Patent Associate – Law Firm – Richmond, Va.

Troutman Sanders seeks an experienced 1-4 year patent associate to join the Richmond office. The candidate should have an engineering or other scientific degree(s), preferably in electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineering, and significant patent prosecution experience. Experience in patent litigation is also helpful. Large firm or IP-boutique experience is a plus. This is an opportunity to represent clients in an international practice and participate immediately in sophisticated intellectual property matters.

Troutman Sanders' intellectual property group handles patent prosecution and litigation and provides advice about disputes involving the protection or enforcement of rights in patents, trademarks, copyrights, confidential information and trade secrets, covenants not to compete, and other intellectual property issues. Candidates must have superior writing ability, maturity and good communication skills. Candidates must be registered and in good standing with the USPTO and currently admitted to a state bar (Virginia Bar preferred).

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and law school transcript to

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Richmond, Virginia