Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Dayton, Ohio

Stevens & Showalter, LLP Stevens & Showalter, LLPis a growing patent law boutique seeking a patent attorney or patent agent having at least two years of patent application drafting and prosecution experience with a background in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer
Science. The firm is located in a South Dayton, Ohio suburb (Centerville/Washington Township) within a short drive of Northern Cincinnati suburbs for those looking to live in Cincinnati.

Responsibilities will include patent application preparation and prosecution, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects. Salary is competitive with similar patent firms in the area and can grow quickly depending on work quality and production. Partnership opportunities will become available to a candidate that fits in well with the other firm attorneys and that provides excellent work product.

The Firm’s work atmosphere is very collegial and the dress code is casual.

Contact
Please forward resumes to Hiring Partner at info@sspatlaw.com. Additional information about the firm can be found at http://www.sspatlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Dayton, Ohio

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Cary, N.C.

Coats & Bennett, PLLC Coats & Bennett, PLLC, a boutique intellectual property law firm in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, has an immediate need to hire highly motivated Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents who are experienced in patent preparation and prosecution related to telecommunications and electrical technologies.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering + J.D. with strong academic credentials
  • 2-4 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience
  • Good skills in drafting patent applications and preparing responses to Office Actions with little instruction
  • Experience with wireless communications
  • Experience with the following technologies is highly desired: CDMA, TDMA, OFDM (4G) used in LTE and Wi-Fi / WiMax networks and Spread Spectrum (Bluetooth)
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Admission to practice before the USPTO
  • Admission to the N.C. bar is a plus

Located in one of the top technology hubs in the country, the Research Triangle offers a beautiful place to live and work. Discover a rewarding career with professionals who are committed to quality and excellence in their work in a collegial environment. Coats & Bennett, PLLC, offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Contact
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at careers@coatsandbennett.com. For more information about Coats & Bennett, PLLC, visit us at: www.coatsandbennett.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cary, North Carolina

Patent Attorney/Agent – Large Corporation – Bothell, Wa.

Seattle Genetics Seattle Geneticsis seeking is a patent attorney or agent with 4-8 years of prosecution experience in organic chemistry or peptide chemistry, and preferably antibody-drug conjugates.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft and prosecute patent applications involving organic chemistry and antibody-drug conjugates
  • Collaborate with research personnel to develop and execute patentability strategies for new chemotypes and antibody-drug conjugates
  • Conduct patentability and freedom to operate studies for new chemotypes and antibody drug conjugates
  • Supervise external patent counsel
  • Requirements (technical skills, key characteristics, education, etc.):
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • For attorneys, member of a state bar and eligible to be admitted to practice in Washington state
  • 4-8 years of organic chemistry prosecution experience
  • BA/BS in organic chemistry or related degree; advanced degree preferred
  • Ability to independently draft and prosecute patent applications
  • Substantial experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution
  • Familiarity with patentability and FTO searches
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Large IP law firm training preferred
  • Seattle Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact
Apply online by using this link: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SEAGEN&cws=4&rid=1293.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Bothell, Washington

Patent Agent / Attorney – Law Firm – Pasadena, Calif. (Updated)

Steinfl & Bruno LLP, Steinfl & Bruno LLPa boutique Intellectual Property firm in Pasadena, is a fast-paced, exciting law practice focused on representing inventors. Seeking candidates for experienced Patent Agent / Attorney position, with patent preparation and prosecution experience. Admission before the USPTO is REQUIRED. Must be eligible to work in the US.

The ideal candidate has a PhD in chemistry, organic chem, pharmacology or related biotechnology related fields and has minimum of 3 years experience in patent drafting, and patent prosecution before the USPTO and elsewhere. Pharma is a plus.

Steinfl & Bruno LLP protects inventions through patents, determines U.S., International and foreign patent filing strategies, defines worldwide patent prosecution strategies, designs patent coverage for specific products, methods and technologies, reviews and organizes worldwide patent portfolios.

Contact
Please send resume and salary requirements in confidence to office@sbpatlaw.com. For more information about our firm, please visit our web site at www.sbpatlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Pasadena, California

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel Law Group, LLPLogo is seeking a chemical practitioner with 2+ years of experience. Successful candidate must be mature, have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner.

Candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of areas, including preparation and international prosecution of patent applications, clearance/right to practice analyses, M&A due diligence, and invalidity and non-infringement opinion generation.  The open position is particularly well suited for a practitioner seeking exposure beyond typical prep/prosecution duties.  Strong interpersonal skills are required as the practitioner will have direct client contact with sophisticated in-house counsel and foreign counsel.

Above market average compensation is available to the ideal candidate.

Abel Law Group, LLP is comprised of a well-established practice group with a strong group of practitioners, and boasts a stellar support staff, a collegial, casual work environment, and strong benefits package.  The firm was ranked 5th largest in Austin according to the Austin Business Journal, June 2013, and continues with a growth rate outpacing the industry.

Contact
Apply by emailing your resume and two writing samples to the firm at: hr@abel-ip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

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

Miles & Stockbridge P.C. Miles & Stockbridge P.C.seeks a registered patent attorney or patent agent with an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering (with strong mechanical prosecution work experience) to work in our Tysons Corner, Virginia office. Candidates should have 2-4 years of experience and must be registered before the USPTO. Strong academic record and an ability to work with mechanical, medical device, semiconductor, software, and electrical inventions required.

Contact
Please apply online at www.milesstockbridge.com or send resumes, cover letters, law school and undergraduate transcripts, by email to Dina Billian, dbillian@milesstockbridge.com. EOE

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia

Patent Coordinator II – Large Corporation – Melville, N.Y.

Canon USA, Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc.is currently seeking a Patent Coordinator II to join our Corporate office in Melville, NY. This position will support patent attorneys in day-to-day patent prosecution activities as well as provide general office support as needed to the Intellectual Property Division's Senior Director.

Responsibilities

  • Provide patent prosecution administrative support, includes working with patent attorneys/agents to file formal papers
  • Maintain/update patent database as needed
  • Correspond with clients as needed
  • Assist in preparing routine legal documents and reports
  • Provide other administrative support as needed

Qualifications

  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent, plus 2-5 years of patent prosecution administrative support experience.
  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic MS Office skills (Word, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat

Canon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://jobs-cusa.icims.com/jobs/4796/patent-coordinator-ii/job.

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

Canon U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Melville, New York, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. Canon U.S.A's extensive product line and digital solutions enable businesses and consumers worldwide to capture, store and distribute information. †Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

Baker Botts The Palo Alto office of Baker Botts seeks registered patent agents with at least 1-3 years of experience with writing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications. Candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or an equivalent field (such as a mechanical engineering degree with a strong background in computer science). Industry experience in those fields is a plus, but not required. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Contact
Baker Botts is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration, please send a cover letter, résumé and undergraduate (and graduate) transcripts via email to Office Administrator at: hrpaloalto@bakerbotts.com. No Recruiters or personal calls.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

The Alexandria office of Buchanan Ingersoll & RooneyBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has an immediate opening for an Electrical Ppatent Agent with 2-6 years of patent experience and a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Candidates should have significant patent application drafting experience, and preferably with respect to computer implemented inventions. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, prosecution, post grant review documents and opinion letters. Excellent writing skills required. The Firm’s electrical patent work includes protecting inventions related to the full spectrum of electrical engineering, computer science, business methods, optics, nanotechnology and other areas of applied physics. Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The firm’s compensation and benefits package is competitive with other top-level firms in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC areas.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online at our website at https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v3/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and a writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Burlington, Vt.

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC Downs Rachlin Martin PLLCseeks an experienced patent agent or patent examiner to join its rapidly growing intellectual property practice, based in its Burlington, Vermont office. Enjoy challenging work while living in an area endowed with natural beauty, superb recreational opportunities, and a strong sense of community. The position requires patent bar admission within one year of hiring and at least 2-4 years of patent prosecution or examining experience. Electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science backgrounds preferred. Other technical backgrounds and greater experience levels will be considered. Work will primarily involve patent drafting and prosecution, with some opportunities for support work in the areas of intellectual property transactional work and litigation.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • B.S. degree (or B.A. degree with USPTO admission eligibility)
  • Minimum two years patent prosecution or patent examining experience
  • Patent bar admission within one year of date of hire
  • Competency in firm word processing, electronic filing, and docketing systems

Responsibilities

  • Conducting interviews with clients to obtain invention disclosures
  • Developing strategies for protecting inventions
  • Drafting specifications and claims for patent applications and writing scientific and technical documents in clear, concise English
  • Analyzing Office Actions and preparing responses thereto
  • Conducting patent examiner interviews by telephone or in-person as required
  • Assisting with patent validity and infringement analyses and preparing written reports
  • Managing a patent prosecution docket with multiple clients and deadlines
  • Conducting legal and technical research and analysis in support of various patent-related matters including patent litigation
  • Working closely with attorneys, other agents, and staff as needed
  • Performing legal and technical research using all available resources including libraries and computer data systems
  • Occasional local or distant travel as needed
  • Following ethical requirements as set forth by the Firm's professional liability insurer and the rules of practice before the USPTO as well as the Rules of Professional Conduct of Vermont and any other pertinent jurisdictions
  • Make non-billable contributions to IP practice group
  • Assist with marketing the IP practice
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Information

  • Exempt status
  • Minimum 1600 billable hours

Contact
Apply by emailing us at: iweisburgh@drm.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Burlington, Vermont

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

Additon, Higgins, Pendleton & Ashe, Additon, Higgins, Pendleton & Ashea boutique intellectual property law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking an experienced patent attorney or patent agent to immediately join the firm.

The candidate should have a technical background in software, electronics, controls, and the electro-mechanical arts. Technical knowledge or experience in optics and imaging is a plus. At least three years of experience in patent prosecution in a U.S. law firm or in house is required as well as excellent ‎communication and time management skills. The candidate should be capable of drafting patent applications and preparing responses to Office Actions with little instruction. The candidate should also have a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science. Admission to practice before the USPTO is required. Admission to the N.C. bar is a plus.

The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing invention disclosures, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, coordinating international patent prosecution, and advising clients. The candidate will work in a team environment, participate in the management of an international‎ patent portfolio, and have significant client involvement.

Additon, Higgins, Pendleton & Ashe offers a small-firm atmosphere with the sophisticated level of work that comes with an established IP firm. Our office is located south of uptown Charlotte in Ballantyne Corporate Park. We offer a competitive salary commensurate ‎with experience and a generous benefits package.

Contact
Apply by emailing us at: jobs@ahpapatent.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Patent Agent / Attorney – Law Firm – Rockville, Md.

AuerbachSchrot LLC, AuerbachSchrot LLCan intellectual property law firm in Rockville, MD, is seeking an experienced, USPTO registered patent agent or attorney to assist in its growing domestic and international biotechnology and high technology patent prosecution practice.

Applicants must have at least 2 years of prosecution experience in a law firm setting, and be fluent in USPTO practice and policy. A master’s or Ph.D. degree in immunology or immunotherapy is required for the position.

Applicants must also have superior and unwavering attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communications skills, high computer proficiency and the ability to independently prioritize and perform multiple tasks and address multiple deadlines.

AuerbachSchrot offers exceptional benefits, training, a competitive compensation package and an opportunity to work in a congenial environment in suburban Maryland. AuerbachSchrot is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact
Applicants should send a copy of their resume and a cover letter, in confidence, to the attention of Ms. Penny Zimmerman Amir at careers@ipatlaw.com. Applicant submissions will be maintained as confidential.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Rockville, Maryland

US Patent Prosecution Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Seoul, Korea

Lee International IP & Law Group, Lee Internationalone of the most prestigious LLP & Law firm in Seoul Korea, seeks a US Patent Prosecution Attorney/Agent having at least 2 years of experience in the patent prosecution of electrical, electronic or electro-mechanical devices to work in our main office in Seoul Korea. Previous patent prosecution experience can be either at a law firm or at the USPTO and Industry experience is a definite plus. All candidates must have at least a BSEE or BSME degree and admission to practice before the USPTO as a patent attorney or agent. Responsibilities will include patent prosecution docket and patent application writing. Excellent writing and oral skills are required. Salary will commensurate with experience.

Contact
Send your resume and a patent drafting sample by email only to jwshim@leeinternational.com. No headhunters or recruiters please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Seoul, Korea

Patent Attorney/Agent/Expert – Law Firm – Bangalore, India

Law Firm of Naren Thappeta seeks an able expert/agent/attorney to assist with software patents for US/India practice. The position is based in Bangalore, India, and the candidate is expected to work under direct supervision of Naren Thappeta, US Patent Attorney and India Patent Agent. Excellent opportunity to understand the legal/practical aspects of both US and India patents.

Candidate must have strong background in software/database/enterprise technologies, in addition to at least some background in preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Advanced degree or relevant design/development/patent work experience, demonstrating ability to understand/investigate technical aspects. Exceptional oral and written communication also required.

Contact
Please also visit www.iphorizons.com for additional information on our operation. Apply online by emailing us at: jobs@iphorizons.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Bangalore, India

Patent Attorney / Agent – Small Corporation – Baltimore, Md. / Washington, D.C. Area

Vorbeck MaterialsVorbeck Materials is seeking a patent agent or attorney to manage and expand a growing patent portfolio and to perform other IP-related duties. Duties include:

  • Drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the USPTO.
  • Collaborating with outside counsel, foreign associates, and external partners.
  • Developing and implementing IP strategies for the company.
  • Working closely with R&D and product development groups to identify and develop inventions.
  • Providing support for licensing activities.
  • Managing a trademark portfolio in conjunction with outside counsel.

Applicants should have a minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and should be familiar with domestic and foreign requirements. Applications must be registered with the USPTO. Attorneys must have a JD from a recognized law school and a state bar admission. At least a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or a related field is required. An advanced degree is preferred.

Contact
Apply by emailing us at: ip@vorbeck.com.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Baltimore, Maryland / Washington, D.C. Area

Vorbeck Materials Corp. is a U.S.-based technology and manufacturing company established in 2006 to develop products using Vor-x®, graphene, which is made using Vorbeck's patented graphene technology that was initially developed at Princeton University. Vorbeck launched the world's first commercial graphene product with the introduction of Vor-ink™, a graphene-based conductive ink for electronics applications. Vorbeck also develops and manufactures products using Vor-x® graphene for use in elastomer and plastic composites, high-performance fibers, anti-corrosive coatings, and batteries. Vorbeck's aim is to use graphene as the basis for innovative technologies that break performance barriers and create higher-profit solutions for clients compared to conventional products. Vorbeck Materials is the first and only company to receive EPA approval for the commercial production and sale of graphene-based products.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Indianapolis, Ind.

Jones Robb, PLLC Jones Robbis looking to hire full-time patent attorneys and patent agents in Indianapolis, IN with a minimum of 2 years of significant experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Ideal candidates will also have client counseling experience with opinion drafting and other related patent practice experience. Qualified candidates will have technical backgrounds in one or more of the following: biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, materials science & engineering, mechanical engineering and software.

Contact
Apply by emailing Nancy Peters at: nancy.peters@jonesrobb.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

NSIP LAW NSIP LAWis seeking resumes from patent attorneys or patent agents interested in joining our team. We welcome resumes from all levels of experience including those with experience as a senior associate, of counsel, and/or a partner. We also welcome resumes from candidates with USPTO experience. For candidates with significant amounts of experience, although portable business is welcome, it is not required.

Our ideal candidates will have a technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, physics, or other similar technologies recognized by The United States Patent & Trademark Office suitable for registration to practice before The United States Patent & Trademark Office. Experience in wireless technology is a plus. The ideal candidates are highly driven, team players, and motivated to provide top-quality work products for the firm and the firm’s clients. At least two years of experience is preferred.

Contact
Please send your resume and any additional documents to be considered to info@nsiplaw.com. Please submit two writing samples, which should be unedited and may include responses to Office Actions, Appeal Briefs, or any other materials otherwise not confidential. All inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Please, no recruiters at this time.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

NSIP LAW is a prospering boutique intellectual property law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. Our practice has consistently grown over the years. We have also benefited from a low turn-around rate and a culture that promotes respect and a balanced lifestyle. NSIP Law offers a competitive salary with the rare opportunity to grow along with our dynamic group and to be active participants in our practice.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Cary, N.C.

Withrow & Terranova, PLLCWithrow & Terranova, PLLC, a mid-size Intellectual Property Law Firm located in Cary, North Carolina in close proximity to Research Triangle Park, is seeking a highly qualified registered Patent Attorneys or Patent Agents that possess at least a Bachelor’s level degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering and 1-3 years of patent application preparation and prosecution experience.  The successful candidate will assist in patent application preparation and prosecution, and other related IP matters.  The successful candidate should also have a desire for substantial client interaction and involvement in key IP tasks and growth opportunities.

Contact
To inquire, please send your resume and writing sample to recruiting@wt-ip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cary, North Carolina

Withrow & Terranova, PLLC is a mid-size patent boutique with a focus on electronic, telecommunication, semiconductor, software, biomedical, and mechanical technologies. Our clients range from industry leading Fortune 500 companies to the nation’s top research universities to promising startup companies. We are located in close proximity to Research Triangle Park and serve clients throughout the United States and the world. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.wt-ip.com.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

Patentbar International PCPatent Bar International, a small IP firm in the Boston area, is looking for a patent agent or a patent attorney with at least 2 years of solid hands-on patent preparation and prosecution experience and excellent bilingual English-Russian language skills. EE/Physics/Computer background is preferred, but we will consider applicants with other backgrounds. Trademark experience is a plus.

We offer a collegial work environment of a small firm in a suburban location. Part-time work could be a reasonable starting possibility. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skills. Email your resume, please no phone calls. No recruiters.

Contact
To apply, email us at: info@patentbar.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Dallas, Texas

Winstead PC logois seeking to hire a Patent Agent having a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the fields of chemistry, biotechnology and/or nanotechnology. Must have passed the USPTO patent bar.

Experience Required

  • 2-3 years of “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution of matters from disclosure through allowance.
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a comparable science background is required.

We offer benefits and a competitive compensation package.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://resumebuilder.winstead.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Dallas, Texas