Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking an additional Mechanical Engineering Patent Prosecution Associate, Agent, or Engineer for either Milwaukee, Waukesha, or Madison, WI.
Our Prosecution 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.
Eligible candidates will preferably have an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, but experienced candidates from Biomechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Physics backgrounds may be considered.
2+ years of firm patent prosecution experience are required. Admission to the Patent Bar is preferred, but not required.
Attorney 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.
Relocation assistance may be available.
The candidate 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.
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing 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 IP professionals.
To be considered, a candidate must possess strong academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and either official or unofficial transcripts.
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 through the Michael Best website using the following link: http://careers.michaelbest.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Milwaukee, Waukesha, or Madison, Wisconsin