K&L Gates LLP is seeking a junior to midlevel associate to join the Intellectual Property practice in our dynamic Pittsburgh office. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering with 1-4 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Candidates are recommended to be admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and must have a J.D. from an accredited law school as well as be admitted to practice and in good standing before one or more state bars. The associates will be involved in a variety of intellectual property matters, including those involving patent, trademark and copyright preparation, prosecution and counseling, licensing, opinion work and litigation support.
Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.klgates.com/junior-to-midlevel-intellectual-property-associate-lateral/.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania