Patent Associate (Software / Electrical / Mechanical) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

armstrongArmstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a patent associate. 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.

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

Job Requirements:

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical or mechanical areas.

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.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Post-graduate scientific degrees are a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

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; or Las Vegas, Nevada

Patent Attorney (Mechanical / EE) – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

volpeVolpe and Koenig, P.C., an Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, has an opening in their Philadelphia office for an attorney with both electrical and mechanical patent prosecution experience.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and prosecution of moderate to complex patent applications
  • Preparation of claim charts for infringement analysis and IPR petitions
  • Conduct IP related due diligence
  • Independent docket management for domestic and foreign prosecution
  • Effective written and oral communications with clients

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 2+ years of patent prosecution experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical background

About this company
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is a growing Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ. Our expanding practice welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Committed to a superior workplace environment, Volpe and Koenig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia Region for two consecutive years. We believe our staff, who are dedicated to our clients’ and firm’s success, make Volpe and Koenig, P.C. a great place to work.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides an exciting and developing career path, opportunities for community involvement, and the chance to interact with some of the most advanced colleagues and clients in the international IP world. In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Transit checks

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No solicitations.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@vklaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney (Electrical / CS) – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

volpeVolpe and Koenig, P.C., a prestigious Center City Intellectual Property law firm has an opening in its Electrical Department for an ee and/or computer science attorney with at least one year of intellectual property experience.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and prosecution of complex patent applications
  • Preparation of claim charts to products and standards, demonstrating infringement and validity
  • Conduct IP related due diligence
  • Manage large docket of domestic and foreign prosecution
  • Develop portfolio strategies and effectively communicate with the client

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No solicitations please.

Desired Skills and Experience

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 1-4 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical and legal background

About this company
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is a growing Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ. Our expanding practice welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Committed to a superior workplace environment, Volpe and Koenig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia Region for two consecutive years. We believe our staff, who are dedicated to our clients’ and firm’s success, make Volpe and Koenig, P.C. a great place to work.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides an exciting and developing career path, opportunities for community involvement, and the chance to interact with some of the most advanced colleagues and clients in the international IP world. In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Transit checks

Contact
To apply, please email careers@vklaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

dorityDority & Manning, an Intellectual Property boutique in Greenville, SC seeks registered Patent Attorneys with one to four years of experience with degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or computer science. Associates will work with our attorneys and patent agents primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.

Dority & Manning is committed is 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 conveniently located in the downtown area of Greenville, South Carolina, long termed the “economic engine of South Carolina.” Located between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area accesses all major markets in the United States. One of the Southeast’s top areas for business, Greenville is home to both international and national companies such as GE, Michelin, BMW, Samsung and Mitsubishi, and is recognized as having one of the best “four season” climates in the United States.

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

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

Patent Attorney (Lateral) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

plumseaPlumsea Law Group, LLC, a patent boutique law firm is seeking experienced patent attorneys with portable business who want to move their practice to a smaller, flexible, congenial law firm. The firm has experienced staff and space available now in Bethesda, Maryland, near I-270 and Democracy Boulevard, and in our office in downtown Portland, Oregon in the Mayer Building.  We also have a team of patent attorneys who are well versed in a variety of technologies, and are experienced in writing original patent applications and prosecuting them to issuance.  The firm has counseling, transaction and litigation expertise to complement your prosecution practice.  The firm offers a generous percentage-based compensation package. Will consider remotely located applicants.

This could be the right opportunity for a partner or senior level associate with portable business at a large firm thinking of transitioning to their own practice. You will have flexibility to set your own hourly rates or flat fees for your clients.

Contact
Interested applicants send resumes in confidence to maria.mcphail@plumsea.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Bethesda, Maryland; Portland, Oregon; or flexible

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Telecommute

Neustel-Law-logoNeustel Law Offices, LTD (www.neustel.com) has a position available for a full-time or part-time remote patent attorney to assist with patentability search opinions, patent applications, patent prosecution, patent infringement analysis, and patent infringement litigation.  A significant amount of our patent prosecution and litigation work involves ecommerce, software, mechanical and electro-mechanical related inventions for startups and small businesses.  This is a great opportunity for an ambitious patent attorney that has a strong desire to learn the various aspects of the practice of patent law.

EDUCATION
The ideal candidate is a U.S. patent attorney with at least a B.S. in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or computer science.  However, candidates with a B.S. or advanced degree in other technical fields will be considered.

EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of patent prosecution and/or patent infringement litigation experience.  However, exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The candidate will focus mainly on patent related matters such as:

- Patentability Analysis and Opinions
- Patent Application Preparation and Prosecution
- Patent Infringement Analysis and Research

There may also be opportunities to be involved in trademark related matters, such as trademark searches, trademark applications and trademark infringement matters.

BENEFITS
We provide a generous compensation package with no minimum hourly requirement.  Relocation is NOT required as our patent law firm provides for remote employment in all 50 states and candidates may work from their home.  We will consider qualified candidates in any part of the United States.  Full-time and part-time opportunities are available.

Contact
Send your resume and a writing sample by email to careers@neustel.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute

Lateral IP Partner (Trademarks or Patents) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

lozaLoza & Loza LLP, a fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice, is seeking attorneys with a proven record of client development who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm is made up of experienced, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. We have a cohesive group of attorneys with unsurpassed technical expertise and work quality. Attorneys set their own work schedule and hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement. Our attorneys choose their own balance between work and family/social life. This is a great opportunity for those who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. Client development is also supported and encouraged by the firm.

Compensation: Our firm has one of the most generous compensation structures in the industry, matching or exceeding large firm compensation, for attorneys who are self-sustaining.  Additionally, we have a yearly profit-sharing plan that rewards client origination.

Qualifications: We are looking for attorneys who have a proven record of client development and at least 4 years of IP law firm experience. A portable book of business is preferred.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing is required. Ideal candidate is a self-starter and a proactive problem solver who can work autonomously and handle significant client contact. Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to interface with clients is required.

Offices: Loza & Loza has attorneys throughout the US and is looking to add more in all major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
To apply, please email Shirley Hsu at careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations, including telecommute

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

kennedyKennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join our established and growing patent practice. KLS is located in downtown Austin, in the heart of the capital city of Texas. Primary responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting patent applications for a variety of clients. Requirements for an ideal candidate include a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience.

KLS offers a complete, competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@klspatents.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

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.

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

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Flexible

fialaFiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking part-time and full-time patent attorneys and agents to assist us with our growing practice. Opportunities are available primarily for preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, software, and Internet technology areas. Persons with law firm experience and/or tech industry experience, as well as present and former Examiners, are all encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Applicants may be remotely located. USPTO registration (in good standing) is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these areas are a plus.

Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. provides intellectual property services to companies of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. The firm has received numerous international accolades, including perennial inclusion in the industry standard rankings of Intellectual Asset Magazine. Most recently, both founding partners and the law firm itself were honored to be included in the IAM Patent 1000 2016 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

Contact
Interested applicants should email their resumes to careers@fwiplaw.com (Attn: Christine Hartness).

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible

Junior U.S. Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Munich, Germany

2spl2SPL is a German patent law firm seeking junior US patent attorneys for our office in Munich, Germany. Thus, candidates must be willing to relocate to Munich, Germany. Candidates should have strong technical skills in electrical engineering and/or physics. Experience in drafting and/or prosecuting patent applications for telecommunications-related and/or semiconductor-related inventions would be a plus. Successful candidates will form a small U.S. team within the firm to draft, prepare and prosecute our clients’ U.S. patent applications and to coordinate their world-wide patent prosecution activities. We would also provide support in becoming a European and/or German Patent attorney. The international city of Munich in Bavaria offers exceptional cultural, artistic, outdoor activities in the heart of Europe close to the Alps and lakes. Munich can be considered as the heart of German industries and technologies as well as the European and German patent system. 2SPL offers a salaried position with indefinite term in Munich, Germany. Candidates can expect a 40-hours-per-week contract in a pleasant working environment within a dynamic team of patent professionals. Work/life balance and job satisfaction is important to us.

Candidate Qualifications: Must have passed the USPTO patent bar. U.S. citizenship is required, as candidates will need to be able to obtain/keep their registration to practice before the USPTO while living abroad. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elect. Eng., Computer Eng. or Physics is required. Actual engineering experience is a plus. German language skills are not required.

Contact
To apply, please email mail@2spl.de.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Munich, Germany

Patent Agent / Technical Specialist (Computer Science) – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

venableThe Washington, DC office of Venable LLP is looking for a registered patent agent or specialist with technical experience or an advanced degree to join our Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must be admitted to the patent bar and/or have two to five years’ experience handling multi-national large patent portfolios. Qualified candidates will have a background in software or computer science. Excellent academic credentials and great communication skills required. USPTO experience preferred. Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law.

Contact
To apply, please email Shannon Curry at sdcurry@venable.com.

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

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.

Additional Info
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 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/.

Additional Info
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.

Contact
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.

Contact
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.  

Additional Info
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.  

Additional Info
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

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).

Additional Info
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.