Intellectual Property Attorney or Patent Agent – Law Firm – Charlotte, NC

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, a large law firm, is seeking an Intellectual Property Attorney or Patent Agent to work in Charlotte, NC.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in electrical or computer engineering, or computer science
  • Registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • 2+ years’ experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications
  • 2+ years’ experience in intellectual property litigation (attorney position only);
  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school (attorney position only)
  • Admitted to practice law in one or more states, and willing to become barred in North Carolina (attorney position only)
  • Strong technology skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior research skills, including the use of online services, databases and the Internet
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Project and case management skills including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of confidentiality

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting position static for up to one-half hour at a time
  • Lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds occasionally, up to one hour per day
  • Bending and stooping occasionally, up to one-half hour per day

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Please include a resume and technical writing sample with your submission.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charlotte, NC