Lee & Hayes is seeking a Patent Attorney with design patent experience for our Spokane, Seattle, Austin, Atlanta, DC, or Rochester offices. The firm’s design practice includes strategic procurement and enforcement of design rights for some of the world’s largest, most innovative, and well-known organizations. We consult as experts in design patent law, developing strategies for our clients to protect the ornamental characteristics of their innovations, whether that includes electronic devices, vehicles, graphical user interfaces, or apparel.
The successful candidate will have 3 plus years’ experience in preparation and prosecution of design patent applications in the US and at least 1 year of experience in non-US jurisdictions. Candidates should thrive in an environment that emphasizes excellence, innovation, efficiency, and teamwork. Superior writing and communication skills and a strong commitment to delivering exceptional client service and practical business-oriented advice are required. Candidates must have a law degree and USPTO registration number. Patent application and prosecution writing samples will be requested.
Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. The firm is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm. Lee & Hayes provides excellent compensation and benefits package.
For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, your resume, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Lee & Hayes is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and strongly supports diversity and inclusion in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or gender, age, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Spokane, Washington; Seattle, Washington; Austin, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Washington DC; or Rochester, New York