and others to revamp the processes around communicating, sourcing, interviewing/vetting, hiring and on-boarding of new legal professionals (attorney and non-attorney technical professionals).

Solid IP Law Firm Recruiting Experience required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact
To apply, email us at: recruiting@oblon.com. Please - no calls, no recruiters.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia

I.P. Associate – Law Firm – Royal Oak, Mich.

Howard & Howard, a leading Midwest business law firm, is currently seeking a registered Intellectual Property Associate to join our Royal Oak, Michigan office. Our associates demonstrate deep commitment to their own careers, to the Firm's standards and Strongly Held Beliefs, and to the vigorous representation of our clients' interests. In return, Howard & Howard provides an environment in which that commitment is supported and rewarded.

Our firm operates like a business and promotes a culture based on successful business principles. We focus on maintaining low overhead, providing quality service at competitive hourly rates, and compensating our attorneys based on merit. We foster and reward creativity, collaboration, and accomplishment.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year experience with patent law, including patent prosecution, patent drafting, or portfolio management. A bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science is required and an advanced degree in either is a plus. Candidate must be registered to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office and have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Howard & Howard is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefit package.

Contact
Apply online at our website: http://www.howardandhoward.com/en/careers/new-associates.aspx.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Royal Oak, Michigan

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Tysons Corner, Va.

Jones Robb, PLLC Jones Robb, PLLCis seeking full-time registered patent attorneys with 3-5 or more years of relevant experience to work in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, and working on other patent related counseling matters, including opinions and strategic patent portfolio development.

Requirements
Qualified candidates will have the ability to work in a team environment and preferably have technical backgrounds in physics, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, aerospace engineering, and/or electrical engineering. Candidates must also have good academic records, and two or more years of significant experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Ideal candidates also have a post-graduate degree and experience with complex Patent Office proceedings, client counseling with opinion drafting, and/or other related patent practice experience.

Contact
To apply, please email your resume, under- and post-graduate transcripts, and a writing sample to: nancy.peters@jonesrobb.com.

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

Jones Robb is an established patent law firm that offers its professionals the opportunity to work on exciting, diverse technologies and challenging legal issues. Attorneys at all levels work in teams and directly with clients that include Fortune 500 companies as well as privately-owned companies. This allows for self-starting individuals to grow professionally and personally in a collegial and team-oriented setting.

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

The Seattle office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking an associate in patent prosecution to join their Intellectual Property Section. Candidates will need to have 2+ years of patent prosecution experience and be patent bar eligible. A technical background in either Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science is preferred.

Shook offers a solid history and a proven reputation of excellence, with a support team of complex, science-intensive specialists and stellar resources to solidify its strength and leadership in IP prosecution. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a nationally respected law school and an equally impressive undergraduate degree.  No third party submissions please.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://secure.shb.com/legalapply/virecruitselfapply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=8&FilterJobCategoryID=12.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Kansas City, Mo.

The Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking associates in patent prosecution to join their Intellectual Property Section. Candidates will need to have 2+ years of patent prosecution experience and be patent bar eligible. A technical background in either Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science is preferred.

Shook offers a solid history and a proven reputation of excellence, with a support team of complex, science-intensive specialists and stellar resources to solidify its strength and leadership in IP prosecution. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a nationally respected law school and an equally impressive undergraduate degree.  No third party submissions please.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://secure.shb.com/legalapply/virecruitselfapply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=8&FilterJobCategoryID=3.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Gainesville, Fl.

Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk logoseeks a highly qualified individual to prepare, draft, and prosecute patent applications relating to semiconductors, circuits, computer architecture and/or software. This individual will also counsel clients and prepare opinions. Individual should have Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: HR@slepatents.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Gainesville, Florida

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Agent/Attorney with three plus years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical disciplines with substantial experience prosecuting applications in their respective technology fields.  The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience in drafting patent applications preferably in the electrical, computer and/or software related fields, with chemical drafting experience being a plus.

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

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.

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

Patent Agent or Associate – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

The Intellectual Property Department in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a Patent Agent or Associate with more than two years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The position will require development of a broad IP practice and, while the position will focus on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, it will also include counseling clients on a wide variety of IP issues.

Only candidates with a CS or BSEE degree (or equivalent industry or law firm experience) and admitted to practice before the USPTO should apply.

Contact
To apply, please create a profile and upload your cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Sr. Manager, Attorney Recruiting Initiatives, resume, copy of law school transcript, and a brief writing sample at: https://dwtlegal.careers.micronapps.com/job_post.aspx. No Recruiter Submissions Accepted At This Time

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a Patent associate with two to three years of experience for our Seattle office. This associate 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 three years of patent experience is required, and we strongly prefer USPTO admitted candidates who have a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, although candidates who have a B.S. in Computer Science will also be considered. 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.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. 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.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the ‘Careers’ section of the Dorsey website 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.

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

Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif.

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is looking for a Patent Agent with an advanced degree in the biological sciences to join our San Francisco office. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of experience.

Responsibilities
Patent Agents work under the supervision and guidance of associates and partners in our Intellectual Property section and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution, freedom to operate analysis, and due diligence work.

Specific duties include the following:

  • Assess scientific literature, patents and patent application documents, each encompassing a variety of biology fields, including cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, crystallography, and molecular biology, and possibly materials science and multiple chemistry areas, including organic, synthetic, and physical chemistry
  • Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data relating to inventions.  Conduct comprehensive search for scientific articles, patents and patent application documents relevant to the subject of an invention.  Perform in-depth analysis comparing an invention with existing discoveries or inventions.  Identify essential elements, features or components of an invention.
  • Compose patent applications comprising a comprehensive background of the field of an invention, a description of critical features and components of the invention, and a set of claims clearly and distinctly defining the invention
  • Draft responses to rejection of a patent application for an invention from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other worldwide Patent Offices, providing detailed analysis of the scientific or patent references cited in the rejection, assessing the difference between the invention and the citations, and presenting convincing arguments and reasoning why the patent application is to be allowed as a patent
  • Collaborate with colleagues on various projects.  Adapt effectively in different team environment.  Present ideas, reasoning and conclusions in a concise way to colleagues.  Provide insightful feedback and arguments to colleagues on their ideas
  • Work with clients in prosecuting patent applications.  Formulate and ask clients questions essential to clarifying the distinct features or properties of the invention.
  • Investigate and respond promptly to clients’ inquiries about the prosecution of patent applications
  • Work on IP landscapes to identify third party patents and patent applications in a field of interest
  • Assist clients in identifying white space to help shape their research and development plan

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in Biology or Biochemistry
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following scientific fields: biology, cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, crystallography, molecular biology
  • Demonstrated scientific writing ability using proper grammar and vocabulary which also includes the following skills: analyzing and explaining abstract scientific concepts and terms synthesizing a large amount of scientific or technological literature into a systematic and concise description of the state of the art; and  differentiating and describing important differences among related scientific discoveries or technological breakthroughs.
  • Demonstrated skills verbally presenting scientific concepts, terms, and discoveries to wide audiences, including scientists and non-scientists.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://www.mintz.com/careers/current-openings/detail/jobopening/339.

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

Senior Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Flexible Location

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

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

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

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

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

Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Multiple Locations

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has an opening for a Patent Counsel. Preferred locations for this position are Herndon, Virginia; Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey; Palo Alto, California; and Plano, Texas.

The Patent Development Group in HPE’s Office of the General Counsel (OGC) manages one of the largest patent portfolios in the world. Our portfolio covers a wide range of technologies including servers, storage, networking, enterprise software, enterprise services, and technologies originating in Hewlett Packard 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 HPE's dynamic business.  More specifically, 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 unique opportunity will offer significant promotional and rotational opportunities throughout the OGC and the chance to build a career with HPE as an IP attorney.  Successful candidates begin their careers in the Patent Development group and personally design their career path based on their goals and interests.  Future roles can include patent portfolio management in Patent Development, rotations to IP Transactions & Counseling or IP Sales & Licensing, and Director or VP level leadership roles.

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

  • Managing patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by working directly with HPE'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 HPE's invention disclosure review process to help ensure that HPE's best inventions are identified and patented
  • Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to HPE and to formulate a global filing strategy
  • Assisting patent portfolio managers with analysis of HPE's patent portfolio, including preparation of claim charts
  • Collaborating with engineers in invention mining sessions, patent scrubs, and patent education sessions
  • Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for promotional or rotational opportunities
  • Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters

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

  • A B.S. degree and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science
  • A J.D. degree from an accredited university and admission to a state bar
  • Admission to practice before the USPTO
  • 1 to 7 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications
  • 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

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and a recent writing sample, such as a published patent application and/or published Office Action response.

Contact
Please apply by visiting this link: http://h30631.www3.hpe.com/herndon/legal/jobid9783735-patent-counsel-jobs. 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; Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey; Palo Alto, California; and Plano, Texas.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an innovative, dynamic company with a rich past and a promising future. HPE is one of the world's leading technology companies and provides hardware, software, and services for the next generation of information technology.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Costa Mesa, Calif.

Rutan & Tucker has an employment opportunity available for a Patent Agent with patent application drafting experience (minimum 20 applications). This position will be located in the firm’s Costa Mesa office and will assist partners in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice.

Applicants must have at least 3 years experience drafting patent applications and must be familiar with domestic and foreign requirements. Applicants must be registered with the USPTO. EE, ME or technology related degree and familiarity with different technologies including software, electronics and medical devices required.

Prepare patent applications for filing with the USPTO.  Prosecute patent applications. Draft IP related documents. Interact with Firm personnel, clients and foreign counsel.

Contact
Send resume with salary requirements to: dwilliams@rutan.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Costa Mesa, California

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

Arnold & Porter LLP Arnold & Porter LLPhas an opening for a Patent Law Clerk in the Washington, D.C. office.  The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training.  Ideal candidates will be organized; detail-oriented; and able to follow up on instructions independently.  Responsibilities include: preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents; conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments; supporting business development;  managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned.

Candidates should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of organic chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and pharmacy (particularly formulation development) are preferred.  An ability to handle additional technological areas such as the biological sciences is a plus and should be noted in your application.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.

Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable.  Please include a cover letter,  resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

Contact
Apply by visiting this link: http://www.arnoldporter.com/jobs.cfm?u=PatentLawClerkPlant&action=view&id=724. Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

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

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

Arnold & Porter LLP Arnold & Porter LLPhas an opening for a Patent Law Clerk in the Washington, D.C. office.  The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training.  Ideal candidates will be organized; detail-oriented; and able to follow up on instructions independently.  Responsibilities include: preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents; conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments; supporting business development;  managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned.

Candidates should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of plant biology, genetics, microbiology or entomology are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills.   The ideal candidate will have passed the Patent Bar.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.  Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable.  Please include a cover letter,  resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

Contact
Apply by visiting this link: http://www.arnoldporter.com/jobs.cfm?u=PatentLawClerkPlant&action=view&id=723. Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcript(s) and a writing sample with your online application.

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

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, veteran's status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster. Arnold & Porter LLP is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Director, Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Tarrytown, N.Y.

Regeneron is seeking a patent attorney to assume a leadership role in the development, protection, and management of Regeneron’s valuable intellectual property pertaining to biologic processes, manufacturing, formulation, packaging and delivery.  In cooperation with department leadership, the attorney will develop and implement a comprehensive intellectual property strategy, including:  (a) building and overseeing a dedicated group of IP attorneys/agents; (b) developing close client relationships with the relevant scientific and business groups; and (c) coordinating patent filing, trade secret protection, and third party actions.

The attorney will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and be expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.

Sample responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying opportunities and obtaining IP protection in the following technological areas:
    • manufacturing cell lines,
    • seed train protocols and media development,
    • pilot scale bulk process,
    • large scale biologic manufacturing and CMC,
    • development of biologic formulations, and
    • drug delivery devices;
  • Closely monitoring Regeneron’s manufacturing, device development, and formulation activities and providing timely freedom-to-operate advice; and
  • Surveilling competitor activity and taking the steps necessary to ensure Regeneron’s long-term competitive advantage.

Education and Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice in at least one state, New York is preferred.
  • 6-12 years’ in-house and/or law firm experience.
  • D. in biological sciences, biomedical engineering, or chemical engineering is required; biochemistry is a plus.
  • Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Ideal candidate will have a broad range of patent-related legal expertise.  Experience in patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, design-around counseling and opinion work is required.  Experience in patent licensing, patent litigation and drug regulatory affairs is a plus.

Essential Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to independently oversee legal matters, manage the use of outside legal counsel and work collaboratively with other personnel at Regeneron.
  • Ability to set aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening.  All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place.  In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact
This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today at this link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25570&siteid=5080&jobId=614631&codes=patentlyo and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Tarrytown, New York

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.

IP Associate – Law Firm – Milwaukee, Wisc.

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service business-oriented law firm with a national client base headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. Our growing Intellectual Property Department seeks a full-time associate with two plus years of experience in patent counseling and prosecution for our Milwaukee office. This is a unique opportunity to join and be an integral member of a fast growing and dynamic IP team at a large general practice firm.

We are interested in candidates with technical backgrounds in mechanical, electrical, biomedical or computer/software engineering or similar field. Candidates must be admitted before the USPTO.  Superior academic credentials are required.  For qualified candidates, our IP associates receive nationally competitive salaries.

Contact
Please visit our website at www.reinhartlaw.com/careers to submit your application. Only your resume is required at this time. We will contact qualified candidates to request additional information, if needed.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Great Falls, Va.

Muir Patent Law, PLLC, Muir Patent Law, PLLCbased in Great Falls, VA, is looking for a patent attorney for electrical-related technology, and with at least 3 years of patent attorney experience in prosecution.  Experience with circuits, semiconductor devices and manufacturing, and memory design and operation is a plus.  Patent Examiner experience also a plus.  We are looking for a full time employee, but would be willing to discuss other possible arrangements, such as part time or "of counsel."   The job will initially entail mostly patent prosecution, including revising / filing / prosecuting foreign-originated applications, application drafting, and other USPTO submissions.   We are a growing firm with an increasing number of clients and workload, so we are looking for highly qualified candidates who can hit the ground running without requiring undue supervision of quality, deadlines, etc.

Contact
Please send your resume and appropriate documents to: mailroom@muirpatentlaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Great Falls, Virginia

I.P. Counsel – Large Corporation – Evansville, Ind.

Berry Plastics Corporation is a market-leading, publicly traded, global manufacturer and marketer of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered specialty materials.  Berry is seeking applicants for a newly created Intellectual Property Counsel position to ensure that Berry’s innovations are identified and protected.  Duties for this position will primarily include supporting Berry’s vast US and international patent and trademark portfolios, conducting IP clearance, and assisting outside counsel with respect to other IP matters.  Additional responsibility will include providing guidance and training on IP issues.  This position will report to the Senior Intellectual Property Counsel.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide counsel with respect to patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and USPTO proceedings
  • Work with research and development and product development teams to identify and protect Berry’s innovations
  • Provide patentability and landscape searching for new product developments
  • File and prosecute US and international patent and trademark applications
  • Perform IP portfolio reviews
  • Conduct IP clearance
  • Identify and establish trade secret protocols
  • Assist in IP litigation

Qualifications:

  • JD from ABA-approved law school and license to practice before the USPTO
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in handling IP matters, preferably with a large firm or major corporation
  • Experience with patent and trademark preparation, prosecution, and clearance
  • Technical background and knowledge in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials, Plastics, and/or Manufacturing
  • Proven experience identifying and protecting technologies and/or products
  • Solid leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, research and development teams, and outside counsel

Contact
Please apply on our website: http://www.berryplastics.com/.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Evansville, Indiana

Senior I.P. Counsel – Other – San Carlos, Calif.

Natera is seeking Senior Intellectual Property Counsel to protect its significant and ongoing investment in research and development, to support its growth via technology and commercial transactions, and to mitigate intellectual property risks associated with a competitive commercial environment.

Responsibilities

  • Drive operating mechanisms to provide strategic IP counseling at all levels of the business
  • Build and manage a patent estate precisely tuned to business objectives
  • Sense and protect innovation
  • Draft and prosecute patents worldwide
  • Perform due diligence to support commercial transactions
  • Draft and negotiate IP aspects of technology and commercial transactions
  • Ensure freedom to operate for new products
  • Sense and mitigate emerging IP risks
  • Defend and enforce IP claims
  • Manage internal and external legal resources

Qualifications

  • Advanced molecular biology, genetics or biochemistry degree (PhD preferred)
  • Juris Doctor degree
  • Admission to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office and relevant state bar
  • 7+ years of intellectual property legal experience
  • Significant in-house experience delivering winning strategies for (i) worldwide patent procurement, (ii) contested administrative, judicial and alternative dispute resolution proceedings, (iii) IP licensing and M&A, and (iv) product clearance and risk management
  • Experience drafting and prosecuting patents in the US and abroad
  • Experience drafting and negotiating IP and commercial technology agreements
  • Experience managing patent litigation
  • Experience in a publicly traded company preferred

What we offer
Competitive Benefits.  Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Dog-friendly office, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs.

Contact
To apply, please email Sunshinne Thompson at: sthompson@natera.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: San Carlos, California

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions who care deeply for our work and each other. Natera is on a mission to revolutionize the science. It’s true, we expect a lot out of our employees, which is why we hire intelligent, passionate, ambitious people and hold them accountable for adding value and keeping up with our rapidly growing company. If you have what it takes to be part of a brilliant, cohesive, and unstoppable team you will be very happy and have a great career here at Natera. Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IP Associate Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Cincinnati, Ohio

Thompson Hine LLP Thomson Hineseeks an associate with two to six years of experience to join the Intellectual Property practice group in its Cincinnati office.  The successful candidate will have patent preparation and prosecution experience and will be registered to practice before the USPTO.  A strong technical background in semiconductor fabrication and hardware/software is required.  The ideal candidate will possess an electrical engineering, physics or computer science undergraduate degree.  Candidates currently licensed to practice in Ohio are preferred.  A superior academic record, strong work ethic and excellent research and writing skills are required.

Contact
To apply, please visit this page: http://63.151.79.222/videsktop/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?Tag=7E6EA514529749CEADAB41E1CB618527. Please include a cover letter, resume, technical writing sample, as well as law school and graduate school transcripts.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Associate – Law Firm – Des Moines, Iowa

McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC, seeks a full-time patent agent or an associate patent attorney to join its growing Chemical and Biotechnology practice group within our firm located in Des Moines, IA.  Candidates must have either a M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry or a Bachelor’s degree with significant chemistry experience (namely synthetic organic, materials and/or inorganic chemistry) and be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (or eligible for registration). Candidates will be considered who demonstrate a strong knowledge and experience of patent prosecution in the chemical fields. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.  Candidates having 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution in these fields are preferred.

Contact
Please send resume in confidence to Jill N. Link via email at jill.link@ipmvs.com.

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

Since 1924, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C. (“MVS”) is Iowa’s pre-eminent intellectual property boutique law firm. We strive to help our clients obtain and protect their intellectual property rights through patents, trademark and copyright registrations; representing our clients in transactional work such as licensing when these rights are transferred; and litigating when these rights are involved in controversy. With 16 attorneys and 2 technical specialists MVS is a full-service intellectual property boutique and provides attorneys and agents a collegial atmosphere, providing training and mentoring, along with competitive salary and benefits.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for wireless-related and software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.

Contact
Apply online at the firm's website by visiting this link: http://www.slwip.com/join_us/openings.html.

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

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

IP Partner – Law Firm – U.S.

Small group of Virginia based IP attorneys (patent and trademark) looking for another small group for possible merger/establishment of new non-traditional small firm.  Small group has seven figure collective billables.  Attorneys in group must all be in good standing with the bar of at least one state and have excellent professional reputations.  Each attorney is expected to have sufficient portables to support his/her income and administrative needs as well as contribute to group overhead (e.g., malpractice insurance, bookkeeping/accounting, some marketing, web site).

Contact
Please send email with contact information if interested in discussing further at IPLAWFIRM2016@yahoo.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: U.S.

Patent Associate / Agent – 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.  Generous relocation package 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.

Candidates 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.

Contact
Please send resume in confidence to Amanda Lucas via email at alucas@gtpp-tucson.com.

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

Junior/Mid-Level Patent Associate – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

The Philadelphia office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, an international law firm with some 1,900 attorneys, is seeking to hire a highly motivated junior/mid-level associate for our Intellectual Property Practice.

Requirements
Candidates must have patent prosecution experience in the fields of life sciences, food science, biomedical engineering and/or chemical engineering. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.  Candidates with experience in patent diligence and technology transfer are desirable. Candidates must be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior examiner experience is desirable and Pennsylvania Bar membership is preferred.

Contact
Please submit your resume, law school transcript, and writing sample using this link: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v3/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=1mg1&%3db8=8_CG&AQgn=2%3dg0nP and then click on the "Apply Now" button. Please note that you must click the box at the top right hand corner to activate the “apply now” link.

Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

With more than 150 intellectual property professionals and technical specialists, unlike smaller boutique firms, Morgan Lewis brings to bear the considerable resources of one of the largest law firms in the United States, representing and advising clients on all aspects of intellectual property. Clients include both U.S. and non-U.S. enterprises, ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies. We provide strategic advice and representation throughout the complete lifecycle of our clients' products and services, from research and development, financing, marketing, and licensing to the enforcement of relevant rights.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Hinsdale, Ill.

William Park & Associates, Ltd. is looking for an experienced patent attorney or patent agent to join their thriving practice. The candidate should preferably have at least one year of U.S. patent prosecution experience in the electrical, software, or mechanical arts. Those with technical experience in semiconductor memory and telecommunications technology will be honored. Job responsibilities include drafting patent applications and preparing responses to official actions for U.S. patent applications, among others.

Contact
Please provide resume, transcripts from your engineering and law school institutions, and a cover letter to recruiting@wpapat.com attention William Park.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Hinsdale, Illinois

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

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLPKilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is seeking an associate for our Chemistry & Life Sciences Team in our Washington, D.C. office. Applicants must have 2-3+ years of experience in patent prosecution in fields of chemistry or chemical engineering. Applicants must also have a strong academic record including a degree in chemistry or chemical engineering. Scope of position involves patent prosecution, client counseling, and opinion preparation.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Contact
To apply, please use this link: http://external.kilpatricktownsend.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3&FilterJobCategoryID=2.

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

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Tysons Corner, Va.

Miles & Stockbridge P.C. Miles & Stockbridge P.C.is seeking a patent prosecution associate and/or agent with 2-4 years of experience to join our fast-growing Intellectual Property Practice located in our Tysons Corner, VA office. This position will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of patent preparation, prosecution, and counseling matters involving electrical and computer arts. The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science and experience preparing patent applications. Strong academic record and ability to work with a variety of technologies is required. Candidates must be registered to practice before the USPTO and preferably admitted to the Virginia State Bar.

Contact
Please send resumes and transcripts to Dina Billian, Recruitment Manager, dbillian@milesstockbridge.com. EOE.

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

Partner-Level Prosecution Attorney – Law Firm – Mountain View, Calif.

Convergent Law Group LLP is actively seeking experienced patent prosecution attorneys with computer science or electrical engineering degrees. Preferred candidates will have at least 10 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for computer software and electronics, and must have a book of business. An advanced degree, relevant industry experience and/or in-house experience are plus factors.

Convergent Law Group LLP (CLG) is an innovative, all partner, hybrid IP law firm. We have a traditional Silicon Valley office and a technology platform that allows our partners to work virtually from home offices. Currently, CLG has partners in California, Hawaii and Colorado. Our partners work collaboratively and often share work across clients. CLG provides a compelling platform to grow your practice and offers generous compensation based on a percentage of collectibles.

Contact
To apply, please email Stephen Sullivan at: ssullivan@convergentlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Mountain View, California

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Reston, Va.

Studebaker & Brackett PC, Studebaker & Brackett PCa growing patent firm located in Reston, VA, seeks a qualified, experienced Patent Attorney or Agent for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and at least 5 years of patent preparation/prosecution and/or USPTO experience in the electrical arts.

We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive benefits package.

Contact
Qualified candidates should forward their resume and any additional documents to be considered. All inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Apply by emailing Tim Brackett at: tim.brackett@sbpatentlaw.com. Please, no recruiters at this time.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Reston, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago, IL

Hanley, Flight and Zimmerman, LLC logois looking for an experienced patent attorney to join their thriving practice. Candidates should have:

  • At least two years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical, software or mechanical arts
  • Broad range of prosecution and counseling experience including:
    • Drafting patent applications
    • Preparing responses to official actions for domestic applications
    • Instructing foreign attorneys regarding responses to official actions in foreign applications
    • Preparing invalidity and non-infringement opinions

Contact
Please provide resume, transcripts from your engineering and law school institutions, and a cover letter to recruiting@hfzlaw.com, attention Bill O'Connor Recruitment Coordinator. Candidates experienced in patent drafting for inventions relating to semi-conductors or memory please specify this in your application to the firm.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

We are a boutique firm located in the heart of Chicago, specializing in United States and foreign patent prosecution and counseling. Our team of practitioners includes many individuals having years of industry experience as engineers and inventors prior to becoming patent attorneys. A combination of significant real world engineering experience and legal experience results in a highly focused and skilled team of practitioners who provide services to numerous Fortune 500 technology companies. Our practitioner base have backgrounds specifically within the computer, electrical and mechanical arts.

Senior IP Counsel – Large Corporation – Exton, Pa.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a global medical device company, is seeking a Lead IP counsel. Counsel and provide legal support with respect to all aspects of the Company's intellectual property portfolio and requirements. Develop and implement IP strategy, prepare and prosecute patent applications, maintain knowledge of IP landscape impacting Company's business, support acquisitions, negotiate licensing agreements, manage dispute resolution, and manage trademark portfolio. One direct report initially. Mechanical or chemical engineering background. Experience with medical devices preferred. License to practice law in at least one State. Licensed by USPTO.  Prior management experience desired.

Contact
To apply, email George Miller at: george.miller@westpharma.com.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Exton, Pennsylvania

IP Associates – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

Seed IP Law Group, Seed IP Law Groupone of the country's leading IP boutiques and located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, is seeking a litigation associate for its litigation group.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of litigation experience.  Candidates should also have an undergraduate degree in disciplines such as mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or chemistry though other STEM backgrounds will be considered.  Membership to the Patent Bar is required. Candidates must have strong research and writing skills, excellent academic credentials and be able to work independently and as a team member.

Contact
Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcripts to ErleC@SeedIP.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

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