Patent Attorney/Portfolio Administrator – Law Firm – Bellevue, Wash.

Invention Law Group Invention Law Group, PLLC seeks a highly skilled, motivated and experienced patent attorney to provide support to its patent prosecution group.

Intellectual Ventures (“IV”) is a privately held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington. Founded in 2000, IV’s business model centers on creating, acquiring and licensing intellectual property in a variety of technology areas. IV plans to commercialize inventions through licensing, spin-offs, joint ventures and industry partnerships.

• 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

• 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

Desired 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.

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Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Bellevue, Washington