Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

leeLee & Hayes, an internationally known intellectual property law firm, is seeking patent attorneys to join our Austin, TX office. We are looking for candidates with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and at least two years of experience writing and prosecuting patent applications. In particular, we are seeking candidates with experience writing patent applications in computer-related technology fields (e.g., software, hardware, networking, communications, electronics, etc.) and that have excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work together with our global client base to procure patent protection for their inventions and counsel our clients in commercializing and strategically positioning their IP portfolios.

Lee & Hayes is an industry-leading intellectual property law firm consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries (source: IAM Magazine and US News and World Report).

We boast a collegial and team-oriented work environment as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package.

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

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit your 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: Austin, Texas

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent – Law Firm – Houston / The Woodlands, Texas

Tumey LLP is an Intellectual Property law firm looking for patent agents and patent attorneys in our Houston and Woodlands area offices.  We are looking for both recent graduates with little to no experience as well as experienced patent attorneys/patent agents.

Contact
To apply, please email Marisa Robinson at mrobinson@tumeyllp.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston or The Woodlands, Texas

IP Litigation Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Washington, DC

huntonThe Washington, DC office of Hunton & Williams LLP seeks an attorney to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a non-partnership track salaried staff attorney. An attorney in this position will be benefits-eligible and generally expected to work in the office Monday through Friday during normal business hours. The candidate will not be guaranteed any specific number of billable hours but generally will have an expected billable hour goal of 1500 hours.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in patent prosecution and litigation and be licensed before the USPTO.  A Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science is preferred.

This position can be filled in the Washington, Richmond  or Atlanta office of Hunton & Williams.

EEO / drug-free workplace / E-Verify participant / Female / Minority / Veteran/ Disability.

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact Heidi Leathers, Sr. Administrator of Lawyer Recruiting and Development, 214.871.4672, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Heidi Leathers, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly.

Open to Search Firm Submissions: No

Contact
Job #16-0224 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.)

Please visit www.huntoncareers.com to apply for this position.

If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Tammie McGuigan, Senior Administrator of Lawyer Recruiting and Development.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, DC

E.E. Circuit / Semiconductor / Telecommuting – Law Firm – Nationwide

hauptmanHauptman & Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks experienced candidates for its patent prosecution practice due to rapid growth.  Capability in all aspects of semiconductor and circuit technology is a must.  Versatility in other technical areas is a plus.

Candidates will preferably have capabilities consistent with at least 3 years of experience as an agent or attorney in patent prosecution.  Industry experience working in the semiconductor area and Chinese language ability is advantageous.  The key attributes of a successful candidate for this position are talent, insight, attention to detail and outstanding writing ability.

The firm offers a relaxed environment with a very competitive salary, benefits and bonus structure, and an interstate telecommuting option for the right candidate.  The firm’s unique structure provides a fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for interested applicants.

Contact
To apply, please email recruiting311@ipfirm.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nationwide

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Sterling, Va. / Telecommute

anovaAnova Law Group is seeking highly qualified USPTO-registered patent agents for handling patent preparation and prosecution for international corporate clients.

Applicants must have at least one year patent preparation and prosecution experience in the technical fields of electronics, control systems, computers, semiconductor, communication, and information technology (IT), etc.

Applicants must be self-motivated, have strong writing skills and an advanced degree in electrical, computer, materials, or mechanical engineering. Excellent communication skills and bilingual in English/Chinese is also required. We offer a friendly, professional working environment with flexible working schedule as well as telework option.

Contact
To apply, please email us at contact@anovalaw.com: your resume, a writing sample, salary requirement, and earliest available starting date.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Sterling, Virginia or Telecommute

Associate/Of Counsel Attorney – Law Firm – Houston, Texas

International IP Law Group (IIPLG) is seeking Associate Attorneys or Of Counsel Attorneys to prepare and prosecute patent applications in technical areas relating to computer science, computer engineering, software, chemical and mechanical arts.

The position is full time for our Houston office. IIPLG offers a flexible work environment and some telecommuting is possible. A wide range of employee benefits is provided.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • 2-3 years relevant experience

Contact
Please send your resume, complete transcripts, a writing sample and salary history to Julie Christopherson at office@iiplg.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas

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

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

lozaLoza & Loza, LLP's fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice is seeking attorneys with a book of business who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm includes 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 attorneys 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 of approximately $100K/year or more is required.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing required, and USPTO Patent Bar registration preferred. 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 the major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
Please email resumes and size of portable book of business to careers@lozaip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

logoHarrity & 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
Up to 25K SIGNING BONUS! To apply for this position, submit a resume and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute or Fairfax, Virginia

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.

Candidates currently residing in either Austin, TX or Albuquerque, NM strongly preferred.  Telecommuting or remote office considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.  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.

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

Technology Specialist / Patent Agent (IP Group) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

steptoeSteptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Technology Specialist or Patent Agent to join our IP Group in one of the Washington, New York, Palo Alto, and Chicago offices. Duties include working with clients to identify inventions, assisting attorneys in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, assisting attorneys in patent searching and patent analysis, and providing technical assistance to attorneys in IP litigation and IP transaction. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal and writing skills, are required. Ideal candidates will have (1) an advanced degree in biology, biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology, or chemistry, or (2) an advanced degree or work experience in electrical engineering or computer science. Patent Bar admission is desirable, but not required. If interested, please submit an online application here.

Steptoe is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=13.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Palo Alto, California; or Chicago, Illinois

EE / CS Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

steptoeSteptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks an Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in either New York, DC, Palo Alto, or Chicago. Ideal candidates will have 1-4 years of experience in patent litigation (District Court and/or International Trade Commission) with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required. If interested, please submit an online application here.

Steptoe is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=17.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Palo Alto, California; or Chicago, Illinois

Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

steptoeSteptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in either New York, DC, Palo Alto, or Chicago.  Ideal candidates will have 1-4 years of experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical patent litigation with a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or chemistry.  Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.  If interested, please submit an online application here.

Steptoe is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=14.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Palo Alto, California; or Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Dallas, Texas

slater-matsilSlater Matsil, a firm based in Dallas, specializing in intellectual property, seeks patent attorneys with strong legal and technical skills to join its growing practice. This position involves representing foreign and domestic clients in all aspects of patent law. Career opportunities include patent preparation and prosecution work; client advice and counseling; and IP licensing and litigation activities. We actively encourage professional growth and career development. As such, attorneys are given frequent and meaningful client contact, have substantial interaction with firm management, and are supported in their efforts to develop new client relationships and business opportunities. Compensation exceeds market rates for highly skilled and motivated individuals.

Ideal candidates should have a J.D. degree (top ten percent of law school class), plus engineering experience or an advanced technical degree in the electrical, telecommunications, semiconductor, mechanical, chemical, material sciences, physics, or computer science, and 2-5 years of patent law experience. Strong candidates without an engineering experience or an advanced engineering degree will be considered. Current membership in good standing of any U.S. state bar and eligible to practice patent law before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office required.

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

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

Patent Agent / Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Multiple Locations

Bija Capital Advisors, LLC., a boutique IP Strategy and Development firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to join our team. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field, and candidates with at least three to five years of domestic patent prosecution experience in these fields with a top law firm are preferred.

Our atmosphere is charged with energy, as we strive to help our clients develop top quality IP portfolios for their exciting, dynamic businesses. We work across a wide range of interesting technology areas for both start up and large corporate clients.

The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare the highest quality draft patent applications for our clients. This role places the candidate between the inventors and marquis outside counsel IP law firms who we partner with to file and prosecute the patent applications.

Applicants must have strong writing skills and a willingness to learn, and need to be interested in being part of a rapidly growing, exciting and unique opportunity. The successful candidate is a flexible self-starter, is well organized, and has a can-do attitude. The person in this position is preferably already licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

This is a full-time, exempt position and is intended to be located in either the Boston or the Tampa/Clearwater area.  Telecommuting/relocation is also an option. Travel is required.

Contact
Applicants can send a copy of their resume, law and engineering transcripts and cover letter to recruiting@bijacapital.com. No recruiters please.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Tampa, Florida; or telecommute

Senior Patent Counsel – Other – Washington, D.C. / Telecommute

Unifiedpatents.Unified Patents Inc. is expanding and is seeking a registered patent attorney with Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and inter partes review petition drafting and litigating experience, preferably with a background in electrical engineering or computer science.

Experience

  • Prior art research
  • Monitoring ongoing litigations, secondary market analyses, and demand letter activity
  • Validity and patentability analyses
  • Drafting, filing, and litigating patent office proceedings, in particular, inter partes reviews
  • Depositions, oral hearing, appellate practice, and litigation
  • Support senior patent attorneys in ongoing matters
  • Provide backup support for docketing, efiling and other IP functions

Requirements

  • Experience with PTAB proceedings, including drafting petitions, filing, litigating before the Board, and deposition experience a must.
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Bar passage required.
  • Two to five years of experience practicing before the Board preferred.
  • Patent Office examination experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • EE or CS undergraduate degree required, MS or PhD preferred

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://www.unifiedpatents.com/jobs/.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Washington, D.C. or telecommute

Patent Associate Attorney (E.E.) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

cantor-coburnCantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a degree in electrical engineering.  With sufficient patent experience, the candidate may work in any of the firm’s locations: Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Detroit; or Houston.  In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 7th in the country for utility patents, 3rd for design patents, and 7th for trademarks, as well as being the fastest growing patent law firm in the country.  The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the U.S. and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high tech start-ups, and university technology transfer offices.

The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in the electrical arts, as well as occasionally preparing invalidity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses.

The successful candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have two-to-five years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, have drafted more than 20 patent applications, and have domestic and international prosecution experience.   Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to careers@cantorcolburn.com.   Cantor Colburn LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Detroit, Michigan; or Houston, Texas

Associate Counsel (IP Policy) – Other – Washington, D.C.

bioBiotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.

The Associate Counsel, IP Policy, will conduct legal research and analysis on a wide range of intellectual property and technology transfer matters, and will participate in the development and implementation of BIO’s advocacy at the state, federal and international levels.

Responsibilities will include analysis of judicial or agency decisions, and proposed legislation or regulations; preparation and review of public comments, testimony, presentations, press releases, amicus briefs, and other official BIO statements; operational support for BIO's IP-related committees; managing communications with IP professionals at BIO’s member companies; advising BIO’s policy and advocacy departments on IP matters and assuming primary responsibility for policy development in selected areas; developing IP-related educational content for BIO-organized meetings and publications; representing BIO’s IP interests in advocacy meetings and at public events; and coordinating BIO's technology transfer priorities.

A law degree, admission to a state bar, and admission to the patent bar are required. A life sciences degree in a relevant field is expected. The ideal candidate should have 5 or more years of work or equivalent experience, preferably 2 or more years as a patent lawyer in a corporate, law firm, or government practice.

Experience with technology transfer and IP licensing, and a solid basic understanding of the drug, biologic, and agricultural regulatory processes will be a plus. Experience in the biotechnology industry highly valued.

The candidate must have an ability to present complex information in succinct and accessible form, must display an aptitude for credible advocacy, and be a personable, strong communicator who develops and maintains constructive relationships with relevant stakeholders in government, industry, and civil society.

Contact
To apply, please email Julia McGrath at hr@bio.org.

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

IP Attorney (Associate / Partner) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

mcHattieThe McHattie Law Firm, a dynamic and “quirky” boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property, general corporate, litigation and employment law, seeks a patent attorney with 5+ years of substantive patent prosecution and an alternative discipline (general corporate, litigation, employment, immigration) experience on a full or part-time basis. The attorney should be experienced in one or more technical patent prosecution area, including by way of example, medical devices, electrical engineering, iot, communications, data management, robotics, software architecture or mechanical engineering.

The candidate must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and communicate effectively, be a positive influence in the office, and be a team player who works well under pressure.​ Compensation is commensurate with experience. Portable business a plus.  Please reply with two (2) writing samples that include at least one issued patent and one published patent application. Preferably writing samples should not be more than three years old.

Contact
This is an extremely desirable opportunity for the right candidate. We are a highly-productive, successful & fun law office with exciting prospects (see www.cove.ie and www.mchattielaw.ie). Please email resume to trademarkscopyrights@yahoo.com along with compensation requirements using the subject "IP Attorney Position."

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boonton, New Jersey; Winter Park, Florida; or Dublin, Ireland