Patent Legal Assistant – Large Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

Hauptman Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks a Patent Legal Assistant who will support several growing IP practice groups. This Legal Assistant will handle patent prosecution with a focus on filing applications and information disclosure statements. The position requires a keen eye for detail, excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize workload, communicate well with other members of the team, anticipate needs and identify solutions to problems. This position will report to the Practice Manager and may be called upon to support other practice areas, as necessary.

Associate Patent Attorney – Other – McLean, Va.

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran Cole & Calderon, P.C. (RMSC²), 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.

Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

drinkerDrinker Biddle & Reath LLP is seeking candidates for a Patent Agent position in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and should have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience in a law firm or at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates with at least a M.S. degree or Doctorate in Biotechnology or Chemistry or laboratory experience are preferred. Qualified candidates should be able to conduct patent searches, assist with patent preparation and prosecution patent applications. Familiarity with and technical experience in the areas in Biotechnology and Chemistry are preferred.

Patent Agent or Technical Advisor – Large Law Firm – Houston, Texas

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for a Chemistry Patent Agent or Technical Advisor for its Intellectual Property Section in its Houston, Texas office. The Patent Agent shall be responsible for a broad range of intellectual property services, including patent drafting and prosecution but also potentially expanding into active participation in developing and implementing IP strategy under the guidance of attorneys. Ideal candidate will have at least 2–5 years of strong patent drafting and prosecution in a law firm environment, excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills, and a strong academic background. Candidates that are currently with a corporate in-house team will also be considered but must have direct drafting and prosecution experience.

Principal Legal Counsel – Large Corporation – Mountain View, Calif.

Samsung, a global leader in semiconductors, telecommunications and digital media technologies, is seeking a talented patent licensing attorney in its Mountain View, California campus who will support all our products and businesses across the globe. An ideal candidate would have extensive experience with drafting and negotiating complex intellectual property agreements and be well-versed in a broad range of related technology transactions, and self-motivated and able to work well in a cross-cultural context.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Westwood, Mass.

dalyDaly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located about 10 miles SW of Boston directly across from the Route 128/Westwood Commuter Rail Station in Westwood, MA seeks a patent attorney having an EE degree with at least two years of industry experience. Preference given for experience in analog and digital circuit design and/or RF circuit design. At least one year of patent prosecution 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.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Fairfax, Va. or Telecommute

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote, local, or reduced hours 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.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Bookoff McAndrews (BoMc) is seeking a full-time registered patent attorney to join our firm. The attorney’s primary responsibilities will include assisting in the drafting of patent applications and other prosecution/counseling matters. This includes drafting opinions and conducting due diligence investigations and performing freedom-to-operate and landscape analyses under the supervision of the firm’s partners.

Trademark Associate Attorney – Large Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

Sheridan Ross P.C. is seeking an attorney with 0-2 years of experience in trademark law for a new position in its Denver, Colorado office. Ideal candidates will 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 be motivated self-starters with superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Associate Attorney or Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

Sheridan Ross P.C. is seeking an Associate Attorney or Patent Agent in the Mechanical field with up to three years of legal experience and strong academic credentials. This is for a new position in support of Sheridan Ross’ mechanical engineering group and will be located in our Denver, Colorado office. Qualified candidates will be USPTO admitted or have plans to take the examination. Additionally, candidates should be motivated self-starters with superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. We offer a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits.

Legal Assistant – Large Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

Sheridan Ross P.C. is seeking a legal assistant with 5 or more years of heavy litigation practice, including experience in federal and appellate courts. Intellectual Property experience preferred, but not a requirement. This is an opportunity to perform paralegal-type tasks in addition to required, daily administrative tasks. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and word processing skills, and be proficient at using standard software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, time entry programs, etc.). Candidates should be well versed in electronically filing in federal court (e.g., using PACER) and have experience handling electronic and written document discovery as well as case docketing needs. Trial experience preferred.

Design Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

leeLee & Hayes is seeking a Patent Attorney with design patent experience for our Spokane, Seattle, Austin, Atlanta, DC, or Rochester offices. The firm’s design practice includes strategic procurement and enforcement of design rights for some of the world’s largest, most innovative, and well-known organizations. We consult as experts in design patent law, developing strategies for our clients to protect the ornamental characteristics of their innovations, whether that includes electronic devices, vehicles, graphical user interfaces, or apparel.

Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – Houston, Texas

Blank Rome is seeking a Patent Agent to support the Firm’s patent prosecution practice, leveraging technical expertise to assist the Firm’s clients in protecting their technology with patents. The Patent Agent will work under the supervision of a licensed patent attorney to draft patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This role supports client innovation efforts through active participation in the preparation of patent specifications, including drafting of claims. The Patent Agent assists attorneys in the writing of scientific and technical documents clearly and concisely, conducting legal and technical research using all available resources in support of various patent-related matters.

Patent and Trademark Attorneys / Agents – Large Law Firm – Flexible Location

Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, a thirteen lawyer/agent top-notch IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent and trademark attorneys and agents. Preferably, attorneys have a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business of $200,000 or more, while agents need not have a portable book. 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.

Patent Scientist (Electrical) – Large Law Firm – San Diego or Irvine, Calif.

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif. or Washington, D.C.

Arent Fox LLP has an open position for a patent attorney or patent agent with 2-5+ 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.

Patent Agent – Other – Arlington, Va.

Nixon & Vanderhye P.C., a leading Washington, D.C. area intellectual property law firm, seeks a detail-oriented patent agent with experience preparing and prosecuting mechanical-related patent applications to work in its Arlington, VA office.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Telecommute

Guntin & Gust is seeking Patent Attorneys. 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.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Small Law Firm – San Jose, Calif. or Telecommute

Invoke IP PC is seeking a patent attorney or agent. Responsibilities include drafting and prosecuting patent applications for innovative Fortune 50 companies, and a few exciting startups. Highly competitive pay based on billed hours that matches big law salary, while providing flexibility with no minimum billable hours.

IP Patent Associate / Agent – Large Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

Nexsen Pruet is seeking a highly motivated Patent Associate/Agent to join its growing Intellectual Property Practice Group in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Electrical Engineer/Computer Science Associate – Large Law Firm – Anaheim and Los Angeles, Calif.

KPPB LLP, a dynamic IP boutique, is looking for an EE/CS associate with a strong background in digital signal and image processing, data science, natural language processing, machine learning and/or web application development to work on technically challenging IP matters for a clientele of venture backed startup companies. KPPB’s strength is that we are a team of passionate professionals with expertise across all stages of the IP life cycle, producing legal work of the highest standard. We offer a relaxed and flexible work environment with direct client exposure, ideal for someone looking to build a career in private practice while enjoying living and not just working in Southern California. In joining our team, you will work with people who love what they do and are driven to learn from each other, our clients, and our colleagues throughout the world. Our casual office environment is comfortable and adaptable. If you think this is the job for you, we welcome your application. A strong candidate will have expertise in video encoding and image processing, the ability to comprehend C/C++, and community involvement.

Material Science Associate – Large Law Firm – Anaheim and Los Angeles, Calif.

KPPB LLP, a dynamic IP boutique, is looking for associate candidates with a strong background in science to work on technically challenging patent prosecution for a clientele of leading edge venture backed start-up companies and universities. KPPB’s strength is that we are a team of passionate professionals with expertise across all stages of the IP life cycle, producing legal work of the highest standard. We offer a relaxed and flexible work environment with direct client exposure, ideal for someone looking to build a career in private practice while enjoying living and not just working in Southern California. In joining our team, you will work with people who love what they do and are driven to learn from each other, our clients, and our colleagues throughout the world. Our casual office environment is comfortable and adaptable. If you think this is the job for you, we welcome your application. A strong candidate will have credentials and expertise in physics, chemistry/chemical engineering and/or materials science, and have a high comfort level handling cases in a diverse range of technologies within the natural sciences.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

perkinsThe Denver office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent agent with two or more years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO. Candidates with a background in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics are strongly preferred.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

Dority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm, seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with two to six years of relevant experience with degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or related fields.

Technology Specialist or Patent Agent – Small Law Firm – Telecommute

DiBerardino McGovern IP Group (DMIP Group) is seeking a Technology Specialist or Patent Agent. Strong academic credentials and at least a Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. Applicants with a graduate degree in engineering or a hard science and academic or professional experience with optical systems are preferred. Candidates should enjoy writing and must have strong writing skills. Applicants must have a strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a virtual law practice, be professional and proactive, be detail oriented, and able to manage multiple deadlines and set priorities.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Concord, Mass. / Boston, Mass.

Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, an intellectual property boutique with offices in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, has an immediate need for a Patent Attorney with a specialty in Electrical Engineering or related discipline. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of patent drafting and prosecution experience, and have the necessary skills to work on matters in most areas of electrical engineering. A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required. Experience with optics, signal processing, and/or computer networking is a plus.

Program Manager, Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law – Notre Dame Law School – Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Law School is seeking a Program Director as part of a major investment in its Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. The Program has grown considerably over the past decade—with new faculty, a new Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic, greatly expanded course offerings, high-level conferences and other events, and tremendous student success. The University has also made substantial investments in innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities, and it is in the early phases of building a distinctive, University-wide interdisciplinary program on technology ethics. The Law School is poised to take the next step in building its reputation in this important area, and a dynamic Program Director will be central to this effort.

Patent Counsel – Small Corporation – Des Moines, Iowa

Intoxalock is seeking a Patent Counsel to work in its Des Moines, Iowa, offices. This senior position has responsibility for (i) counseling all levels of the company’s management, business and technical personnel regarding patent and trade secret strategies and risks, (ii) continually assess the technology needs of the company from an IP perspective, (iii) conducting freedom to operate assessments in support of new product launches, (iv) managing overflow patent work with outside counsel, (v) providing due diligence, patent enforcement and transactional support to business acquisitions and assets, and (vi) developing and implementing a strategic strategy to identify, assess and acquire attractive targets to grow the company intellectual property portfolio.

Trademark/Copyright Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif.

The Los Angeles office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is seeking a highly qualified staff attorney with at least four to seven years of relevant experience to join our high-profile and fast-paced IP protection and enforcement practice. More-senior candidates are welcome to apply.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Snell & Wilmer’s Intellectual Property Group seeks to hire a patent attorney/agent with a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry with at least one year of experience in patent prosecution and counseling.  The successful candidate will work with our growing Life Sciences department and others in our Intellectual Property Group and will have opportunities to help develop business.  Arizona Bar or willingness to become admitted to the Arizona Bar (including through reciprocity or on motion)  and USPTO admission required.  Additional Snell & Wilmer locations can be considered commensurate with experience, including Los Angeles, Orange County, Denver and Salt Lake City, with similar bar admission in the corresponding state also required.