Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

dorityDority & Manning, an Intellectual Property boutique in Greenville, SC seeks registered Patent Attorneys with one to four years of experience with degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or computer science. Associates will work with our attorneys and patent agents primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.

Dority & Manning is committed is 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 conveniently located in the downtown area of Greenville, South Carolina, long termed the “economic engine of South Carolina.” Located between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area accesses all major markets in the United States. One of the Southeast’s top areas for business, Greenville is home to both international and national companies such as GE, Michelin, BMW, Samsung and Mitsubishi, and is recognized as having one of the best “four season” climates in the United States.

Contact
Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: recruiting@dority-manning.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Patent Attorney (Lateral) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

plumseaPlumsea Law Group, LLC, a patent boutique law firm is seeking experienced patent attorneys with portable business who want to move their practice to a smaller, flexible, congenial law firm. The firm has experienced staff and space available now in Bethesda, Maryland, near I-270 and Democracy Boulevard, and in our office in downtown Portland, Oregon in the Mayer Building.  We also have a team of patent attorneys who are well versed in a variety of technologies, and are experienced in writing original patent applications and prosecuting them to issuance.  The firm has counseling, transaction and litigation expertise to complement your prosecution practice.  The firm offers a generous percentage-based compensation package. Will consider remotely located applicants.

This could be the right opportunity for a partner or senior level associate with portable business at a large firm thinking of transitioning to their own practice. You will have flexibility to set your own hourly rates or flat fees for your clients.

Contact
Interested applicants send resumes in confidence to maria.mcphail@plumsea.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Bethesda, Maryland; Portland, Oregon; or flexible

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Raleigh, N.C.

ward-smithThe Raleigh office of Ward and Smith, P.A. is seeking a Patent Attorney with 2-4 years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent Applications.  Candidates with a degree in electrical engineering and specific experience in semiconductor devices or electronics are strongly preferred.  Strong verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to excellence are also required.  

Contact
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online to this posting, or submit a resume, in confidence, to jdbeavers@wardandsmith.com

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Lateral IP Partner (Trademarks or Patents) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

lozaLoza & Loza LLP, a fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice, is seeking attorneys with a proven record of client development who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm is made up of experienced, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. We have a cohesive group of attorneys with unsurpassed technical expertise and work quality. Attorneys set their own work schedule and hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement. Our attorneys choose their own balance between work and family/social life. This is a great opportunity for those who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. Client development is also supported and encouraged by the firm.

Compensation: Our firm has one of the most generous compensation structures in the industry, matching or exceeding large firm compensation, for attorneys who are self-sustaining.  Additionally, we have a yearly profit-sharing plan that rewards client origination.

Qualifications: We are looking for attorneys who have a proven record of client development and at least 4 years of IP law firm experience. A portable book of business is preferred.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing is required. Ideal candidate is a self-starter and a proactive problem solver who can work autonomously and handle significant client contact. Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to interface with clients is required.

Offices: Loza & Loza has attorneys throughout the US and is looking to add more in all major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
To apply, please email Shirley Hsu at careers@lozaip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations, including telecommute

Patent Counsel – Other – Washington, D.C.

cciaCCIA, a leading Washington, DC-based technology trade association, seeks a patent counsel to join its team. The Patent Policy Counsel will become an integral part of the Association’s IP policy group. Job duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • advancing the Association’s patent policy agenda, including working with CCIA member companies and other Association personnel in:
    • regular authorship of patent-related communications, including advocacy and analyses for Association members and in the public, including articles, posts, papers and commentary on patent law and policy;
    • preparation of filings and appellate briefs in relevant proceedings aimed at advancing the Association’s patent policy advocacy;
    • direction and daily management of, and writing for the Association’s online patent litigation resource;
    • acting as spokesperson on patent law and policy; and
    • supporting the Association’s legislative advocacy on patent policy (lobbyist registration may be required).
  • day-to-day management of the Association’s patent communications efforts, including web and social media presence. This includes rapid and regular production of commentary and analyses, litigation resource management, tracking high-profile litigation and working with the Association’s IP group.
  • coordinating with CCIA member companies in developing the Association’s patent policy positions.

Qualifications: Minimum 7 years relevant work experience. The ideal candidate possesses:

  • IP practice experience, with a deep understanding of patent law and the USPTO;
  • relevant policy or advocacy experience;
  • self-starting personality and willingness to interact with and work with the media;
  • excellent writing and communication skills.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact
Please send a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and a writing sample to: jobs@ccianet.org. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses.

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Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Washington, DC

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

kennedyKennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join our established and growing patent practice. KLS is located in downtown Austin, in the heart of the capital city of Texas. Primary responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting patent applications for a variety of clients. Requirements for an ideal candidate include a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience.

KLS offers a complete, competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@klspatents.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Tysons, Va.

studebakerStudebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm recently relocated in Tysons, VA, and a short walk from the Greensboro Metro Station/Silver Line, seeks a qualified, experienced Patent Attorney or Agent for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), and preferably at least two years of patent preparation/prosecution. BSEE candidates with comparable USPTO experience in the electrical arts will also be considered. We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Send resumes to sb.hr@sbpatentlaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons, Virginia

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Flexible

fialaFiala & 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 2016 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

Contact
Interested applicants should email their resumes to careers@fwiplaw.com (Attn: Christine Hartness).

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible

Patent Agent / Technical Specialist (Computer Science) – Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

venableThe Washington, DC office of Venable LLP is looking for a registered patent agent or specialist with technical experience or an advanced degree to join our Patent Prosecution group. Candidates must be admitted to the patent bar and/or have two to five years’ experience handling multi-national large patent portfolios. Qualified candidates will have a background in software or computer science. Excellent academic credentials and great communication skills required. USPTO experience preferred. Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law.

Contact
To apply, please email Shannon Curry at sdcurry@venable.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, DC

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

logoRoberts 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: recruiting@rmsc2.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.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

dorityDority & Manning, a full-service intellectual property firm seeks registered patent attorneys and agents with one 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: recruiting@dority-manning.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Atlanta, Georgia office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications: Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter, indicating your reasons for interest in the Atlanta office, and resume to hr@leehayes.com. For more information on this position, please visit leehayes.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Patent Agent (Chemical / Materials Technologies) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a patent agent with a minimum of 5 years of experience and a degree in the chemical arts.  Ph.D. required.  Candidates should have significant patent drafting and prosecution experience, preferably with respect to small molecule pharmaceuticals, materials science and industrial chemicals.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications, prosecution related documents, post-grant review documents and opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis.  Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Qualified applicants should apply online through this link: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0.  All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, all transcripts and a writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York; or Wilmington, Delaware

Patent Associate Attorney (Organic Chemistry) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

cantor-coburnCantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a JD and a degree in organic chemistry to work in any of the firm’s five offices: Hartford, Connecticut; Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Houston, Texas; and Troy, Michigan.  Over the last ten years, Cantor Colburn has been the fastest growing U.S. patent law firm. The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the U.S. and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high tech start-ups, and university technology transfer offices.

The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in chemicals and materials, particularly in polymers, as well as occasionally preparing invalidity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses.

The successful candidate will preferably have a JD and at least a master’s degree in organic chemistry, preferably a Ph.D.  Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have three or more years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, have drafted more than 20 patent applications, and have domestic and international prosecution experience.   Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills.  Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to careers@cantorcolburn.com.   Cantor Colburn LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Hartford, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; Troy, Michigan

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Fairfax, Va.

harrityHarrity & 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Contact
To apply for this position, submit a resume and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute or Fairfax, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – McKinney, Texas

SOL IP LLC is a patent licensing company with the expertise in the electrical / electronic engineering or computer science to work with our international clients.

Currently, SOL IP LLC is seeking patent attorneys having either an electrical or computer background.

The company is in downtown McKinney in Texas. Candidates would be in charge of legal research for two hours a day, ten hours a week at the office. This position would be ideal for those who prefer flexible working hours.

Contact
We offer $2,000 per month for the position. If you are interested in applying, please send resume to park@solipllc.com.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: McKinney, Texas

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

logoToler Law Group, PC is seeking a patent attorney with 2+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. We prefer candidates to have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Physics, and candidates with corporate R&D or engineering experience. We are also interested in candidates with IPR and PTAB experience. We provide IP services to some of the world's most sophisticated technology companies.

Requirements + Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Physics
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Candidate must be in good standing with the USPTO
  • Ability to work in Austin, TX

We promise to keep applicant resumes and initial interest in our firm completely confidential.

Contact
Apply by submitting resume to Emily Dalglish at Resumes@TLGiplaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Experienced Patent Attorneys – Law Firm – Reston, Va.

hc-parkH.C. Park & Associates, PLC is searching for experienced patent attorneys.

Requirements:

  • At least two years of professional patent prosecution.
  • Experience in the field of Electrical/Chemical engineering.

Contact
To apply, please email admin@park-law.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Reston, Virginia

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent – Law Firm – Houston / The Woodlands, Texas

Tumey LLP is an Intellectual Property law firm looking for patent agents and patent attorneys in our Houston and Woodlands area offices.  We are looking for both recent graduates with little to no experience as well as experienced patent attorneys/patent agents.

Contact
To apply, please email Marisa Robinson at mrobinson@tumeyllp.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Houston or The Woodlands, Texas

IP Litigation Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Washington, DC

huntonThe Washington, DC office of Hunton & Williams LLP seeks an attorney to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a non-partnership track salaried staff attorney. An attorney in this position will be benefits-eligible and generally expected to work in the office Monday through Friday during normal business hours. The candidate will not be guaranteed any specific number of billable hours but generally will have an expected billable hour goal of 1500 hours.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in patent prosecution and litigation and be licensed before the USPTO.  A Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science is preferred.

This position can be filled in the Washington, Richmond  or Atlanta office of Hunton & Williams.

EEO / drug-free workplace / E-Verify participant / Female / Minority / Veteran/ Disability.

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact Heidi Leathers, Sr. Administrator of Lawyer Recruiting and Development, 214.871.4672, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Heidi Leathers, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly.

Open to Search Firm Submissions: No

Contact
Job #16-0224 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.)

Please visit www.huntoncareers.com to apply for this position.

If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Tammie McGuigan, Senior Administrator of Lawyer Recruiting and Development.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, DC