Jobs – Patently-O https://patentlyo.com America's leading patent law blog Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:00:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP https://patentlyo.com/media/2014/01/mbhb-3b.gif https://www.mbhb.com/ 480 150 Intellectual Property Law Prosecution Associate (Chemistry) – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/prosecution-associate-chemistry-francisco.html Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:18:51 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=26064 Prosecution Associate (Chemistry) – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif.

Mintz seeks an experienced associate with a chemistry background (preferably in organic chemistry) to join our San Francisco office. Ideal candidates will have 3 to 5 years prior law-firm or in-house patent prosecution experience.

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Responsibilities:
Handle a variety of patent projects, including patent drafting, prosecution, opinions, due diligence, reexaminations, and advising clients on issues relating to patent portfolio management and licensing.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidates will have 3 to 5 years of IP prosecution experience and must have a strong educational background, including a J.D. and a M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry or Organic Chemistry, or suitable laboratory experience. Candidates must be detail oriented and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Admission to the California bar (or ability to sit for it) is required. USPTO admission is preferred, but not required.

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Apply online by visiting this link: https://careers.mintz.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=4&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=1169. Applications must include a cover letter and resume.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Francisco, California

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Prosecution Associate (Chemistry) – Law Firm – San Francisco, Calif.

Mintz seeks an experienced associate with a chemistry background (preferably in organic chemistry) to join our San Francisco office. Ideal candidates will have 3 to 5 years prior law-firm or in-house patent prosecution experience.

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ITC Associate – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/itc-associate-large-firm-washington.html Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:10:27 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=26061 ITC Associate – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a highly qualified intellectual property litigation associate with a minimum of 2 years of significant ITC Section 337 litigation experience. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

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Apply online by visiting this link: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=115.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

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ITC Associate – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a highly qualified intellectual property litigation associate with a minimum of 2 years of significant ITC Section 337 litigation experience. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

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Trademark/Trade Secret Associate – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/trademark-associate-washington.html Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:06:52 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=26059 Trademark/Trade Secret Associate – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks an Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in Washington, DC. Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience in trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

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Apply online by visiting this link: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=103.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

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Trademark/Trade Secret Associate – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks an Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in Washington, DC. Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience in trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

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Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Multiple Locations https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/counsel-large-corporation-multiple-locations.html Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:23:14 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=22859 Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Multiple Locations

HP Inc.’s Patent Development Group is seeking a highly motivated patent attorney to join its legal team. In this role, Counsel will support the Patent Development Group's efforts to build and maintain a high quality patent portfolio that furthers the goals of HP's dynamic business. More specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for personally drafting and prosecuting strategic, high quality patent applications, while supporting the department in a number of other activities critical for its success.

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This unique opportunity will offer significant promotional and rotational opportunities. Successful candidates begin their careers in the Patent Development group and personally design their career path based on their goals and interests. Future roles can include patent portfolio management in Patent Development, rotations to IP Transactions & Counseling or IP Sales & Licensing, and Director or VP level leadership roles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting patent applications and office action responses.
  • Managing patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by working directly with HP's inventor community, personally drafting and prosecuting high quality patent applications for strategically important inventions, and interacting with worldwide patent offices to secure valuable patent coverage
  • Actively participating in HP's invention disclosure review process to help ensure that HP's best inventions are identified and patented
  • Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to HP and to formulate a global filing strategy
  • Assisting patent portfolio managers with analysis of HP's patent portfolio, including preparation of claim charts
  • Collaborating with engineers in invention mining sessions, patent scrubs, and patent education sessions
  • Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for promotional or rotational opportunities
  • Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters

Education And Experience Required:

  • A B.S.

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Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Multiple Locations

HP Inc.’s Patent Development Group is seeking a highly motivated patent attorney to join its legal team. In this role, Counsel will support the Patent Development Group's efforts to build and maintain a high quality patent portfolio that furthers the goals of HP's dynamic business. More specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for personally drafting and prosecuting strategic, high quality patent applications, while supporting the department in a number of other activities critical for its success.

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IP Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/litigation-associate-multiple-locations-2.html Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:07:06 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25325 IP Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a highly qualified intellectual property litigation attorney with a minimum of 2 years of experience to join its DC, Chicago, New York, or San Francisco office. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required.

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Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

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Apply online by visiting this link: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=114.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.; Chicago, Illinois; New York, New York; or San Francisco, California

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IP Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a highly qualified intellectual property litigation attorney with a minimum of 2 years of experience to join its DC, Chicago, New York, or San Francisco office. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required.

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Patent Attorney – Other – Gainesville, Fla. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/patent-attorney-other-gainesville.html Tue, 15 Jan 2019 02:04:58 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=26032 Patent Attorney – Other – Gainesville, Fla.

Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk seeks a highly qualified individual to prepare, draft, and prosecute patent applications relating to semiconductors, circuits, computer architecture and/or software. This individual will also counsel clients and prepare opinions.

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Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • 0-3 years patent prosecution experience.

Contact
To apply, please email HR@slepatents.com; include your transcripts.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Gainesville, Florida

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Patent Attorney – Other – Gainesville, Fla.

Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk seeks a highly qualified individual to prepare, draft, and prosecute patent applications relating to semiconductors, circuits, computer architecture and/or software. This individual will also counsel clients and prepare opinions.

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Patent Counsel – Small Corporation – Washington, D.C. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/patent-counsel-corporation-washington.html Sat, 12 Jan 2019 17:24:47 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=26014 Patent Counsel – Small Corporation – Washington, D.C.

Unified Patents is again growing its legal department, and seeks experienced, registered, patent attorneys. Applicants must have at least 3 years of law firm or other relevant experience at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and post-grant petition (IPR, PGR, and CBM), reexamination, and other administrative drafting and litigation experience;

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Applicants should have a degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) or Computer Science (SC), as well as experience with video codecs, coding, cryptography, compression, signals, wireless communications, or other algorithmic subject matter. Patent examination experience is a plus; clerking experience is a plus; familiarity with ongoing cases post-SAS Institutes is a plus. Must be willing to work within a team, work well independently, and enjoy writing and editing. Journal and filing experience a plus. Strong preference for candidates located in the Washington, DC area.

DUTIES

  • Managing patent office proceedings internally
  • Drafting, filing, and litigating patent office proceedings, e.g., inter partes reviews
  • Handling calls with decision makers
  • Preparing for, conducting depositions
  • Presenting at oral hearings
  • Drafting motions and briefs
  • Supporting senior attorneys with management of ongoing matters
  • Support docketing, e-filing, deposit account, budgeting, and other IP functions
  • Editing work product of colleagues, outside counsel
  • Amicus curiae drafting and support; comment drafting and support
  • Contract, licensing, and other legal support services
  • Legal writing, support, and other various legal duties

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 years of PTAB (drafting petitions, filing, litigating, deposition) experience
  • State and Patent Bar passage
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills

PREFERRED

  • Patent Office examination experience
  • Algorithmic, codec, and other code-based subject matter experience
  • Appellate and /or Clerking experience
  • EE or CS undergraduate degree
  • Graduate Technical (MS, MA, or PhD) degree
  • Willing to work from DC strongly preferred

BENEFITS
Aggressive, competitive benefits, with generous vacation and paid-for health insurance; freedom to work from home when appropriate; maternity and paternity leave; and financial support for bar and further education.

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Patent Counsel – Small Corporation – Washington, D.C.

Unified Patents is again growing its legal department, and seeks experienced, registered, patent attorneys. Applicants must have at least 3 years of law firm or other relevant experience at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and post-grant petition (IPR, PGR, and CBM), reexamination, and other administrative drafting and litigation experience;

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Intellectual Property (E.E.) / Software Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/intellectual-property-prosecution-associate.html Sat, 12 Jan 2019 17:09:20 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=26012 Intellectual Property (E.E.) / Software Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga.

Ballard Spahr LLP's Atlanta office seeks an Associate with at least four years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical or software technologies areas. He or she will have the opportunity to join Ballard's national practice and work on both patent prosecution as well as patent litigation matters. Excellent academic credentials, a technical background in electrical engineering or computer engineering/science, and superb writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Membership in both the Georgia and Patent Bars are preferred.

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Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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To apply, please visit this website: https://www.ballardspahr.com/careers/laterals/currentopportunities.aspx.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Intellectual Property (E.E.) / Software Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga.

Ballard Spahr LLP's Atlanta office seeks an Associate with at least four years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical or software technologies areas. He or she will have the opportunity to join Ballard's national practice and work on both patent prosecution as well as patent litigation matters. Excellent academic credentials, a technical background in electrical engineering or computer engineering/science, and superb writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Membership in both the Georgia and Patent Bars are preferred.

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Patent Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/patent-litigation-associate-large-law-firm-multiple-locations.html Thu, 10 Jan 2019 02:20:49 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25996 Patent Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Pierce Bainbridge, the fastest growing elite law firm in the history of the world (that is not hyperbole) seeks Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in either New York, Los Angeles, DC, or Boston. Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of experience in patent litigation with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science.

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Built from the ground up to be relentless, precise, agile, resilient and collaborative, Pierce Bainbridge employs cutting-edge technologies and a unique, next-generation institutional structure that sets it far apart from the traditional, 20th century law firms of the past. We offer associates the opportunity to work in a forward-looking, progressive, collegial and non-hierarchical environment that is without comparison among the nation’s leading law firms. We use Slack, we don’t impose artificial deadlines, we don’t require formal office attire and, most importantly, we win cases and have fun doing so.

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Apply by emailing us at: resumes@piercebainbridge.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, N.Y.; Los Angeles, California; Washington D.C., or Boston, Massachusetts

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Patent Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Pierce Bainbridge, the fastest growing elite law firm in the history of the world (that is not hyperbole) seeks Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in either New York, Los Angeles, DC, or Boston. Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of experience in patent litigation with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science.

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Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Manchester, N.H. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2019/01/patent-attorney-manchester.html Tue, 08 Jan 2019 22:11:59 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=22944 Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Manchester, N.H.

Finch & Maloney PLLC, a full-service IP law firm, is currently seeking lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, and material science degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire.  All positions require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, USPTO registration, state bar, and a minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience.  Candidates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred.   Experience in any of semiconductor process and packaging, image processing, machine learning and neural networks, and communication systems is a major plus.  Remote positions are available for the right candidates.

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Manchester is conveniently located about an hour from the White Mountains, ocean beaches, and Boston.  The city is home to a vibrant and growing community of professionals and includes a variety of theaters, museums, restaurants, and music venues that one would expect when working and living in a dynamic urban center.  Hiking, skiing, and many other outdoor activities are all within easy reach and just a short drive from the city.  Additionally, New Hampshire offers a relatively low cost of living with reasonable housing prices and no state income or sales tax.

The firm encourages a healthy work/life balance with a lower than average billing requirement, competitive compensation, and a generous bonus plan and benefits package. 

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Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Manchester, N.H.

Finch & Maloney PLLC, a full-service IP law firm, is currently seeking lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, and material science degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire.  All positions require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, USPTO registration, state bar, and a minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience.  Candidates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred.   Experience in any of semiconductor process and packaging, image processing, machine learning and neural networks, and communication systems is a major plus.  Remote positions are available for the right candidates.

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