Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking skilled Electrical IP Patent Prosecution Associates and Patent Agents/Engineers for our D.C. office.
Our Associates prepare patentability searches, patent applications for filing with the USPTO, draft Office Action responses, and partner with firm colleagues and client representatives regarding an array of new and exciting technologies. Our Engineers and Agents prepare patentability searches, patent applications for filing with the USPTO, draft Office Action responses, and partner with firm colleagues and client representatives regarding an array of new and exciting technologies.
We are seeking Patent Prosecution Associates with an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, and preferably, 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. Admission to the Patent Bar is preferred, but not required. Candidates must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school, and be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which they are admitted to practice.
We are seeking Patent Agents/Engineers with an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering. Patent prosecution experience is required, and admission to the Patent Bar is preferred, but not required. Candidates must have 2+ years of work experience, but no legal background is necessary. Training may be available.
Candidates must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, outstanding written communication skills, and the flexibility to thrive (and have fun!) in a fast-paced professional environment.
To be considered, a candidate must possess strong academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and their transcripts. Writing samples can be diverse, and may include a recent university-level paper demonstrating technical writing skills, or an IP document which demonstrates legal and technical writing skills or a persuasive argument.
These are exceptional opportunities to join a growing Electrical and Computer Science IP team with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Please apply at http://www.michaelbest.com/careers.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.