Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Patterson + Sheridan, LLP Patterson + Sheridan, LLPseeks an IP attorney with an electrical engineering, physics, or computer science background and at least 1 year of patent law experience, including patent preparation and prosecution, and drafting claims, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions.

Patterson + Sheridan is a mid-sized intellectual property law firm with offices in Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Greensboro, NC, Shrewsbury, NJ and Palo Alto, CA. We are a client-centered collaborative workplace. Although individual achievements are recognized and highly praised, we never forget that we are a team. Success at Patterson + Sheridan is judged largely by how much you help others succeed.

As an attorney at Patterson + Sheridan, you will receive solid training and opportunities for professional growth. We believe that associates should have client contact to see first-hand how large innovative companies, as well as pioneering start-ups, develop products and technologies that are literally changing the world. You can expect to take invention disclosures from inventors, draft specifications with minimal supervision, and generate claims requiring only moderate review. We offer a career progression, leadership training, and the opportunity to build client relationship skills. Each year in the professional life of a Patterson + Sheridan associate brings a wider and deeper development of expertise, designed to increase your value to our clients and our firm.

If you are interested in hearing more about Patterson + Sheridan, our training, our culture, and our extensive reach and experience in technologies that are changing the world, send your resume, cover letter addressed to the Recruiting Partner, undergraduate and law school transcripts, and a 5-10 page writing sample to

Send your (1) resume; (2) cover letter identifying which of our offices you prefer; (3) all degree granting transcripts (e.g., undergraduate, law school, PhD, etc.); and (4) a 5-10 page writing sample to:

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Greensboro, North Carolina; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; and Palo Alto, California