Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Rochester, N.Y.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Rochester, New York 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 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: Rochester, New York

Patent Prosecutor – Law Firm – Beverly, Mass. or San Diego, Calif.

hunter-clarkHunter Clark PLLC is seeking dedicated patent prosecutors (attorney or agent) with a high-tech background (e.g., electrical engineering, computer science) for positions in each of their Beverly, Massachusetts and San Diego, California offices.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of four years of patent prosecution experience and an aptitude for quickly understanding new and complex technologies, and an inquisitive, problem-solving, strategic mind.  Litigation, copyright and trademark experience is of benefit, but not a requirement.

Hunter Clark is a firm where careers are made, lives are enriched, and successes are celebrated.  Our employees are seasoned IP professionals that set the highest performance standards and are committed to the firm’s success.  In turn, Hunter Clark is committed to its employees and their efforts are recognized and rewarded.
You have great influence over your compensation at Hunter Clark.  Your salary is based on your hours target and billing rate that you have significant influence in setting.  This allows professionals at Hunter Clark to earn salaries that are much higher than at many other firms our size, or to have a better work-life balance than at large firms.

If you desire to work at a firm that helps you realize your goals, please share your resume with us.

Contact
To apply, please email Rhonda Villanueva at hiring@hunter-clark.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Beverly, Massachusetts or San Diego, California

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 / Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Lexington, Mass.

agenusAgenus Biopharma is seeking an exceptional Patent Agent or Patent Attorney to join a dynamic, fast-paced, and exciting company in the immuno-oncology space.  The qualified individual will have a technical background and advanced degree in immunology or a related field. 1-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution as well as due diligence analyses (including freedom-to-operate and related analyses) is required. The qualified individual will be a key contributor to assisting the company in evaluating and supporting development of new technologies. The qualified individual will also perform administrative intellectual property duties as needed. Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office is required. Excellent academics and strong written and oral communication skills are necessary, as this position will interface regularly with scientists and management.

Education Necessary:

  • Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in immunology or related life-sciences discipline

Experience Necessary:

  • 1-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution and IP due diligence analyses in the biologics space in a law firm or corporate setting
  • Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Knowledge of antibody drug development is a plus
  • Experience with contested proceedings (e.g., litigation, oppositions, IPRs) is a plus
  • Must have solid organizational skills and ability to think strategically and systematically, analyze complex business issues, and utilize sound judgment in deriving conclusions
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent academics
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Contact
To apply, please email Nancy O'Sullivan at nancy.osullivan@agenusbio.com.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

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

Software / Electrical Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Trumbull, Conn. or Telecommute

Dilworth IP is seeking a highly competent Patent Attorney with 5+ years of experience, possessing extensive experience writing and prosecuting software and electrical patents while exhibiting a high degree of professionalism and productivity. Compensation package is competitive and rewards productivity.

The firm culture is based upon flexibility and performance. We provide our practitioners with the business structure and resources that they need to succeed, while offering the great benefits of flexibility and independence. By leveraging technology, we enable our attorneys and agents to work from anywhere in the world. We seek professionals who exhibit the maturity and discipline to continue to maintain an exceptional performance level in such a flexible, independent work environment, while contributing to the collegial and cooperative atmosphere of the firm. Qualified candidates are sought who are willing to participate in the firm’s client development efforts and who are committed to providing a high quality product in a cost-effective manner.

Qualifications:
Admission before the USPTO and at least one state bar association is required. Preference will be given to attorneys who bring with them a solid and verifiable book of business, who have backgrounds that include actual laboratory or engineering experience, or have worked as in-house counsel.

Contact
Please submit your resume to Mr. Tom DeFelice at tdefelice@dilworthip.com. All submissions will be maintained in the strictest confidence.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Trumbull, Connecticut or Telecommute

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

Caldwell Intellectual Property is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join our growing patent prosecution practice. This position is available in our Boston, MA office. Candidates should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biology or Chemistry, a JD, be admitted to practice before the USPTO or eligible to so, and candidates with at least one year of domestic patent prosecution experience in these fields are preferred.

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

The primary responsibility of this position is to perform functions related to patent prosecution. Although not required, trademark prosecution experience is a plus.

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.

Contact
Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to keegan@caldwellip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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 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

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 Electrical Engineering degree with at least 3 years of analog and digital mixed signal circuit design experience and/or with RF design experience. At least two years 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, 354A Turnpike St. - Suite 301, Canton, MA 02021.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Canton, Massachusetts

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

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

Director, Patent Attorney Regeneron Genetics Center – Large Corporation – Tarrytown, N.Y.

regeneronRegeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc is seeking a Director for its Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC). This is a once in a lifetime leadership opportunity to go in house and create innovative IP strategy that will support and protect one of the world’s most comprehensive genetics databases.  Science drives our business- the attorney that supports the RGC will be expected to " talk science" with key stake holders across the organization.  This attorney will partner with scientific leads for the Regeneron Genetics Center and will be expected to keep senior leadership including CEO, CSO and General Counsel informed and up to date on strategy.

The attorney will assume a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive intellectual property strategy for the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), which was created to elucidate genetic factors that cause or influence human diseases. The RGC has sequenced over 100,000 exomes to date, and is now delivering new target opportunities and validating existing targets for Regeneron’s therapeutic programs.  The attorney will develop, protect, and manage Regeneron’s intellectual property pertaining to systems and processes for large-scale genomics systems, applied genomics, bioinformatics, and personalized medicine.  The attorney will also provide intellectual property services in support of Regeneron’s technology platforms  and bioprocess and manufacturing enterprises.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying and managing intellectual property protection in the following technological areas: large-scale genomics; applied genomics; bioinformatics; and personalized medicine.
  • Developing and implementing an intellectual property strategy for the Regeneron Genetics Center, including: developing close client relationships with the relevant scientific and business groups; coordinating patent filing, trade secret protection, and third party actions; monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, particularly in the area of patentable subject matter; and surveilling competitor activity and taking steps to ensure Regeneron’s long-term competitive advantage.
  • Managing intellectual property protection in the following technological areas:
    recombineering; genetically modified non-human animals; animal models; and bioprocess and manufacturing.

Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice law in at least one state is required, New York preferred, or qualified for New York's in-house counsel license.
  • Ph.D. in Genetics, Biochemistry, or Cell Biology is required; experience in medical genetics, genomics and/or bioinformatics preferred.
  • 6-12 years experience required; law firm experience is a plus.
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Ideal candidate will have a broad range of patent-related legal experience, including experience in patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, due diligence, opinion work and strategic client counseling.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://careers.regeneron.com/job/REGEA0026302431/Director-Patent-Attorney.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Tarrytown, New York

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

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. has an opening in its Electrical Department for an electrical engineer and/or computer science attorney with at least three years 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

Requirements/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or similar (knowledge of wireless telecommunications, digital rights management, audio/video coding, semiconductor design and fabrication, and software is desired)
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 3 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical and legal background

Salary and benefits:

  • Generous salary for reasonable billable hourly requirement with tiered formulaic additional compensation paid for hours in excess of annual requirement
  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • SEPTA transit checks

This Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No solicitations please.

Contact
To apply, please email Beth Collins at bcollins@vklaw.com.

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

IP Associate Attorney – Law Firm – Reston, Va. or Burlington, Mass.

logoThe Marbury Law Group, PLLC is seeking an experienced, highly qualified IP associate attorney for our Reston, Virginia or Suburban Boston (Burlington, MA) offices.

The candidate will focus mainly on the preparation and prosecution of patents in one or more of the following areas: telecommunications (i.e., wired and wireless communications, hardware and software, networking, etc.), computer engineering, electrical engineering or software for U.S. based clients, and will interface with foreign counsel to obtain international patents for our U.S. based clients.

Portable business is not required. However, the ideal candidate should possess strong client communication and development skills with the desire and ability to take a lead role in managing and growing client accounts.

Education Background:

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

Experience:

The ideal candidate has at least 2 years of patent experience in prosecuting existing and drafting new patent applications or patent examination, preferably with patent or technical experience in one of the fields noted above.

Duties:

The candidate will focus mainly on the preparation and prosecution of patents in one or more of the following areas for U.S. based clients:

- Electrical: telecommunications (i.e., wired and wireless communications, hardware and software, networking, etc.), electrical engineering, computer engineering and software;
- Mechanical:  medical devices, clean technology.

Duties may also include the drafting and analysis of patent re-examinations as well as opinions of counsel; management and direction of foreign counsel; client counseling, infringement analysis, validity analysis, re-examination and reissue request drafting, IP licensing, IP due diligence, and assistance with marketing and client development efforts; possible review and management of junior associate work product for senior candidates; and direction of paralegal staff.  In addition, duties may include occasionally supporting our firm’s commercial litigation practice in the litigation of IP matters, including the drafting of pleadings, discovery requests, motions, briefs, reports, etc.

Salary:

We offer a unique compensation structure which provides a generous base salary with an expectation of 1550 minimum billable hours per year.

For employees who generate over 1550 billable hours per year, we also offer a formula-based bonus for each billed hour over 1550 hours. Total compensation is based on productivity and billable hours, and is projected to be similar to that of large law firms for candidates interested in billing large law firm hours (e.g., ~ 2000 billable hours).

Benefits:

We offer a professional, relaxed, supportive office environment, casual dress, flexible work hours, with a low minimum billable hours requirement, free parking and comprehensive benefits including paid vacation, health and disability insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, et cetera.

We encourage and support associate attorneys in marketing and developing their own clients. Associate attorneys receive credit for client origination, manage the client relationship with supervision from our partners, and receive a bonus based on the amount of client origination.

Contact
Please email cover letter, resume, two letters of reference and writing sample (published patent application preferred) to careers@marburylaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Reston, Virginia or Burlington, Massachusetts

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

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

Contact
Please click HERE to apply.

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

IP Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

logoPatterson + Sheridan, LLP is seeking IP attorneys with a computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, physics, chemical engineering, chemistry, or biochemical background and 1 - 6 years of patent law experience, including patent preparation and prosecution, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions.

Patterson + Sheridan is a mid-sized intellectual property law firm with offices in Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Greensboro, NC, Shrewsbury, NJ and Palo Alto, CA. We are a client-centered collaborative workplace. Although individual achievements are recognized and highly praised, we never forget that we are a team. Success at Patterson + Sheridan is judged largely by how much you help others succeed.

As an attorney at Patterson + Sheridan, you will receive solid training and opportunities for professional growth. We believe that associates should have client contact to see first-hand how large innovative companies, as well as pioneering start-ups, develop products and technologies that are literally changing the world. You can expect to take invention disclosures from inventors, draft specifications with minimal supervision, and generate claims requiring only moderate review. We offer a career progression, leadership training, and the opportunity to build client relationship skills. Each year in the professional life of a Patterson + Sheridan associate brings a wider and deeper development of expertise, designed to increase your value to our clients and our firm.

Contact
If you are interested in hearing more about Patterson + Sheridan, our training, our culture, and our extensive reach and experience in technologies that are changing the world, send your resume, cover letter, undergraduate and law school transcripts, and a 5-10 page writing sample to recruiting@pattersonsheridan.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; Greensboro, North Carolina; or Palo Alto, California

IP Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa. / Atlanta, Ga.

logoThe Philadelphia and Atlanta offices of Ballard Spahr's national Intellectual Property Litigation practice seek an IP litigation lawyer with two to four years of experience in patent and other complex IP litigation. The candidate will join teams involved in cutting-edge patent infringement cases (as well as trademark, copyright, trade secret, and licensing litigation) in district courts around the country, as well as in post-grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Our work is varied and high stakes, and we represent some of the world's leading life science companies, software developers, retail brands, and universities in their most complex patent and other IP cases. We work as a team, where responsibility and experience is shared, allowing for regular on-your-feet experience for associates. We also provide regular training on substantive IP law, litigation skills, and business development.

We require top academic credentials, excellent litigation experience, a desire to compete and win, and clear and persuasive oral and written communication skills, to help persuade judges and juries, and to help advise our clients. We are particularly interested in former judicial clerks, but this experience is not required. A technical background is welcome, but not required.

Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.ballardspahr.com/en/careers/attorneys.aspx.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Atlanta, Georgia

Patent Attorney (Chemistry) – Law Firm – Pittsburgh, Pa.

logoThe Webb Law Firm, a Pittsburgh-based intellectual property law firm with a long-standing history, is seeking associate candidates with a technical background in Chemistry.

We are seeking a candidate with knowledge of small molecule organic chemistry.  Qualified candidates should hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree, a J.D. from an accredited law school, and a minimum of 4 years of experience as an IP attorney.  Advanced degrees in Chemistry and/or industry experience helpful.

Responsibilities include drafting and prosecuting patent applications (U.S. and international) and client counseling regarding patentability, infringement and validity, with significant opportunities to practice all aspects of IP law, including litigation. Registration to practice before the USPTO preferred with prior industrial and/or legal experience desired.

Contact
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts and a writing sample to msomerhalder@webblaw.com or by mail to:
Mike Somerhalder
Firm Administrator
The Webb Law Firm
One Gateway Center
420 Ft. Duquesne Blvd, Suite 1200
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Shelton, Conn.

HARRINGTON & SMITH, with an office in Shelton, Connecticut seeks an associate to join its intellectual property practice. The Firm's practice is predominantly limited to patent application preparation and prosecution.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics or Computer Science and be admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates must have at least one year of solid experience writing U.S. patent applications. Work will involve inventions in wireless radio communication technology (4G, LTE, eNB, 5G, etc).

Contact
To apply, please email Mark Harrington at MHarrington@hspatent.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Shelton, Connecticut