Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a JD and a degree in organic chemistry to work in any of the firm’s five offices: Hartford, Connecticut; Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Houston, Texas; and Troy, Michigan. Over the last ten years, Cantor Colburn has been the fastest growing U.S. patent law firm. The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the U.S. and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high tech start-ups, and university technology transfer offices.
The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in chemicals and materials, particularly in polymers, as well as occasionally preparing invalidity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses.
The successful candidate will preferably have a JD and at least a master’s degree in organic chemistry, preferably a Ph.D. Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have three or more years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, have drafted more than 20 patent applications, and have domestic and international prosecution experience. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits package.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cantor Colburn LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Hartford, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; Troy, Michigan