Schwabe currently has an opening for a full-time, licensed Biotechnology and/or Pharmaceutical Patent Associate in our Intellectual Property department. This position will be based out of Mountain View, CA, Portland, OR, Bend, OR, or Seattle, WA. The ideal candidate will have: 3 to 4 years of experience in biotech/pharma patent prosecution; Advanced degree in biology, biochemistry, immunology or other life sciences; Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills; Excellent academic credentials and professional references; Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence; Strong client service ethics; USPTO registration required;
CA, OR or WA bar required (for Mountain View, Portland, Bend, or Seattle). The pay range for this position is $150,000 - $180,000, depending on job skills and experience. The position is also eligible for discretionary merit bonus and consideration at the end of each calendar year. A listing of benefits can be found here: https://www.schwabe.com/benefits-and-firm-paid-expenses.
Candidates should submit PDFs of their cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and a writing sample directed to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Schwabe’s Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration. Inquiries are maintained in confidence.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Mt. View, Portland, Bend, Seattle
ArentFox Schiff is seeking a part-time (10-20 hours per week), biotech patent agent/technical specialist to work on a contract basis in our DC or NY office. This position would offer a collaborative work environment with a highly skilled support team and the most up-to-date technology.
Candidates must possess or be working towards a Ph.D., or possess an undergraduate degree plus several years of research experience in a laboratory setting. Ideal candidates will also have experience in bioinformatics, antibodies, and/or “newer” technologies (e.g., CRISPR).
Pierce Atwood LLP seeks a patent associate with a degree and background in electrical engineering or physics to join its Patent Group. This position can be based in any of our following office locations: Boston, MA, Portland, ME, Portsmouth, NH or Providence, RI. The ideal candidate will have experience with medical devices. Excellent academic qualifications and exceptional analytical skills and writing ability are required.
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman (HFZ), the patent prosecution and consulting law firm located in downtown Chicago, is looking for patent attorneys to join our team. HFZ ranked 2nd among Chicago headquartered law firms in 2021 domestic patent issuances. We represent clients in a wide variety of areas including electronics, software, Internet, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and consumer goods.
1 or more years of patent prosecution experience.
Excellent academic credentials in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering.
Benefits of working with HFZ:
Strong mentorship program in a team focused environment.
Open-door Policy allowing easy access to senior attorneys for feedback, training and career development opportunities.
Exposure to a wide variety of technologies and clients, including Fortune 500 companies.
In office, fully remote, and/or hybrid work available for qualified candidates.
To apply please submit your resume, transcripts and cover letter to the Patent Associate Attorney Opportunity posted on HFZ’s website: https://hfzlaw.com/recruit
Include resume, cover letter, engineering and law transcripts and a writing sample (i.e. published patent and office action response)
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, IL
Patent litigation boutique seeking a patent litigation associate for its Houston office. We look for highly motivated individuals with superior academic credentials. Excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic are key. This is a great opportunity for growth and development. A competitive salary and benefits package are provided.
Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking patent attorneys and agents for part- and full-time positions in our expanding practice. Opportunities are available for patent preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, computer, software, and Internet technology areas. Candidates having accumulated five or more years of law firm and/or USPTO (patent examiner) experience are encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment that embraces diversity in all forms. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Though we are based in Washington, D.C., Applicants may be remotely located.
USPTO registration (in good standing) is desired. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these fields 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 2022 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Interested applicants should email their resumes and transcripts for legal and technical education to firstname.lastname@example.org (Attn: Christine Hartness).
Please submit your resume and transcripts for legal and technical education to the email address given.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington, D.C. (Remote/Flexible)
TraskBritt, PC, seeks registered patent attorney with Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering degree with 2 or more years of patent prosecution experience, substantial patent drafting experience desirable. The firm provides an informal working environment and the opportunity for substantial client contact and professional growth. Remote, in office or hybrid schedules available.
Good formal technical educational background. Excellent writing and communication skills. Candidates with prior work experience in their field of technical training preferred. Ability to work with others a must. USPTO registration required.
Kubota & Basol LLP is looking for Patent Agents who have one+ years of patent prosecution experience. Electrical engineering and/or computer science degrees are preferred, but other technical degrees will be considered, including mechanical engineering, physics and software.
Compensation will match qualifications. Our office is located in Los Angeles, but we are open to remote working arrangements with regular visits to the Los Angeles office (when COVID allows).
By joining, you will have the opportunity to work with one of the most well-known and innovative companies in the world! Between all of our clients, we prepare and prosecute patent applications in many exciting and cutting-edge technology areas, including AR/VR, machine learning, and others. Perform top-notch patent prosecution for cutting-edge clients in a collegial and relaxed atmosphere!
You will join an incredible team of attorneys, agents, paralegals, and staff that represents a wide range of clients, including start-ups, large companies, and universities. Technical areas include those relating to wearable fitness devices, electrical connectors, smart window systems, satellite deployment mechanisms, rocket systems, semiconductor processing equipment, wafer handling robots, portable and laboratory assay devices, medical devices, casino gaming machines, fashion accessories (design), display technologies, MEMS devices, and electrolyzers.
Eligible to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or relevant field; or pertinent industry experience
3 to 5 years of patent attorney or agent experience
Strong writing and communication skills
Interest in patent prosecution
Ability to work with colleagues in various time zones in the U.S.
Admission to practice before the USPTO
M.S. in mechanical engineering or relevant field
Prior patent prosecution experience in a law firm setting
To apple, please email email@example.com with “Mechanical Patent Prosecution Position” in the subject line with the following: Resume, Writing Samples, Transcripts (college, grad school, law school), and Cover letter (In your cover letter, please provide a brief explanation of your interest in patent practice. In addition, please provide a brief introduction of technical knowledge gained during your technical degree or industry experience)
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote (HQ in Oakland, CA)
We are seeking a talented and experienced senior patent attorney to join our team at Neustel Law Offices (www.neustel.com). As a remote contract employee, you will have the flexibility to choose a full-time or part-time schedule that works best for you. We are also open to considering lateral hires for this role.
In this position, you will be responsible for preparing patent applications for small to mid-sized companies, and may also have the opportunity to assist with patent litigation matters if you have experience in that area. You will work with a variety of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies and have the opportunity to utilize our innovative proprietary technology in a collaborative work environment.
To be considered for this role, you must have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering and a minimum of 20 years of high quality patent prosecution experience. Compensation for this role ranges from $200 to $300 per hour, depending on your experience and the quality of your work product.
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and at least five recent patent applications that you have personally drafted and prosecuted in the last five years to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote
Cantor Colburn LLP, a large law firm, is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent in organic chemistry.
Requirements and Responsibilities:
Two or more years of experience as an attorney or agent drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in chemical and material sciences, particularly in polymers or small molecules is preferred. The firm will offer training for candidates with less than two years’ experience and candidates at all experience levels are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. (preferred) or Masters in organic chemistry is required. Candidates registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and attorney candidates admitted to a state bar are preferred.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and patent agents with a background in computer science. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably 2 to 4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications relating to computer science. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.
We are committed to promoting diversity within Klarquist, and strongly encourage candidates who come from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the patent legal profession (e.g., based on gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, military service, and disability) to apply.
Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package are highly competitive with other top-level law firms. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.
Interested candidates should apply through our website with a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)) and writing sample.
Klarquist Sparkman LLP 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 or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources by calling (503) 595-5300.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.
Viering, Jentschura & Partner mbB, a large law firm headquartered in Munich, Germany, and with offices throughout Germany and in Singapore, is seeking a U.S. patent attorney in our Dresden office. Our U.S. team drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the United States for a variety of U.S., European, and Asian companies; drafts legal opinions (e.g. infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate); and counsels clients on U.S. litigation and post-grant proceedings.
Sample representative technical areas include telecommunications, semiconductors, memory and data storage, autonomous vehicles, advanced sensor systems, artificial neural networks, and thin film applications.
Why work in the Dresden office of Viering, Jentschura & Partner?
Our Dresden office is the base for our U.S. team and offers a collegial, multinational working atmosphere with ongoing opportunities for collaboration among German, European, and U.S. patent attorneys.
Dresden is a beautiful and historic European city only a short drive from Berlin and Prague, with plenty of green space, biking paths, and a low cost of living compared to other German cities.
Admission and good-standing as a U.S. Patent Attorney
Willingness to move to Dresden, Germany
U.S. Citizenship (necessary due to USPTO requirements for patent attorneys practicing abroad)
Native-level, written and spoken fluency in the English language
Technical background in physics or electrical engineering
Written and spoken fluency in the German language
Outstanding international cultural competencies
How to apply:
Interested candidates should provide a C.V., cover letter, and copies of any relevant credentials to email@example.com.
Please also include with the application materials any patent-law experience, any relevant technical experience, and any evidence of facility in the German language.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Dresden, Germany
Application Process: Please apply directly online and be prepared to submit a resume and cover letter. You may address your cover letter and/or direct application questions to Lydia Miller, Recruiting Coordinator LFMiller@hollandhart.com. No phone calls or unsolicited resumes from search firms, please. Search firm inquiries may be directed to Lisa Liss LVLiss@hollandhart.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Multiple Locations
Barclay Damon LLP, a leading law firm of nearly 300 attorneys that operates from a strategic platform of offices located in the Northeastern United States and Toronto, is seeking a patent paralegal to support its Patents & Prosecution Practice Area. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in preparing and filing formal documents related to domestic and international patent filings, including PCT; the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects from initial filing through issuance. Candidates should have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and related office software. Patent docketing experience, though not required, is desirable. A remote or hybrid working arrangement may be possible.
Dority & Manning is a rapidly growing intellectual property boutique with a unique approach to legal service and business operations. Not only do we believe that success is built upon exceptional relationships – internally and externally, but we also offer a distinctive firm structure and innovative solutions tailored to individual client needs. Our firm thrives on foundations of trust, openness, and integrity to build an environment of true collaboration. We aim to invest in our people, culture, and systems to create an atmosphere where all people grow and succeed.
From start-up ventures to multinational, Fortune 100 corporations, Dority & Manning represents a diverse set of organizations in all aspects of intellectual property law. Our team works closely with high-technology clients developing advancements in chemical and specialty materials, performance additives, process solutions, and other innovative technologies used in the medical, electronic, transportation, and other industries to secure patent protection and provide relevant strategic counsel.
Competitive compensation and benefits program
Partner with the D&M team and in-house teams to develop and execute thoughtful and effective global IP strategies.
Draft and prosecute patent applications.
Draft opinions of counsel.
Conduct due diligence investigations and perform freedom-to-operate and landscape analyses.
Opportunities for strategic counseling through client-facing interactions.
A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics Engineering, or related fields of study and/or relevant experience.
Must be a member of the U.S. patent bar.
Minimum of 2 years of patent drafting and prosecution experience required.
Dority & Manning strongly values diverse talent and will continue to provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants for competitive employment positions regardless of age, race, color, marital status, gender identity or origin, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.
McNeill Baur, a small law firm, is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent to work remotely.
We work with the best and brightest innovative clients at the cutting edge of biotechnology and chemistry. This is a unique opportunity to practice law at a big firm level, while benefiting from the firm's strong commitment to reasonable work hours, family-friendly atmosphere, and respecting employee work-life balance.
We are looking for attorneys and agents with advanced degrees Chemistry with at least 4 years relevant experience in patent prosecution and/or patent counseling or patent litigation. Candidates should have a track record of performing work for innovative life science, biotech, and/or pharmaceutical corporations based in the United States. Applicants must be admitted to practice before the USPTO. We want to hear from you even if you want a part-time position or are an on-ramp candidates who wants to return to the workforce.
McNeill Baur was founded by a group of former big law attorneys who continue to practice high value, strategic patent prosecution and client counseling but in a smaller firm environment. Our attorneys are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution and counseling, and the firm has been ranked as a recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years.
We offer a comprehensive and generous benefit program, including health insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, an EAP program, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.
Full-time salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. We are open to part-time positions, proportionately compensated.
For associates committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $180,000 – $260,000 per year. For counsel committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $250,000 – $270,000 per year.
For agents committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $150,000 – $210,000 per year.
We are committed to equity and inclusion across race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, identity, religion, and experience.
Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing representative US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote
Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an Intellectual Property Patent Agent to join our thriving Intellectual Property practice. This position offers the opportunity to be involved with all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution in our Chicago, Denver, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Washington DC, or Wilmington offices.
Successful candidates should have at least a Masters and preferably a Doctoral degree in a biological science, such as immunology or biochemistry. This position will further enhance our expertise in biotechnology and biochemistry patent work while offering the opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients. Exemplary technologies include immuno-oncology, vaccines, industrial enzymes, plant biology, food science, and nutraceuticals.
Candidates must be collaborative and motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Preferred candidates will have 5+ years of experience, excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations. Current status as a registered patent agent is a requirement. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. Current firm plans for returning to work include an average of 2-3 days in the office.
If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcripts.
Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $138,000-$172,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.
Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote patent professional superstars to prepare patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300® companies.We offer true Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want. We provide ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies. We provide an excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits. We provide opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients, and we provide opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management. We have an innovative, inclusive, and family-friendly firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team.
Who you are:
You have excellent writing skills
You have excellent communication skills
You have substantial (4+ years) recent patent preparation/prosecution experience in software/electrical/computer technologies
You can get going quickly with minimal training
You have a great eye for detail
You love winning
You are a great teammate
You love making clients happy
You have a positive attitude
You love learning
Former examiner experience is a plus
You must reside within the US. USPTO registration is preferred