Assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patent for a diverse client
Required Education: Juris Doctor
Required Experience: 1 years’ experience as a licensed attorney at a law firm
Preferred Experience: 2-8 years’ experience as a licensed attorney at a law firm
Licenses and/or Certifications: Licensed to practice law in good standing in one or more jurisdictions where the Firm conducts business; must maintain applicable license renewal and CLE requirements; Registered to practice before the USPTO
Preferred Education: Bachelors or higher in Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
Pergament & Cepeda, a rapidly growing Intellectual Property Firm is looking for Senior Counsel - ANDA litigation for its Florham Park, New Jersey office. Highly competitive compensation package and benefits are offered for the right candidate. The firm has stable and growing list of generic pharmaceutical clients. At least 8 years of pharmaceutical litigation experience is required. Foreign language knowledge is a substantial plus.
Pergament & Cepeda, rapidly growing Life science and IP firm in Morris County, New Jersey is looking for pharmaceutical patent prosecutor with up to 6-8 years of experience to prepare, file and prosecute domestic and foreign patent applications. Background in chemistry or pharma is required. The firm has a stable and growing client base of generic and branded pharma companies. Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits is offered. The right candidate will report to firm’s Chair of Patent Procurement and Prosecution with over 30 years of diversified pharmaceutical patent prosecution experience. Please send CV in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Epiq Counsel, a large corporation, is seeking an in-house Corporate Patent and Licensing Attorney to work remotely.
Roles and Requirements:
Minimum of eight years’ of Intellectual Property experience with a deep focus on the patent process and commercialization of patents from ideation to launch.
Deep expertise in patent prosecution, portfolio management, and technology transfer.
Experience in-house, at a laboratory, university, or government setting.
Expertise in strategically aligning IP assets (including patent applications) with clients’ commercial objectives, analyzing and mitigating risk across the organization, and ensuring quality deliverables tailored to clients’ commercial objectives.
Demonstrated skill in and knowledge of the concepts and processes involved in preparing for negotiations, conducting negotiations, and counseling clients regarding developments and options in a negotiation relating to intellectual property.
Client service orientation with excellent communication skills, including the ability to manage a large patent portfolio while collaborating closely with a variety of internal business clients, outside counsel and inventors to drive expert support and guidance.
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
Undergraduate or postgraduate experience in biology or physics preferred but not required.
Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Member in good standing of a Bar of at least one state or the District of Columbia.
Partner with the legal and business teams focused on the intersection of national security and science.
Support the licensing group by understanding their key business strategies.
Manage, oversee and coordinate on a large patent portfolio across a variety of sciences and technologies. Including but not limited to patent preparation and prosecution functions between the business division, inventors, licensing group, and outside counsel for multiple patent sub-portfolios.
Viering, Jentschura & Partner mbB, a large law firm headquartered in Munich, Germany, and with offices throughout Germany and in Singapore, is seeking a U.S. patent attorney in our Dresden office. Our U.S. team drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the United States for a variety of U.S., European, and Asian companies; drafts legal opinions (e.g. infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate); and counsels clients on U.S. litigation and post-grant proceedings.
Sample representative technical areas include telecommunications, semiconductors, memory and data storage, autonomous vehicles, advanced sensor systems, artificial neural networks, and thin film applications.
Why work in the Dresden office of Viering, Jentschura & Partner?
Our Dresden office is the base for our U.S. team and offers a collegial, multinational working atmosphere with ongoing opportunities for collaboration among German, European, and U.S. patent attorneys.
Dresden is a beautiful and historic European city only a short drive from Berlin and Prague, with plenty of green space, biking paths, and a low cost of living compared to other German cities.
Admission and good-standing as a U.S. Patent Attorney
Willingness to move to Dresden, Germany
U.S. Citizenship (necessary due to USPTO requirements for patent attorneys practicing abroad)
Native-level, written and spoken fluency in the English language
Technical background in physics or electrical engineering
Written and spoken fluency in the German language
Outstanding international cultural competencies
At least 2 years of experience as a practicing patent attorney
Interested candidates should provide a C.V., cover letter, and copies of any relevant credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates should include in their cover letter a confirmation of U.S. citizenship. Please also include with the application materials any patent-law experience, any relevant technical experience, and any evidence of facility in the German language.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Dresden, Germany
Primary responsibility for managing communications with outside counsel; taking the lead in providing guidance to counsel on the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications so as to best match claims to our products and strategy.
Works with R&D to assess patentability of new inventions; assist in drafting and reviewing related invention disclosures and drafting provisional patent applications.
Review and prepare freedom-to-operate opinions on 3rd party IP in collaboration with outside counsel, as necessary. Undertakes proactive reviews, where necessary.
Responsible for assigning products to relevant licenses for royalty reporting purposes.
Actively guide senior management in evaluating licensing and business transactions based on review of relevant IP.
Proposes strategies for developing the Company’s patent portfolio based on strong understanding of the Company’s technologies and those of its competitors.
Provide periodic training to Company employees regarding the protection of intellectual property.
Maintain knowledge of relevant laws, regulations or statutes affecting the Company’s intellectual property.
Proposes IP expenditure budgets, based on agreed strategy. Assist in managing expenses to budget.
This position may have supervisory responsibilities.A Ph.D. in a life-science discipline required; molecular biology and NGS experience preferred.
Must be a USPTO registered Patent Agent.
A minimum of 6 years’ experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications and conducting patentability and freedom-to-operate searches both at a law firm and within a company environment.
Demonstrated ability to lead IP reviews with key internal stakeholders.
Ability to suggest strategies for internal IP based on understanding of external IP and company’s technology position in the market.
Skilled in preparing, filing, and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications.
Strong advocacy skills in connection with patent prosecution.
Proven ability to handle multiple projects and effectively manage priorities so as to meet tight deadlines.
Independent and self-motivated, with a strong sense of urgency and ability to drive a project to completion.
Excellent oral and written communication skills – must be able to communicate clearly both within the organization and externally to drive projects forward.
Highly effective analytical and problem-solving skills, including excellent attention to detail.
Collaborative personality with strong interpersonal skills.
Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.
Perilla Knox & Hildebrandt LLP (PKH) is a dynamic and forward-thinking law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that specializes in intellectual property law. We are renowned for our commitment to delivering high-quality legal services to our clients. Our fast-growing team is composed of passionate and experienced attorneys who excel in patent litigation, patent prosecution, and trademark law. We are seeking a talented and motivated Patent Litigation Associate to join our growing team, ideally someone local to Atlanta. Exceptional candidates will be considered for a remote position.
As a Patent Litigation Associate at PKH, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging cases in the field of intellectual property law. Your role will involve supporting senior attorneys in handling patent litigation matters, providing legal counsel to clients, and contributing to our team's success.
Case Management: Manage and assist in all aspects of patent litigation cases, including legal research, drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery requests, and participating in trial preparation.
Legal Research: Conduct in-depth legal research and analysis on various patent law issues, including patent validity, infringement, and other related matters.
Client Communication: Build and maintain strong client relationships by providing strategic legal advice and regular case updates.
Court Appearances: Appear in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative bodies, such as the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), to represent our clients in patent litigation proceedings.
Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to ensure the successful resolution of cases.
Client Development: Assist in business development efforts, including networking and expanding client relationships.
Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
Admission to the bar in Georgia or other suitable jurisdiction.
2+ years of patent litigation experience.
Strong understanding of patent law and intellectual property litigation procedures.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional research and analytical abilities.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
A strong work ethic and dedication to delivering top-notch legal services.
Experience with patent prosecution or patent portfolio management.
Technical background in a relevant field such as engineering or the sciences.
Experience with post-grant proceedings (e.g., IPRs) before the USPTO.
Prior experience in client development and marketing.
Please submit your resume and any additional relevant materials via LinkedIn or email to email@example.com with the subject line "Patent Litigation Associate Application - [Your Name]."
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Atlanta, GA or Remote
Sheridan Ross P.C. is seeking a Litigation Associate to join the Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Candidates will have 3-6 years of litigation experience with excellent academic credentials. A commitment to litigation and trial work is necessary. A technical background along with a federal District Court or Circuit Court clerkship are preferred. USPTO bar admittance is also preferred. The home office for this position is located at Sheridan Ross’ Denver office, although candidates need not be primarily located in Colorado. Qualified candidates will have experience with complex litigation involving intellectual property, securities, contracts, anticompetitive conduct and other forms of complex commercial disputes. Qualified candidates will have specific experience (1) drafting discovery and dispositive motions, (2) managing eDiscovery using a variety of eDiscovery tools and techniques and (3) supporting lead counsel through depositions and/or trial. Top candidates are motivated self-starters with superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced trial practice.
Compiling, organizing and analyzing discovery in document intensive cases involving complex business disputes.
Engaging opposing counsel and third parties over discovery disputes.
Drafting pleadings, dispositive motions, Federal Circuit and Markman briefs and other related litigation documents.
Managing all aspects of discovery including conducting interviews and gathering ESI (experience with various document review platforms, such as Relativity, is preferred).
Preparing for depositions of fact and expert witnesses that will be taken by members of the team.
Arguing hearings and provide support to senior litigators for other court proceedings.
Interacting directly with clients, providing strategic litigation and risk management advice.
Preparing for and attending trials with the trial team assigned to the matter.
Familiarity with ESI Protocols and Tools
Drafting of correspondence, motions and other written product
1750 hours annually
Dedication to litigation and/or trial practice
Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited school
3-6 years of patent litigation experience in private law firm
Federal clerkship with a United States District Court or Circuit Court (preferred)
Experience using ESI protocols and tools
Experience supporting or taking depositions
Experience talking lead on the composition of dispositive motions
Law Review/Law Journal or Moot Court
Sheridan Ross is committed to fostering an environment that embraces and promotes equality, diversity, and inclusiveness where everyone has the opportunity to excel. We encourage our professionals to be themselves and share their perspectives, experiences, and insights. Individuals seeking employment at Sheridan Ross are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.
Sheridan Ross offers a competitive pay and benefits package to full-time employees including health care benefits, personal paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k) matching, discretionary bonus, parking reimbursement, and more.
Base Salary Range: $130,000-$160,000