Intellectual Property Associate – Law Firm – Charlotte, NC, Minneapolis, MN

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, a large law firm, is seeking an Intellectual Property Associate to work in Charlotte, NC, or Minneapolis, MN

Roles and Responsibilities:

Utilizing your patent prosecution experience, you will help your team write and file utility and design patent applications and pursue corresponding U.S. and foreign patent protection. And, as a registered patent attorney, you will have the opportunity to perform freedom-to-operate analyses and write opinions of counsel. A strong team player, your days will be spent working closely with team attorneys and staff members on intellectual property matters including patentability analyses, patent drafting, patent prosecution, opinion work (freedom-to-operate, non-infringement, invalidity), IP-related agreements, and IP litigation.

You have 2 to 4 years of experience practicing in the area of patent preparation and prosecution while holding an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, or similar engineering. You have excellent academic credentials, a solid work ethic, and your writing and analytical skills are strong. You are admitted to and in Good Standing with the North Carolina Bar or the Minnesota State Bar (or willing to become admitted to either bar) and you are admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (or eligible to sit for the Patent Bar).

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