Patent Associate – Law Firm – Nashville, TN

Baker Donelson, P.C., a large law firm, is seeking a Patent Associate to work in Nashville, TN

This position will work with the patent prosecution team and the job responsibilities will involve U.S. and foreign patent prosecution practice, including preparation of patent applications, office action responses, and patentability search reports. Other responsibilities include reviewing invention disclosures and participating in discussions with inventors to understand their new inventions; working with third-party drafters to prepare formal figures for a patent application; searching literature and patent databases to determine the patentability of inventions; drafting written assessments of the prospects of obtaining patent protection; writing patent applications; preparing responses to communications from the USPTO; managing dockets for patent-application matters, including information disclosure statements, assignments, inventor oath/declarations, application data sheets, and other matters; developing arguments for patentability to Patent Office Examiners, including office-action responses and appellate briefs; and reviewing patents as part of the IP due diligence for a potential acquisition or merger.

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Resume, Law School Transcript, and Cover Letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Associate Recruiting and Engagement

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nashville, TN