Patent Associate (Software / Electrical / Mechanical) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

armstrongArmstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a patent associate. 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.

Job Requirements:

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical or mechanical areas.

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.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/EmploymentOpportunities/.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri; Kansas City, Missouri; Denver, Colorado; or Las Vegas, Nevada

Patent Attorney (Mechanical / EE) – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

volpeVolpe and Koenig, P.C., an Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, has an opening in their Philadelphia office for an attorney with both electrical and mechanical patent prosecution experience.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and prosecution of moderate to complex patent applications
  • Preparation of claim charts for infringement analysis and IPR petitions
  • Conduct IP related due diligence
  • Independent docket management for domestic and foreign prosecution
  • Effective written and oral communications with clients

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 2+ years of patent prosecution experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical background

About this company
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is a growing Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ. Our expanding practice welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Committed to a superior workplace environment, Volpe and Koenig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia Region for two consecutive years. We believe our staff, who are dedicated to our clients’ and firm’s success, make Volpe and Koenig, P.C. a great place to work.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides an exciting and developing career path, opportunities for community involvement, and the chance to interact with some of the most advanced colleagues and clients in the international IP world. In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Transit checks

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No solicitations.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@vklaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney (Electrical / CS) – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

volpeVolpe and Koenig, P.C., a prestigious Center City Intellectual Property law firm has an opening in its Electrical Department for an ee and/or computer science attorney with at least one year of intellectual property experience.

Responsibilities

  • 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

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No solicitations please.

Desired Skills and Experience

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 1-4 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical and legal background

About this company
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is a growing Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ. Our expanding practice welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Committed to a superior workplace environment, Volpe and Koenig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia Region for two consecutive years. We believe our staff, who are dedicated to our clients’ and firm’s success, make Volpe and Koenig, P.C. a great place to work.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides an exciting and developing career path, opportunities for community involvement, and the chance to interact with some of the most advanced colleagues and clients in the international IP world. In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Transit checks

Contact
To apply, please email careers@vklaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Boonton, N.J.

Boutique law firm seeks a per diem/part of counsel patent attorney with 5+ years of substantive patent prosecution experience. The attorney should be experienced in one or more technical areas of patent preparation and prosecution, including but not limited to the following: medical, electrical engineering, communications, data management, robotics or software.  Work includes preparing patentability opinions and freedom to operate analyses, preparing and filing applications and prosecuting applications.

The candidate must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and communicate effectively. We are seeking a team player who works well under pressure and can multi-task. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Portable business a plus. Please reply with three (3) writing samples that include at least one issued patent and one published patent application. Preferably writing samples should not be more than three years old.

Alternative practice area/full time arrangements will be considered.

This is an extremely desirable opportunity for the right candidate. We are a highly-productive, successful & fun-loving law office.

Contact
To apply, please email trademarkscopyrights@yahoo.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boonton, New Jersey

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

dorityDority & Manning, an Intellectual Property boutique in Greenville, SC seeks registered Patent Attorneys with one to four years of experience with degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or computer science. Associates will work with our attorneys and patent agents primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.

Dority & Manning is committed is to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services. We provide a full-range of legal services that span across all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret laws, and that cover almost every industry and technology area.  To provide such comprehensive IP-based services, our attorneys and agents combine technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

Our office is conveniently located in the downtown area of Greenville, South Carolina, long termed the “economic engine of South Carolina.” Located between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area accesses all major markets in the United States. One of the Southeast’s top areas for business, Greenville is home to both international and national companies such as GE, Michelin, BMW, Samsung and Mitsubishi, and is recognized as having one of the best “four season” climates in the United States.

Contact
Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: recruiting@dority-manning.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif.

arentArent Fox LLP has two positions open for a patent agent or attorney with 2-5+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their Los Angeles office.

Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication, circuit transistor, and layout circuit technologies is a plus. Membership to the Patent Bar is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a law firm environment.

Contact
Please submit resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), at least one office action writing sample, and at least one patent application writing sample to lauren.battaglia@arentfox.com. Arent Fox LLP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

perkinsThe Chicago office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent agent (staff position) to join its growing Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and a minimum of four years’ experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent Office. To be considered, you must have a degree (preferably a graduate degree) in organic chemistry and must be admitted to the USPTO. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, college and graduate school transcripts and a technical writing sample.

Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/patent-agent-job-s20170115b-chicago-il.html.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney (Lateral) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

plumseaPlumsea Law Group, LLC, a patent boutique law firm is seeking experienced patent attorneys with portable business who want to move their practice to a smaller, flexible, congenial law firm. The firm has experienced staff and space available now in Bethesda, Maryland, near I-270 and Democracy Boulevard, and in our office in downtown Portland, Oregon in the Mayer Building.  We also have a team of patent attorneys who are well versed in a variety of technologies, and are experienced in writing original patent applications and prosecuting them to issuance.  The firm has counseling, transaction and litigation expertise to complement your prosecution practice.  The firm offers a generous percentage-based compensation package. Will consider remotely located applicants.

This could be the right opportunity for a partner or senior level associate with portable business at a large firm thinking of transitioning to their own practice. You will have flexibility to set your own hourly rates or flat fees for your clients.

Contact
Interested applicants send resumes in confidence to maria.mcphail@plumsea.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Bethesda, Maryland; Portland, Oregon; or flexible

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Raleigh, N.C.

ward-smithThe Raleigh office of Ward and Smith, P.A. is seeking a Patent Attorney with 2-4 years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent Applications.  Candidates with a degree in electrical engineering and specific experience in semiconductor devices or electronics are strongly preferred.  Strong verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to excellence are also required.  

Contact
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online to this posting, or submit a resume, in confidence, to jdbeavers@wardandsmith.com

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Lateral IP Partner (Trademarks or Patents) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

lozaLoza & Loza LLP, a fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice, is seeking attorneys with a proven record of client development who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm is made up of experienced, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. We have a cohesive group of attorneys with unsurpassed technical expertise and work quality. Attorneys set their own work schedule and hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement. Our attorneys choose their own balance between work and family/social life. This is a great opportunity for those who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. Client development is also supported and encouraged by the firm.

Compensation: Our firm has one of the most generous compensation structures in the industry, matching or exceeding large firm compensation, for attorneys who are self-sustaining.  Additionally, we have a yearly profit-sharing plan that rewards client origination.

Qualifications: We are looking for attorneys who have a proven record of client development and at least 4 years of IP law firm experience. A portable book of business is preferred.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing is required. Ideal candidate is a self-starter and a proactive problem solver who can work autonomously and handle significant client contact. Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to interface with clients is required.

Offices: Loza & Loza has attorneys throughout the US and is looking to add more in all major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
To apply, please email Shirley Hsu at careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations, including telecommute

Patent / Trademark Attorney – Law Firm – Ithaca, N.Y.

brownBrown & Michaels, PC is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Our main office is in Ithaca, NY but we have attorneys working remotely. Our work includes patent prosecution, trademarks and opinion work. We maintain of-counsel relationships for all litigation work. Our ideal candidate would have a computer science or electrical engineering background and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience, but we are less concerned with a specific technical background than the variety and quality of the patent prosecution experience.

Brown & Michaels, PC offers a flexible and competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits. Our current professionals have all been with the firm for over a decade and are committed to a collegial and competent work environment. Our compensation system is designed to allow the flexibility to work different schedules and automatically varies the compensation to the billable hours worked.

Contact
Please forward a resume/CV and a list of several patent applications’ serial numbers that are published on PAIR with your work product so that we may review the file history on PAIR. To apply, please e-mail fox@bpmlegal.com.

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

Chemical Patent Agent – Law Firm – Milwaukee, Wisc.

huschHusch Blackwell LLP, a full-service law firm, has an immediate opening for a Chemical Patent Agent in our Milwaukee, WI office.
Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the chemical and mechanical arts.  Additionally, and under the supervision of lawyers, the individual will assume significant client responsibilities, provide high-quality services to domestic and foreign clients, and communicate with other practitioners and staff.

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, Masters of Science preferred.
  • Admission before the United States Patent and Trademark Office preferred.
  • At least one year of related law firm and/or industry experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications preferred.
  • Strong academic background.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and much more.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

Contact
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample that includes an application and/or an amendment that was previously submitted to the USPTO, along with salary requirements, to Susan Early at susan.early@huschblackwell.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

kennedyKennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join our established and growing patent practice. KLS is located in downtown Austin, in the heart of the capital city of Texas. Primary responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting patent applications for a variety of clients. Requirements for an ideal candidate include a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience.

KLS offers a complete, competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@klspatents.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Mechanical Patent Prosecution Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Des Moines, Iowa

mckeeMcKee, Voorhees & Sease seeks a full-time associate patent attorney or a patent agent to join its growing Mechanical Practice Group in its Des Moines office.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field, and are preferably registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates will be considered who demonstrate a strong knowledge of patent prosecution in the mechanical and/or electrical fields. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates having 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution in this field are preferred.

Since 1924, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C. ("MVS") has been Iowa’s pre-eminent intellectual property boutique law firm. We strive to help our clients obtain and protect their intellectual property rights through patents, trademark, and copyright registrations; representing our clients in transactional work such as licensing when these rights are transferred; and litigating when these rights are involved in controversy. With 17 attorneys, several patent agents, and technical specialists, and a strong support staff, MVS is a full-service intellectual property boutique providing attorneys and agents with a collegial atmosphere, training and mentoring, and a competitive salary and benefits package.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact
Please send resume in confidence to Luke T. Mohrhauser via email at luke.mohrhauser@ipmvs.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Patent & IP Attorney or Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Jose, Calif.

Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP, a growing Silicon Valley transactional IP firm, is seeking an associate attorney to provide top-quality patent preparation and prosecution services for exceptional high-tech clients in the areas of computer software, Internet technologies, networking, and semiconductors. Our firm represents several Fortune 100 companies and well-known mid-cap and startup companies who come to us for our exceptional IP legal services. We provide a team-oriented and collegial working environment with an ongoing attorney training program that is second to none. Your responsibilities will primarily include patent preparation and prosecution and possibly opinions, pre-litigation counseling, trademark prosecution, and licensing.

We prefer 2+ years relevant law experience. We require an undergraduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, computer engineering, or physics. Much of our patent work involves complex software and computer systems inventions, so substantial familiarity in software design and engineering is a must. Technical subject matter may include databases, network protocols, 3D graphics, internet search, social networking, grid computing, user authentication and cryptography, digital video, email processing, semiconductor devices and processing, and other cutting-edge technologies.

State bar admission and USPTO admission in good standing are a plus. We offer a complete, competitive benefits package.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: attorney-position1@h35g.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Jose, California

Biotech Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

faegreFaegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks an Associate to join our thriving Denver Intellectual Property Group. Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., and in Europe, and China. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base.

Successful candidates will have 2+ years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution with at least 2 years as a registered patent practitioner. Additionally, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field as well as excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations. Transactional and patent opinion/analysis support experience is a plus. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.faegrebd.com/current-openings-1.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

Patent Attorney (Prosecution) – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

hanleyHanley, Flight & Zimmerman, headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Loop Business District, is expanding its’ thriving intellectual property practice.

We are seeking several skilled patent professionals to join our team to help prosecute the burgeoning workload offered by our diverse client base. Ample opportunities to work with global technology corporations and Fortune 500 companies in fields such as the automotive technology sector; aerospace; telecommunications, software and networking; semiconductors; consumer electronics; mechanical and biomedical devices are available.

Our boutique firm offers a personable, collegial environment with an open door policy that fosters professional growth and development. We are looking for driven, focused candidates with strong technical knowledge, a firm grasp of IP legal issues, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a passion for producing high quality work for sophisticated corporate clients.

Preferred candidates will have at least two years of domestic patent prosecution experience in the electrical, mechanical and software arts. Additionally, candidates having experience instructing foreign attorneys and preparing opinions are valued.

Our office overlooks the Chicago River and is across the street from the Willis Tower. We are one block east of Chicago’s Union Station and a few blocks west of the Loop “El” tracks. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, an excellent work/life balance and a location in one of America’s most  beautiful and livable cities.

Contact
To apply, please email Bill O'Connor at recruiting@hfzlaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Tysons, Va.

studebakerStudebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm recently relocated 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), and preferably at least two years of patent preparation/prosecution. BSEE candidates with comparable USPTO experience in the electrical arts will also be considered. We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Send resumes to sb.hr@sbpatentlaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons, Virginia

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

perkinsThe Palo Alto office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent agent with 2+ years of experience to join its growing Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science, a strong academic record, and admission to practice before the USPTO.

Contact
To apply, please click on this link: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/patent-agent-job-s20170202-palo-alto-ca.html and attach your cover letter, resume, transcripts and a technical writing sample.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

perkinsThe Palo Alto office of Perkins Coie is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of experience to join its growing Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and patent prosecution experience at an AmLaw100 law firm. To be considered, you must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science and must be admitted to the USPTO. California bar members strongly preferred.

Contact
To apply, please click on this link: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/patent-prosecution-associate-job-a20170202-palo-alto-ca.html and attach your cover letter, resume, undergraduate, graduate (if applicable) and law school transcripts, and a technical writing sample.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California