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

Harrity & Harrity, LLP, Harrity & Harrity, LLPis looking for the best and the brightest patent attorneys/agents to draft and prosecute patent applications for some of the leading technology companies in the world.  Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills, a background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics, and a minimum of 2 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications.  Patent Examiner experience is a plus.

Quality is the area that separates Harrity & Harrity, LLP from our peers.  Our Firm prides itself on consistently delivering a high quality work product.  We provide in-depth training in patent law, patent preparation, patent prosecution, and client development.  Our work environment is casual, collaborative, and friendly.  We also provide an excellent compensation package, with comprehensive benefits and a salary that is production-based.  The salary potential, for your first full year of employment, can be from around $200K to $300K+.

Contact
To apply for this position, send your resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia

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.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

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.

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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 Attorney – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

Marger Johnson McCollom, P.C., Marger Johnson McCollom, P.C.a Portland, Oregon, full-service IP boutique, seeks a registered patent attorney with 2-5 years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical/computer/software technical areas. B.S. electrical engineering, computer science, or physics strongly preferred. Recent experience in team-environment computer programming or experience in analog circuit design or analysis a plus.

Contact
Send letter/resume/transcripts to: Recruiting Coordinator at recruiting@techlaw.com. No agencies please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Toler Law Group Toler Law Group is seeking a patent attorney with 1+ years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution and a degree in electrical engineering. We provide sophisticated IP services to some of the world's most sophisticated technology companies, many of whom are the among the nation's top producers of patents. We work in the areas of electrical engineering and computer-related technology, telecommunications, aerospace and business methods among others. As part of our team, you will provide strategic prosecution, offensive and defensive analysis and opinions to help our clients position themselves and their IP portfolios in the global marketplace.

Contact
Please submit your resume and a writing sample to resumes@tlgiplaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel Law Group, LLPLogo is seeking a chemical practitioner with 2+ years of experience. Successful candidate must be mature, have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner.

Candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of areas, including preparation and international prosecution of patent applications, clearance/right to practice analyses, M&A due diligence, and invalidity and non-infringement opinion generation.  The open position is particularly well suited for a practitioner seeking exposure beyond typical prep/prosecution duties.  Strong interpersonal skills are required as the practitioner will have direct client contact with sophisticated in-house counsel and foreign counsel.

Above market average compensation is available to the ideal candidate.

Abel Law Group, LLP is comprised of a well-established practice group with a strong group of practitioners, and boasts a stellar support staff, a collegial, casual work environment, and strong benefits package.  The firm was ranked 5th largest in Austin according to the Austin Business Journal, June 2013, and continues with a growth rate outpacing the industry.

Contact
Apply by emailing your resume and two writing samples to the firm at: hr@abel-ip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral or entry level patent prosecution associates with a Ph.D. in Physics, for our office in Portland, Oregon. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials (top 33% of class preferred, top 10% strongly preferred). Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Relevant industry experience is preferred.

Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist offers professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. Our firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.

Contact
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) and a writing sample by mail or email to:
Attn: Recruiting
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
121 SW Salmon St., Suite 1600
Portland, Oregon 97204
recruiting@klarquist.com
503-595-5300

If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources using the information above.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law. It is the policy at Klarquist Sparkman, LLP to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals. In furtherance of this goal, Klarquist Sparkman, LLP is dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment, qualified disabled persons, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans, in compliance with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 793, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (2001) (“Section 4212” or “VEVRAA”). Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Minneapolis, Minn.

logoFaegre Baker Daniels seeks a partnership-track associate to join the patent prosecution practice of our thriving Minneapolis Intellectual Property Group. 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 have 2+ years patent drafting and prosecution experience, a technical degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering, and be a member of the patent bar. 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.

Contact
Please send or e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to Trisha Selden, Legal Talent Manager, Faegre Baker Daniels, 2200 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Trisha.Selden@FaegreBD.com)

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Hickman Palermo Truong Becker Bingham Wong 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 include patent prosecution (80%), opinions and pre-litigation counseling (10% to 20%), and for some candidates, trademark prosecution and licensing (10% to 20%).

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.

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

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Flexible Location

Logo-new3Guntin & Gust is 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, among other things.

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 and continued personal development. Our firm employs novel workload balancing methods to provide its employees the best opportunity to excel.

Candidate Qualifications:
Must have passed a state bar (attorney’s only) and the USPTO patent bar. 3+ years of law practice with “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution experience of matters "originating" in the US is a plus. A Bachelors or Masters degree in Elect. Eng., or Computer Eng. is preferred. Telecommunications experience is a plus. Actual engineering experience is also a plus. First year candidates with exceptional performance in law school and engineering school, and/or candidates graduating from a top-tier law school and/or engineering school will be considered. A book of business is also a plus. For candidates with prior experience, information regarding the last two years of billable hours and collections will be requested. Academic transcripts will be requested for all candidates.

Contact
Please submit your resume, writing samples (must be in the public domain) and academic transcripts via our website (https://www.ggip.com/Pages/careers-attorneys.aspx). Submissions will be maintained confidential.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago (remote locations will be considered)

At Guntin & Gust we have a unique culture that places great emphasis on developing and exercising sound business, legal, and technical acumen in all aspects of the firm’s practice. Our culture also fosters and promotes career development of its attorneys and agents.

Associate – Law Firm – Arlington, Va.

Nixon & Vanderhye P.C. Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.seeks experienced registered Associate primarily for drafting new electrical engineering and computer science related patent applications. Substantial experience drafting patent applications over a two-to-five year period required. Candidates should have strong academic credentials. Competitive salary and benefits. EOE.

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

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

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

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

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Minneapolis, Minn.

Dorsey & Whitney LLPDorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a patent associate with 0-3 years of patent prosecution of experience to join our Minneapolis office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent projects, including patent prosecution, IP litigation, licensing, and opinion work. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Up to three years of patent prosecution experience,
  • Top academic credentials, and
  • Excellent writing skills.

USPTO admission is preferred.  Eligibility to take the USPTO exam is required. For candidates with patent prosecution experience, please also submit two writing samples (one application and one prosecution document, such as an office action response) in addition to your cover letter, resume, and copy of your law school transcript.

Dorsey & Whitney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://recruiting.dorsey.com/dorsey/AttorneysJobsMain.html.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Patent Associate – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, PC Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, PCseeks an experienced patent attorney. The candidate should have:
• At least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience
• A background in electrical engineering and software/computer science
Primary job responsibilities include:
• Preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications
• Preparing and negotiating intellectual property agreements
• Advising on the patentability of invention disclosures
• Conducting right-to-use studies
• Preparing infringement opinions
• Conducting intellectual property due diligence, and
• Involvement in IP litigation.

For forty years, Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, P.C. has provided legal advice on all aspects of intellectual property law. We are a 20 attorney IP boutique located in New York City.

Contact:
Please send a cover letter and resume to jkaden@grr.com and/or mmisthal@grr.com. No calls please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York

Patent Technical Specialist – Law Firm – Irvine, Calif.

The K&L GatesOrange County office of K&L Gates seeks to hire a Patent Technical Specialist to join their dynamic IP Litigation practice.

The ideal candidate will have no fewer than 2 years of experience. Strong verbal, writing and communication skills are required. A B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field is required, M.S. preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who possess demonstrated experience with the preparation and prosecution of patents.

K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. Our practice is a robust full market practice — cutting edge, complex and dynamic, at once regional, national and international in scope.

At K&L Gates, we embrace our core values. We believe in hiring collaborative, committed, and diverse teams; using state-of-the-art technology; offering continuous professional development training; and promoting pro bono and diversity initiatives. Most importantly, we strive to cultivate an environment that celebrates talented legal professionals.

Information contained in this description represents the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Reasonable accommodations will be considered in appropriate circumstances; however, as the nature of an accommodation may vary depending on the needs and desires of an individual with a disability, it is impossible to describe in advance specific accommodations that will be considered.

NOTE: Firm management reserves the right to amend and revise responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

Contact:
Apply by visiting this link: https://recruit.klgates.com/psp/PSHRPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Irvine, California

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations (Updated)

Oliff PLC, Oliffa full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, St. Louis, Missouri, and Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking Patent Attorneys or Agents with a background in chemistry, mechanical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or closely related fields.

Applicants must have a minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm.  Positions involve all aspects of patent prosecution, with opportunities for increasing levels of responsibility and movement into other areas of our IP practice.  Competitive salary and benefits package.

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

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; St. Louis, Missouri; Charlotte, North Carolina

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

Venable LLPThe Patent Prosecution and Counseling group in the DC office of Venable LLP is looking to hire a patent prosecution associate or registered patent agent with an advanced degree or significant technical experience in computer science. Candidates must be admitted to the patent bar and have 3-5 years of experience handling multi-national large patent portfolios. Engineering and/or USPTO experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials and great communication skills required.

Contact:
Apply by emailing Kera Wise at: kmwise@venable.com.

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

An American Lawyer top 100 law firm, Venable LLP has attorneys practicing in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property and government affairs. Venable serves corporate, institutional, governmental, nonprofit and individual clients throughout the U.S. and around the world from its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and offices in California, Maryland, New York and Virginia. For more, visit www.Venable.com.

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

Morris & Kamlay LLP, Morris & Kamlay, LLP is in search of an experienced docketing clerk to assist with day-to-day patent docketing and reporting activities. Duties will include entering and updating matters in our docket system, processing PTO correspondence, and reviewing regular tracking reports.

Knowledge of basic USPTO procedures and Microsoft Office is required. Experience with FoundationIP is a plus.

Contact:
To apply, please send a current resume and a cover letter providing a brief summary of docketing experience to: careers@morriskamlay.com.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

Hanley, Flight and Zimmerman, LLC is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join its 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.

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

 

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

Contact
Interested candidates should contact Bill O’Connor at recruiting@hfzlaw.com.

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

Levine Bagade Han LLP Levine Bagade Han LLPis an intellectual property law practice in Palo Alto, CA. We work closely with fast-moving clients who care about their intellectual property (IP). We focus on IP strategy, patent prosecution, portfolio management, due diligence (client and investor based), IP licensing, IP procedures management, trade secret counseling, litigation support, trademark prosecution, etc.

We are accepting resumes for Patent Associate, 2-6+ years of experience.

Position: Patent Associate

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Managing Partner.

Schedule: Full Time: 1500 client billable hour goal.

Responsibilities: Under general direction performs patent prosecution, patent strategy, due diligence, licensing, some trademark counseling and prosecution, and other legal services for clients as needed.

Technical Background: Mechanical or biomedical engineering background preferred. Other science and engineering degrees considered.

Experience: At least 2-6 years of prosecution experience preferred.

Qualifications: California Bar and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office registration required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact:
Apply by emailing the firm at: jobs@lbhip.com.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Houston or Dallas, Texas

Patterson & Sheridan, LLP, Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.a mid-sized IP boutique law firm, is seeking attorneys with 3-6 years of experience in patent law for the Houston office.  Patterson & Sheridan offers a great work environment and competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact:
Please send resumes to:

Barbara Schusterman
Recruiting & Marketing Manager
Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

3040 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 1500
Houston, Texas 77056
713.576.5030
bschusterman@pattersonsheridan.com

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston or Dallas, Texas