Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Washington, D.C.

Panasonic Panasonic's vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of our business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use our products everyday. We share their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances. At Panasonic, our success depends on every single employee's contributions - because the more we grow as individuals, the more we grow as a company. Currently we have an opening for a Patent Attorney at our Washington D.C. office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Draft Patent Applications, amendments, remarks, or any other legal documents based upon MEI inventions
2. Review Patent Applications amendments, remarks, or any other legal documents drafted by outside counsel to assure quality and consistency with Matsushita strategies and objectives
3. Providing legal advice and/or opinions with respect to the third parties' patents, including validity and infringement/non-infringement of those patents upon a request by MEI
4. Providing MEI staff with general legal advice including certain legal research to be required from time to time for patent related work

1. BS in EE, JD and admission to Patent Bar required
2. At least 2 years of examining patent application at USPTO is strongly preferred
3. Additional experience in patent prosecution at law firm or corporate IP department is also preferred
4. Ability to travel on manager's request is a must
5. Ability to work in the international environment is also a must

Candidates interested in this or any position with Panasonic should register and login at the Panasonic Career Center website.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Washington D.C.

We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer (m/f/d/v). Pre-employment drug testing may be required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.