Patent Attorney/Patent Agent – Small Law Firm (less than 10 attorneys) – VA (Remote/Teleworking)

Jones Robb, PLLC registered patent attorneys or patent agents with 3-5 or more years of relevant experience for flexible schedule or full-time opportunities. Remote positions are available. Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, including strategic patent portfolio development, and working on other patent-related counseling matters, including due diligence, opinions and post-grant projects.

Qualified candidates will have the ability to work in a team environment and preferably have a technical background in any of biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer/data science, physics, and/or life sciences technology areas. Candidates must also have good academic records, and three or more years of significant experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Ideal candidates also have a graduate degree and experience with complex Patent Office proceedings, client counseling with opinion drafting, and/or other related patent practice experience.

Expectations of Successful Candidates:

  • High performance is a must. We are looking for attorneys or agents with self-propelled motivation and the ability to think strategically to meet identified business objectives, manage multiple priorities, deliver timely and quality work product, and communicate in a poised and professional manner with clients and team members.
  • Accountability. We may be a small firm, but we offer big firm client services. We are looking for individuals who take pride in their work and want to grow professionally, and those that can own both client relationships and their work products. We provide the leadership and training, but you have to bring your exceptional work ethic and dedication to your craft to the table.
  • Work hard, play hard. Our small firm has always had a remote work force with employees having a variety of schedules and hours, this provides for an outstanding culture that enables work life balance, but that also prioritizes meeting our clients’ needs and other agreed upon metrics. Our culture is based on strong performance, excellent work ethic, high-quality work product, and professionalism that is counter-balanced with work from home and the camaraderie of a close-knit team.
  • Earn the respect of your peers. You will be working alongside some of the best attorneys and staff in the world; you will need to earn their trust and respect by bringing your technical and legal expertise, a problem-solving spirit and a holistic approach to serving our clients.

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: VA (Remote/Teleworking)