Senior Patent Attorney (Licensing) – Small Corporation – Bellevue, Wash.

Patent attorney with 10+ years of experience with a focus on patent licensing.

Conducting patent claims analysis and patent infringement analysis, assisting in development of licensing strategy, managing patent licensing and enforcement, drafting legal briefs, asserting patents, assisting in negotiation of various outbound patent license agreements, guiding portfolio development for future licensing and enforcement, providing guidance to prosecution (reissues, reexaminations, continuations, foreign filing, etc), and managing multiple outside counsel in all of the above.  This position reports to the General Counsel with dotted line to the VP of Patent Licensing.

Required Skills and Attributes:
A qualified candidate will be a registered patent attorney, with strong patent licensing experience and a broad electronics and computer technology background. The successful candidate will have initiative, versatility, excellent negotiating skills, broad technical knowledge, familiarity with relevant technologies, the ability to process, synthesize and summarize diverse information, as well as to work on multiple, complex transactions. Strong management, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are a must.

JD degree, registration before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and license to practice in at least one state (preferably Washington or ability to waive into Washington) is required. Bachelors degree (preferably graduate degree) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or some other very closely related field is required. Some work experience in an engineering role is preferred. Minimum ten years experience in patent law.  ITC experience desirable.

Excellent compensation and benefits package.

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

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