Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking Mandarin speaking Patent Attorneys to work out of our Seattle and Spokane, Washington offices. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of our dynamic team in our highly-regarded IP practice, while living in one of the most desirable areas of the country.
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Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.
In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:
Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm
Successful candidates will have two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer a Computer Science/Engineering and Electrical Engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO and be fluent in Mandarin.
Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.
Contact For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us the reasons for your interest in the Seattle or Spokane offices (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Seattle or Spokane, Washington
AM LAW 100 firm with top IP practice has immediate need for Chemistry Patent Prosecution Associate (JD2011-JD2016) with degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and experience in Organic Chemistry. Polymer experience helpful. Work with dynamic and collegial patent group with great practice. Competitive comp and relocation benefits. First time posted.
Global Patent Group is an intellectual property law firm serving the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, plant sciences, organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and medical device industries. We believe that success in today’s competitive marketplace requires a team effort with our client, to provide strong IP protection of innovation and a strategic approach that is integrated into the client’s overall business plan. At GPG, we go beyond the science to understand the competitive landscape and the overall commercial strategy, to achieve a long-term return on our client’s R&D investment with the right intellectual property portfolio.
GPG is offering an opportunity for an experienced Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to join its biotechnology/molecular biology practice. The attorney or agent will cooperate with firm colleagues and interface directly with clients to implement a total patent strategy, including:
preparation, prosecution, and portfolio management of patents;
search and analysis for patentability, freedom-to-operate, validity, and infringement (or support thereof); and
transactional and due diligence preparation and support.
Applicants should be registered practitioners with the USPTO, hold an advanced degree in a relevant discipline such as molecular biology, genetics, or biochemistry, and have at least 3 years of experience with a law firm or corporation. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must, as is an aptitude for client interaction across a wide range of disciplines for the purpose of serving long-term business relationships.
GPG has offices in St. Louis and Miami, but job location is negotiable.
AM LAW 100 firm with one of the top IP practices in the country is seeking two Patent Prosecution Associates. Associates can practice out of the Atlanta, D.C., or Philly office. Immediate need for junior/mid-level prosecution associates (2011 JD-2016 JD) with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering to work with companies on the cutting edge of technology. Work with dynamic and collegial patent group with great practice. Competitive comp.
Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking part-time and full-time patent attorneys and agents to assist us with our growing practice. Opportunities are available primarily for preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, software, and Internet technology areas. Persons with law firm experience and/or tech industry experience, as well as present and former Examiners, are all encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Applicants may be remotely located.
USPTO registration (in good standing) is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these areas are a plus.
Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. provides intellectual property services to companies of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. The firm has received numerous international accolades, including perennial inclusion in the industry standard rankings of Intellectual Asset Magazine. Most recently, both founding partners and the law firm itself were honored to be included in the IAM Patent 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Contact Interested applicants should email their resumes to email@example.com (Attn: Christine Hartness).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Flexible
Studebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm located in Tysons, VA, and a short walk from the Greensboro Metro Station/Silver Line, seeks a qualified, experienced Patent Attorney or Agent for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), proficiency in solid state physics including device operation, such as semiconductor device operation, and integrated circuitry, and at least 5 years of patent preparation/prosecution experience in these technical areas. In lieu of patent prosecution experience, BSEE candidates with USPTO experience in the same technical areas will also be considered.
We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive benefits package.
Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk seeks a highly qualified individual to prepare, draft, and prosecute patent applications relating to chemical inventions. This individual will also counsel clients and prepare Opinions. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemistry.
Faegre Baker Daniels' thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a patent associate with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis or Minneapolis offices. The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Technical background in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering is required. This is a unique position which will further enhance our expertise in electrical patent work while providing an opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients. FaegreBD offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.
Contact If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample to www.faegrebd.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP, an intellectual property law office in Cupertino, CA, is seeking patent attorneys, agents, and engineers to prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications in the fields of computer science and electrical engineering. The firm represents Silicon Valley’s top emerging growth clients working on the cutting edge of a wide range of technologies, including network technology, software, data storage, Internet applications, computer and network security, machine learning, wireless and other communications, and digital signal processing.
The job offers the opportunity for a highly accomplished professional with a technical background to develop a rewarding career in intellectual property law. We invite you to read the biographies posted on our website. The work environment is flexible and supportive. Previous experience in patent prosecution is desirable but not required, as the firm is willing to train and assist the selected candidate in passing the Patent Bar and becoming registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Candidates should have a strong technical background, good writing and communications skills, be able to work efficiently and independently, and enjoy learning. A degree in electrical engineering, computer science or equivalent experience is preferred.
Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with education/experience. Benefits for full-time positions include a 401(k) plan, health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as flexible work hours.
Contact To apply, please provide your resume, transcripts for all degrees, and writing sample(s) in PDF format in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Cupertino, California
Armstrong Teasdale LLP, ranked among “Top Patent Firms” by Intellectual Property Today and listed as one of Law360’s Largest IP Practice Groups, is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the St. Louis, Kansas City and Las Vegas offices.
The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.
Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.
Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.
Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Post-graduate scientific degrees are a plus.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for wireless-related and software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; or Austin, Texas
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 110 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.
Our law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant/Paralegal. The Legal Assistant/Paralegal will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the law firm, including carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team along with preparing and filing legal documents with the USPTO and also foreign patent offices as well as corresponding with foreign local counsel. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace.
Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.
RMSC² is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis.
Contact Please email your resume to: email@example.com, and please visit our website. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC² does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion will happen at interview.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: McLean, Virginia
Cesari and McKenna, LLP is seeking an experienced attorney with a background in patent prosecution. The position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to develop and grow an existing practice in a boutique environment, among a supportive team.
A minimum of seven years of practice is preferred. A candidate must have substantial experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Additional experience in patent portfolio development, infringement and invalidity opinions, Inter Partes Review proceedings/Reexaminations, International Trade Commission proceedings, trademark prosecution or related matters is desirable. A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, or biology is preferred, however, other technical backgrounds will be considered.
An ideal candidate will have a book of portable business, and the demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.
Cesari and McKenna, LLP offers a highly competitive compensation package including percentage-based profit sharing, generous benefits and a flexible working environment. The firm represent fortune 500 companies and individual inventors, handing a diverse range of matters in a variety of technology areas. The firm is seeking self-motivated attorneys looking for a platform to build their practice.
Contact To apply, please email Joan Barry Walsh, CLM, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Smart & Biggar is Canada’s largest and most respected intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm. With more than 400 team members across the country, our firm prepares, files and prosecutes thousands of patent and trademark applications every year and has been repeatedly recognized as Canada’s leading IP firm in numerous Canadian and international surveys.
We are seeking a qualified Patent Agent / Lawyer to join our Calgary office.
An ideal candidate will be a Canadian and/or United States lawyer and patent agent with 3+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution working with clients primarily in energy and/or electronics/computer related technologies. He/she will have a technical background in electrical or computer engineering, chemical engineering, physics and/or chemistry. Experience with patent litigation and/or patent and technology licensing would be an asset. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are essential.
Smart & Biggar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
No recruiters or agencies please.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intellectual Property group of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is seeking a patent agent or a second to fifth year associate with substantial experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Excellent academics are required. Candidate must be a member of the Patent Bar and have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline. Relevant technological experience with semiconductor processes and packaging, wireless (preferably with 802.11) communications, consumer products, software, cloud computing, network technologies, wireless technologies, wireless communications, and/or consumer electronics is preferred.
Suiter Swantz IP, a boutique Intellectual Property Law Firm in Omaha, Nebraska is actively seeking a Senior Patent Attorney or Senior Patent Agent to assist in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Ideal candidates should have two to six years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications with at least a Bachelor’s degree in physics, computer science, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering. Suiter Swantz IP offers a generous compensation package. Additional information regarding our Firm may be found at www.suiter.com.
Contact Interested candidates should apply via electronic mail at email@example.com with a cover letter, resume, and a representative patent application and response to office action. Suiter Swantz IP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Oliff PLC, a full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking Patent Attorneys or Agents with a background in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related fields (background in Optics is a plus). Applicants should have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm, and experience drafting patent applications is preferred. Positions involve all aspects of patent prosecution, with opportunities for increasing levels of responsibility and movement into other areas of our IP practice. Competitive salary and benefits package.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Patent group is seeking an Associate with two or more years of experience to be based in Denver, Salt Lake City or Seattle. This Associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent prosecution projects. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
The following qualifications are required:
A minimum of two years of patent attorney experience
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, B.S. in Engineering with a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, or a B.S. in Engineering with relevant technical Electrical Engineering work experience
Strong academic performance
In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit a patent prosecution writing sample.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
Contact Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Denver, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; or Seattle, Washington