Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Bellevue, Wash.

A privately-held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington seeks an in-house patent attorney to work on a variety of intellectual property-related projects. As a Patent Attorney for us you will use your depth of experience in intellectual property, patent prosecution and licensing.

Daily activities will include:

  • Assisting in strategic management of existing portfolio of issued patents and on-going prosecution of pending cases
  • Evaluating potential licensing value, technical merit, and patentability/validity of invention disclosures, patent applications and patents
  • Reviewing and evaluating the quality, cost-effectiveness and scope of work performed by outside patent counsel
  • Assisting in developing and implementing portfolio analysis and tracking tools to build infrastructure and enable efficient scaling of work for rapidly growing portfolio
  • Managing docketing team to ensure accurate entry of patent information
  • Managing staff of Paralegals and Patent Assistants responsible for researching and evaluating patent file histories and title assignments for patent due diligence

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • J.D. degree from high-quality, ABA accredited law school
  • Undergraduate degree in EE, Physics, or Computer Science
  • Admission to Washington or other state bar
  • Admission to practice before US Patent and Trademark Office
  • At least four years experience as practicing patent attorney, with primary emphasis on patent prosecution in electrical arts
  • Ability to lead and manage a fast moving dynamic team
  • Excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills a must

Related Experience:

  • Due diligence investigations of patent portfolios
  • Foreign prosecution
  • In-house experience or other experience managing outside counsel
  • Broad technical or business knowledge of software, eCommerce, computer systems, semiconductors, telecommunications or consumer electronics.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Bellevue, Washington

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