Licensing Patent Attorney / Patent Agent – Law Firm – Remote

IPkey PLLC is a growing and agile patent law firm 100% focused on generating patent value for our clients. We’re a technology-augmented prosecution and strategy firm at our core, and we partner with world-class monetization and litigation counsel on a mission-by-mission basis.

The firm seeks an experienced Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to make an immediate impact supporting patent monetization campaigns in relation to wireless and semiconductor technologies. In this role, you will be integrated into an interdisciplinary team of attorneys, licensing professionals, and technical specialists that lead licensing programs and support litigation counsel. Although this position will support litigation counsel as described below, we emphasize that this role is not a traditional litigation role.

We hope to establish a long-term relationship and will consider full-time, part-time, and project-based candidates for this remote 1099 contractor role.


  • prepare claim charts for electrical and communications technologies, including wireless and semiconductor technologies
  • assert patents in technical discussions with counterparties
  • formulate rebuttals to invalidity and noninfringement defenses raised by counterparties
  • support litigation counsel by providing technical and legal content for pleadings, briefs, infringement contentions, and other deliverables
  • support reverse engineering projects to verify infringement

Required Qualifications:

  • USPTO Registration Number
  • degree(s) in electrical engineering, electronics engineering, computer science, computer engineering, physics, physics, or similar
  • (attorney applicants) member of at least one state bar in good standing
  • a desire to develop your abilities through diverse responsibilities, mentorship, and technology

Desired Experience:

  • at least 2 years of patent licensing experience in a law firm or in-house role
  • 3GPP, ETSI, and/or IEEE standards, including 3G, 4G, 5G, and/or 802.11
  • U.S. law relating Standard Essential Patents, including essentiality, FRAND, and antitrust considerations
  • foreign language abilities (particularly Chinese, Japanese, and Korean)

What We Offer:

We enable patent professionals to practice at their highest ability by providing interesting work, the latest patent technologies (including Rowan Patents), highly competent team support, autonomy commensurate with skill and experience, and above-market compensation.

Interested Applicants: Please email a resume and transcripts to

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote