Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Bellevue, Wash.

Intellectual VenturesIntellectual Ventures Legal Services is looking for a Patent Attorney with our Patent Prosecution group. We are looking for an individual who loves fast-paced business action, is detail-oriented, independently motivated, and has the confidence and ability to interact with clients and co-workers in a professional, approachable, and positive manner.

Intellectual Ventures (“IV”) is a privately-held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington. Intellectual Ventures is the leader in the business of invention. Driven by the belief that invention sparks progress, Intellectual Ventures is committed to creating and sustaining a market for invention and being the leading invention partner for the world’s most innovative companies and individuals. The company creates new inventions, invests in existing inventions and partners with individuals, universities and research labs worldwide to develop inventions. Intellectual Ventures provides companies access to these inventions through a variety of licensing and partnering programs.

• Preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a variety of information processing technology areas, many of which involve emerging areas of electrical engineering.
• Work directly with inventors from conception through issuance.
• The environment is challenging, unstructured and interesting.

Key Qualifications and Required Skills:
• Admission to practice before US Patent and Trademark Office.
• J.D. degree from high-quality, ABA accredited law school.
• Strong basic physics fundamentals, e.g. able to work with quantum mechanics, waves and wave propagation, photonics, optics, and other related areas.
• Minimum 4 year patent prosecution experience.
• Must work well in a team environment.

Other Requirements:
• Prompt admission to the Washington State Bar, by reciprocity or exam, if not already admitted in WA.

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