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 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 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.

Trademark Associate (Part-Time) – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va. or Washington, D.C.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Trademark Associate with 3-6 years of trademark experience.   This position can be in Alexandria, VA or Washington, DC.  We need someone with experience in trademark clearance, guidance, prosecution, litigation, inter partes proceedings or oppositions and cancellations.  Licensing and due diligence experience a plus.  This is a non-partnership track position with a billing requirement of approximately 1500 hours.  Must be admitted in Virginia or the District of Columbia.

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.

Patent Agent – Large Corporation – Maplewood, Minn.

3m3M is seeking a Patent Agent in the Office of Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel, located at its global headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota.  At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

Patent Search Associate (Mech. / Med. Devices) – Small Corporation – Pasadena, Calif. or Telecommute

shermanSherman Patent Search Group (SPSG), a premier 100% US-based patent search firm boutique, is currently seeking a patent search associate with a strong technical background in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or biomedical engineering.  B.S. or higher in Mechanical Engineering is strongly preferred.  Prior IP experience as an Examiner, or patent searcher is required – including experience in FTO, invalidity, and patentability searching.  Ability and experience to take on a broad array of technologies is required.

Patent Filing Agent – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

oliffOliff PLC, an Alexandria IP law firm, seeks patent attorney or agent to review staff-prepared USPTO filings in a busy new applications department.  Must have USPTO Registration Number.  Will train the right individual.  Position offers defined, regular work schedule and responsibilities.

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

brown-michaelsBrown & Michaels, PC is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Our work includes patent prosecution, trademarks and opinion work.  We work with of-counsel relationships for all litigation work.  Our ideal candidate would have a computer science or electrical engineering 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..

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Paul and Paul, a historic highly client-focused boutique intellectual property firm in Center City Philadelphia, seeks a senior patent attorney to play a key role in our select team of IP specialists.  Candidates for this position should have at least six years of broad IP experience, preferably including both patent and trademark prosecution as well as litigation in state and federal courts.  Candidates with chemical or mechanical technical qualifications and with portable business are preferred.