Do you want to find real balance between working on interesting technology and enjoying your life?
Do you want to telecommute (no more traffic or dry cleaning), have flexible work schedules (because you do have a life), enjoy a comprehensive benefits package (needs and wants), and have a friendly and helpful team (no knuckleheads) to help you get things done?
We are Lindauer Law PLLC, and we are looking for excellent patent attorneys with 5+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution in various technologies.
You do need to be domiciled somewhere in Texas or Washington State.
You need to be registered and in good standing with the USPTO, your state bar(s), and be eligible to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.
Contact If this sounds like you, please send your resume, transcripts, and at least two recent publicly available samples of your work, and if you like your favorite joke via email to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Telecommute
Harrity & 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.
What we offer:
Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want
Ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies
Excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits
Opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients
Opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management
Innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team
Who you are:
You are a superstar
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 3+ years of recent preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
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.
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for wireless-related and software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; or Austin, Texas
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 110 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent prosecution associate attorney to join its Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and at least two years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. patent office, preferably in matters relating to medical devices. To be considered, you should have a background in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, and/or physics and must be admitted to the USPTO.
Mintz Levin is looking for a Patent Agent to join their Boston office. Patent Agents at Mintz Levin work side-by-side with attorneys in the Intellectual Property practice, utilizing their technical knowledge to enhance the firm’s capacity to serve our clients’ intellectual property needs.
Assess scientific literature, patents and patent application documents. Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data;
Assist with patent landscapes and freedom to operate analysis in various high technology areas;
Drafting written assessments of the prospects of obtaining patent protection;
Drafting patent applications;
Draft responses to communications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other patent offices; and
Collaborate with colleagues on various projects including assessing patents for corporate due diligence and conducting underlying analysis for opinions and litigations.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years law firm experience
Desire and ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of a broad range of new technologies in technical discipline
Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated scientific writing ability
Demonstrated verbal skills required to communicate scientific concepts effectively to clients, attorneys, scientists and engineers
Dority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm, seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with one to five 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.
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.
Candidates can expect to work primarily on matters related to intellectual property litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.
Counsel clients on complex intellectual property infringement issues
Draft motions and discovery for pending litigation
Interpret patent, copyright, and trademark laws, rulings, and regulations for clients
Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making
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.
Contact Please email 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: Greenville, South Carolina
Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.
RMSC² is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis.
Contact Please email your resume to: email@example.com, and please visit our website. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC² does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion will happen at interview.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: McLean, Virginia
Edell, Shapiro & Finnan (“ESF”), an Intellectual Property Boutique, located in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking a full-time, immediate, Patent Attorney to join the patent prosecution team.
ESF serves a diverse client base, which includes small start-up companies, academic institutions, and Fortune 500 companies having some of the world’s largest IP portfolios. This client base values our knowledge, experience, and commitment to their objectives.
The firm atmosphere is a low-stress but hard-working environment where you can balance work and non-work activities and responsibilities.
Draft patent applications for U.S.-based and some non-U.S.-based companies. Meet in-person or virtually with inventors, discuss the technology, and draft patent applications. Understand a wide range of technologies, or be able to quickly get up to speed on technologies.
Prosecute patent applications before the USPTO, including conducting examiner interviews, filing responses, appeals, etc.
Instruct non-U.S.-based law firms in the prosecution of patent applications in various countries outside the U.S.
Conduct patentability, infringement/clearance and validity studies, and related client counseling and opinion rendering.
Participate in IPR proceedings at USPTO.
Communicate with outside counsel in connection with all activities mentioned above.
Work in a wide range of technologies including wired and wireless networks and devices, wireless communication protocol technologies, media communication systems, network security, optical networks and devices, as well as medical electronic devices, and database systems.
A successful applicant must possess:
At least 2 years of substantial patent application drafting experience, particularly in the technology areas listed above;
Registration as a U.S. patent attorney and knowledge of U.S. patent practice and procedures;
J.D. degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice in at least one U.S. state;
Excellent academic credentials;
Strong writing, communication, organizational and analytical skills; and
Undergraduate focus areas in electrical engineering, physics or computer science.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
ResMed (NYSE:RMD) changes lives with award-winning medical devices and cutting-edge cloud-based software applications that better diagnose, treat and manage sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic diseases. ResMed is a global leader in connected care, with more than 3 million patients remotely monitored every day. Our 6,000-strong team is committed to creating the world’s best tech-driven medical device company – improving quality of life, reducing the impact of chronic disease, and saving healthcare costs in more than 120 countries. We are pioneering the future of healthcare with smart devices and digital solutions.
We are currently seeking applications from driven Patent Attorneys/Patent Counsel to join our high performing in-house Intellectual Property team based in Sydney. We are seeking applications from candidates in all locations who are looking for the opportunity to live in or relocate to one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities.
Let’s talk about the role:
As a resourceful and highly collaborative world class IP professional with a strong personal commitment to quality you will work with local and global teams internally and externally. Your day to day interactions will be with inventors, designers, management and outside counsel, giving you the opportunity to grow and expand within your role as ResMed increases its impact in existing markets and enters and disrupts new ones.
In the role, you will have the opportunity to work on:
IP Portfolio development: Drafting and Prosecution of patents, designs and trademarks.
Provision of Independent Legal Advice on the scope and validity of IP rights, including IP Freedom–to–operate.
Contentious IP matters
IP Intelligence – Analysis, strategic advice in relation to market and competitor activity.
At ResMed the way that the successful candidate interacts and operates is of paramount important to success in the role. The role is technically centric but requires collaboration, engagement, learning agility and curiosity. This role requires the ability to connect the dots, link business strategy, hunt for opportunity and make and build business connections.
Let’s talk about you:
Our ideal candidate will live and breathe IP. At ResMed we all have a passion for our craft which means when we look for new people to join our team they must be highly immersed in their field and in striving to do things better.
You will be a fully qualified AU, US or European Patent Attorney, and have at least 5 years post registration experience. A degree in Biomedical engineering or similar is preferred.
You will be highly professional and conduct yourself with an impressive level of personal and professional ethics. Importantly, you will be highly engaging and have the ability to take people with you and execute IP strategy from scratch. This means you will probably be highly commercial and have the ability to translate IP language to actionable business outcomes in a simple and concise way.
Why join ResMed?
This role offers an ambitious and talented IP Counsel the opportunity to work for a dynamic and future focused organisation. This is a world class opportunity, filled with excellent career development opportunities, an engaging working environment and the genuine opportunity to help people through the work that you produce. Join ResMed, and help us leave the world better than we found it.
Finch & Maloney PLLC is currently seeking lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, and physics degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is conveniently located approximately a one hour drive from the White Mountains, ocean beaches, and Boston. All positions require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, USPTO registration, state bar, and a minimum of 2 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. Say goodbye to your long commute, and join us to work with experienced attorneys and exciting technology in a client-focused and collegial environment.
K&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.
Sherman 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.
We have offices in Pasadena, CA; however, remote work will be considered for experienced candidates.
SPSG is a 100% US-based, rapidly-growing patent search firm. We serve some of the largest law firms, universities, and Fortune 500 companies in the world. Our team is truly our strongest asset. We combine our powerful backgrounds in IP (former Examiners, patent prosecutors, and patent litigators) with our sought-after technical acumen, and focus on maximizing quality and usefulness of search results while keeping our costs exceptionally competitive.
Sherman Patent Search Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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, chemical 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
The Webb Law Firm, a fast-growing Pittsburgh-based intellectual property law firm with a long-standing history, is seeking associate candidates with a technical background in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and/or Mechanical Engineering. The firm is seeking qualified candidates holding at least a Bachelor of Science degree, a J.D. from an accredited law school, and a minimum of 2-5 years of experience as an IP attorney. Industry experience, or experience in software development for web-based applications, mobile devices, Internet or social media is a plus.
Responsibilities include drafting and prosecuting patent applications (U.S. and international) and client counseling regarding patentability, infringement and validity, with significant opportunities to practice all aspects of IP law, including litigation. Registration to practice before the USPTO preferred with prior industrial and/or legal experience desired.
Contact Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts and a writing sample to email@example.com or by mail to:
The Webb Law Firm
One Gateway Center
420 Ft. Duquesne Blvd, Suite 1200
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Brown & 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..
Brown & Michaels, PC offers a flexible & competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits. Our current professionals are committed to a collegial and competent work environment. Our compensation system is designed to allow the flexibility to work different schedules and automatically varies the compensation to the billable hours worked.
Please forward a resume/CV and a list of several patent prosecutions that are published on PAIR with your work product. We just need the application serial number and we will review the file history on PAIR.
The German firm Viering, Jentschura & Partner is seeking candidates with interest in and/or experience in intellectual property law for a position as Patent Paralegal in our offices in Dresden, Germany.
The candidate will be asked to support multiple patent attorneys/agents, manage US and foreign dockets, assist with US and foreign patent filing and prosecution, to assist in the preparation, filing and prosecution of US patent applications including: preparation and submission of Office Action responses, Information Disclosure Statements, Amendments, formal document preparation and execution (Declarations, Assignments, Powers of Attorney) and to draft correspondence to attorneys/agents/clients.
Administrative/paralegal experience in intellectual property law and/or Paralegal certificate preferred. Basic knowledge of US and foreign patent procedures is required. Excellent docket review skills and proofreading skills are essential. Experience with IP Management software; IP Digital Document Management software; and PTA calculation, review and analysis is a plus.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a 2nd-4th year associate (2013-2015 JD) to join the Patent department in our New York office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent-related projects, including patent prosecution, licensing, and IP due diligence. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
A minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience and eligibility to be admitted before the USPTO are required. We strongly prefer candidates who are USPTO registered and have a B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering. Strong academic performance (top third of class) and excellent writing skills are required.
In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit two writing samples (one application and one prosecution document, such as an office action response).
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
Contact Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/careers/attorneys. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: New York, New York
The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.is seeking a Patent Attorney who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts, as well as occasionally preparing patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate analyses. The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and excellent communication skills. It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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.
Contact Candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania