Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking Mandarin speaking Patent Attorneys to work out of our Seattle and Spokane, Washington offices. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of our dynamic team in our highly-regarded IP practice, while living in one of the most desirable areas of the country.
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Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.
In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:
Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm
Successful candidates will have two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer a Computer Science/Engineering and Electrical Engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO and be fluent in Mandarin.
Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.
Contact For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to email@example.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us the reasons for your interest in the Seattle or Spokane offices (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Seattle or Spokane, Washington
AM LAW 100 firm with one of the top IP practices in the country is seeking two Patent Prosecution Associates. Associates can practice out of the Atlanta, D.C., or Philly office. Immediate need for junior/mid-level prosecution associates (2011 JD-2016 JD) with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering to work with companies on the cutting edge of technology. Work with dynamic and collegial patent group with great practice. Competitive comp.
Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. is seeking part-time and full-time patent attorneys and agents to assist us with our growing practice. Opportunities are available primarily for preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, software, and Internet technology areas. Persons with law firm experience and/or tech industry experience, as well as present and former Examiners, are all encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Applicants may be remotely located.
USPTO registration (in good standing) is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these areas are a plus.
Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. provides intellectual property services to companies of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. The firm has received numerous international accolades, including perennial inclusion in the industry standard rankings of Intellectual Asset Magazine. Most recently, both founding partners and the law firm itself were honored to be included in the IAM Patent 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Contact Interested applicants should email their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org (Attn: Christine Hartness).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Flexible
Faegre Baker Daniels' thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a patent agent or technical specialist with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis or Minneapolis offices. The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Technical background in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering is required. This is a unique position which will further enhance our expertise in electrical patent work while providing an opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients. FaegreBD offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.
Contact If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample towww.faegrebd.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Faegre Baker Daniels' thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a patent associate with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis or Minneapolis offices. The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Technical background in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering is required. This is a unique position which will further enhance our expertise in electrical patent work while providing an opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients. FaegreBD offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.
Contact If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample to www.faegrebd.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking a lateral patent prosecution associate or patent agent with electrical engineering, computer science, or physics degrees 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 2-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for electronics or computer software. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Relevant industry experience or an advanced degree is preferred.
Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.
Klarquist Sparkman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources by calling (503) 595-5300.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.
Contact Interested candidates should apply through our website with a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)) and writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Portland, Oregon
Armstrong Teasdale LLP, ranked among “Top Patent Firms” by Intellectual Property Today and listed as one of Law360’s Largest IP Practice Groups, is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the St. Louis, Kansas City and Las Vegas offices.
The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. 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.
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.
Cesari and McKenna, LLP is seeking an experienced attorney with a background in patent prosecution. The position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to develop and grow an existing practice in a boutique environment, among a supportive team.
A minimum of seven years of practice is preferred. A candidate must have substantial experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Additional experience in patent portfolio development, infringement and invalidity opinions, Inter Partes Review proceedings/Reexaminations, International Trade Commission proceedings, trademark prosecution or related matters is desirable. A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, or biology is preferred, however, other technical backgrounds will be considered.
An ideal candidate will have a book of portable business, and the demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.
Cesari and McKenna, LLP offers a highly competitive compensation package including percentage-based profit sharing, generous benefits and a flexible working environment. The firm represent fortune 500 companies and individual inventors, handing a diverse range of matters in a variety of technology areas. The firm is seeking self-motivated attorneys looking for a platform to build their practice.
Contact To apply, please email Joan Barry Walsh, CLM, at email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Smart & Biggar is Canada’s largest and most respected intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm. With more than 400 team members across the country, our firm prepares, files and prosecutes thousands of patent and trademark applications every year and has been repeatedly recognized as Canada’s leading IP firm in numerous Canadian and international surveys.
We are seeking a qualified Patent Agent / Lawyer to join our Calgary office.
An ideal candidate will be a Canadian and/or United States lawyer and patent agent with 3+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution working with clients primarily in energy and/or electronics/computer related technologies. He/she will have a technical background in electrical or computer engineering, chemical engineering, physics and/or chemistry. Experience with patent litigation and/or patent and technology licensing would be an asset. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are essential.
Smart & Biggar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
No recruiters or agencies please.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The 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.
Suiter Swantz IP, a boutique Intellectual Property Law Firm in Omaha, Nebraska is actively seeking a Senior Patent Attorney or Senior Patent Agent to assist in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Ideal candidates should have two to six years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications with at least a Bachelor’s degree in physics, computer science, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering. Suiter Swantz IP offers a generous compensation package. Additional information regarding our Firm may be found at www.suiter.com.
Contact Interested candidates should apply via electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter, resume, and a representative patent application and response to office action. Suiter Swantz IP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Dority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm, seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with two to four years of relevant experience with degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering. Candidates can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients. The firm’s practice is global in nature, representing major companies in Europe, Korea, Japan, China, South America and in virtually every region of the United States.
Dority & Manning is committed to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services. We provide a full-range of legal services that span across all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret laws, and that cover almost every industry and technology area. To provide such comprehensive IP-based services, our attorneys and agents combine technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.
Our office is located in Greenville, South Carolina. Conveniently situated between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area is home to multinational corporations such as General Electric, Michelin, BMW, Samsung, and Mitsubishi. The Greenville area offers a high quality lifestyle, and has received numerous accolades including Top 10 America’s Best Downtowns (Forbes), Top 10 Best Places to Live 2016 (Men’s Journal), #1 America’s Best Urban Bike Paths (Fodors), Top 10 America’s Greatest Main Streets (Travel + Leisure), Top 4 Best Places to Raise a Family (MarketWatch), and The Next Big Food City of the South (Esquire), to name just a few.
Contact Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Hanley, 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.
Stroz Friedberg, an Aon Company, is seeking a Senior Consultant to work in its Intellectual Property department.
The Senior Consultant opportunity works within and in support of the Intellectual Property department. The Senior Consultant will be responsible for working at the direction of leaders in the department to perform daily tasks associated with Intellectual Property client engagements. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a balance between subject matter expertise, initiative, accuracy, self-motivation, organization, and articulate & precise communications. Honesty, professionalism, and creativity are important traits for success in this role.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Investigate current or historical software or hardware to determine capabilities and functions, based on reviewing documentation, source code, schematics, and articles, and/or performing testing and analysis.
Search public databases of academic and technical literature to identify relevant historical disclosures of techniques.
Review and critique specifications and claims of issued patents and patent applications.
Read and analyze computer source code, systems, prior art and data to identify particular features or characteristics.
Create or modify scripts to process structured and unstructured data.
Configure and maintain hardware and software systems (Linux, Macintosh, and Windows).
Identify and solve technical issues and understand complex systems.
Concisely and correctly communicate results to colleagues both orally and in writing.
Take ownership of assigned analysis, working within budget and timelines.
The ideal candidate will have basic programming experience (in C/C++; Shell scripting, Java, Assembly languages, Python, or other languages), as well as multiple of the skills listed below:
Experience with Linux/Unix, Web languages, SQL/Database, Django
Knowledge of Microsoft languages and frameworks
Server, Database, and/or network file system administration
Install and debug hardware, ability to rack & stack servers
Virtualization, automated OS installation, networking and network security
Knowledge of Computer Science theory
2-4 years of relevant experience.
Bachelor’s degree is required in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or similar disciplines.
Daly, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, 354 Turnpike Street - Suite 301A, Canton, MA 02021.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Canton, Massachusetts
Michael 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 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.
Harrity & 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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Austin, Texas
Erise IP, P.A. is seeking a Patent Associate with 1-4 years experience to assist in patent litigation matters and post-grant proceedings before the PTAB. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to learn from and work closely with passionate, highly experienced patent practitioners on sophisticated patent matters in a friendly and collegial team environment.
Candidates should have strong academic credentials, a technical degree, and patent-related experience with prosecution, litigation, and/or post-grant proceedings. A degree or experience in the software/computer, electrical, or mechanical arts is preferred, but not required. Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should have strong analytical skills, pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively, and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.
About Erise IP:
Erise IP, P.A. is a growing intellectual property law firm with offices in Kansas City and Denver. Our expanding team welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, technical analysts/subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Erise IP has received significant recognition for both the quality of its work and the quality of its work environment. The firm was recently named the “Firm to Watch” of the year by Managing Intellectual Property and was also recognized by Ingram’s Magazine as a “Best Company to Work For.” The firm provides a benefits package that includes a merit-based bonus program, 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing, generous health benefits, and a flexible, team-based work environment.
Contact To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Kansas City, Missouri or Denver, Colorado