Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C. seeks one (1) electrical and one (1) chemical patent attorney, patent agent, or technical advisor. Applicants must have 2 years of experience and an undergraduate degree in an applicable field, and preferably have an advanced degree such as a PhD, LLM, or JD.
The chemical position requires a background in chemical engineering, such as organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, solid-state chemistry, biomolecular chemistry, electrochemistry, and/or industrial chemistry. Specific areas of expertise could include semiconductors, organic and inorganic chemical products, pharmaceutical chemistry, materials science, compositions, catalysts, polymer chemistry, nanomaterials, etc. In addition, the ability to work on prosecution of mechanical patent applications would be beneficial.
The electrical position requires a background in electrical engineering. Specific areas of expertise could include electrical circuits, semiconductor devices, computers, data processing, transistors, active solid-state devices, control systems, electrical resistors, electrophotography, energy storage, radiant energy, nanotechnologies, optics, sensors, signal and image processing, etc.
Job duties include drafting applications, drafting claim amendments, preparing responses to office actions including addressing 35 USC 101, 112, 102, and 103 rejections, preparing appeal documents such as appeal briefs, reply briefs, etc., conducting interviews with Examiners, preparing opinions, reviewing outgoing client correspondence and USPTO submissions, complying with USPTO and MGIP rules and regulations, and other projects on an as-needed basis.
Contact Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are located in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Applicant will preferably work on-site in our Fairfax office, but a remote position could be considered for the ideal candidate.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C. provides client counseling in the field of intellectual property law, including the electrical, mechanical, chemical, biotechnology, electronic, wireless technology, design, and other fields. Most of our attorneys have science or technical degrees, and many have experience working in industry. In addition, a number of our attorneys worked as patent examiners at the United States Patent and Trademark Office before practicing law.
We provide legal services to large domestic and foreign corporations and to a wide range of mid-sized and start-up organizations. Our technical, business, and legal experience allows us to assist our clients in obtaining protection for their intellectual property in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Arkema Inc.is seeking an Assistant General Counsel (Intellectual Property) to provide advice and counsel to assigned Business Unit(s) Senior Management respecting patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The incumbent is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Department Team, consisting of 4 Attorneys, 2 Paralegals, and 2 Administrative Assistants. This person will be based at Arkema's Corporate Offices and R&D Center in King of Prussia, PA
Specific Job Activities Include (but are not limited to):
Ensure that the results of the company's R&D investment are properly protected globally; participate in the stage-gating of projects; identify patent issues and recommend productive areas for research. Ensure that patent applications are properly prepared, filed and prosecuted, so as to obtain valid and enforceable patents.
Provide general and specific advice to management concerning the development, acquisition, utilization and enforcement of global patent portfolios and define strategies to optimize their value to the company.
Protect the company's capital investment in new plants and in equipment for new products and processes by evaluating new products and processes for potential infringement of patents owned by others and defining specific steps to be taken when there is a risk of infringement.
Protect the company's competitive position in the global marketplace by evaluating products, processes and trademarks belonging to others for potential infringement of the company's patents and trademarks; recommend appropriate action and, with management, develop strategies to implement the recommendations.
With the management of the relevant businesses, define objectives and assist in negotiation and drafting of agreements relating to patents, trademarks, trade secrets, joint development and other programs.
Ensure the accurate and timely administration of the global patent portfolios.
Review and draft Confidential Disclosure Agreements.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
J.D. required, plus a minimum of 10 years of experience in Chemical Patent Practice.
Bachelor’s degree in Organic Chemistry or Polymer Chemistry; Master’s degree preferred.
Membership in a State Bar and the American Bar Association is required.
Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills, including, writing and oral presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong interpersonal relationships.
Ability to work as a member of a team, as well as an ability to lead teams (this role will require both competencies).
Pramudji Law Group PLLC, a Houston-based IP boutique law firm, is seeking a patent agent/patent attorney/patent engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics. This position entails drafting and prosecuting patent applications, performing invalidity and infringement analysis and some trademark prosecution.
We are looking for candidates that have a strong technical background, particularly in computer memory architecture, circuity design and aircraft technology. Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in drafting patent applications. Candidates must also have excellent writing skills and a willingness to learn.
This position may be part-time or full-time. Telecommuting is an option. Flexible compensation structure and flexible hours. Our firm atmosphere is relaxed, collaborative and friendly. We emphasize teamwork. We are blessed to be a very diverse firm. In fact, we are probably the most diverse intellectual property law firm in Texas. We are also a minority owned firm.
Mr. Pramudji started our firm about 13 years ago. The firm specializes in various aspects of intellectual property law, including patent preparation and prosecution and trademark prosecution. Our mission is to provide our clients with legal and technical expertise of the highest quality while maintaining impeccable integrity and professionalism. We believe in providing value to our clients. We believe in treating each other and our clients the way that we want to be treated.
Contact Please send resumes, cover letters, transcripts and any writing samples to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Houston, Texas (or Telecommute)
Guntin & Gust is seeking highly skilled and productive Patent Attorneys with a background in Electrical Engineering (EE). As part of our team you will be working with a diverse group of clients ranging from sophisticated mid-sized corporations to Fortune 100 companies. The scope of prosecution work includes telecommunications, medical products, RF products, gaming products, nanotechnologies, and other fields in the electrical arts. Clients have also engaged our firm to evaluate patent portfolios, draft licensing and patent sale agreements, perform re-exam evaluations, due diligence in M&A transactions, advanced inventing sessions, opinion work, and other services.
We offer comprehensive benefits that are paid in full by the firm and a competitive compensation package that includes a base salary with a formula-based quarterly bonus. Our firm has a substantial volume of work that provides an attorney exceptional opportunities for career growth.
Must have passed a state bar and the USPTO patent bar. 7+ years of law practice with “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution of US matters is required. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elect. or Computer Eng. is required. Telecommunications and/or actual engineering experience is a plus. A book of business is also a plus. Information regarding the last two years of billable hours and collections will be requested.
Harrity & Harrity is looking for remote, full-time, or reduced hours patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.
What we offer:
Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want
Ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies
Excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits
Opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients
Opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management
Innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team
Who you are:
You are a superstar
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 3+ years of recent preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
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.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior associate with patent prosecution experience in the mechanical arts, to join our growing Intellectual Property Practice in Philadelphia. Note that this position is for an experienced lawyer, not an entry-level associate.
Candidates are preferred to have patent prosecution experience in the mechanical arts such as medical devices, consumer products, residential and industrial equipment, aeronautics, automotive, control systems, and electro-mechanical devices, with a degree in mechanical engineering preferred but not required. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates with experience in intellectual property due diligence, licensing and technology transfer are desirable. Candidates must be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior examiner experience is desirable and Pennsylvania Bar membership is preferred.
Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.
Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
With nearly 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world. We provide a range of IP services, including litigation at the district court, International Trade Commission, and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; and addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.
Our patent practice is very diverse, and has been named to the The National Law Journal’s IP Hot List and ranked a Top Patent Firm by IP Today. Patents we prepared and prosecuted for one of the world’s largest companies have been successfully enforced in a highly publicized litigation in the United States. We handle patent preparation, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, valuation, portfolio management, opinion, and counseling work, as well as post-grant proceedings at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Arent Fox LLP has an open position for a patent agent with 2-5+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their Los Angeles or San Francisco office. Candidates must possess a 4-year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication, circuit transistor, and/or medical device technologies is a plus. Membership to the Patent Bar is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a law firm environment.
Please submit resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), at least one office action writing sample, and at least one patent application writing sample. Arent Fox LLP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
The General Counsel’s Organization of American Express is seeking a hard-working, highly-motivated and creative patent attorney. The attorney will join the Intellectual Property Law and Strategy (IPLS) practice group as Associate Counsel - Patents, and report to the Chief IP Counsel. The IPLS is the legal function that handles intellectual property issues across the company world-wide, including patent filing and prosecution, patent litigation and intellectual property due diligence to support M&A and other commercial transactions.
The attorney in this position will work with clients across multiple functional areas to strategically protect the company’s intellectual property interests. The work will include client counseling; managing patent preparation and prosecution; rendering legal opinions with respect to patentability, validity and freedom to operate; advising on intellectual property aspects of agreements; and, as needed, supporting patent litigation, due diligence reviews and intellectual property related transactional work.
Partner with management and colleagues to develop, implement and execute policies and practices that drive a proactive, business oriented IP program
Provide clear, actionable and business-savvy intellectual property advice to business clients engaged in product development and innovation
Build the company’s patent portfolio through strategic patent preparation and prosecution
Managing patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by working directly with the inventor community and outside patent prosecution counsel to ensure high quality patent applications for strategically important inventions
Collaborating on the invention disclosure review process to help ensure that the best inventions are identified and patented
Collaborating with business and technical teams in invention mining sessions and patent education sessions
Educate clients on important intellectual property issues and forge strong client relationships that leverage opportunities to identify, create and protect valuable intellectual property
Manage intellectual property risk, including overseeing freedom-to-operate analyses and rendering opinions with respect to patent infringement and validity
Provide support, as needed, on intellectual property due diligence for strategic transactions, intellectual property litigation, and intellectual property related transactional work
Participate as team member, offering thought leadership for cross-subject matter practice group issues and projects
Are you ready for the challenge?
B.S. degree and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science
J.D. from a highly respected law school and admission to a state bar
Admission to practice before the USPTO
At least 3 years of patent attorney experience with reputable, highly rated law firms and/or financial services or technical companies
Excellent patent preparation and prosecution skills, with experience in managing patent prosecution
Comprehensive understanding of intellectual property case law, rules and regulations
Proficient in using the full suite of Microsoft Office programs
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage and prioritize competing demands while maintaining high attention to detail and meeting deadlines
Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively, in both oral and written format
Ability to build relationships and partner with others to drive results
Capacity to be agile and pivot appropriately when challenged with new information or evolving circumstances
Exceptional interpersonal skills and collaborative work style
Effective oral and written communication skills; fits message to audience
Self-directed, highly motivated
Attention to detail
Great problem-solving skills
Well organized and resourceful
Strong professional drive
Excellent analytical and intellectual capabilities
Excellent relationship building, influencing and negotiating abilities
Location: 200 Vesey St, New York, NY 10080
Workplace Flexibility: Potential to work remotely part of the time based on current projects and team needs.
Travel: Little to none
Visa Sponsorship: Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.
Delivering extraordinary experiences to its customers and employees every day.
The success of American Express since its inception has been defined by its ability to innovate, evolve, disrupt, and take risks. What has remained constant throughout this history of transformation is our dedication to our customers, to our employees, and to the values on which American Express was built: integrity, quality, respect, and community.
Our open, creative, and collaborative culture is a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. So if you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.
Additional Info Employer Type: Large Corporation Job Location: New York, New York; Phoenix, Arizona; or Sunrise, Florida
General Counsel’s Organization:
Where great legal minds influence global business strategy.
Our mission is to protect and strengthen American Express through legal expertise and strategic advice that helps our business partners manage risk, identify opportunities, and deliver on the company’s promise of exceptional products and services. Given the dynamic nature of the global payments industry and the valued partnership between our team and the business, we see it as imperative to attract and develop talented people by:
Providing rich work experiences and opportunities for professional development; recognizing and rewarding those who drive and deliver results; and respecting and valuing diversity, integrity, and personal accountability
Dorsey & Whitney LLP's patent group is seeking an Associate with two to five years of experience to be based in Denver or Seattle. This Associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent prosecution projects. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
The following qualifications are required:
Two to five years of patent attorney experience
B.S. and/or M.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or a B.S. in Engineering with relevant technical Computer Science or Electrical Engineering work experience
Strong academic performance
Contact To apply, please visit this website: http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit a patent prosecution writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Denver, Colorado or Seattle, Washington
The Washington, DC office of Arent Fox is seeking a patent agent with at least one year of experience in patent prosecution and patent drafting, preferably in telecommunications technologies (e.g., 5G) and/or graphics/virtual reality-related technologies. Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical engineering or computer science. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a challenging, fast-paced environment working on cutting-edge technology for patent-savvy clients. Undergraduate and graduate, if applicable, transcripts are required. Arent Fox LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has an immediate opening for a Patent Agent with a minimum of 3 years of experience and a degree in the chemical arts or chemical engineering. Candidates should have significant patent drafting and prosecution experience, preferably with respect to industrial chemicals, small molecule pharmaceuticals, electrochemistry, and materials science. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, patent application drafting, patent prosecution, Inter Partes Review assistance, and preparation of opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis. Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Qualified candidates should apply through the link below. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, all transcripts and a writing sample. All questions should be directed to Kerri S. Haley, Recruiting & Development Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armstrong Teasdale LLP, ranked among “Top Patent Firms” by Intellectual Property Today and listed as one of Law360’s Largest IP Practice Groups, is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver and Las Vegas offices.
The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.
Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.
Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.
Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Particularly interested in applicants offering a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.
Medley, Behrens & Lewis, LLC, a growing IP law firm in Independence, Ohio (10 minutes south of Cleveland), is seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent with 0-5 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Ideal candidates will possess a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related fields and will be USPTO admitted. Candidates can expect to work primarily on patent preparation and prosecution matters. Remote working arrangements and flexible hours will be considered.
Contact Please provide resume and writing samples (e.g., technical articles/papers, patent applications, patents, responses to Office Actions) to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Canton, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, 354 Turnpike Street - Suite 301A, Canton, MA 02021.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Canton, Massachusetts
The University of Southern California Gould School of Law is seeking a visiting clinical professor (at a rank appropriate to experience and current position) to run the Law School's Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic (“IPTLC”), on an interim basis beginning during summer 2018 (ideally, beginning July 1, 2018) and continuing during the academic year while the school conducts a more comprehensive national search for a full-time clinical faculty member who will serve as the Director of the IPTLC. (The interim director may apply for the Director position as well.)
The holder of this position will be responsible for all aspects of running the Clinic, including: course planning and teaching; curriculum development; individual case and project work; client selection; intensive supervision and mentoring of law students in representing clients; clinic administration.
Applicants should have:
A Juris Doctorate degree;
An excellent academic record;
At least five years of relevant practice experience;
Experience in intellectual property and technology law;
Been admitted to the California Bar;
Excellent analytical and writing skills; and
An aptitude for student supervision.
Prior teaching experience is desirable.
The salary range is commensurate with experience, plus USC offers a competitive benefits package. The position will begin in the summer of 2018 (approximately July 1, 2018).
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for wireless-related and software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; or Austin, Texas
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 120 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.
Bejin Bieneman, PLC, is seeking a Patent Associate to join the firm and help support our diverse and growing intellectual property law practice. You will prepare and prosecute patent applications in electronics, software, controls, electro-mechanical, and mechanical arts, and assist in intellectual property litigation and opinion work.
The successful candidate must have USPTO registration and 2-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Trademark experience and/or experience in contested matters would be a plus. A degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics is required.
Bejin Bieneman is a boutique full-service intellectual property law firm with a national practice based in Southfield, Michigan. We are committed to growing our practice, and are looking for smart, like-minded people to join us in that effort.
Bejin Bieneman PLC is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a full range of benefits, and a fun, informal working environment. You must have at least two years of IP law experience to be considered for this position. No headhunters. We will not pay relocation, and candidates from out of state should have a demonstrated tie to Michigan.
Contact To apply, please contact: Dan Ryan at email@example.com. Please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and all post-secondary transcripts.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Southfield, Michigan
Duane Morris LLP has an opening for an Intellectual Property Associate with an EE/CS degree and 2-5 years’ experience in patent prosecution and litigation to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group in its Silicon Valley office. Ideal candidate must have strong academic credentials, superior writing ability, a quick-study aptitude, ability to engender client confidence, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. USPTO and California Bar admission required; technical background preferred. Large law firm experience preferred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.