Intellectual Property Junior Patent Associate – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior associate with patent prosecution experience in the mechanical arts, to join our growing Intellectual Property Practice in Philadelphia. Note that this position is for an experienced lawyer, not an entry-level associate.

Job Requirements:
Candidates are preferred to have patent prosecution experience in the mechanical arts such as medical devices, consumer products, residential and industrial equipment, aeronautics, automotive, control systems, and electro-mechanical devices, with a degree in mechanical engineering preferred but not required. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates with experience in intellectual property due diligence, licensing and technology transfer are desirable. Candidates must be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior examiner experience is desirable and Pennsylvania Bar membership is preferred.

Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Practice Description:
With nearly 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world. We provide a range of IP services, including litigation at the district court, International Trade Commission, and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; and addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.

Our patent practice is very diverse, and has been named to the The National Law Journal’s IP Hot List and ranked a Top Patent Firm by IP Today. Patents we prepared and prosecuted for one of the world’s largest companies have been successfully enforced in a highly publicized litigation in the United States. We handle patent preparation, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, valuation, portfolio management, opinion, and counseling work, as well as post-grant proceedings at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania