Mechanical/ Electro-Mechanical or Electrical Technologies Patent Attorney or Agent- Law Firm- Greenville, SC or Raleigh, NC.

Dority & Manning, P.A., a large law firm, is seeking a Mechanical/ Electro- Mechanical or Electrical Technologies Patent Attorney or Agent to work in our Greenville, SC office or our Raleigh, NC office.

*We offer a competitive compensation and benefits program and a hybrid work environment*

Dority & Manning is a rapidly growing intellectual property boutique with a unique approach to legal service and business operations. Not only do we believe that success is built upon exceptional relationships – internally and externally, but we also offer a distinctive firm structure and innovative solutions tailored to individual client needs. Our firm thrives on foundations of trust, openness, and integrity to build an environment of true collaboration. We aim to invest in our people, culture, and systems to create an atmosphere where all people grow and succeed.

From start-up ventures to multinational, Fortune 100 corporations, Dority & Manning represents a diverse set of organizations in all aspects of intellectual property law. Our team works closely with high-technology clients developing advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning, quantum computing, aerospace, automotive systems, power generation, and other innovative technologies to secure patent protection and provide relevant strategic counsel.

Position Details:

  • Partner with the D&M team and in-house teams to develop and execute thoughtful and effective global IP strategies.
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications.
  • Draft opinions of counsel.
  • Conduct due diligence investigations and perform freedom-to-operate and landscape analyses.
  • Opportunities for strategic counseling through client-facing interactions.


  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields of study and/or relevant experience.
  • Must be a member of the U.S. patent bar.
  • Minimum of 2 years of patent drafting and prosecution experience required.

Dority & Manning strongly values diverse talent and will continue to provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants for competitive employment positions regardless of age, race, color, marital status, gender identity or origin, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

To speak with our team, please email application materials to:

Please send in resume, technical writing sample, and transcripts with your submission.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Greenville, SC/ Raleigh, NC/ Seattle, WA