Dority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm, seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with two to six years of relevant experience in patent prosecution within the mechanical or electrical arts.
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 offices are 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. Greenville is being recognized for our premier downtown, mountain views, affordable living, and overall great livability (ranked #10 in the 2019 Livability Rankings). Learn more about the upstate SC area at moveupstatesc.com.
Contact To apply, please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Strategic Patents, P.C. is seeking a USPTO-registered Patent Attorney or Patent Agent. Ideal candidate has patent prosecution experience and EE or CS background. Skill and experience in drafting, counseling, and foreign and domestic patent prosecution required.
Colby Nipper PLLC is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent. Top-twenty law or engineering school and EE, CompE, Physics, CompSci, or industry expedience in telecom, WiFi, or circuit design. No patent experience needed, we will train. Mid-sized patent firm working with top-ten patent-filing companies and the Fortune 500. Excellent compensation. Boise, Idaho location.
Squire Patton Boggs is seeking a Patent Attorney with a minimum of three years of experience in patent prosecution to join our Intellectual Property and Technology practice. Candidates throughout the US with an undergraduate degree and preferably also an advanced degree in immunology, molecular biology or related field, will be considered.
Responsibilities will include mid-level patent attorney work such as drafting, filing and prosecuting US patent applications, managing and coordinating international patent application strategies, preparing patentability, non-infringement, and invalidity opinions, and overall intellectual property counseling.
Academic and Professional Qualifications:
J.D. degree preferred; admitted to a state bar and in good standing. Must be registered and in good standing to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and preferably also an advanced degree in immunology, molecular biology or related field.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
At least three years of experience practicing patent law and proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others on complex matters. Demonstrated experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications.
Excellent communications (written and oral) and judgment are essential.
Proven ability to independently manage a case and move it forward, but also to work in a collaborative team environment.
Must be a self-starter, have the ability to prioritize workload; display good judgment and work well under pressure.
How to Apply
Please apply online to be considered for this position. Resumes should be accompanied by unofficial law school transcript and a recent writing sample (10 pages max). Please include a cover page with your writing sample that describes the piece you are submitting and how you may have modified it from its original format.
Holland & Hart LLP is seeking an Intellectual Property Specialist to support the growing, innovative, electronics-focused patent practice. This supportive position is responsible for patent-related tasks, helping to prepare and prosecute patents for some of the largest and most innovative technology companies in the world. This role joins a dynamic, collaborative environment focused on excellence and work/life balance.
Supports patent attorneys in docket and practice management
Performs tasks associated with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications
Manages and performs range of duties related to an internal electronic file system
Generates templates for patent applications, and responses to various Office Actions (including but not limited to: a Filing Receipt, Notice to File Missing Parts, Response to Office Action, Notice of Publication, Notice of Allowance, Issue Notification; and Letters Patent) as they relate to correspondence/filing with USPTO, PCT, and foreign associates
Prepares additional templates for various legal documents (Declaration, Powers of Attorney, Assignments)
Reviews formalities of filed patent documents to ensure proper form, including Filing Receipts, Declarations, Recordings, Information Disclosure Statements, allowed patents ready to issue, etc.)
Performs electronic filings at the USPTO
Manages new client intake and opening of matters
Maintains proficiency in required technologies such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, iManage, USPTO products, Intapp, etc.
Performs other functions as assigned
Functional/Technical Expertise – Understands necessary information, processes and procedures to carry out job responsibilities.
Customer Orientation – Views the firm through the eyes of the customer and goes out of their way to anticipate and meet customer needs.
Communication – Recognizes the essential value of continuous information exchange.
Team Player – Team oriented; maintains composure and is adaptable to the changing needs of the team.
Results Orientation – Maintains appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishments.
Change Agility – Effectively adjusts habits, procedures, and behavior as needed.
Business Thinking – Understands the bigger picture and how individual actions fit in.
High Standards – Takes pride in putting forth high-quality work product.
Initiative – Proactively seeks ways to contribute to and enhance the success of the team.
Job Qualifications (Education, Experience and Certification):
All career-focused, interested candidates able to demonstrate the following will be considered:
Strong work ethic and attention to detail
Excels within a dynamic, positive, professional, team-oriented culture
Quickly learns and comprehends complex concepts and processes
Thinks critically to understand how each task fits into a broader workflow
Works efficiently, using available technology and striving to make tasks easier and more efficient
Requires superior proofreading
Requires superior oral and written communication
Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office suite products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Visio is a plus), Adobe Acrobat, iManage, USPTO products, Intapp, etc
A Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years experience in a professional environment required.
Minimum 3+ years patent prosecution experience required
Knowledge of USPTO systems and processes
Knowledge of patent preparation and prosecution
While performing the duties of this position, the employee must have the ability to sit, stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; manipulate (lift, carry, move) weights of at least ten (10) pounds; have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement to work on a computer and/or related office equipment; speak clearly and concisely so listeners can understand; and regularly understand the speech of another person.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by this position to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Professional office atmosphere. Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting or standing for prolonged periods. Position may require occasional off-hour meetings and events.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those this position may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
McNeill Baur was founded six years ago by a group of former big law attorneys who continue to practice high value, strategic patent prosecution and client counseling but in a small firm environment. We have multiple unique opportunities for patent attorneys or agents specializing in the life sciences.
We are looking for an attorney or agent with a least 5 years relevant experience in complex patent prosecution and/or patent counseling.
We are also looking for an attorney with more than 8 years of experience who has demonstrated proficiency in high value, complex patent portfolio management and strategy who can work independently and supervise the work of others.
The firm’s prestigious clients expect and receive the highest level of service. We provide life science patent prosecution and counseling services that rival or exceed those of large firms, while providing small firm benefits to both our clients and employees.
McNeill Baur attorneys are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution. The firm has been ranked as a nationally recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years and was recognized as the 2017 IP Firm to Watch by LMG Life Sciences, and recommended by LMG Life Sciences in the patent prosecution and patent strategy and management categories 2017-2019. The firm was also recognized by 2019 IAM Patent 1000 rankings, and named IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) for 2016-2020.
We strongly prefer an advanced scientific degree, preferably a PhD, from a superior institution.
We particularly seek candidates with a track record of performing work for innovative life science, biotech, and/or pharmaceutical corporations based in the United States.
Strong candidates will have demonstrated scientific expertise and persuasive writing skills, deep knowledge of best practices in patent prosecution, and effectively present work product orally.
Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and capable of working independently.
The successful candidate will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently.
This is a unique opportunity to practice law at a big firm level, while benefiting from the firm's strong commitment to respecting employee work-life balance.
There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.
Attorneys and agents design their own work plan, including schedule and billable hour goals, in consultation with partners.
The firm has never had a central brick-and-mortar location and instead uses advanced cloud-based networking capabilities. This eliminates commuting and allows employees to reside in the city of their choice.
We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions. We also welcome on-ramp candidates who want to return to the workforce.
The firm offers health insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, an EAP program, a competitive salary, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.
How should candidates apply for this position?
Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing representative US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote or local patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300 companies. We offer true Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want. We provide ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies. We provide an excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits. We provide opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients, and we provide opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management. We have an innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team.
Who you are:
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 2+ years of preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
Davidson Sheehan LLP is an IP boutique headquartered in Austin, Texas looking for skilled and productive patent attorneys and agents to join our team. We serve a diverse group of sophisticated clients for whom we 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. At least two 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 for learning new technologies.
Candidates in the Austin, TX area will be given priority, but we are also willing to consider exceptional candidates who are ready to work remote and travel to Austin on a quarterly basis. We provide competitive pay and benefits in a positive work environment. Candidates with the availability to work a trial period on a contract basis may also be given priority.
Contact Please send resume and two writing samples (preferably one patent application and one prosecution response) to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Austin, Texas (possibly remote)
Plager Schack LLP is a Huntington Beach-based law practice with national business clients in major cities across the United States. We represent business clients with sophisticated legal needs of all sizes, from solo entrepreneurs to large corporations.
The firm is seeking a patent attourney to join its intellectual property practice. Roles and responsibilities include: Preparation of patent applications and office action responses, client phone consultations, etc.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and patent agents with electrical engineering, computer science, or physics degrees for its office located in Portland, Oregon. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably 2 to 4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications relating to computer science. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.
Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package are highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.
Klarquist Sparkman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources by calling (503) 595-5300.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.
Guntin & Gust is seeking Patent Attorneys with 4-7+ years of experience. G&G has an extensive practice in US and foreign matters, which provides experienced attorneys a comprehensive docket of matters to work on. G&G’s practice covers satellite communications, landline communications, cellular communications, data mining technology, RF interference mitigation, RF tuning, MRI imaging, DNA sequencers, gaming controllers, artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, nanotechnology, as well as, other technology areas.
The firm is a paperless firm utilizing a sophisticated filing system that enables G&G personnel to remotely access matters over a secure network. The firm has also developed its own proprietary software to assure a high quality standard is maintained throughout the prosecution lifecycle of each client matter.
G&G paralegals are skilled in US and foreign prosecution, docketing, preparing and filing matters for attorneys at the USPTO, and client interfacing. Attorneys who have joined G&G immediately recognize the exceptional skills of the paralegals and how they are able to focus more of their time on billable matters.
If G&G’s work environment resonates with your interests, we encourage you to apply for a position at the firm. Qualifying candidates will have an opportunity to speak with the firm’s founders and other attorneys to learn more about the firm’s practice and career opportunities.
G&G is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and respectful environment.
Candidate Qualifications: Must have passed a state bar and the USPTO patent bar. 4-7+ years of law practice with “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution of US matters is required. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required. Telecommunications and/or actual engineering experience is a plus. A book of business is also a plus.
AMPACC Law Group, PLLC is seeking an experienced Patent Attorney with a book of business. We provide an excellent platform for a motivated attorney to cultivate and grow their book of business. We also provide an outstanding incentive for such an attorney. AMPACC offers great compensation and opportunities for professional growth in a dynamic and collegial work environment.
The following qualifications are required:
Three or more years of patent prosecution experience
Book of business
Apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please specifically address the book of business and provide a writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: North Seattle, WA (potential remote)