Preparation and prosecution of complex patent applications
Preparation of claim charts to products and standards, demonstrating infringement and validity Conduct IP related due diligence
Manage large docket of domestic and foreign prosecution
Develop portfolio strategies and effectively communicate with the client
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar (knowledge of wireless telecommunications, digital rights management, audio/video coding, semiconductor design and fabrication, and software is desired)
JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
3-5 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
Excellent patent analysis ability
Ability to interface independently with clients
Strong technical and legal background
Contact Please submit your resume to the attention of Beth Collins at email@example.com. Please be very specific as to your technology experience.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pergament & Cepeda LLP, a Morristown, NJ law firm, seeks attorney with 2-4 years of experience in ANDA litigation. Advanced degree in chemistry (or other technology field relevant to pharmaceutical patent work) preferred but not required. The candidate should have experience in U.S. District Court patent litigation. NJ Bar preferred. Compensation/Benefits very competitive.
Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices.
The candidate should expect to 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. Particularly interested in applicants with a Masters or PhD in Chemistry.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.
Eckert Seamans seeks a motivated associate attorney to join their growing Intellectual Property team in their White Plains office. Applicant must have an electrical engineering degree. The ideal candidate will be a member of the patent bar and a member in good standing with a State Bar with 1-4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in the electrical arts and related technologies. However, a law student, and entry level applicants with an electrical engineering degree will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.
Pillsbury, a global law firm, is seeking a registered Patent Agent or Attorney with a Ph.D. degree in a biotech science to join the Intellectual Property section in our San Diego North office. Candidates who meet the qualifications detailed below may apply on our website at https://pillsburylaw.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External. Resume and writing sample should be included.
Primary responsibilities of the patent agent or patent attorney include drafting patent applications including specifications and claims in clear concise English, conduct interviews with clients to obtain invention disclosures, develop strategies for protecting inventions, review and analyze patent file histories, and database searching (e.g., keyword and sequence searches such as BLAST searches) and research in connection with IP diligence. This position will also be responsible for analyzing US and foreign Patent Office actions and preparing responses thereto, conducting examiner interviews, following the ethical requirement as set forth by the Firm’s professional liability insurer and performing necessary legal and technical research using all available resources including libraries and computer data systems.
The position requires a Ph.D. in biological sciences, preferably immunology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, or genetics, and be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. JDs with the same experience and technical background will be considered on a non-partnership track basis. Experience effectively managing a docket with multiple clients and deadlines, conducting legal and technical research and analysis in support of various patent-related matters and working closely with attorneys, other agents and staff is required. To be considered, candidates must be articulate, highly motivated and have at least 2 years patent prosecution experience at a law firm. Excellent academic performance is highly valued. This position has a billable goal.
Harrity & Harrity is looking for remote, full-time, or reduced hours patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.
What we offer:
Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want
Ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies
Excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits
Opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients
Opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management
Innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team
Who you are:
You are a superstar
You have excellent writing skills
You have excellent communication skills
You have a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields
You have 3+ years of recent preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
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
For more information, visit our website at www.harrityllp.com. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practices. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
The Phoenix office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate to join its nationally ranked and growing Patent Litigation group. To be considered, you will preferably have a degree in electrical engineering, computer science or computer engineering and have completed a Federal clerkship. Ideally you will also have significant practical work experience in the field of your technical expertise. Strong academic credentials, excellent references and superb writing and oral communication skills are also a must. This position provides an excellent opportunity to work with experienced practitioners across various offices.
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate to join its nationally ranked Patent Litigation group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials from a top tier law school and two years of experience litigating all aspects of patent disputes from pre-suit investigation to trial and appeal. The ideal candidate should have an electrical engineering or computer science degree. Practical work experience in your field of technical expertise and admission to the Patent Bar are preferred.
Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Westwood, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry experience preferred. Firm attorneys work in a wide range of interesting technology areas for large and small corporate, institutional and individual clients. Compensation and benefits competitive with Boston area. Near commuter rail and Wegman’s shopping plaza, free parking, business casual dress code.
Contact E-Mail resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, One University Ave, Suite 201B, Westwood, MA 02090.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Westwood, Massachusetts
Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, a thirteen lawyer/agent top-notch IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent and trademark attorneys and agents having a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business of $350,000 or more. The firm offers high compensation, the ability to telecommute if desired, autonomy and flexibility, a stress-free environment, and collegiality.
Contact To apply, please email email@example.com. Please provide a CV with your submission as well as your estimated portable business.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Flexible
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates or patent agents with electrical engineering, computer science, or physics degrees for its office located in Portland, Oregon. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials (top 33% of class preferred, top 10% strongly preferred) and preferably at least 1-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for electronics or computer software. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Relevant industry experience or an advanced degree is preferred.
Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.
Contact Interested candidates should apply through our website with a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)) and writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Portland, Oregon
Levy & Grandinetti is seeking a Senior Contract Patent Attorney. Candidates must be able to submit a complete work product, in native English grammar and spelling, fully proofread, at least two weeks before the PTO deadline.
Contact To apply, call Marc Cohen after 6:30 pm Washington time at (202) 429-1609 and do not e-mail.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington, D.C.
NSIP LAW is a boutique intellectual property law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C., and our practice has consistently grown over the years. NSIP Law offers a competitive salary with opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment.
Because of our continued and projected growth, we are seeking resumes from patent attorneys or patent agents interested in joining our team. We welcome resumes from attorneys or agents with two to five years of experience, or those with significant experience. We also welcome resumes from candidates with experience in patent prosecution at the USPTO. For candidates with significant experience, although portable business is welcome, it is not required.
Our ideal candidates are driven and self-motivated team players, who strive to provide top-quality work products for the firm and the firm’s clients. Such candidates will have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a degree in Engineering with relevant technical Computer Science or Electrical Engineering work experience. Candidates with experience in electro-mechanics, semiconductor, material science, or optics are also encouraged to apply.
Contact Please submit two writing samples, which may include responses to Office Actions, Appeal Briefs, or any other materials otherwise not confidential. All inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Send your resume and any additional documents to be considered to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no recruiters at this time.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington, D.C.
Banner & Witcoff is seeking associate attorneys with 2-7 years of experience and a background in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science for its Washington, DC and Chicago, IL offices. Patent prosecution experience is preferred. Associates will work closely with clients and senior attorneys in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, with opportunities available for involvement in opinion work and litigation.
Admission to a state bar and to the USPTO are required.
Leydig, Voit & Mayer is seeking a junior associate with an engineering background, preferably mechanical or electrical, with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution to join its Chicago, IL, Boulder, CO, Walnut Creek, CA, Washington, D.C., or Frankfurt, Germany office.
Successful candidates will be a U.S. Attorney registered to practice in at least one state and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates should also have a demonstrated track record of academic achievement, excellent interpersonal skills, and an engineering degree (mechanical or electrical engineering preferred).
As an associate at Leydig, Voit & Mayer, you will experience a collegial and supportive environment in which your technical knowledge is challenged and your legal skills improved. Some of the activities in which you may be involved are: analysis and preparation of replies to office actions of the US patent office or foreign agencies; invention disclosure meetings with our clients, and preparation of new patent applications; preparation and prosecution of design applications; study of patents and prosecution history files in support of opinions of non-infringement or invalidity; technology licensing agreements and related transactions; and support of litigation, administrative reviews, petitions and appeals.
Leydig, Voit, and Mayer is a U.S. law firm, based in Chicago, Illinois. The firm has been at the forefront of intellectual property law for more than 100 years and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in all areas of intellectual property practice, including holding a Tier 1 ranking in Patent Law from U.S. News and World Report. The firm is committed to mentoring and associate development, and offers an open-door environment in which you can seek assistance from anyone in the firm and benefit from the experience of others. Associate compensation begins at $160,000 and is adjusted based on experience and qualifications.
Leydig, Voit & Mayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Contact A complete submission is sent by email to email@example.com and includes: cover letter indicating why you are interested in the position; resume; writing sample(s), preferably relevant to patents (e.g., office action responses, appeal briefs, etc.); and uncertified copies of undergraduate and law school transcripts. Qualified applicants must be certified to practice law.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Illinois; Boulder, Colorado; San Francisco, California (Area); Washington, D.C.; Germany
Dorsey & Whitney LLP's patent group is seeking an Associate or Agent with two to five years of experience to be based in Denver or Seattle. This Associate or Agent 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:
Two to five years of Patent Associate or Patent Agent experience
B.S. and/or M.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or a B.S. in Engineering with relevant technical Computer Science or Electrical Engineering work experience
Strong academic performance
Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:
Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)
Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. 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 Patent Agent candidates should apply at www.dorsey.com/staffjobs and Patent Associate candidates should apply at www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit a patent prosecution writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Denver, Colorado or Seattle, Washington
Reichman Jorgensen LLP is seeking to hire exceptional associates for patent litigation who are passionate about trial work. Reichman Jorgensen LLP is an innovative, disruptive law firm that pays above market and has no set partnership track; associates move up when ready. The firm has eliminated the billable hour – we value efficiency, stellar legal skills, productivity, and entrepreneurial spirit.
The firm represents a diverse array of clients, both plaintiff and defendants, large and small. We value candidates with a diversity of experience and background, including a commitment to public service through pro bono work. Patent litigation experience is a plus, as is a technical background and having the ability to work out of our Silicon Valley or Washington, D.C. offices.
The Denver office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate to join its nationally ranked Patent Litigation group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials from a top tier law school and a willingness and ability to master complex technologies. The ideal candidate should have an electrical engineering or computer science degree. Practical work experience in your field of technical expertise and admission to the Patent Bar are preferred.
Stevens & Showalter, LLP is a growing patent law boutique seeking a law clerk, patent attorney or patent agent with a background in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Responsibilities will include patent application preparation and prosecution, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects.
Dority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm, seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with two to six years of relevant experience with degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or related fields. Candidates can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients. The firm’s practice is global in nature, representing major companies in Europe, Korea, Japan, China, South America and in virtually every region of the United States.