Intellectual Property Patent Agent – Law Firm – New York, NY

Steptoe LLP, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Patent Agent to join the Intellectual Property ("IP") group in our New York office. Duties include preparing and prosecuting patent applications, performing patent landscape and freedom-to-operate analysis, and conducting IP due diligence. Candidates will have a degree in an electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or biomedical engineering, along with a strong background in computer science/software. Two or more years of experience and strong academic credentials are preferred.

Candidates must have strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills. We are looking for candidates who can and want to assume immediate responsibility and who are willing to work as an integral part of a high performing and collaborative team. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship. Expected patent agent salary is $135,000 - $200,000, depending on experience.

Registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or the ability to become registered is also required for all candidates. For consideration, please submit your cover letter; resume; undergraduate, graduate, and transcripts; and a writing sample.

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, NY