Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Lee & Hayes Lee & Hayes, an internationally known intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking patent attorneys with at least 3 years of law firm or combined law firm and in-house patent experience in the Electrical Engineering (EE) or Computer Engineering fields. Lee & Hayes advises some of the world’s largest multinational electronic commerce companies on IP strategy and management and the preparation and prosecution of their patent portfolios. We focus on the business side of IP law, including patent preparation, patent prosecution, client counseling, infringement, validity analysis, and licensing and transactional work.

Lee & Hayes, was ranked number one overall in patent quality and in information technology for the past two years in a row, 2010 and 2011, by the Intellectual Asset Management magazine. We were also ranked number two for Innovation Cycle Time and in the top five for technology strength of patents issued, as rated by Intellectual Property Today. Lee & Hayes has a team oriented structure that values our professionals as equal and important team members. We foster a comfortable and professional work environment that is more akin to a high-tech industry setting. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Positions are available in Spokane, WA, Seattle WA, or Austin, TX.

Three or more years of law firm or combined law firm and in-house patent prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Electrical Engineering (EE) or Computer Engineering/Science degrees. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal skills are required. Excellent academic record and USPTO registration are also required. 

For confidential consideration, please submit your resume (with USPTO registration) to Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Spokane or Seattle, Washington; or Austin, Texas