Aurora Consulting LLC, is a full-service patent strategy firm, offering solutions in the areas of portfolio management, patent portfolio growth, and strategic patent prosecution. We are seeking an experienced Patent Strategy Specialist to help drive strategic portfolio management, rapid growth, and long-term success for early-stage and emerging growth companies.
Who we are:
We are a fully distributed company with a culture that promotes a high degree of autonomy, work ownership, and quality at every step. You work where, when, and how you want – with others who have a deep passion for technology. We are engineers and scientists first.
What you’ll do:
You will drive all strategic and applied aspects of patent portfolio management. Working closely with each client’s business, legal, technical and management teams, you will lead the client’s patent strategy and portfolio development efforts, including assessing the commercial and strategic value of the patent portfolio, identifying and capturing opportunities, preparing applications, and guiding patent prosecution. The role requires a thorough understanding of each client’s business strategy and technology, financial capabilities, current and future business opportunities, and competitive patent landscape.
Who you are:
Registered USPTO Patent agent with a background in bioengineering, engineering, software, biotechnology, or related technical discipline. A Master’s degree, Ph.D., and/or J.D. is preferable.
2+ years as an experienced patent strategist who is technically skilled and comfortable drafting and reviewing utility and design patent applications in the fast-paced startup world. You should be able to share multiple office action responses that resulted in issued patents and provide patent numbers for multiple issued patents that were 100% drafted by you.
Experience performing patentability and freedom-to-operate analysis.
Experience tracking and maintaining multiple clients’ patent portfolios in different subject matter areas, monitoring portfolios with docketing systems, and providing regular updates to clients.
Ability to review and analyze technically complex documents, including scientific papers, patents, and technical specifications.
Excellent organizational, verbal communication, and writing skills.
Team player with proven ability to work with dynamic and diverse groups of engineers, inventors, and business and strategy teams
Can self-direct, manage, and motivate. Takes personal ownership and responsibility for driving results and achieving milestones.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
This will begin as fully remote, part-time role with very infrequent travel. We are going through a massive growth stage, sparked only by client love and referrals. There’s significant potential for this to evolve into a full time role for the right person and a potential partnership track for the really right person.
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 15+ years of preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
Eli Lilly and Company is seeking a patent counsel to join the company at its Indianapolis, Indiana headquarters.
The objective of this position is to provide prudent, ethical, landscape-aware, and law-informed solutions for issues facing Eli Lilly and Company in its discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule pharmaceutical products.
Draft and prosecute pharmaceutical patent applications in all jurisdictions in accordance with business requirements, patent laws and Lilly policies and procedures.
Monitor, manage and assist in litigation and oppositions in all jurisdictions related to Lilly and third party patent portfolios.
Analyze risks with appropriate consideration of business objectives and the environment, and develop sound tactical approaches to providing solutions that are prudent, ethical, landscape-aware, and law-informed as described above.
Advise teams and management about exclusivity, freedom to operate, due diligence, contract, licensing, and litigation risks in a manner consistent with the law, ethics, and Lilly policies; communicate advice in a manner understandable to a lay person.
Remain well versed in US and global laws, court precedents, and regulations pertinent to pharmaceutical products; apply knowledge appropriately in carrying out responsibilities.
Prioritize and manage projects; contribute to the implementation of new policies and procedures; lead task-directed teams.
Contribute to efficiency, collegiality, and collaboration.
As needed, lead or participate in due diligence, licensing and inter partes matters
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. #WeAreLilly
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field that together with prior work experience, provides sufficient background for effective communication with scientists and management about scientific aspects of discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule products.
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree from an accredited U.S. institution.
4 or more years of post-JD experience as a patent attorney in a law firm or industry.
Presently admitted to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction and presently licensed to represent clients in patent matters before the USPTO; in good standing in each state and in the USPTO; no discipline issues on record.
Office work located at Lilly Corporate Center primarily supporting groups located at Lilly Corporate Center and Lilly Technology Center (Indianapolis), Lilly Biotechnology Center (San Diego), Loxo Oncology at Lilly (Stamford, CT; San Francisco; and Boulder), and Lilly New Jersey/New York. Travel is usually not significant (0-10%), but travel could become more significant (10-20%) intermittently for internal/external requirements.
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Master's Degree of higher in a scientific field that together with prior work experience, provides sufficient background for effective communication with scientists and management about scientific aspects of discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule products.
At least 3 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a scientific position in drug discovery or development, or demonstrated significant experience with and knowledge of drug discovery and development, and/or with patent litigation relating to drugs.
At least 3 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to small molecule and, optionally, biological (antibody and/or peptide) pharmaceutical products.
Strong Law School performance as evidenced by grades, accomplishments, and/or awards.
High learning agility, including: creatively solving problems; having ability to deal with complexity; having high curiosity; responding well to constructive feedback; seeking improvement of self and Lilly; accepting or leading change and helping others adapt to change; having the ability to adjust style to audience; and having the ability to make the complex understandable.
Sensitivity to others; composure under stress; ability to quickly learn and adapt.
Ability to organize self, to multi-task effectively, to complete projects with deadlines on time, and to direct others.
Effective as individual contributor, team member, and leader.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is a Chicago-based intellectual property law firm having over 85 attorneys, highly qualified patent agents, and technical specialists, all dedicated to providing superior intellectual property counseling. We specialize in prosecution and litigation in all areas of intellectual property law. We litigate nationwide, primarily within the federal court system, and obtain patents and trademark registrations for our clients in the United States and foreign patent and trademark offices.
We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our biotechnology and life sciences practice group as a Patent Agent.
Strong academic credentials, which should minimally include a Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or related field. Candidates should have obtained a 3.0 GPA at all levels of education.
Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A minimum of 2 years of intellectual property prosecution experience working in a legal environment, but preferably not more than 5 years of experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and exceptional organizational skills.
Ability to grasp new technical teachings quickly.
Ability to efficiently review patent and non-patent literature for key concepts.
Interviewing inventors to learn about new ideas to be patented. Our clients include some of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced companies.
Preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to biotechnology inventions, occasionally participating in patent litigation to provide technical support, and performing related client counseling tasks.
Advocating for our clients before the U.S. Patent Trademark Office to seek issuance of a patent. This includes writing and amending claims for the patent application, as well as analyzing patents and other publications relating to biotechnology inventions.
This position demands that the individual will, under the supervision of senior practitioners, assume significant client responsibilities, provide high-quality services to domestic and foreign clients, communicate with all levels of management and staff and, at times, require a significant degree of autonomy.
Compensation for this position includes an annual salary highly competitive within the Chicago market at the experience level specified herein, along with customary benefits and opportunities to earn significant bonuses.
Group Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employee and Dependent Medical Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Life Insurance and AD&D
Accident and Critical Illness Plans
Short-Term Disability Program
Long-Term Disability Insurance
401(K), Profit Sharing and Vesting
Pre-Tax Transportation Plan
Identify Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program
Voluntary Pet Insurance
Bright Horizons-Back-Up Child, Adult, and Elder Care
Stipend and Interest Free Loan Program (for law school students)
Bar Fees and Related Expenses
Continuing Legal Education
Holiday and Paid Time Off
In addition to our generous benefits package, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun offers a business-casual atmosphere and provides ample opportunity for socialization between our colleagues at monthly breakfasts, special-occasion luncheons, and out-of-office functions throughout the year. Patent Agents are also provided a generously sized office and a culture that offers great work-life balance.
Contact Qualified individuals interested in this position should forward a curriculum vitae, transcripts and writing samples to Michele J. Gudaitis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
H.C. Park & Associates, PLC is an innovative law firm that has been providing professional legal services in the areas of intellectual property and business law (corporations, contracts, and finance) to U.S. and international clients for over a decade. The firm is seeking a Patent Attorney to join its Reston, VA office.
At least two years of experience in patent prosecution as a patent attorney, patent agent, student associate, or patent examiner.
Experience in the fields of telecommunication, smart phone, semiconductor, LED, display (LCD or OLED), Internet, online gaming, material science, physics, electrical engineering, or related fields.
Technical Knowledge/Fields (experience in these fields is highly desirable):
Photo-lithography Equipment and Mask/Reticle Design
General Semiconductor Manufacturing technology
LTE baseband Modem Chip
Physical layer protocols for LTE an LET-A
Frequency conversion and baseband signal processing
Processor for multi-mode, multi-band, carrier aggregation
Inter-processor communication interface (e.g., Application processor and Modem processor)
Roberts Calderon Safran & Cole, P.C. (RCSC), an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.
RCSC is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis. RCSC is an equal opportunity employer. RCSC does not reimburse for relocation expenses.
Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a electrical engineering (EE) patent agent or technical writer with a background or experience in wireless communication technologies and/or semiconductor processing or semiconductor circuits, to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group, in San Diego.
Patent agent candidates should have at least 1 year of exp. preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the area of “wireless communications” and be familiar with 4G/5G standards. Technical writer candidates should have an advanced degree in EE and significant exp. preparing technical documents describing wireless communication systems and/or standards. Industry work experience in the area of wireless communications and fluency in speaking, reading and writing Mandarin is a plus.
Ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials, fluency in Mandarin, significant experience preparing patent applications or technical documents concerning wireless communications, ability to effectively communicate with clients and inventors, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Candidate will also need to produce at least 3 writing samples of published applications or technical documents directed to wireless communications. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria should not apply. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C., a full service IP law firm with a global reach, is expanding its electrical patent practice in order to meet our clients’ growing needs. We have more than 40 intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and technical advisors practicing in all areas of technology. We serve a diverse roster of U.S. and foreign clients.
You will help clients better understand the continually changing IP legal landscape and offer proactive intellectual property guidance for growing, protecting, and enforcing valuable IP portfolios.
We will invest in your growing legal career as you invest in our clients by providing high quality legal services with a strong focus on customer service. We offer a competitive compensation structure, business development support, and dedicated staff support to enhance your practice. For experienced practitioners, we offer the flexibility to customize your work/life balance.
Preparation and prosecution of patent applications;
Preparation of claim charts to products and industry standards, demonstrating infringement and validity;
Conduct IP related due diligence;
Manage a large docket of domestic and foreign patent prosecution;
Develop portfolio strategies and effectively communicate with clients.
Skills and Experience:
At least a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or similar electrical/electronic related discipline;
JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office;
3-5 years of Intellectual Property Law experience;
Excellent patent analysis ability;
Ability to interface independently with clients;
Strong technical experience in telecommunications and related industry standards;
Strong legal background.
We offer a competitive benefits and salary package, including but not limited to:
Health, vision and dental benefits with employer contribution to individual and family monthly premiums;
Short term disability insurance;
Long term disability insurance;
401(k) with match;
Discounted corporate gym membership;
Casual Fridays and summer hours.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact If you are interested in enjoying the practice of law, you can inquire in confidence by emailing me at email@example.com Principals only. No recruiters please.
Additional Info Employer Type: Large Corporation Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, a fourteen lawyer/agent top-notch IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent and trademark attorneys and agents having a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business of $350,000 or more. The firm offers high compensation, the ability to telecommute if desired, autonomy and flexibility, a stress-free environment, and collegiality. Further information regarding the firm can be found at the firm's website.
Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking full time and part 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. Though we are based in Washington, D.C., Applicants may be remotely located.
USPTO registration (in good standing) is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, 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 2019 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Contact Interested applicants should email their resumes and transcripts for legal/technical education to firstname.lastname@example.org (Attn: Christine Hartness).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington, D.C. (Remote/Flexible)
Micron Technology, Inc. is a global leader in memory and storage solutions. The company seeks an experienced patent attorney to serve as Patent Counsel for the South East Asia region, reporting to Micron’s Director of Global Patent Development.
Developing and implementing patent strategies tailored for assigned business unit(s), engineering group(s) and/or technology initiatives
Organizing and leading invention/patent harvesting activities
Collaborating with outside patent counsel to prepare and strategically prosecute Micron patent applications within assigned portfolios
Advising senior management and key personnel on patent matters
Coordinating and leading patent review committees
Running IP-related activities within joint development programs
Identifying and developing monetization opportunities
Driving internal education initiatives and conducting training related to patents and intellectual property
Additional Info Employer Type: Large Corporation Job Location: We expect this position to be located in South East Asia ( Taiwan, China or Singapore) after initial training at our Headquarters (Boise,ID).
The Silicon Valley office of McDermott Will & Emery LLP is seeking a candidate with at least 3 years of experience to join our growing IP Prosecution, Transactions & Strategy Practice Group. This search is open to Associates, Staff Attorneys, Counsel, and Patent Agents that have the below backgrounds.
Applicants will preferably have a Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in molecular biology, immunology, chemistry, organic chemistry, or other relevant life science area relevant to the pharmaceutical industry
3+ years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent applications
Experience developing invalidity and non-infringement positions for pharmaceutical patents
Experience performing freedom to operate analyses
Excellent analytical skills, writing skills and academic record
Must be admitted to practice in California
McDermott Will & Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).
Draft patent applications for U.S.-based and some non-U.S.-based companies.
Meet in-person or virtually with inventors, discuss the technology, and draft patent applications.
Understand a wide range of technologies, or be able to quickly get up to speed on technologies.
Prosecute patent applications before the USPTO, including conducting examiner interviews, filing responses, appeals, etc.
Instruct non-U.S.-based law firms in the prosecution of patent applications in various countries outside the U.S.
Conduct patentability, infringement/clearance and validity studies, and related client counseling and opinion rendering.
Participate in IPR proceedings at USPTO.
Communicate with outside counsel in connection with all activities mentioned above.
Work in a wide range of technologies including wired and wireless networks and devices, wireless communication protocol technologies, media communication systems, network security, optical networks and devices, as well as medical electronic devices, and database systems.
A successful applicant must possess:
At least 2 years of substantial patent application drafting experience, particularly in the technology areas listed above;
Registration as a U.S. patent attorney and knowledge of U.S. patent practice and procedures;
J.D. degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice in at least one U.S. state;
Excellent academic credentials;
Strong writing, communication, organizational and analytical skills; and
Undergraduate focus areas in electrical engineering, physics or computer science.
Contact To apply email email@example.com. Please submit your resume, writing sample, and transcripts.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Maryland
Practical Law is looking for an experienced attorney with a focus on international intellectual property matters to join our IP&T Service. This role can be located out of a home office anywhere in the United States if the candidate does not live near a Thomson Reuters office.
The editor will:
Develop, write, and edit internally-developed and contributed Practical Law Global know-how and current awareness resources (including practice guidance notes, standard documents, checklists and legal updates) for practicing attorney-subscribers primarily in the area of international/cross-border intellectual property matters, including:
Copyright and database law;
Trade secrets and confidentiality;
Cross-border IP and technology licensing and other transactions.
Establish and maintain a large network of US and foreign external law firm contributors.
Help set the strategic direction and drive the content plan for Practical Law Global resources to meet the practice needs of lawyers working on international/cross-border transactions.
Collaborate with other Practical Law IP&T editors (in the US, UK, Canada and Australia), editors from Practical Law’s Global/Cross-border Team, Practical Law’s Law Department Team, and other Practical Law services on Global content planning and priorities, resource production and peer review.
Develop relationships with lawyers in private practice and in-house counsel and industry groups to ensure that the content is topical and meets their needs.
Organize and conduct webinars on cross-border transactions and other Global topics.
Candidates should have at least the following skills and experience:
At least eight (8) years’ experience working as an IP lawyer at a law firm or as in-house counsel with in-depth international/cross-border IP work experience.
Significant and broad expertise and practice experience in at least one of the following areas:
International patent counseling, prosecution, portfolio management, enforcement, and administrative proceedings, including managing local counsel in key foreign jurisdictions.
International trademark counseling, clearance, prosecution, portfolio management, enforcement, and administrative proceedings, including supervising local counsel in key foreign jurisdictions.
Cross-border IP licensing and technology transactions.
A good understanding of the needs and priorities of both law firm attorneys and in-house counsel.
Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.
A passion for writing and strong editing skills, including:
very close attention to detail;
excellent command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English;
strong technical drafting skills; and
the ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.
Self-motivated with excellent management and organizational skills to effectively track productivity and ensure product development milestones are met.
Ability to constantly collaborate with and support team members.
Candidates selected for a second interview will be required to submit a writing sample.
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.
As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.
Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us. To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.
Glidewell Laboratories is the industry leader in dental technology due to our agility, speed, and cutting edge technology. We work in a fast-paced and highly sought-after employee-friendly work environment. Behind all of this success is an amazing group of people who are passionate about bringing innovation to the marketplace, while providing quality and affordability to better the lives of people all over the world. If you share in our passion for teamwork and a vision for excellence, let's talk about a rewarding career at Glidewell!
In addition are the following generous employee benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company match, company-paid life insurance, additional onsite dental services, vacation, holiday, and sick time, employee gym (with fitness classes and meditation room), employee medical/wellness center (with massage therapy and acupuncture), two company subsidized cafes, Internet cafes, employee lounges with big screen TVs, game tables, fun company sponsored events, a diverse work environment with over forty nationalities represented, and much more!
Reviews invention disclosure records for potential patent application filing, including conducting patentability searches and portfolio analyses; works with patent review boards and inventors as necessary and appropriate.
Prepares and prosecutes US and foreign patent applications; works with outside counsel as necessary and appropriate.
Collaborates with senior business leaders and various departments such as but not limited to research and product development (R&D), business development to develop and implement proactive IP strategies.
Develops, prepares, and maintains company patent applications, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and research agreements, publications, and intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreements.
Develops and maintains an understanding of competitor products and patent portfolios; provides relevant strategic advice to business leaders.
Evaluates validity of competitors’ patents and potential company product infringement upon valid patents of competitors.
Education and Experience:
Juris Doctor from a recognized and accredited US law school.
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or other related discipline.
Minimum two (2) years of significant patent analysis experience required, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Experience with a dental laboratory, medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or diagnostics company strongly preferred.
Kennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP has an opening for a registered U.S. patent attorney to join our growing patent practice as a full-time associate. Remote associates are welcome. Primary responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Requirements for an ideal candidate include a B.S. or higher degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering and at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.
Arent Fox LLP has an open position for a patent attorney or patent agent with 2-4+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC office. Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication and/or circuit transistor 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. This is a non-partnership track position.
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.
Contact Applicants may submit an application through the following portal: http://selfapply.arentfox.com.
Transcripts and Writing samples should be included with submittal.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Los Angeles, California or Washington D.C.
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 electrical, mechanical, chemical, or related 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 MoveUp.com.
Contact To apply, please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
McGarry Bair is seeking individuals who have experience in the management and coordination of trademark, copyright, and brand matters. The position includes U.S. and foreign trademark clearance, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, enforcement, TTAB practice and domain name disputes.
Qualified candidates will have superb communication and writing skills, and a commitment to excellence. The best person for the job is able to succeed in a casual work environment with a client-focused, yet highly professional culture. You should enjoy working with small teams while being independently responsible for your individual tasks. We need a problem solver who is strategically agile, who enjoys variety, who is quick to learn and adapt, and who is unafraid to work intensely with quick responsiveness to rapidly changing client demands.
McGarry Bair PC is an Intellectual Property law firm in Grand Rapids, MI, specializing in all aspects of intellectual property law world-wide, including obtaining, enforcing, and defending patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and agreements. Our prime directive is responsive client service, which we accomplish with a team of hard-working and intelligent people who appreciate a relaxed, blue-jean culture, yet are able to thrive in an independent and sometimes intense work environment. Our office is in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, a vibrant and growing city.
McGarry Bair is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants 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 email us at: email@example.com. Please include your transcripts and writing samples.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Klarquist, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent agents with strong expertise in mechanical engineering. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably 2-5 years of experience prosecuting patent applications. 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 is 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.
RPX Corporation is seeking a Senior Patent Engineer (electrical engineering) to join its San Francisco headquarters.
The Patent Analysis department synthesizes complex technologies and legal patent issues into actionable intelligence for RPX executives and clients. Patent Analysis research supports initiatives in defensive portfolio acquisitions, prior art validity actions, and advisory services. The positions in Patent Analysis require a deep and broad knowledge of specific technology sectors.
As a Senior Patent Engineer, you will analyze patent claims and related materials in view of legal, technological, and business environments to understand the technical merit and patent quality of individual patent portfolios. Your main responsibility is to distill a body of analysis and research into a concise, clear, and actionable assessment to both technical and non-technical audiences. This position reports in to the Director of Patent Analysis and is located in San Francisco, CA.
About this role
Assess numerous engineering and legal factors to extract patent value proposition
Draw on detailed knowledge of relevant technologies, companies, and industries
Identify the products and services to which a patent claim relates
Explain complex technical issues to nontechnical audiences
Isolate critical technical components of patents, products, and services
Learn and apply legal concepts related to patents including prosecution and litigation
Research timeliness of patents in support of validity challenges and prior art reports
Support analysis conclusions with research driven logic and confidence
Collaborate across the organization in-person and with virtual, global teams
Share assessment and communicate findings to relevant internal and external clients
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
Master's degree or Doctor of Philosophy viewed favorably
Patent Attorney or Agent viewed favorably
Minimum of 4 years’ experience with patent analysis and licensing engagements in explaining highly technical subject matter
Involvement in patent issues such as prosecution, litigation, and valuation viewed favorably
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates a shown history of success, ownership, and accountability
Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships
Capable of handling deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver quality results
Motivated and focused with a willingness to pursue additional projects
Able to demonstrate good judgment
Highly focused, organized, and pay attention to details
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Technical Skills: Broad expertise in semiconductor process, integrated circuits design, computer and consumer electronics system architecture, and implementation of areas such as:
Semiconductor manufacturing (e.g., fabrication process, packaging, assembly, and test)
Whirlpool Corporation is seeking qualified candidates for a Legal Counsel opening in our Patent Operations group within the Law Department. Our Patent Operations team of eleven includes attorneys, patent agents, legal specialists and an administrative assistant. We are a group that enjoys working together in a collegial environment. This position will be responsible for providing legal counsel and services on matters involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets and other proprietary information. This position supports Whirlpool’s global product organization, including its advanced development and product engineering groups.
What You Will Do: Lead Whirlpool on intellectual property issues involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and proprietary information. A Senior Counsel in the Patent Team is expected to bring both leadership and expertise to the area of patents and product leadership both to internal clients as well as to the law department as a whole. Specifically, you will be able to ensure Whirlpool’s unique and compelling innovations are a core driver of Whirlpool’s success in product leadership. Specific responsibilities include: developing and executing patent strategies related to assigned Whirlpool technology areas; reviewing inventions and advising on patentability issues and arranging for the filing and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications; preparing and prosecuting patent applications; establishing product clearance plans and reviewing and advising on patent infringement risks; supporting various innovation generation activities such as invention workshops to target development of strategic intellectual property; providing intellectual property advice and training to clients; and drafting and assisting in the negotiation and administration of intellectual property related contracts
JD from an accredited law school, with strong academic credentials and Bar Admission, and admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Technical Bachelor’s Degree
Approximately 10+ years of legal experience as an attorney
8 to 12 years of relevant practice experience, including working knowledge in multiple substantive legal practice areas
Technical Bachelor Degree, preferably electrical or mechanical engineering or related field
Experience in patent preparation, prosecution, IP transactions (e.g., development and licensing agreements), product clearance, and patent litigation is strongly preferred
Ability to prioritize and manage a large volume of concurrent projects
Strong analytical, research, organization and management skills
Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills
Demonstrated ability to achieve results as a leader or member of a cross functional team - Ability to provide strong strategic thought to Whirlpool’s patent processes
This position requires execution of Whirlpool’s Non-Disclosure and Non-Competition Agreement
Demonstrated commitment to quality (substantive and service delivery)
Broad perspective and appreciation of total situation
Demonstrated ability to: be highly productive; recognize and cut to core of legal issues; provide practical, business-oriented approach to problem solving
Knows how to get projects done and who to involve
Experience, bearing and demeanor instills confidence in peers and clients
Functions as a “team player”
Demonstrated good communication skills (up, down and across)
Requires extremely limited supervision, nominally reports to Group Counsel, Patent Counsel, or Associate General Counsel mentor
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
The ideal candidate will be registered with the USPTO, have a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering, and possess strong writing skills. Former USPTO experience is a plus.
Primary responsibilities for this position will include all aspects of preparing and prosecuting patent applications across a variety of technology areas.
Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P. has been a leader in the intellectual property law field for over 95 years. We offer a competitive benefits package and a relaxed work environment, with no billable hour requirement. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Contact Apply on-line by e-mailing your cover letter, resume, and writing sample (published patent application and/or Office action response) to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington, DC
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC ("CSG") has an immediate opening for a patent attorney or patent agent to join our West Orange, NJ office. Qualified candidates should have significant experience drafting patent applications and responding to office actions across a broad range of technologies. Candidates must be capable of independently managing clients and matters. Excellent oral and written skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously are required. Candidates must have a background in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics with at least 2-5 years of law firm experience.
FRESH IP is a Washington, D.C. area based, modern and accessible Intellectual Property law firm. We provide our services to both domestic and international clients, who are seeking quality professional representation, high value and cost simplicity and predictability. We also serve as a professional and strategic partner to foreign law firms, representing their clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The firm is seeking a US Patent Attorney to join its growing team. This is a contract position for a Ph.D. with pharma and bio-tech background. Although a patent attorney is preferred, qualified patent agents will also be considered.
Contact Email email@example.com. Please include a CV and a cover letter that refers to credentials and pharma experience. If possible, please include expected hourly rate for contract work and availability.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Reston, VA