Patent Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Cantor Colburn LLPCantor Colburn, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, is seeking a patent associate or agent.

The associate or agent will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in the electrical and/or mechanical arts.  The successful candidate must have a degree in electrical or mechanical engineering. It is required to have at least three years of patent drafting experience and registration with the USPTO.  Also, candidates must have drafted more than 30 patent applications and prosecuted applications both in the U.S. and overseas.  Excellent academic credentials, writing skills, and communication skills are required.

Candidates with appropriate experience may be able to work from any of the firm’s offices in Hartford, Atlanta, Houston, Detroit, Washington, D.C.  Competitive salary and benefits offered.


Please send resume and cover letter to  No calls, please.  Cantor Colburn LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Detroit (Troy), Michigan

In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was #7 in the country for issued U.S. patents and #24 for registered U.S. trademarks.  The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the United States and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high-tech start-ups and universities.