Bloomberg BNA provides legal, tax and compliance professionals with critical information, practical guidance and workflow solutions. We leverage leading technology and a global network of experts to deliver a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, innovative practice tools, and proprietary business data and analytics. Bloomberg BNA is an affiliate of Bloomberg L.P., the global business, financial information and news leader.
Bloomberg BNA seeks a Commercial Product Manager to develop, manage, and implement product updates and enhancements; act as subject-matter expert for assigned markets; and support new product development and strategic planning.
Meet with editors to remain abreast of product updates and developments. Train and updates sales, marketing, and customer service teams on product features and benefits.
Support field sales force for product-related questions.
Develop and communicate competitive intelligence, points of differentiation, and market segment positioning to sales, marketing, and editorial teams.
Lead virtual and in-person customer meetings to communicate features and benefits of the service.
Act as main point of contact for proposed product updates and enhancements. Facilitate management review of proposals for final approval.
Initiate and design project plans, processes, and schedule of approved product updates and enhancements to ensure effective implementation.
Facilitate supporting activities from other departments, such as customer communications via marketing and customer service and website updates via product development.
Ensure projects are completed according to schedule within designated financial parameters and with appropriate input from stakeholders.
Track and report the status of projects as well as related changes and developments. Review and assess completed projects and applies findings to process improvements.
Perform market and subscriber research for guidance in strategic planning, new product development, and evaluation of tactical programs.
Serve as principal resource for identifying contributed content and enlisting outside authors for such content for review by editorial team.
Detail project plans for new product launches and support marketing teams’ launch campaigns, including communications schedule and marketing promotions.
Lead marketing team efforts to launch new products.
Act as liaison and key point of contact with operations, customer service, and development teams to set up and launch new products.
Maintain competitive analysis for assigned product line(s). Complete periodic analysis of pricing, promotion, and positioning of competitors’ products to identify competitive threats and market opportunities. Identify points of differentiation for products vs. competitors’ and communicates to marketing and sales teams.
Manage product packaging to achieve brand consistency, customer satisfaction, and cost efficiencies.
Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
5+ years’ experience in developing, using, supporting, and/or selling IP products/services or related products and services
Experience working with field sales force and working in IP markets (Corporation, Law Firm, or IP Consulting) or provider of such products or services a plus
Experience developing, using, or supporting Web products strongly preferred
Experience in project management required
Significant knowledge of IP subject-matter, industry, markets, and customers
Ability to understand how IP professionals and attorneys do research and what research materials and tools are important to them
Ability to represent Bloomberg Law effectively in a variety of contexts, both inside and outside of the company
Ability to work effectively in an environment of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressure
Strong project management, analytical, and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
Bachelor’s degree with coursework in science or technical subjects; additional coursework in business and marketing or equivalent experience
Dority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm, seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with two to six years of relevant experience with degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, chemical engineering, or chemistry. 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.
Our offices are 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), #3 Friendliest City in America (Travel + Leisure), Top 4 Best Places to Raise a Family (MarketWatch), and, most recently, the Washington Post featured an article about Greenville’s relaxed culture and unique charm in the You're Going Where? article.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
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.
As a member of the Intellectual Property (IP) team of Sealed Air’s Global Legal Department, the primary purposes for this position are to proactively identify, acquire, and protect IP assets for the company; provide counseling, analysis, and opinions pertaining to IP issues associated with new and existing products; and increase IP awareness and knowledge within the company by engaging and educating company personnel in both formal and informal training sessions.
Draft and prosecute patent applications
Conduct in-depth interviews with inventors to ascertain patentable subject matter
Commission and analyze patent searches of all types, including state-of-the-art, freedom-to-practice, validity, and patentability
Evaluate company and third party IP; provide infringement, validity, and freedom-to-practice assessments; determine, effectively communicate, and build consensus on all necessary actions resulting from such assessments; and lead the implementation thereof
Counsel company personnel on IP matters
Negotiate and draft IP-related agreements, including confidentiality, licensing, and joint development agreements
Provide patent litigation support and coordination with litigation counsel
Participate in the formation of IP strategies and policies
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking an Organic Chemist to join one of our nationwide offices, with a preference for Raleigh. We will also consider Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, Salt Lake City, or DC. Experienced Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents are eligible to apply.
***Candidates must have an advanced degree specifically in Organic Chemistry (PhD or Master's Degree), small molecule knowledge, and recent (related) patent prosecution experience.***
At least two years of law firm experience are required. Admission to the Patent Bar may be preferred. No JD required for Patent Agent candidates. Relocation assistance may be available.
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.
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing Life Sciences 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.
Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a patent agent or technical writer with a EE degree and a background in integrated circuit design to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group.
Patent agent candidates should have at least 3 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the area of “integrated circuit layout and design.” Technical writer candidates should have an advanced degree in EE and significant experience preparing technical documents describing integrated circuit design and layout processes and structures. For all candidates, industry work experience designing integrated circuits and fluency in speaking, reading and writing Mandarin is a plus.
Ideal candidate will have excellent technical and legal writing skills, strong technical and legal analytical skills, strong academic credentials, significant experience preparing patent applications or technical documents concerning integrated circuit design and layout, ability to effectively communicate with clients and inventors, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Candidate will also need to produce at least 3 writing samples of published applications or technical documents directed to integrated circuit design and layout. We will also consider candidates for our D.C., Philadelphia, Silicon Valley or San Francisco offices for this position. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria should not apply. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
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.
Applicants should have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm. Patent drafting experience is required. Positions involve all aspects of patent prosecution, with opportunities for increasing levels of responsibility and movement into other areas of our IP practice. Competitive salary and benefits package. Oliff PLC is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia
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. Though we are based in Washington, D.C., 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 2018 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Contact To apply, please email email@example.com. Applicants should email their resumes along with work samples (e.g., non-confidential amendments/patent applications).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington, D.C. or telecommute
Nixon & Vanderhye P.C. is seeking an Associate or Patent Agent. Successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as excellent writing/analytic skills, preferably with prosecution experience related to medical devices and/or textiles. Candidate must be fluent in all manner of detailed mechanical and design speak, e.g., cross sections, elevation views, materials science, dynamic movement, etc. Candidates will have 2-4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, preferably open to travel.
Contact To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualified candidates should forward their resume including salary requirement, as well as undergraduate and law school transcripts and two writing samples (e.g., amendment/published patent application) in confidence.
Additional Info Employer Type: Other Job Location: Arlington, Virginia
Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C. seeks one (1) electrical and one (1) chemical patent attorney, patent agent, or technical advisor. Applicants must have 2 years of experience and an undergraduate degree in an applicable field, and preferably have an advanced degree such as a PhD, LLM, or JD.
The chemical position requires a background in chemical engineering, such as organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, solid-state chemistry, biomolecular chemistry, electrochemistry, and/or industrial chemistry. Specific areas of expertise could include semiconductors, organic and inorganic chemical products, pharmaceutical chemistry, materials science, compositions, catalysts, polymer chemistry, nanomaterials, etc. In addition, the ability to work on prosecution of mechanical patent applications would be beneficial.
The electrical position requires a background in electrical engineering. Specific areas of expertise could include electrical circuits, semiconductor devices, computers, data processing, transistors, active solid-state devices, control systems, electrical resistors, electrophotography, energy storage, radiant energy, nanotechnologies, optics, sensors, signal and image processing, etc.
Job duties include drafting applications, drafting claim amendments, preparing responses to office actions including addressing 35 USC 101, 112, 102, and 103 rejections, preparing appeal documents such as appeal briefs, reply briefs, etc., conducting interviews with Examiners, preparing opinions, reviewing outgoing client correspondence and USPTO submissions, complying with USPTO and MGIP rules and regulations, and other projects on an as-needed basis.
Contact Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. We are located in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Applicant will preferably work on-site in our Fairfax office, but a remote position could be considered for the ideal candidate.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C. provides client counseling in the field of intellectual property law, including the electrical, mechanical, chemical, biotechnology, electronic, wireless technology, design, and other fields. Most of our attorneys have science or technical degrees, and many have experience working in industry. In addition, a number of our attorneys worked as patent examiners at the United States Patent and Trademark Office before practicing law.
We provide legal services to large domestic and foreign corporations and to a wide range of mid-sized and start-up organizations. Our technical, business, and legal experience allows us to assist our clients in obtaining protection for their intellectual property in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Pramudji Law Group PLLC, a Houston-based IP boutique law firm, is seeking a patent agent/patent attorney/patent engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics. This position entails drafting and prosecuting patent applications, performing invalidity and infringement analysis and some trademark prosecution.
We are looking for candidates that have a strong technical background, particularly in computer memory architecture, circuity design and aircraft technology. Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in drafting patent applications. Candidates must also have excellent writing skills and a willingness to learn.
This position may be part-time or full-time. Telecommuting is an option. Flexible compensation structure and flexible hours. Our firm atmosphere is relaxed, collaborative and friendly. We emphasize teamwork. We are blessed to be a very diverse firm. In fact, we are probably the most diverse intellectual property law firm in Texas. We are also a minority owned firm.
Mr. Pramudji started our firm about 13 years ago. The firm specializes in various aspects of intellectual property law, including patent preparation and prosecution and trademark prosecution. Our mission is to provide our clients with legal and technical expertise of the highest quality while maintaining impeccable integrity and professionalism. We believe in providing value to our clients. We believe in treating each other and our clients the way that we want to be treated.
Contact Please send resumes, cover letters, transcripts and any writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Houston, Texas (or 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.
The General Counsel’s Organization of American Express is seeking a hard-working, highly-motivated and creative patent attorney. The attorney will join the Intellectual Property Law and Strategy (IPLS) practice group as Associate Counsel - Patents, and report to the Chief IP Counsel. The IPLS is the legal function that handles intellectual property issues across the company world-wide, including patent filing and prosecution, patent litigation and intellectual property due diligence to support M&A and other commercial transactions.
The attorney in this position will work with clients across multiple functional areas to strategically protect the company’s intellectual property interests. The work will include client counseling; managing patent preparation and prosecution; rendering legal opinions with respect to patentability, validity and freedom to operate; advising on intellectual property aspects of agreements; and, as needed, supporting patent litigation, due diligence reviews and intellectual property related transactional work.
Partner with management and colleagues to develop, implement and execute policies and practices that drive a proactive, business oriented IP program
Provide clear, actionable and business-savvy intellectual property advice to business clients engaged in product development and innovation
Build the company’s patent portfolio through strategic patent preparation and prosecution
Managing patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by working directly with the inventor community and outside patent prosecution counsel to ensure high quality patent applications for strategically important inventions
Collaborating on the invention disclosure review process to help ensure that the best inventions are identified and patented
Collaborating with business and technical teams in invention mining sessions and patent education sessions
Educate clients on important intellectual property issues and forge strong client relationships that leverage opportunities to identify, create and protect valuable intellectual property
Manage intellectual property risk, including overseeing freedom-to-operate analyses and rendering opinions with respect to patent infringement and validity
Provide support, as needed, on intellectual property due diligence for strategic transactions, intellectual property litigation, and intellectual property related transactional work
Participate as team member, offering thought leadership for cross-subject matter practice group issues and projects
Are you ready for the challenge?
B.S. degree and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science
J.D. from a highly respected law school and admission to a state bar
Admission to practice before the USPTO
At least 3 years of patent attorney experience with reputable, highly rated law firms and/or financial services or technical companies
Excellent patent preparation and prosecution skills, with experience in managing patent prosecution
Comprehensive understanding of intellectual property case law, rules and regulations
Proficient in using the full suite of Microsoft Office programs
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage and prioritize competing demands while maintaining high attention to detail and meeting deadlines
Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively, in both oral and written format
Ability to build relationships and partner with others to drive results
Capacity to be agile and pivot appropriately when challenged with new information or evolving circumstances
Exceptional interpersonal skills and collaborative work style
Effective oral and written communication skills; fits message to audience
Self-directed, highly motivated
Attention to detail
Great problem-solving skills
Well organized and resourceful
Strong professional drive
Excellent analytical and intellectual capabilities
Excellent relationship building, influencing and negotiating abilities
Location: 200 Vesey St, New York, NY 10080
Workplace Flexibility: Potential to work remotely part of the time based on current projects and team needs.
Travel: Little to none
Visa Sponsorship: Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.
Delivering extraordinary experiences to its customers and employees every day.
The success of American Express since its inception has been defined by its ability to innovate, evolve, disrupt, and take risks. What has remained constant throughout this history of transformation is our dedication to our customers, to our employees, and to the values on which American Express was built: integrity, quality, respect, and community.
Our open, creative, and collaborative culture is a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. So if you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.
Additional Info Employer Type: Large Corporation Job Location: New York, New York; Phoenix, Arizona; or Sunrise, Florida
General Counsel’s Organization:
Where great legal minds influence global business strategy.
Our mission is to protect and strengthen American Express through legal expertise and strategic advice that helps our business partners manage risk, identify opportunities, and deliver on the company’s promise of exceptional products and services. Given the dynamic nature of the global payments industry and the valued partnership between our team and the business, we see it as imperative to attract and develop talented people by:
Providing rich work experiences and opportunities for professional development; recognizing and rewarding those who drive and deliver results; and respecting and valuing diversity, integrity, and personal accountability
The Washington, DC office of Arent Fox is seeking a patent agent with at least one year of experience in patent prosecution and patent drafting, preferably in telecommunications technologies (e.g., 5G) and/or graphics/virtual reality-related technologies. Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical engineering or computer science. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a challenging, fast-paced environment working on cutting-edge technology for patent-savvy clients. Undergraduate and graduate, if applicable, transcripts are required. Arent Fox LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Unified Patents is growing its legal team, and is seeking an experienced registered patent attorney with Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) andpost-grant petition (IPR, PGR, and CBM), reexamination, and other administrative drafting and litigation experience, preferably with a background in electrical engineering or computer science and experience with codec, coding, cryptography, compression, or other algorithmic subject matter. Former patent examination experience is a plus; clerking experience is a plus; familiarity with ongoing cases post-SAS Institutes is a plus. Strong preference for candidates located in the Washington, DC area.
“The work environment for attorneys at Jones Robb is excellent. It’s a collegial environment. The membership team is thoughtful and they are great communicators. The work is diverse, no two days are the same.” These thoughts were shared by an attorney during a recent employee survey conducted to test how well we are doing at leading and motivating our employees. What if you had the opportunity to learn and work on a variety of technologies in multiple industry sectors under the mentorship of different partners? Imagine being able to work with different clients, interacting in different ways to solve challenging problems and achieve different client-specific goals. Our attorneys know that working on the same type of work product, in the same discipline can lead to burn out in the patent world. We get it, which is why we are a diverse patent boutique firm with a strong mix of clients and projects, with a team-based approach to the delivery of our services.
Our technical expertise spans across a variety of engineering and computer science disciplines, in industry sectors such as automotive, data analytics/processing, biomedical devices, displays, energy, robotics, and telecommunications, to name a few.
If you have 5-10+ years of Patent Law experience in a client-centric environment, have a great attitude, exceptional attention to detail and follow through, can manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment – – keep reading…we want to talk to you.
Jones Robb is based just outside of Washington, D.C., and is seeking Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents, people with a tremendous hunger to learn and master different technologies and to develop client relationship skills to help take our practice to new heights. Outstanding communication skills to carry senior conversations with the Partners, Associates, Staff and Clients are a must.
Qualified candidates will have the ability to work in a team environment and preferably have a technical background in any of our practice areas: physics, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, aerospace engineering, computer science, and/or electrical engineering. Candidates must also have strong academic records, and two or more years of significant experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Ideal candidates also have a post-graduate degree and experience with complex Patent Office proceedings, client counseling with opinion drafting, and/or other related patent practice experience.
Do you have interest in cultivating your patent legal skills, acquiring new legal skills, and mastering various technologies? Do you have strategic vision to identify opportunities and challenges? Are you interested in earning great pay working alongside talented attorneys, dedicated partners, and a top-notch staff, in a congenial and collaborative environment? If you think you have what it takes, please review the criteria below, if you do; send us your resume – we want to talk to you!
We don’t want to waste your time, so let us answer a few questions you might have, up front:
What you should expect –
High performance is a must. If you are not an exceptional attorney or agent, with self-propelled motivation and the ability to think strategically to meet identified business objectives, manage multiple priorities, deliver timely and quality work product, and communicate in a poised and professional manner with clients, please don’t apply.
Accountability. We may be a small firm, but we offer big firm client services. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work, and can own both client relationships and their work products. We provide the leadership and training, but you have to bring your exceptional work ethic and dedication to your craft to the table.
Work hard, play hard. Our small firm has an outstanding culture and enables work life balance, but that is only if we are meeting our clients’ needs and our billable goals. We have an aggressive culture based on strong performance, excellent work ethic, high-quality work product, and professionalism that is counter-balanced with work at home days and the camaraderie of a close-knit team.
Earn the respect of your peers. You will be working alongside some of the best attorneys and staff in the world; you will need to earn their trust and respect by bringing your technical and legal expertise, a problem-solving spirit and a holistic approach to serving our clients.
Live in the moment. Jones Robb is growing, which means we are moving fast, and you will be required to quickly adjust priorities to meet our clients’ ever-changing needs. This also means we want people in the office and engaged with our team.
Are you still interested? Good, then you should be one of a few qualified candidates that we want to talk to!
Contact To apply, please email resume, under- and post-graduate transcripts, and a writing sample to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: McLean, Virginia or Indianapolis, Indiana
Tully Rinckey PLLC has been on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies eight times. The firm is currently looking to add IP Partners in its 10 offices across the country. In addition, the firm is interested in hearing from IP Partners in markets where the firm does not already have an office.
This is an opportunity to grow your existing practice with the support of a full service marketing department, highly skilled business development team, public relations and support staff with proven track records. This allows firm attorneys to focus solely on the practice of law while an innovative management team navigates the challenges of the business side of the law on their behalf.
The firm is seeking IP Partners with at least seven or more years of experience in Patent, Trademark, and/or Copyright litigation. Integral to success in this role is the desire to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her client base from their already existing referral network and be driven to grow their network through both firm resources and individual business development. Ideal candidates will have at least a $300,000 book of business.
Competitive compensation, employer matched 401(k), paid holidays, vacation and sick time a comprehensive benefits package to include six health insurance options, three dental plans, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, and a 24/7 concierge telemedicine service.
Studebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm located in Tysons, VA, a short walk from the Greensboro Metro Station/Silver Line, seeks a qualified, experienced patent attorney or agent with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must reside in, or willing to relocate to, the DC Metro area, be registered to practice before the USPTO, have at least seven years of patent preparation/prosecution experience, and a proficiency in solid state physics including semiconductor device operation and integrated circuitry.
We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive benefits package.
Oliff PLC, a full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking Patent Attorneys with a background in Chemical or Biological Engineering or closely related fields for the Alexandria office.
Applicants should have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm, and patent drafting experience required. Positions involve all aspects of patent prosecution, with opportunities for increasing levels of responsibility and movement into other areas of our IP practice.Competitive salary and benefits package. Oliff PLC is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants may also submit cover letters and resumes to our provided email.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Alexandria, Va.
Troutman Sanders seeks an experienced 1-4 year patent associate to join the Richmond office. The candidate should have an engineering or other scientific degree(s), preferably in electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineering, and significant patent prosecution experience. Experience in patent litigation is also helpful. Large firm or IP-boutique experience is a plus. This is an opportunity to represent clients in an international practice and participate immediately in sophisticated intellectual property matters.
Troutman Sanders' intellectual property group handles patent prosecution and litigation and provides advice about disputes involving the protection or enforcement of rights in patents, trademarks, copyrights, confidential information and trade secrets, covenants not to compete, and other intellectual property issues. Candidates must have superior writing ability, maturity and good communication skills. Candidates must be registered and in good standing with the USPTO and currently admitted to a state bar (Virginia Bar preferred).
The Director leads and manages the OTC, overseeing personnel, budgets, and all aspects of intellectual property cultivation, assessment, protection, and commercialization. The Director establishes and implements strategies to maximize the social and economic impact of University research and discoveries through OTC’s commercialization efforts and its support of related entrepreneurial endeavors. The Director is responsible for developing and meeting annual OTC licensing goals and acts as primary point of contact and steward to resolve problems and issues affecting intellectual property and licensing at all levels within the University.
The Director interacts closely with University administrators, faculty, staff, and students; units involved in research administration support services, internal and external legal counsel; external partners / potential licensees and industry research and development. The Director will build strong relationships externally to drive broader awareness and dissemination of the University’s innovation capabilities and available technologies and will develop trusting working relationships with University researchers to advance the University’s culture of innovation and collaboration.
The Director reports directly to the Associate Vice President, Innovation and Economic Development (AVP) and strategically supports the AVP as the expert licensing professional in the OTC.
Master’s degree in technical, business or related field.
With a minimum of ten (10) years of successful leadership experience in corporate, academic, startup and/or entrepreneurial setting. A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience.
Bachelor’s degree in technical, business or related field.
With a minimum of twelve (12) years of successful leadership experience in corporate, academic, startup and/or entrepreneurial setting. A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience.
Demonstrated experience in technology transfer, business development, intellectual property management, and related activities. Experience and strong technical competence negotiating deal terms, complex and standard, including an understanding of both industry and startup perspectives and needs.
Strong, demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to identify and hire talent, coach staff, develop and manage high-performing teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
Demonstrated expertise in working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
Proven success engaging the private sector in a variety of commercial endeavors.
Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative mindset for business planning and implementation.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, internally and externally, evidenced through relationship management, networking, and team building.
Strong appreciation for and ability to drive relevant collection and reporting of metrics to assess not only office operational efficiency but also impact and outcomes.
Ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion and tact while maintaining confidentiality.
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, often under time constraints.
Ability to assess and advocate for resources needed to achieve goals and objectives of the office.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. No visa sponsorship will be provided for this position.