Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

The Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks an entry-level patent prosecution associate to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group. The Stoel Rives TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation, and patent prosecution. The ideal candidate will have up to 3 years of experience as an attorney and an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or optics. Strong academic credentials, client service skills, and writing skills are required. Membership to the Oregon bar is preferred. Principals only. No recruiters, please.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Manchester, N.H. (Updated)

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, and communication systems is a major plus.  Remote positions are available for the right candidates.

Patent Attorney / Design Lawyer – Small Law Firm – Silver Spring, Md.

SAIDMAN DESIGNLAW GROUP LLC is seeking an exceptional patent attorney. We are a boutique’s boutique, a small law firm specializing in a unique IP niche - design law - the protection and enforcement of IP rights in the aesthetic appearance of our clients’ products.

Director of the Patent Practice and Procedure Program (Lecturer) – University of New Hampshire School of Law – Concord, N.H. (Updated)

UNH School of Law is seeking a Director of the Patent Practice and Procedure Program, a full-time member of the law school faculty who oversees the most successful patent-practice-focused law school program in the country. The Director must be a strategic, innovative, and adaptive thinker who can successfully develop, update, and manage UNH's world-class curriculum in patent practice, and ensure that it is attentive to modern trends in the practice, for both residential and online students. Specifically, the Director teaches courses centering on patent practice and/or related IP topics; oversees adjunct professors teaching and serving as section leaders for patent-practice courses; works with practicing attorneys and alumni to determine current needs in patent law and practice, including in international markets; strategizes potential marketing and development initiatives related to the program; represents the law school in the patent-law community; and participates in faculty governance.

IP Associate – Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP is seeking an entry level associate to join its Intellectual Property group in its Charlotte office. Candidate will practice in the areas of patent and trademark law, patent prosecution, licensing and litigation support.

Search Trainer – Small Corporation – Detroit, Mich.

CPA Global is seeking a Search Trainer who is responsible for content development, delivery of live and recorded training sessions, and achieving training department objectives for contractual and internal quality metrics. Leads training staff and supports quality assurance personnel to align training activities with business needs and deliverables. Provides training support for patent classification, Patent Cooperation Treaty examinations, and commercial searching. Leads and manages library team member.

Patent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

Oliff PLC, a full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking Patent Attorneys with a background in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related fields for the Alexandria office.

Patent Expert – Large Corporation – Portland, Ore.

At Nike, innovation is in our blood. As a key member of the Nike Patent team, the Patent Expert will collaborate closely with our cutting-edge Apparel and Footwear innovation teams. To be successful, the Patent Expert will need to maintain a high level of awareness of current Nike innovations, development projects, production techniques, and materials.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Costa Mesa or Palo Alto, Calif.

Rutan & Tucker has an employment opportunity available for a Patent Agent with patent application drafting experience.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – St. Louis, Mo.

armstrongArmstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent agents with a high level of motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills to join its Intellectual Property Services group.  This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have engineering backgrounds and prior experience working in the area of patent law.

Patent Prosecution Paralegal – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

logoThe Intellectual Property Center within the Legal Division at Sandia National Laboratories is looking for an experienced Patent Paralegal to join their highly talented team. The position requires excellent organizational, problem solving and priority setting skills. Experience working with and understanding of the rules and regulations set forth by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, (USPTO) are essential to success in this position. The position requires reviewing and acting upon materials received from USPTO, preparing draft materials responsive to USPTO for attorney review and/or completion, maintaining attorney dockets, maintaining patent database (database entry, errors checks), and maintaining hardcopy files. The successful applicant will act as primary support for one or more patent prosecution attorneys, including preparing materials for attorneys' signature (missing parts, certificates of correction, engagement letters, etc.), calculating filing fees, conducting database searches for attorneys (reference prior art, private PAIR, etc.), filing materials in USPTO in accordance with federal rules, maintaining USPTO deposit account, and coordinate payment of patent maintenance fees.

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

harrityHarrity & 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.

Patent Attorney – Non-Profit – New York, N.Y.

Initiatives for Medicines, Access and Knowledge is seeking a Patent Attorney.

Patent Attorney (E.E. / C.E.) – Large Law Firm – Cary, N.C.

withrowWithrow + Terranova, PLLC, a mid-size patent boutique law firm located in beautiful Cary, North Carolina and next to Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, is seeking a highly qualified Patent Attorney that possesses at least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.

Patent Attorney / Patent Agent – Law Firm – Canton, Ohio

Dureska & Moore, LLC is seeking a full-time or part-time Patent Attorney/Patent Agent, experience preferred but not required, for sophisticated Intellectual Property Boutique located in Canton, Ohio servicing local, regional and global clients.  Must be detail oriented, have strong organizational skills, be able to work independently and handle multiple ongoing projects.  Outstanding writing and analytical skills required.  Competitive salary and benefits package. 

Trademark Attorney – Law Firm – Gaithersburg, Md.

edellEdell, Shapiro & Finnan (“ESF”), an Intellectual Property boutique located just outside the District of Columbia, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is seeking a full-time senior trademark attorney to join its trademark practice.

Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

A full-service intellectual property firm is seeking an IP Litigation Associate with two to five years of litigation experience with a degree in any technical field (e.g., Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, or a Life Science).  The ideal candidate will be a high performer with superior academic credentials and excellent communication skills who desires a quality firm experience.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

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

Patent / Senior Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Richmond, Calif.

chevronChevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Materials Science / Mechanical Engineering I.P. Associate – Law Firm – Pittsburgh, Pa.

K&L-gatesK&L Gates LLP is seeking a junior to midlevel associate to join the Intellectual Property practice in our dynamic Pittsburgh office. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering with 1-4 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Candidates are recommended to be admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and must have a J.D. from an accredited law school as well as be admitted to practice and in good standing before one or more state bars. The associates will be involved in a variety of intellectual property matters, including those involving patent, trademark and copyright preparation, prosecution and counseling, licensing, opinion work and litigation support.

Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.