Mechanical Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

mintzMintz Levin is looking for a Patent Agent to join their Boston office. Patent Agents at Mintz Levin work side-by-side with attorneys in the Intellectual Property practice, utilizing their technical knowledge to enhance the firm’s capacity to serve our clients’ intellectual property needs.


  • Assess scientific literature, patents and patent application documents. Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data;
  • Assist with patent landscapes and freedom to operate analysis in various high technology areas;
  • Drafting written assessments of the prospects of obtaining patent protection;
  • Drafting patent applications;
  • Draft responses to communications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other patent offices; and
  • Collaborate with colleagues on various projects including assessing patents for corporate due diligence and conducting underlying analysis for opinions and litigations.


  • Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years law firm experience
  • Desire and ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of a broad range of new technologies in technical discipline
  • Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated scientific writing ability
  • Demonstrated verbal skills required to communicate scientific concepts effectively to clients, attorneys, scientists and engineers
  • USPTO admission is preferred but not required

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts