Patent Agent – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP is a premier, full-service law firm. We are currently seeking candidates with technical backgrounds for our patent agent program. This position would be based out of either Menlo Park, CA or New York, NY. A candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills in addition to technical background and/or education. Applicant must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or, if not admitted, be prepared to take the examination within two years. If accepted to the program, you will assist our clients in every step of the patent process -- from drafting patent applications to prosecuting those applications at the Patent Office. We also offer an option for all participants to apply to law school, and if accepted, you will then enroll in either a day or evening program with the firm paying all tuition expenses. While attending law school, you will be expected to work at a reduced schedule during the academic year and full-time during the summer. You may also be given opportunities to assist with patent infringement litigations, as well as other legal matters, as you progress through law school. The career roadmap for patent agents generally leads to an associate position at the firm following graduation from law school.

Benefits for the program include a competitive salary, full law school tuition and textbook allowance, medical benefits, and paid vacation time.

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Technical Background:
B.S. or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and/or Computer Science

Base Salary for Patent Agents:
Over $100,000

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, transcript, and (optional) technical writing sample to with Patent Agent in the subject line.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York