Patent Attorney – Government – China Lake, Calif.

The Dept. of Navy, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division is seeking a Patent Attorney to work in China Lake, California.

Technology Transfer Attorney – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

logoSandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Sandia is seeking a patent attorney with three to seven years of licensing and transactional patent experience in high technology areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for counseling on licensing activities, negotiations, and contracts. To a lesser extent, the successful candidate will be responsible for patent protection, including reviewing invention disclosures, leading patent review committees, drafting patent applications, reviewing applications prepared by outside counsel, prosecuting patent applications in USPTO, conducting prior art searches, and otherwise supporting technology transfer activities of a major national laboratory.

Patent Attorney – Federal Aviation Administration – Atlantic City Int’l Airport, N.J.

The Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center is seeking an experienced patent attorney to draft and prosecute patents.  Duties will include licensing agreements, cooperative research and development agreements, nondisclosure agreements, IP rights determinations, technology transfer, unauthorized use and patent infringement, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and IP issues affecting government contracts and agreements such as data right clauses. Other assignments may relate to contracts, real property, tort claims, ethics, environmental, personnel, and appropriation law.

Patent Attorney – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Sandia is seeking a patent attorney with three to seven years of licensing and transactional patent experience in high technology areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for counseling on licensing activities, negotiations, and contracts. To a lesser extent, the successful candidate will be responsible for patent protection, including reviewing invention disclosures, leading patent review committees, drafting patent applications, reviewing applications prepared by outside counsel, prosecuting patent applications in USPTO, conducting prior art searches, and otherwise supporting technology transfer activities of a major national laboratory.

Patent Attorney – Dept. of Navy – Point Mugu or China Lake, Calif. (Updated)

There is a vacancy for a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant or Associate Counsel within the Office of Counsel, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). The NAWCWD Office of Counsel has offices at both Point Mugu, California and China Lake, California. The preference is to assign the successful applicant to Point Mugu, California, but assignment to China Lake, California may be considered. NAWCWD is a field activity of the Naval Air Systems Command.

Patent Attorney – SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific – San Diego, Calif.

The Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR)The Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific (a U.S. Navy research lab) is seeking an entry level patent attorney to prepare and prosecute patent applications in the fields of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR). Recent bar takers are encouraged to apply.  No experience is necessary. However, candidates must have, among other requirements, a law degree from an ABA accredited law school and be eligible to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Patent Attorney – USPTO – Alexandria, Va.

The Office of the Solicitor, a division in the Office of General Counsel (OGC) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), is seeking an experienced and talented individual to serve as a Patent Attorney. The Office of the Solicitor acts as legal counsel to the USPTO on intellectual property law matters and also works in collaboration with the Department of Commerce on interagency intellectual property law matters. The work is challenging, the atmosphere is professional, and the diverse attorneys enjoy a high quality of work life rarely found in the legal field.

Patent Attorney – Naval Research Laboratory – Slidell, La. (Updated)

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is seeking a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Intellectual Property (IP) law branch of the Office of General Counsel, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) within the Office of Counsel, Office of Naval Research. The position is physically located at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Stennis Space Center near Slidell, Louisiana. This position will serve clients at the NRL detachment located within the NASA/Stennis Space Center (NRL-SSC).

Paralegal – Sandia National Laboratories – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis searching for a Patent Paralegal for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This position will provide support for director-level patent attorneys and patent agents. The position requires excellent organizational, problem solving and priority setting skills. Experience working with and understanding of the rules and regulations set forth by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, (USPTO) are essential to success in this position. The position requires reviewing and acting upon materials received from USPTO, preparing draft materials responsive to USPTO for attorney review and/or completion, maintaining attorney dockets, maintaining patent database (database entry, errors checks), and maintaining hardcopy files.

Patent Prosecution Attorney – Sandia National Laboratories – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis searching for a Patent Prosecution Attorney for The Legal Technology Transfer Center. The Legal Technology Transfer Center is responsible for identifying, obtaining and protecting the intellectual property generated by the research laboratory. Sandia has an opening for a patent prosecution attorney.

USPTO Regional Director – USPTO – Denver, Colo.

USPTOThe USPTO has recently posted a job announcement for a Regional Director to lead the Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver, Colorado. The Regional Director is responsible for general oversight of the Denver satellite office as the most senior ranking official representing the USPTO. Duties of the Regional Director may include the development of outreach and educational programs throughout the region, regular updates on space management issues, budget items, and personnel concerns.

Patent Attorney – Naval Research Laboratory – Washington, D.C.

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is seeking a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Intellectual Property (IP) law branch of the Office of General Counsel, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) within the Office of Counsel, Office of Naval Research. The position is physically located in South West Washington, D.C.

Patent Paralegal – National Institute of Standards and Technology – Gaithersburg, Md.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking a Paralegal Specialist to support NIST intellectual property management and patent prosecution. In this position, the Paralegal Specialist will interact with world renowned scientists and engineers, legal staff, and administrators that are engaged in commercializing new technology by using the patent system. The Paralegal Specialist is expected have a strong knowledge of the U.S. patent system, policies and practices of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Paralegal Specialist must be able to show initiative, possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and interact professionally and collegially with internal and external parties.

Patent Attorney – Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division – Point Mugu or China Lake, Calif. (Closing Date Extended)

Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons DivisionThere is a vacancy for a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant or Associate Counsel within the Office of Counsel, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). The NAWCWD Office of Counsel has offices at both Point Mugu, California and China Lake, California. The preference is to assign the successful applicant to Point Mugu, California, but assignment to China Lake, California may be considered. NAWCWD is a field activity of the Naval Air Systems Command. NAWCWD is the Navy's premier research, development, test, and evaluation activity for airbased weapons systems, including guided missiles and advanced weapons systems. NAWCWD performs research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E), logistics, integration of weapons and avionics on tactical aircraft, and inservice support for guided missiles, free-fall weapons, targets, support equipment, crew systems, electronic warfare, RF communication system technology (which include antennas), and signal processing of images. NAWCWD operates a 1.1 million acre land range (larger than the state of Rhode Island), and a 36,000 square mile sea range off the Southern California coast. For more information about NAWCWD, please visit: http://www.navair.navy.mil/nawcwd.

Patent Attorney – National Renewable Energy Lab – Golden, Colo.

NRELThe National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. We are seeking a Patent Attorney (Requisition #3609BR).

The USPTO is hiring in Denver

logoThe U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) — named the #1 place to work in Federal Government — is opening a satellite office in Denver, CO this summer, and we're looking for top talent to join our team.

Director, Office of Unfair Import Investigations – U.S. International Trade Commission – Washington D.C.

The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking a Director, Office of Unfair Import Investigations. This senior service executive opportunity is open to all US citizens, until May 28, 2013.

You will manage the OUII, whose duties include assessing the sufficiency of complaints filed under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 and participating as an independent party in Section 337 investigations. 

General Counsel – U.S. International Trade Commission – Washington D.C.

The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking a General Counsel. This senior service executive opportunity is open to all US citizens, until June 4, 2013.

You will manage the Office of the General Counsel and serve as the top-ranking legal officer for the Commission, providing leadership to a professional staff and agency officials on all international trade and administrative law matters before the Commission.  You will review Commission actions for compliance with related statutes, Executive Orders, and regulations.  You will represent the Commission in Federal Court proceedings and act as the Commission’s chief legal representative in briefings and negotiations with other federal agencies. In addition to direct experience in international trade and administrative law, this position requires active Bar membership and graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

Patent Paralegal – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis searching for a senior level Patent Paralegal for the Legal Technology Transfer Center located in Albuquerque, NM. This is a permanent, full-time position. The candidate selected will be required to obtain and maintain a DOE-granted “L-level” Security Clearance. Security clearance is not required to start.

Paralegal – Government – Los Alamos, N.M.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking a Paralegal 2 to work in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The paralegal will perform a variety of legal and administrative tasks to include: