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

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

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

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

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

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

Dority & Manning is committed to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services. We provide a full-range of legal services that span across all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret laws, and that cover almost every industry and technology area. To provide such comprehensive IP-based services, our attorneys and agents combine technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

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

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

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

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

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

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the mechanical area. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

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

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

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

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

Associate / Counsel – Law Firm – Flexible

mcneill-baurMcNeill Baur PLLC is a biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique looking for an associate or counsel with at least 5 years of experience in patent prosecution and counseling, including management of world-wide patent portfolios. Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO.  An advanced degree in a life science discipline is strongly preferred.  We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions, as well as candidates with significantly more experience.  This attorney will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently.

Competitive salary. 401K plan with generous matching component.

McNeill Baur PLLC does not accept resumes through search firms or other third parties. We only accept resumes directly from candidates who are interested in joining our firm.

Contact
Please submit resume, cover letter, current salary, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to careers@mcneillbaur.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible

Patent Associate (Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering) – Law Firm – Minneapolis, Minn. or Indianapolis, Ind.

faegreFaegre Baker Daniels LLP's thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a patent associate with a degree in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or in Chemistry. The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. The candidate will have 2-6 years of patent prosecution experience. Technical background in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and/or Chemistry is required. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.

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Please apply on our website and include your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota or Indianapolis, Indiana

Intellectual Property Associate (T-CAM) – Law Firm – Minneapolis, Minn.

faegreFaegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks a litigation attorney to join the Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Media (T-CAM) practice of the Intellectual Property group in our Minneapolis office. Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and China. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base. In this position, you will have an opportunity to work on trademark, copyright and advertising litigation, as well as handling disputed matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the National Advertising Division. Successful candidates will have 1+ years’ of T-CAM-specific litigation experience. Candidates must be collaborative and motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

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If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply on our website and include your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Intellectual Property (Litigation Associate) – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

faegreFaegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks a partnership-track associate to join the IP litigation practice of our thriving Intellectual Property Group in our Denver office. Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and China. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base. Successful candidates will preferably have 1-2 years of experience in intellectual property litigation, and must be collaborative and motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

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If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply at this email address kaitlin.blevin@faegrebd.com and include your cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

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

arentArent Fox LLP has two positions open for a patent agent or attorney with 2-5+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their San Francisco or Los Angeles office. Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication, circuit transistor, and layout circuit technologies is a plus. Membership to the Patent Bar is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a law firm environment.

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Los Angeles, California or San Francisco, California

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

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

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the computer science, software or electrical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

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

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

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

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

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Spokane, Wash.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Spokane, WA office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications:  Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, indicating your reasons for interest in the Spokane, WA office, and resume to hr@leehayes.com.  For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Spokane, Washington

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Seattle, WA office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications:  Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, indicating your reasons for interest in the Seattle, WA office, and resume to hr@leehayes.com.  For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.  

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Portland-Metro, Ore.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Portland-Metro, OR office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications:  Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, indicating your reasons for interest in the Portland-Metro, OR office, and resume to hr@leehayes.com.  For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.  

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Vancouver, Wash.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Vancouver, WA office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications:  Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, indicating your reasons for interest in the Vancouver office, and resume to hr@leehayes.com.  For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.  

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Vancouver, Washington

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Atlanta, Georgia office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications: Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, indicating your reasons for interest in the Atlanta office, and resume to hr@leehayes.com. For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia

IP Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Seattle, Wash.

dorseyDorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an IP litigation associate with at least two years of experience to join the IP Litigation group in its Seattle office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on complex patent, trademark, and other IP litigation matters in federal courts around the United States.

A minimum of two years of litigation experience and USPTO admission (or eligibility for admission) are required. We are seeking candidates with a technical background or equivalent experience (preferably a B.S. or M.S. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or chemistry) and some litigation experience, or patent litigation experience. Strong academic performance (top third of class), excellent writing skills, and substantive litigation experience are required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

Contact
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Agent (Chemical / Materials Technologies) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a patent agent with a minimum of 5 years of experience and a degree in the chemical arts.  Ph.D. required.  Candidates should have significant patent drafting and prosecution experience, preferably with respect to small molecule pharmaceuticals, materials science and industrial chemicals.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications, prosecution related documents, post-grant review documents and opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis.  Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Qualified applicants should apply online through this link: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0.  All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, all transcripts and a writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York; or Wilmington, Delaware

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

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

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

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

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

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

Associate – Law Firm – Summit, N.J.

gearhartGearhart Law is seeking an associate level patent attorney (Mechanical/Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science) to join our growing firm. Responsibilities include patent preparation and prosecution, trademark searching/filing, drafting license agreements, counseling clients on the enforcement of their rights, counseling clients on avoidance of their competitor’s rights, preparing non-infringement and/or invalidity opinion letters, and counseling clients on designing around competitor’s patents.

Associates at Gearhart Law can expect to have a “hands on” approach that entails experience, responsibilities, and opportunities that firms typically restrict to partners. As such, the candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, outstanding written communication skills, and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced professional environment.

Education/Experience

  • Preferably an advanced degree (Master’s, PhD, etc. or equivalent) but will consider exceptional candidates holding a Bachelor’s or equivalent
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Attended/graduated from top ABA accredited law school
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and admitted to practice law in at least one state, preferably NJ and/or NY
  • Minimum of 2+ years of IP experience in house, or with a law firm, or total years at both
  • Demonstrated experience in both patent preparation and prosecution and trademark matters
  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution
  • Ability to independently oversee legal matters assigned to the professional
  • Work collaboratively with other colleagues
  • Ability to set and meet aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion

Contact
Our compensation is competitive with peer firms and commensurate with our billable hour expectations. Additional compensation is provided for any originating business and meeting certain billable hour thresholds. If interested please send your cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts, and three writing samples to: James Klobucar (james@gearhartlaw.com).

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Summit, New Jersey

Gearhart Law is a preeminent IP boutique located in the New York metropolitan area of Summit, New Jersey. Since its inception in 2006, Gearhart Law has helped thousands of clients, from budding entrepreneurs to established multinational corporations, obtain meaningful and enforceable IP rights.

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

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

We are seeking several skilled patent professionals to join our team to help prosecute the burgeoning workload offered by our diverse client base. Ample opportunities to work with global technology corporations and Fortune 500 companies in fields such as the automotive technology sector; aerospace; telecommunications, software and networking; semiconductors; consumer electronics; mechanical and biomedical devices are available.

Our boutique firm offers a personable, collegial environment with an open door policy that fosters professional growth and development. We are looking for driven, focused candidates with strong technical knowledge, a firm grasp of IP legal issues, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a passion for producing high quality work for sophisticated corporate clients.

Preferred candidates will have at least two years of domestic patent prosecution experience in the electrical, mechanical and software arts. Additionally, candidates having experience instructing foreign attorneys and preparing opinions are valued.

Our office overlooks the Chicago River and is across the street from the Willis Tower. We are one block east of Chicago’s Union Station and a few blocks west of the Loop “El” tracks. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, an excellent work/life balance and a location in one of America’s most  beautiful and livable cities.

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

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

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

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Please click HERE to apply.

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