Experienced Patent Prosecutor – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

cesariCesari and McKenna, LLP is seeking an experienced attorney with a background in patent prosecution.  The position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to develop and grow an existing practice in a boutique environment, among a supportive team.

A minimum of seven years of practice is preferred. A candidate must have substantial experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Additional experience in patent portfolio development, infringement and invalidity opinions, Inter Partes Review proceedings/Reexaminations, International Trade Commission proceedings, trademark prosecution or related matters is desirable.  A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, or biology is preferred, however, other technical backgrounds will be considered.

An ideal candidate will have a book of portable business, and the demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.

Cesari and McKenna, LLP offers a highly competitive compensation package including percentage-based profit sharing, generous benefits and a flexible working environment.  The firm represent fortune 500 companies and individual inventors, handing a diverse range of matters in a variety of technology areas.  The firm is seeking self-motivated attorneys looking for a platform to build their practice.

Contact
To apply, please email Joan Barry Walsh, CLM, at jbw@c-m.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

logoRoberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an 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, electrical or chemical engineering with substantial experience 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.

RMSC² 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.

Contact
Please email your resume to: recruiting@rmsc2.com, and please visit our website. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC² does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion will happen at interview.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Long Island, New York

The Farrell Law Firm, P.C. logois seeking a Patent Attorney who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts, as well as occasionally preparing patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate analyses.  The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and excellent communication skills.  It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Please send resume, cover letter and work sample to genmail@farrelliplaw.com. No calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Melville (Long Island), New York

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Canton, Mass.

dalyDaly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Canton, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry experience.  Preference given for experience in wireless networks, analog and digital mixed signal circuit design and/or RF circuit design.  At least one year of patent prosecution experience preferred.  Firm attorneys work in a wide range of interesting technology areas for large and small corporate, institutional and individual clients.  Compensation and benefits competitive with Boston area.  

Contact
E-Mail resume to recruiting@dc-m.com or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, 354 Turnpike Street - Suite 301A, Canton, MA 02021.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Canton, Massachusetts

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

Intellectual Property Associate / Patent Agent – Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga. or Austin, Texas

evershedsThe Intellectual Property group of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is seeking a patent agent or a second to fifth year associate with substantial experience in patent preparation and prosecution.  Excellent academics are required.  Candidate must be a member of the Patent Bar and have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline.  Relevant technological experience with semiconductor processes and packaging, wireless (preferably with 802.11) communications, consumer products, software, cloud computing, network technologies, wireless technologies, wireless communications, and/or consumer electronics is preferred.

Contact
Please send a transcript with resume to LindsayYoung@eversheds-sutherland.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia or Austin, Texas

IP Patent Attorney (Electrical / Computer; Clearance Experienced) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

michael-bestMichael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Patent Attorney (Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering/Science) to join our Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha, or Chicago office.

Relocation assistance may be available.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing Electrical and Computer Science IP team with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include counseling clients on the enforcement of their rights and the avoidance of their competitor’s rights, preparing non-infringement and invalidity opinion letters, and counseling clients on designing around competitor’s patents.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

Preferred candidates have experience with some or all of motor design and control, control systems, power tools or other motorized consumer products, wireless technology, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Admission to the Patent Bar and 7+ years of patent prosecution and clearance experience strongly preferred.

Senior Associates and Senior Counsels are encouraged to apply.

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 (and have fun!) in a fast-paced professional environment.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Contact
To be considered, a candidate must possess strong academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and their transcripts via this application link: http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=5&FilterJobID=100.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois or Milwaukee, Madison, or Waukesha, Wisconsin

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

harrityHarrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote, local, or reduced hours patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.  Our expertise is providing our clients with the highest quality patent preparation and prosecution services in the patent field.

Requirements:

  • You have excellent writing skills
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields
  • You have an in depth grasp of wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP) and/or low level optics
  • You have 3+ years of recent preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
  • You can get going quickly with minimal training
  • You have a great eye for detail
  • You love winning
  • You are a great teammate
  • You love making clients happy
  • You have a positive attitude
  • You love learning

Quality is the area that separates us from our peers. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering a high quality work product.  Many of our patent professionals have previous experience at big law firms and as Patent Examiners. You will have the rare opportunity to not only work with clients (both inventors and in-house counsel) and prospective clients, but also the opportunity to contribute to improving the day-to-day operations of the firm and inventing new and creative systems and procedures.

We provide you with in-depth training in patent law, patent preparation, patent prosecution, business development, and client management. Your work environment will be casual, collaborative, and friendly but we work really hard. We also provide an excellent compensation package, with comprehensive benefits and a salary that is production-based.

We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practices. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Contact
To apply for this position, submit a resume and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

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

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

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

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

Patent Associate/Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Davidson Sheehan LLP, an IP boutique headquartered in Austin, Texas, is looking for skilled and productive patent attorneys and agents to join their team.   They serve a diverse group of sophisticated clients for whom they do exceptional work in a team-oriented environment.

Qualified Applicants will possess an electrical engineering or computer engineering degree, and be registered to practice before the USPTO.  2-5 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is required, ideally in the areas of virtual reality, graphics, mixed signal technology, and software.  Candidates should possess a working understanding of these areas, as well as a willingness and affinity to learn new technologies.

Applicants that do not currently reside in Austin, Texas or Albuquerque, New Mexico will not be considered. We provide competitive, commission-based pay, as well as benefits.

Contact
Send resumes and at least two writing samples (preferably one application and one prosecution response) to careers@ds-patent.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Kansas City, Mo. or Denver, Colo.

erise-ipErise IP, P.A. is seeking a Patent Associate with 1-4 years experience to assist in patent litigation matters and post-grant proceedings before the PTAB.  Successful candidates will have the opportunity to learn from and work closely with passionate, highly experienced patent practitioners on sophisticated patent matters in a friendly and collegial team environment.

Candidates should have strong academic credentials, a technical degree, and patent-related experience with prosecution, litigation, and/or post-grant proceedings.  A degree or experience in the software/computer, electrical, or mechanical arts is preferred, but not required.  Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are strongly preferred.  Interested applicants should have strong analytical skills, pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively, and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

About Erise IP:
Erise IP, P.A. is a growing intellectual property law firm with offices in Kansas City and Denver.  Our expanding team welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, technical analysts/subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff.  Erise IP has received significant recognition for both the quality of its work and the quality of its work environment.  The firm was recently named the “Firm to Watch” of the year by Managing Intellectual Property and was also recognized by Ingram’s Magazine as a “Best Company to Work For.”  The firm provides a benefits package that includes a merit-based bonus program, 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing, generous health benefits, and a flexible, team-based work environment.

Contact
To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: careers@eriseip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Kansas City, Missouri or Denver, Colorado

Patent Analyst / Agent – Law Firm – Kansas City, Mo. or Denver, Colo.

erise-ipErise IP, P.A. is seeking a Patent Analyst or Patent Agent to assist in patent litigation matters and patent post-grant proceedings before the PTAB. A successful applicant’s primary responsibilities will include distilling a body of analysis of technical and patent-related subject matter into a concise, clear, and actionable assessment for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Primary Role:

  • Assess numerous engineering and legal factors in connection with patent invalidity and non-infringement
  • Draw on detailed knowledge of relevant technologies, companies, and industries
  • Explain complex technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Isolate critical technical components of patents, products, and services
  • Learn and apply legal concepts related to patents
  • Research timeliness of patents and state of the relevant art in support of invalidity challenges
  • Support analysis-based conclusions with research-driven logic and confidence
  • Establish and cultivate relationships internally and externally

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, or similar
  • Experience explaining highly technical subject matter
  • Patent Agent viewed favorably
  • Graduate degrees viewed favorably
  • Involvement in patent issues including prosecution and litigation viewed favorably

Competencies to be Successful:

  • Comfortable with independently managing deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver quality results
  • Able to demonstrate a consistent record of excellence, ownership, and accountabilities
  • Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships
  • A person with dedication and worth ethic with excellent social, networking, and influencing skills
  • Motivated and self-directed with a willingness to take on additional projects
  • Able to demonstrate good judgment
  • Highly focused, organized, and strong attention to detail

About Erise IP:
Erise IP, P.A. is a growing intellectual property law firm with offices in Kansas City and Denver.  Our expanding team welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, technical analysts/subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff.  Erise IP has received significant recognition for both the quality of its work and the quality of its work environment.  The firm was recently named the “Firm to Watch” of the year by Managing Intellectual Property and was also recognized by Ingram’s Magazine as a “Best Company to Work For.”  The firm provides a benefits package that includes a merit-based bonus program, 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing, generous health benefits, and a flexible, team-based work environment.

Contact
To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: careers@eriseip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Kansas City, Missouri or Denver, Colorado

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

studebakerStudebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm recently relocated in Tysons, VA, and a short walk from the Greensboro Metro Station/Silver Line, seeks a qualified, experienced Patent Attorney or Agent for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), and preferably at least two years of patent preparation/prosecution. BSEE candidates with comparable USPTO experience in the electrical arts will also be considered. We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Send resumes to sb.hr@sbpatentlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons, Virginia

Patent Agent – Large Corporation – Chelmsford, Mass.

zollZOLL Medical Corp is seeking a licensed patent agent to be located at the ZOLL Medical headquarters in Chelmsford, MA.  The candidate will work with ZOLL’s Pittsburgh entities and be responsible for US patent prosecution, drafting patent applications and supervising foreign patent counsel. The candidate will also be a key interface with engineers and technical staff in the identification, collection, and review of ideas for patentability. The position will report to the IP Counsel responsible for ZOLL’s Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Portfolio.  This position will require travel to Pittsburgh, PA is needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Draft patent applications in coordination with inventors in Pittsburgh and ZOLL IP Counsel.
  • Conduct patent prosecution, including drafting responses to office actions and other prosecution related filings, in close coordination with ZOLL IP Counsel.
  • Assist in supervising foreign patent counsel in managing ZOLL’s international patent portfolio.
  • Perform prior art searches, and assist in carrying out IP diligence.
  • Work closely with R&D, product teams, and inventors in Pittsburgh in collecting and reviewing ideas for patentability
  • Work closely with our patent paralegal staff in patent docketing and other tasks related to managing deadlines.

Experience / Skill Requirements:

  • Must be registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Must have a strong technical background, preferably in electronics, hardware and software engineering. Must be comfortable with medical device technologies.
  • At least five years’ experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is desired. Long term or substantial prior work experience as an engineer or a technical writer may be considered.
  • Proven ability to understand, analyze, and communicate complex technologies in oral and written form.
  • Experience as a patent examiner and/or a patent searcher is a plus
  • Ability to travel and spend up to 25% of time in Pittsburgh, PA as needed.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://zoll-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=1525&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992670&company_id=16547&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_MA&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=36344&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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.

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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.

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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

Senior Patent Engineer (Semiconductor) – Small Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

rpxRPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk management solutions. Since our founding in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. We acquire patents in the open market and out of litigation that would otherwise become a costly problem for our clients. The company’s groundbreaking approach combines principal capital, deep patent expertise, and client contributions to generate enhanced patent buying power. We also execute large-scale structured transactions on behalf of our clients, provide litigation insurance, and deliver in-depth market intelligence and strategic advisory services to our growing client network.

The Patent Analysis department synthesizes complex technologies and legal patent issues into actionable intelligence for RPX executives and clients. Patent Analysis research and analysis support initiatives in defensive portfolio buying, prior art validity actions, and advisory services. The positions in Patent Analysis require a deep and broad knowledge of specific technology sectors.

As a Senior Patent Engineer you will analyze patent claims and related materials in view of legal, technological, and business environments to understand the technical merit and patent quality of individual patent portfolios. The critical responsibility of this person is to distill a body of analysis and research into a concise, clear, and actionable assessment to both technical and nontechnical audiences. You will report directly to the Vice President, Patent Analysis.

Role
Typically you will:

  • Assess numerous engineering and legal factors to extract patent value proposition
  • Draw on detailed knowledge of relevant technologies, companies, and industries
  • Explain complex technical issues to nontechnical audiences
  • Isolate critical technical components of patents, products, and services
  • Learn and apply legal concepts related to patents including prosecution and litigation
  • Research timeliness of patents in support of validity challenges and prior art reports
  • Support analysis conclusions with research driven logic and confidence
  • Collaborate across the organization in-person and with virtual, global teams
  • Establish and cultivate relationships internally and externally

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with client engagements in explaining highly technical subject matter
  • Experience with reverse engineering and reviewing evidence of use
  • Patent Attorney or Agent viewed favorably
  • Doctor of Philosophy viewed favorably
  • Management and supervisory experience viewed favorably
  • Involvement in patent issues including prosecution, litigation, and valuation viewed favorably

Technical Skills

  • Broad expertise in electrical and electronic architecture, design, and implementation of areas such as:
    • Processors (e.g., standalone, embedded, multi-core, SoC)
    • Memory (e.g., DRAM, Flash)
    • Analog (e.g., ADC/DAC, PLL) and clock management
    • Interfaces (e.g., PCIe, high speed serial connectivity, bus architectures)
    • Power management ICs
    • FPGA systems
  • Strong familiarity with:
    • Wireless design/data path (e.g., NFC, Bluetooth, 801.11)
    • Semiconductor manufacturing (e.g., fabrication process, packaging, assembly, and test)
    • Standards and architectures (e.g., JEDEC, x86, ARM)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Competencies to be Successful
At RPX and in this role, you should be:

  • Comfortable with independently managing deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver quality results
  • Able to demonstrate a consistent record of excellence, ownership, and accountability
  • Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships
  • Adaptable to the many changing requirements and needs of a dynamic company
  • A person with dedication and worth ethic that thrives in a collaborative culture with excellent social, networking, and influencing skills
  • Motivated and self-directed with a willingness to take on additional projects
  • Able to demonstrate good judgement
  • Highly focused, organized, and pay attention to details
  • A person that embodies the RPX values through communication and actions

RPX is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.rpxcorp.com/about-rpx/rpx-careers/?p=job%2FoprW4fwA.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: San Francisco, California

Senior Patent Engineer (Wireless) – Small Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

rpxRPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk management solutions. Since our founding in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. We acquire patents in the open market and out of litigation that would otherwise become a costly problem for our clients. The company’s groundbreaking approach combines principal capital, deep patent expertise, and client contributions to generate enhanced patent buying power. We also execute large-scale structured transactions on behalf of our clients, provide litigation insurance, and deliver in-depth market intelligence and strategic advisory services to our growing client network.

The Patent Analysis department synthesizes complex technologies and legal patent issues into actionable intelligence for RPX executives and clients. Patent Analysis research and analysis support initiatives in defensive portfolio buying, prior art validity actions, and advisory services. The positions in Patent Analysis require a deep and broad knowledge of specific technology sectors.

As a Senior Patent Engineer you will analyze patent claims and related materials in view of legal, technological, and business environments to understand the technical merit and patent quality of individual patent portfolios. Your main responsibility is to distill a body of analysis and research into a concise, clear, and actionable assessment to both technical and nontechnical audiences. You will report directly to the Manager, Patent Analysis.

Role
Typically you will:

  • Assess numerous engineering and legal factors to extract patent value proposition
  • Draw on detailed knowledge of relevant technologies, companies, and industries
  • Explain complex technical issues to nontechnical audiences
  • Isolate critical technical components of patents, products, and services
  • Learn and apply legal concepts related to patents including prosecution and litigation
  • Research timeliness of patents in support of validity challenges and prior art reports
  • Support analysis conclusions with research driven logic and confidence
  • Collaborate across the organization in-person and with virtual, global teams
  • Establish and cultivate relationships internally and externally

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience with client engagements in explaining highly technical subject matter
  • Experience with reverse engineering and reviewing evidence of use
  • Previous experience in a wireless engineering role with a focus on designing, implementing, and testing wireless products or services
  • Patent Attorney or Agent viewed favorably
  • Master’s degree or Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science viewed favorably
  • Management and supervisory experience  viewed favorably
  • Involvement in patent issues including prosecution, litigation, and valuation viewed favorably

Technical Skills

  • Broad expertise in various aspects of wireless technologies from access and attachment to delivery of services over a wireless network
  • Familiarity with wireless-centric services such as IoT, infotainment/telematics, mobile payments, media streaming and location-based services
  • Strong familiarity with communication protocols and standards (e.g., 3GPP LTE and LTE-A, 802.11, Bluetooth, NFC)
  • Strong familiarity with products and services that utilize or provide wireless technologies, such as baseband chipsets, smartphones, access points, base stations and core network platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Competencies to be Successful
At RPX and in this role, you should be:

  • Comfortable with independently managing deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver quality results
  • Able to demonstrate a consistent record of excellence, ownership, and accountability
  • Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships
  • Adaptable to the many changing requirements and needs of a dynamic company
  • A person with dedication and worth ethic that thrives in a collaborative culture with excellent social, networking, and influencing skills
  • Motivated and self-directed with a willingness to take on additional projects
  • Able to demonstrate good judgement
  • Highly focused, organized, and pay attention to details
  • A person that embodies the RPX values through communication and actions

RPX is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.rpxcorp.com/about-rpx/rpx-careers/?p=job%2FomvX4fwC.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: San Francisco, California