Make a difference as an Attorney in the Microsoft Patent Group as Microsoft builds an in-house team for preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Use your depth of experience in patent preparation and prosecution to craft a relevant and valuable patent portfolio for various Microsoft business divisions. Enjoy a stimulating, fast-paced environment and make an impact on Microsoft’s future as one of the earlier in-house attorneys in this new practice.
• Work closely with in-house Division Patent Attorneys for the relevant business divisions to understand business and technical objectives and to assist in the development of a patent strategy.
• Prepare and prosecute patent applications, working closely with engineers and others to obtain appropriate scope of protection.
• Work with other team members to define and build internal processes.
J.D. from an ABA accredited law school, BS or MS in CS or EE, excellent academic credentials, USPTO admission, At least 5-7 years of law practice experience in patent preparation and prosecution required, international experience a plus. Opinion work (invalidity/non-infringement), licensing, litigation and/or advanced technical degree a plus. Significant computer industry experience, technical and legal, is highly desirable. Law firm background preferred.
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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Redmond, Washington