Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Flexible

fialaFiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking part-time and full-time patent attorneys and agents to assist us with our growing practice. Opportunities are available primarily for preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, software, and Internet technology areas. Persons with law firm experience and/or tech industry experience, as well as present and former Examiners, are all encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Applicants may be remotely located.

USPTO registration (in good standing) is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these areas are a plus.

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

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

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible, including telecommute

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.

Additional Info
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.

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

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 Search Associate (Mechanical / Medical Devices) – Small Corporation – Pasadena, Calif. or Telecommute

shermanSherman Patent Search Group (SPSG), a premier 100% US-based patent search firm boutique, is currently seeking a patent search associate with a strong technical background in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or biomedical engineering.  B.S. or higher in Mechanical Engineering is strongly preferred.  Prior IP experience as an Examiner, or patent searcher is required – including experience in FTO, invalidity, and patentability searching.  Ability and experience to take on a broad array of technologies is required.

We have offices in Pasadena, CA- however remote work will be considered for experienced candidates.

SPSG is a 100% US-based, rapidly-growing patent search firm. We serve some of the largest law firms, universities, and Fortune 500 companies in the world. Our team is truly our strongest asset. We combine our powerful backgrounds in IP (former Examiners, patent prosecutors, and patent litigators) with our sought-after technical acumen, and focus on maximizing quality and usefulness of search results while keeping our costs exceptionally competitive.

Sherman Patent Search Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact
For consideration, email your resume and cover letter to info@shermanpatentsearch.com

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Pasadena, California or Telecommute

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.

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

Patent Associates / Agents – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif. or Telecommute

Vierra Magen Marcus LLP, a nationally recognized and San Francisco based IP law firm, is seeking motivated attorneys/agents to represent the firm’s Fortune 500 and other clients. Due to our geographically diverse clientele and current telecommute technologies, we can accommodate attorneys and agents who want to work from home in locations outside of Northern California. We are alternatively willing to pay moving expenses to San Francisco. Candidates must have patent prosecution experience and a degree in EE, CS and/or Physics.

Firm Atmosphere: Vierra Magen was founded with the principles of providing top notch legal service to its large client base, while at the same time providing a friendly, collegial and relaxed environment for its attorneys, agents and staff. We remain true to these principals as we continue to grow. The firm has been ranked as the top boutique IP law firm in the nation by IP TodayTM.

Compensation: We provide a competitive base salary and benefits package. Our policy is to reward those reaching or exceeding the requested annual billed hours with a bonus, above and beyond the base salary. The bonus is based on a straight percentage of collected billings. Our attorneys choose their own balance between work and social life. Though by no means expected, those choosing to work “big firm" hours will be rewarded with net compensations schemes competitive with or exceeding those of big firms.

Firm Clients: Our clients include some of the largest and most technology-driven companies in the world, including Microsoft Corporation, SanDisk Corporation and CA Technologies, as well as a wide variety of smaller businesses and start-ups. These clients have come to rely on us for our detailed personal attention to their IP needs and our unsurpassed technical expertise. Each attorney at Vierra Magen is given close and direct client contact, including meeting with inventors and management, and working directly with inventors to prepare and file patent applications.

Mentoring: At Vierra Magen, we understand the importance of training and feedback. The firm provides each attorney with ample supervision, education and review of their work product to ensure development in the fundamentals and subtleties of patent practice.

Offices: Our offices are in the world-class Market Center buildings in the heart of downtown San Francisco, with views of the San Francisco Bay, Transamerica Building and financial district. If you don’t live in the Bay Area, we can accommodate attorneys/agents who would like to work from home.

Please, only those with patent prosecution experience in electronics and computer software need apply.

Contact
If you are interested in speaking with us about a position at Vierra Magen, please send your resume to: Hiring Partner, Vierra Magen Marcus LLP, 575 Market Street, Suite 3750, or email hiringpartner@vierramagen.com

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Francisco, California or Telecommute

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 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.

Additional Info
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 Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Telecommute

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.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Remote or 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
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Telecommute

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute

Patent Attorney/Agent – Other – Telecommute

The nation's top firearms specialty IP firm needs another patent lawyer (or agent) who ideally knows and loves gun technology, but hopefully has at least some familiarity and is enthusiastic about becoming an expert. Initially a part time contract position, this is not a short-term overflow work position, but a long term position that could be half time and my easily grow to full time in the long run if desired.

This firm represents more firearms industry companies than any other law firm in the world - by far - and we are the go-to patent firm for start-up gun inventors nationwide.

We recently celebrated 20 years of success, and our growth means we're looking to add a key player to our amazing team. Even though we're a "virtual law firm" with team members all over the nation, we truly enjoy each other and have fun doing outstanding legal work. This practice is unusually entrepreneurial and we're smart and creative about our marketing, which is probably why we're by far the dominant law firm in our gun-nut niche.

Contact
For much more information and how to apply, see the full listing here: http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/lgl/5742093936.html or email this address: delta@langlotz.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Anywhere (Work from Home)