Assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patent for a diverse client
Required Education: Juris Doctor
Required Experience: 1 years’ experience as a licensed attorney at a law firm
Preferred Experience: 2-8 years’ experience as a licensed attorney at a law firm
Licenses and/or Certifications: Licensed to practice law in good standing in one or more jurisdictions where the Firm conducts business; must maintain applicable license renewal and CLE requirements; Registered to practice before the USPTO
Preferred Education: Bachelors or higher in Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
Perilla Knox & Hildebrandt LLP (PKH) is a dynamic and forward-thinking law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that specializes in intellectual property law. We are renowned for our commitment to delivering high-quality legal services to our clients. Our fast-growing team is composed of passionate and experienced attorneys who excel in patent litigation, patent prosecution, and trademark law. We are seeking a talented and motivated Patent Litigation Associate to join our growing team, ideally someone local to Atlanta. Exceptional candidates will be considered for a remote position.
As a Patent Litigation Associate at PKH, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging cases in the field of intellectual property law. Your role will involve supporting senior attorneys in handling patent litigation matters, providing legal counsel to clients, and contributing to our team's success.
Case Management: Manage and assist in all aspects of patent litigation cases, including legal research, drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery requests, and participating in trial preparation.
Legal Research: Conduct in-depth legal research and analysis on various patent law issues, including patent validity, infringement, and other related matters.
Client Communication: Build and maintain strong client relationships by providing strategic legal advice and regular case updates.
Court Appearances: Appear in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative bodies, such as the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), to represent our clients in patent litigation proceedings.
Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to ensure the successful resolution of cases.
Client Development: Assist in business development efforts, including networking and expanding client relationships.
Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
Admission to the bar in Georgia or other suitable jurisdiction.
2+ years of patent litigation experience.
Strong understanding of patent law and intellectual property litigation procedures.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional research and analytical abilities.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
A strong work ethic and dedication to delivering top-notch legal services.
Experience with patent prosecution or patent portfolio management.
Technical background in a relevant field such as engineering or the sciences.
Experience with post-grant proceedings (e.g., IPRs) before the USPTO.
Prior experience in client development and marketing.
Please submit your resume and any additional relevant materials via LinkedIn or email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Patent Litigation Associate Application - [Your Name]."
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Atlanta, GA or Remote
Dority & Manning is a rapidly growing intellectual property boutique with a unique approach to legal service and business operations. Not only do we believe that success is built upon exceptional relationships – internally and externally, but we also offer a distinctive firm structure and innovative solutions tailored to individual client needs. Our firm thrives on foundations of trust, openness, and integrity to build an environment of true collaboration. We aim to invest in our people, culture, and systems to create an atmosphere where all people grow and succeed.
From start-up ventures to multinational, Fortune 100 corporations, Dority & Manning represents a diverse set of organizations in all aspects of intellectual property law. Our team works closely with high-technology clients developing advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning, quantum computing, aerospace, automotive systems, power generation, and other innovative technologies to secure patent protection and provide relevant strategic counsel.
Partner with the D&M team and in-house teams to develop and execute thoughtful and effective global IP strategies.
Draft and prosecute patent applications.
Draft opinions of counsel.
Conduct due diligence investigations and perform freedom-to-operate and landscape analyses.
Opportunities for strategic counseling through client-facing interactions.
A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics Engineering, or related fields of study and/or relevant experience.
Must be a member of the U.S. patent bar.
Minimum of 2 years of patent drafting and prosecution experience required.
Dority & Manning strongly values diverse talent and will continue to provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants for competitive employment positions regardless of age, race, color, marital status, gender identity or origin, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.
Thorpe North & Western (TNW) is a leader in intellectual property services in Utah and the intermountain region. TNW is seeking a patent attorney with at least 1 to 2 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join its Sandy, Utah office.
Mechanical Engineering background and excellent writing skills are required. Applicants should possess substantial experience drafting patent applications since this position will focus primarily on patent application preparation and prosecution in the mechanical and electromechanical arts. Applicants must be admitted to practice before the USPTO.
This employer uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, please visit: www.e-verify.gov/
Notice regarding applicability of ITAR/EAR Requirements - Access to certain intellectual property files (and therefore, employment in this position) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to United States citizens, lawful permanent residents of the United States, persons granted refugee or asylee status in the United States, and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to TNW’s ITAR/EAR compliance officer to determine whether they are subject to these regulations, and if so, to assess their country of chargeability and whether federal licensure requirements will restrict performance of essential duties of the position.
Successful candidates generally have significant PTO or private practice experience, and want to enhance their skills to develop into trusted counselors for their clients. We are looking for attorneys who take pride in their work, are adaptable and work well with colleagues and clients.
We require candidates with excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as superior interpersonal skills, as you will have direct contact with clients and examiners. We prefer candidates with four or more years of experience, but will consider those with less if other factors are compelling. We are willing to train the right candidates in all aspects of patent preparation, prosecution and counseling.
Reichel Stohry Dean LLP, a 4-attorney firm with partners in Indianapolis, IN and Austin, TX, is seeking experienced intellectual property attorneys who have at least 4 years of solid trademark and/or patent experience to join the firm’s fast-growing patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, and intellectual property litigation practices. While the ideal candidate would have experience in all facets of the intellectual property practice, we are open to candidates whose practices are focused on: (a) mostly patent prosecution; (b) both patent and trademark prosecution; or (c) both trademark prosecution and intellectual property litigation.
Our firm has a unique business model, as we support flexible work schedules and remote working arrangements. Our focus is on providing high quality work and timely responses to our clients, and supporting each attorney so they can develop a practice that is fulfilling and tailored to their particular skills and interests.
We have a proven business model for developing work that can enable an experienced and motivated candidate to build both the firm’s practice and their own book of business. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has a modest book of business and/or business development experience but would like to take their client base to the next level. At the same time, we are seeking experienced attorneys who can assist with work on projects for our existing and ever-expanding client base.
This position is ideal for an attorney who prides themselves on providing excellent work quality and client service in a timely manner. A proven track record in the intellectual property space is a must, as are excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to interface with clients.
Candidates must be located in or near Indianapolis or Austin and must be licensed and in good standing in at least one U.S. state.
Competitive salary to be offered based upon the experience of the candidate.
Finch & Maloney PLLC is currently seeking lateral associates or agents with electrical engineering, computer science, and physics degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire. All positions require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, USPTO registration, state bar (for attorneys), and a minimum of 3 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred. Experience in semiconductor processes, or hardware and software design is a major plus. Remote work arrangements available for the right candidates - join us to work with experienced practitioners and exciting technology in a client-focused and collegial environment.
Manchester is conveniently located about an hour from the White Mountains, ocean beaches, and Boston. The city is home to a vibrant and growing community of professionals and includes a variety of theaters, museums, restaurants, and music venues that one would expect when working and living in a dynamic urban center. Hiking, skiing, and many other outdoor activities are all within easy reach and just a short drive from the city. Additionally, New Hampshire offers a relatively low cost of living with reasonable housing prices and no state income or sales tax.
The firm encourages a healthy work/life balance with a lower than average billing requirement, competitive compensation, and a generous bonus plan and benefits package. In addition, we are committed to promoting diversity within the firm. To this end, candidates having backgrounds that are underrepresented in the patent law community (e.g., based on gender, race, sexual orientation, military service, disability, culture, ethnicity, and religion) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Contact To apply, please visit this website. Please do attach your resume, and cover letter if you like.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
IPkey is a small patent law firm committed to securing better patents, faster, and more efficiently. We accomplish this by providing our clients unrivaled access and clear communication, and by leveraging technology to make better patent decisions. We serve a range of high-growth enterprise clients, foreign law firms, and individual inventors.
The firm seeks a USPTO-Registered Patent Attorney or Patent Agent with at least 2 years of experience to become a core member of its growing patent prosecution and strategy practice. The position will be remote. We will consider full-time and part-time candidates. Qualified and interested candidates may also have an opportunity to support clients in a range of areas beyond prosecution, including SEP monetization and litigation support.
drafting and prosecuting utility patent applications primarily in relation to mechanical and electromechanical technologies
drafting and prosecuting design patents
executing international patent strategies
counseling clients on portfolio and prosecution strategy
supporting marketing efforts, including pitches and client visits
USPTO Registration Number
a background and/or education in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, or similar
at least 2 years of experience drafting and prosecuting utility patent applications (at least 10 patent applications drafted)
a desire to develop your abilities through diverse responsibilities, mentorship, and technology
open to utilizing patent prosecution and portfolio management technologies to write better patent applications and make better decisions
flexible work arrangements
ownership over your work
support and mentorship
Rowan Patents for drafting and prosecution
Juristat to understand your performance and client needs
Interested applicants: please email a resume, transcripts, and two patent writing samples to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote
Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C., a leading Washington, D.C.-area intellectual property law firm, seeks a patent attorney or agent with no more than up to 2-4 years of experience preparing and prosecuting mechanical-related patent applications.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Mechanical Engineering, as well as excellent writing/analytic skills, preferably with prosecution experience related to medical devices, AR/VR, and/or textiles. The successful candidate will be fluent in mechanical and design language, e.g., cross-sections, drawing views, materials science, dynamic movement, force/vector analysis, manufacturing, and relationships between components. Foreign prosecution experience is a plus, but not required.
This position will provide opportunities for direct client exposure and hands-on interaction with products from clients and their competitors, as well as experience managing clients’ patent portfolios in the U.S. and foreign countries. This position will include focused, individual work, as well as one-on-one training and collaboration with experienced, partner-level attorneys on a daily basis. This position will also provide opportunities for occasional travel, including overseas, for client visits.
We offer the training and technology support to succeed in this position, and we offer opportunities for advancement based on merit, not a rigid formula. We also offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.
Qualified candidates should forward their resume, as well as undergraduate and law school transcripts and two writing samples (e.g., amendment/published patent application) in confidence.
Renaissance IP Law Group, LLP, located in Portland/Beaverton, Oregon, is looking for patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for world-class electronics company. Remote, reduced, flexible hours possible. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and the quality of work.
A technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields. Advanced degree is a plus.
5+ years of recent US patent preparation or prosecution experience in the field of storage devices such as SSD, semiconductor memory/logic devices, semiconductor device physics/fabrication, AI, machine learning, image sensors and/or wireless communications.
Registered patent attorney/agent preferred.
Former Patent Examiner/industry experience is a plus.
Candidate may reside anywhere in the US.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely.
This position will work with the patent prosecution team and the job responsibilities will involve U.S. and foreign patent prosecution practice, including preparation of patent applications, office action responses, and patentability search reports. Other responsibilities include reviewing invention disclosures and participating in discussions with inventors to understand their new inventions; working with third-party drafters to prepare formal figures for a patent application; searching literature and patent databases to determine the patentability of inventions; drafting written assessments of the prospects of obtaining patent protection; writing patent applications; preparing responses to communications from the USPTO; managing dockets for patent-application matters, including information disclosure statements, assignments, inventor oath/declarations, application data sheets, and other matters; developing arguments for patentability to Patent Office Examiners, including office-action responses and appellate briefs; and reviewing patents as part of the IP due diligence for a potential acquisition or merger.
Klarquist, a mid-sized law firm, is seeking a Mechanical Patent Attorney/Agent to work in Portland, OR.
We are actively seeking lateral patent attorneys or agents with strong expertise in mechanical engineering. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably 2+ years of experience prosecuting patents for mechanical technology. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.
We are committed to promoting diversity within Klarquist, and strongly encourage candidates who come from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the patent legal profession (e.g., based on gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, military service, and disability) to apply.
Klarquist professionals could practice anywhere; at the largest law firms and companies, and in the largest cities. They chose Klarquist because here they can pursue both their passion for law and their passion for life. Our reputation for excellence and emphasis on maintaining a work/life balance attract experienced attorneys from large general practice firms as well as IP boutiques, and appeal to top students from national and local law schools.
Renner Otto, a large law firm, is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Associate Attorney to work in Cleveland, Ohio
Description: Responsibilities include all aspects of patent practice including preparation and prosecution of patent applications and patent opinion work. This is a partnership track position.
Qualifications: Successful candidates must have excellent academic credentials with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Work experience in engineering is also a plus. Admission to the Patent Bar and JD from an ABA-approved law school is required. Ohio state bar member is preferred but not required. The ideal candidate will have between 2 and 5 years of patent drafting and prosecution experience in Mechanical and computer technology.
Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience and may include salary or percentage of billings in addition to comprehensive benefits, including health, dental, life, 401(k), and many other excellent benefits.
Please send resumes in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP is proud of its long history representing innovative companies in intellectual property matters. Our primary focus is litigation and disputes, particularly patent disputes in the chemical, electrical, material sciences and computer arts. With three partners and one patent associate working full time on IP matters and a growing docket, we are looking for associates that already have good experience in all areas of patent litigation and are looking to take a leading role in cases that are expected to go to trial this year and next.
Position: 3rd to 5th Year IP Associate
We are looking for a junior to mid-level associate to work full time with our Intellectual Property Group.
We are not interested in patent prosecutors, general litigators, or someone with a trademark background.
Patent litigation experience;
Trial/client counseling; and
Be admitted to the Patent Bar.
Japanese language a plus;
Excellent judgment and analytical skills; and
Strong interpersonal, management and administrative skills.
ASM, a large corporation, is seeking a Patent agent/IP attorney to work in Phoenix, Arizona
As a Patent Agent (or IP Attorney) in our Phoenix office, you are co-accountable for IP generation, security, and competitive intelligence within the framework of ASM’s Global IP Policy. The primary focus is on generating patents linked to ASM’s process and engineering activities in our Phoenix, Arizona office. This includes organizing and running patent council meetings with senior management, drafting patent applications, patent searches and clearance letters, managing outsourced patent services through law firms, maintaining patent database, conducting and organizing brainstorming sessions, and reviewing relevant publications to ensure patents are filed before disclosure.
Other responsibilities include IP security, consultancy, and ensuring compliance with IP policies throughout ASM. This includes setting up training as well as performing and reporting audits to ensure implementation. This position plays a pivotal role with senior management in case of litigation and competitive analysis, and includes determining ASM’s IP position against competitors, supporting licensing activities and managing appropriate responses and legal process in various situations.
The ideal candidate:
is able to generate IP effectively in a multicultural, dynamic and demanding business environment
is capable of analyzing IP situations as well as relevant future IP developments in order to conceptualize this into reliable expert advice and direction
can translate and synthesize information, as well as organize and plan cross departmental and cross organizational activities to ensure timely and full delivery
is able to communicate a complex message clearly and is able to adjust communication to any audience
is able to understand multiple and varying interests and cultural backgrounds that stakeholders may have and act accordingly
is able to build relationships and networks which are key in achieving goals and make effective use of informal networks to accomplish priorities
Minimum of a Bachelor of Engineering (preferably in electrical or mechanical engineering)
3-5 years of experience (and proven track record) of patent application drafting and patent prosecution
experience and knowledge within the semiconductor industry is advantageous
candidates who are US Patent Attorneys or are partially qualified to become one are encouraged to apply
The Corporate Counsel - Patents is responsible for providing global intellectual property services and counsel to Rheem and its domestic and international subsidiaries and affiliates, including supporting the Director of IP in developing global IP strategy, handling domestic and international IP procurement, enforcement, and clearance, and providing business counseling and transactional support. The position reports to the Director of IP and works closely with the company’s technology and innovation teams, as well as R&D, Marketing, Engineering and Procurement teams across Rheem’s global business units.
What You'll Do:
Work with external counsel in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Engage internal teams in the patenting process to align with business strategy.
Perform and analyze patent landscape, patentability, clearance, and invalidity searches.
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman (HFZ), the patent prosecution and consulting law firm located in downtown Chicago, is looking for patent attorneys to join our team. We represent clients in a wide variety of areas including electronics, software, Internet, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and consumer goods.
1 or more years of patent prosecution experience.
Excellent academic credentials in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering.
Benefits of working with HFZ:
Strong mentorship program in a team focused environment.
Open-door Policy allowing easy access to senior attorneys for feedback, training and career development opportunities.
Exposure to a wide variety of technologies and clients, including Fortune 500 companies.
In office, fully remote, and/or hybrid work available for qualified candidates.
To apply please submit your resume, transcripts and cover letter to the Patent Associate Attorney - Experienced opportunity posted on HFZ’s website: https://hfzlaw.com/recruit
Include resume, cover letter, engineering and law transcripts and a writing sample (i.e. published patent and office action response)
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, IL