Patent Associate – Law Firm – Long Island, New York

The Farrell Law Firm, P.C. logois seeking a Patent Attorney who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts, as well as occasionally preparing patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate analyses.  The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and excellent communication skills.  It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Please send resume, cover letter and work sample to genmail@farrelliplaw.com. No calls, please.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Melville (Long Island), New York

Corporate / IP Paralegal – Law Firm – Charleston, S.C.

haynsworthHaynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  With more than 100 experienced attorneys we encompass a broad spectrum of business and litigation practice areas.

Our Charleston, South Carolina office is seeking candidates for a full time Corporate/Intellectual Property Paralegal position.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package in a professional, progressive work environment.

Qualified applicant should possess prior experience in business and corporate law, a willingness to learn the following areas of intellectual property law: preparing and filing documentation for patent and trademark applications, both domestic and international, as well as updating and monitoring IP docketing systems.

Related duties and requirements include:  client relations;  document management and correspondence; excellent computer skills including MS Outlook, Word and Excel, Westlaw and Eclipse;  exceptional organizational and communications skills;  and ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.  Paralegal Certificate and/or four year degree preferred.

Contact
Qualified candidates should send resumes in confidence to: Human Resources, E-MAIL: mschachte@hsblawfirm.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Canton, Mass.

dalyDaly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Canton, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry experience.  Preference given for experience in wireless networks, analog and digital mixed signal circuit design and/or RF circuit design.  At least one year of patent prosecution 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.  

Contact
E-Mail resume to recruiting@dc-m.com or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, 354 Turnpike Street - Suite 301A, Canton, MA 02021.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Canton, Massachusetts

Patent Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

oliffOliff 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. EOE.

Contact
Email cover letter and resume to hr@oliff.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Summer Law Clerk – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

cherskovCherskov Flaynik & Gurda, LLC is looking for an Intellectual Property Summer Clerk to provide support to our attorneys and staff.  The clerk will assist in analyzing inventions and office actions, and otherwise help attorneys in representing clients.  Legal research is also required.

An ideal candidate would be a 1L or 2L law student interested in a career in patent prosecution.  Status as a Patent Agent is not required, but a science background which is qualified for the patent bar is preferred.

Contact
To apply, please email mail@cherskov.com. Include an unofficial undergrad/grad transcript and an unofficial law school transcript along with a writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

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.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel Law Group, LLP is seeking a chemical/materials practitioner with 1+ years of experience. Successful candidate must be mature, have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner.

Candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of areas, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications, clearance/right to practice analyses, M&A due diligence, and invalidity and non-infringement opinion generation.  Preference given to candidates with in-house and private practice experience. The open position is for strong candidate seeking exposure beyond typical prep/prosecution duties.  Strong client handling skills are required as candidate will have direct client contact with sophisticated in-house counsel.

Above market average compensation available to the ideal candidate.

Abel Law Group, LLP is one of the largest IP firms in Austin, TX, and boasts a stellar support staff, a collegial, casual work environment, and strong benefits package.

Contact
To apply, please email hr@abel-ip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Agent (Chemical / Materials Technologies) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has an immediate opening for a patent agent with a minimum of 5 years of experience and a degree in the chemical arts.  Ph.D. required.  Candidates should have significant patent drafting and prosecution experience, preferably with respect to small molecule pharmaceuticals, materials science and industrial chemicals.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications, prosecution related documents, post-grant review documents and opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis.  Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Qualified candidates should apply online at our website at  http://www.bipc.com/lateral-attorneys.  All applications must be accompanied by a resume, cover letter, all transcripts, and a writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York; or Wilmington, Delaware

Intellectual Property Associate / Patent Agent – Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga. or Austin, Texas

evershedsThe 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.

Contact
Please send a transcript with resume to LindsayYoung@eversheds-sutherland.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia or Austin, Texas

IP Patent Attorney (Electrical / Computer; Clearance Experienced) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

michael-bestMichael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Patent Attorney (Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering/Science) to join our Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha, or Chicago office.

Relocation assistance may be available.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing Electrical and Computer Science IP team with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include counseling clients on the enforcement of their rights and the avoidance of their competitor’s rights, preparing non-infringement and invalidity opinion letters, and counseling clients on designing around competitor’s patents.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

Preferred candidates have experience with some or all of motor design and control, control systems, power tools or other motorized consumer products, wireless technology, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Admission to the Patent Bar and 7+ years of patent prosecution and clearance experience strongly preferred.

Senior Associates and Senior Counsels are encouraged to apply.

The candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, outstanding written communication skills, and the flexibility to thrive (and have fun!) in a fast-paced professional environment.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Contact
To be considered, a candidate must possess strong academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and their transcripts via this application link: http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=5&FilterJobID=100.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois or Milwaukee, Madison, or Waukesha, Wisconsin

Patent Lawyer / Agent – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

brownsteinThe Denver office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck seeks a lawyer or patent agent with at least three years of patent prosecution experience. Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and hold a Ph.D. in one of the following fields: biology, molecular/cellular biology, microbiology, neurobiology or immunology.  Fulltime preferred, contract considered.

No search firms, please.

Contact
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and transcript to Jamie Olberding, Director of Attorney Recruiting and Integration, at jolberding@bhfs.com.  EOE

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

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

harrityHarrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote, local, or reduced hours patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.  Our expertise is providing our clients with the highest quality patent preparation and prosecution services in the patent field.

Requirements:

  • 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 an in depth grasp of wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP) and/or low level optics
  • 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

Quality is the area that separates us from our peers. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering a high quality work product.  Many of our patent professionals have previous experience at big law firms and as Patent Examiners. You will have the rare opportunity to not only work with clients (both inventors and in-house counsel) and prospective clients, but also the opportunity to contribute to improving the day-to-day operations of the firm and inventing new and creative systems and procedures.

We provide you with in-depth training in patent law, patent preparation, patent prosecution, business development, and client management. Your work environment will be casual, collaborative, and friendly but we work really hard. We also provide an excellent compensation package, with comprehensive benefits and a salary that is production-based.

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.

Contact
To apply for this position, submit a resume and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

logoSchwegman 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.

Contact
Apply online at the firm's website by visiting this link: http://www.slwip.com/join_us/openings.html.

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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.

Patent Associate/Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Davidson Sheehan LLP, an IP boutique headquartered in Austin, Texas, is looking for skilled and productive patent attorneys and agents to join their team.   They serve a diverse group of sophisticated clients for whom they do exceptional work in a team-oriented environment.

Qualified Applicants will possess an electrical engineering or computer engineering degree, and be registered to practice before the USPTO.  2-5 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is required, ideally in the areas of virtual reality, graphics, mixed signal technology, and software.  Candidates should possess a working understanding of these areas, as well as a willingness and affinity to learn new technologies.

Applicants that do not currently reside in Austin, Texas or Albuquerque, New Mexico will not be considered. We provide competitive, commission-based pay, as well as benefits.

Contact
Send resumes and at least two writing samples (preferably one application and one prosecution response) to careers@ds-patent.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

logoRoberts 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: recruiting@rmsc2.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.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

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

Associate Attorney – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Florek & Endres PLLC, a New York intellectual property law firm, seeks associate attorney for a full range of intellectual property work, with particular emphasis on drafting and prosecuting patent applications, preparing patent opinions and legal research and writing.  Some trademark prosecution, opinions and opposition/cancellation actions in the United States Patent and Trademark Office are also anticipated.

A pharmaceutical, chemical or chemical engineering degree and Bar membership are required. Registration as a U.S. Patent Attorney is required, but may be obtained after hiring.

The position calls for good writing skills, attention to detail, the ability to complete assignments on time, a positive attitude and a desire to learn.

Contact
Candidates with 0-3 years of experience are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to fe@feiplaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York

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.

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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