Patent Associate/Agent/Engineer – Law Firm – Cupertino, CA

Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP, an intellectual property law office in Cupertino, CA, is seeking local or remote patent attorneys, agents, and engineers to prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications in the fields of computer science and electrical engineering. The firm represents Silicon Valley’s top emerging growth clients working on the cutting edge of a wide range of technologies, including software, machine learning, data storage, network technology, Internet applications, computer and network security, wireless and other communications, and digital signal processing.

The job offers the opportunity for a highly accomplished professional with a technical background to develop a rewarding career in intellectual property law. We invite you to read the biographies posted on our website. The work environment is flexible and supportive. Previous experience in patent prosecution is desirable but not required, as the firm is willing to train and assist the selected candidate in passing the Patent Bar and becoming registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Candidates should have a strong technical background, good writing and communications skills, be able to work efficiently and independently, and enjoy learning. A degree in electrical engineering, computer science or equivalent experience is preferred.

Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with education/experience. Benefits for full-time positions include a 401(k) plan, health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as flexible work hours and work location.

To apply, please provide your resume, transcripts for all degrees, and writing sample(s) in PDF format.

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Cupertino, CA