Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Los Angeles or Washington D.C.

Arent Fox LLP has an open position for a patent attorney or patent agent with 2-4+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC office. Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication and/or circuit transistor 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. This is a non-partnership track position.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chicago

Greer Burns & Crain Ltd. (GBC) is seeking a patent prosecution attorney with at least three years of solid patent prosecution experience. An undergraduate degree in computer, electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering is preferred. You will handle US and foreign patent prosecution, client counseling, opinion work, and related projects for clients ranging in size from FORTUNE 100 companies to start-ups. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package. Successful candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing and analytical skills. Registration before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required. GBC is a full service intellectual property law firm located in downtown Chicago with a satellite office in San Diego, CA.

Patent Attorney / Agent (Contract) – Law Firm – Telecommute

Shah IP Law, PLLC has an immediate need for 2-3 Patent Agents or Patent Attorneys with at least 2 years of experience in patent preparation, and patent prosecution. Candidates must possess top-notch writing skills, strong analytical abilities, and excellent academic credentials.

Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral litigation associates 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 litigating complex patent and/or other intellectual property litigation. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. A technical background, active patent bar, and judicial clerkship experience (particularly at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals) are highly preferred.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

klarquistKlarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and patent agents with strong expertise in chemistry (a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry is preferred). Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably at least 2-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for chemistry related matters. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.

I.P. Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Goldberg Segalla is seeking Intellectual Property Associates with at least two years experience and a background in electrical engineering to join the firm in Manhattan and the Greater Washington, DC area.

Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – New York, N.Y. (Updated)

steptoeSteptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in New York. Ideal candidates will have 3-6 years of experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical patent litigation with a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or chemistry. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Dallas or Houston, Texas

McGuireWoods LLP has an immediate need for a Patent Agent in either Houston or Dallas. The Patent Agent will prepare original patent applications, prepare responses to office actions received from the USPTO, and handle routine correspondence with the USPTO. The ideal candidate will be registered with the USPTO, have a degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry, and experience preparing patent applications.

Patent Scientist – Large Law Firm – San Francisco or Orange County, Calif.

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Scientist – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. Candidates will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate with the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Fairfax, Va. or Telecommute

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote or local patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300 companies. We offer true Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want. We provide ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies. We provide an excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits. We provide opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients, and we provide opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management. We have an innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team.

Associate Patent Attorney/Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – New Providence, N.J.

Botos Churchill IP Law LLP is seeking an attorney or patent agent with 2-4 years of experience with patent prosecution who is independently motivated to succeed both individually and as a member of the BCIP team. Candidates must have a background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics or the like, and have experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Strong computer skills and interpersonal skills are required. Attorney candidates should be admitted in New Jersey, but admission in other jurisdictions will be considered. All candidates must be registered and in good standing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

IP Counsel – Small Corporation – W. Lafayette, Ind.

Inari is seeking an outstanding patent attorney to strengthen our internal IP practice. You will work closely with Inari’s science and business teams to ensure freedom-to-operate for its procedures, technologies, and products and develop, grow, manage, and protect the company’s intellectual property portfolio for its innovative agricultural and science-based technologies and products. This is an extremely interactive role that requires excellent communication skills and the ability to provide pragmatic and business-savvy advice, identify innovations, and succinctly identify and communicate decisions to both scientific and executive teams. The position reports to the VP Innovation Catalyst (Head IP).

IP Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP seeks a mid-senior level associate to join its Patent Prosecution & Litigation practice group. This associate position will be a member of the IP Litigation Team. Depending on the candidate’s level of experience, this position could be located in any of our North Carolina offices (Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, Charlotte, Winston-Salem or Greensboro), or in Atlanta, Georgia.

Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for an associate with 2-4 years' experience in patent prosecution to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group. Ideal candidate must have an Electrical Engineering degree (candidates with a Physics, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering degree and wireless communications or networking experience are encouraged to apply). Candidate will have strong academic credentials, superior writing ability, a quick-study aptitude, ability to engender client confidence, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Candidate can be resident in Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, or D.C. office. USPTO admission required along with state bar admission in CA, PA or District of Columbia depending on office location. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Patent Scientist – Large Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Scientist – Large Law Firm – Orange County or San Diego, Calif.

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Counsel – Law Firm – Tinton Falls, N.J.

Commvault is seeking a talented Patent Counsel experienced in software patent portfolio generation, as well as advising legal and business teams, to join our dynamic and expanding legal department.  The attorney will be based at Commvault’s global headquarters in Tinton Falls, NJ and report directly to the Chief IP Counsel.

Patent Agent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Telecommute or Tallahassee, Fla.

Pennington, P.A. is full-service law firm, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami. We currently have an opening for a patent agent to work in our growing intellectual property practice either remotely or on-site. Applicants must be licensed by the U.S. Patent Bar to act as either a Patent Agent or Patent Attorney. This position is extremely flexible in terms of hourly requirements, schedule, location and job type (e.g. contract, contract-to-hire, salary position with benefits). Pay is commensurate with experience. Please forward resume and a writing sample including a patent application and a response to a patent office action or appeal brief.

Sr. Manager, Legal Counsel-Patents – Large Corporation – St. Joseph, Mich.

Whirlpool Corporation is seeking a Sr. Manager, Legal Counsel-Patents. This position will be responsible for providing legal counsel and services on matters involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets and other proprietary information.  This position supports Whirlpool’s global product organization, including its advanced development and product engineering groups.