Patent Attorney or Agent – Large Corporation – Milpitas, Calif.

KLA-Tencor Corporation KLA-Tencor Corporationis seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent to work in its Milpitas, California offices.

1. Provide advice regarding U.S. and international intellectual property matters
2. Assist in preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications
3. Provide analysis of prior art and third party IP rights
4. Negotiate and draft agreements involving intellectual property rights

Preferred Qualifications:
1. The successful candidate will be an attorney or agent with at least three years of experience in a law firm or corporate environment
2. The candidate must be registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
3. A degree (preferably an advanced degree) in physics or electrical engineering, or substantial prior experience in the semiconductor industry, is required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Patent attorney or agent with at least three years of experience, and a degree in electrical engineering or physics (or equivalent experience).

Apply by emailing Kevin McAndrews at:

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Milpitas, California

About Dennis Crouch

Law Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law. Co-director of the Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship.