MH2 Technology Law Group, LLP is looking for a local or remote, full-time or part-time patent professional to prepare and prosecute patent applications, draft opinions, and provide IP counseling for our clients, which include many Fortune 500 companies.
In particular, MH2 currently seeks a patent attorney or agent with a background in software, electrical engineering, physics, or a related discipline. Candidates must have a technical degree and either already have a patent bar registration or be eligible and willing to sit for the patent bar (possible exception for a candidate with a computer-science background and the right experience).
At least two years of recent preparation and prosecution experience is required. Experience related to software and/or analog circuitry is a plus. Must be able to demonstrate ability to respond to subject matter eligibility rejections. Must be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly.
MH2 offers an innovative, transparent, production-derived salary, bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k) matching. Our attorneys and agents enjoy a work/life balance that they set for themselves, working as much or as little as they want. Some of our associates earn more than $200,000, while others are happy working and earning less. Our professionals are directly responsible for, and interact directly with, our clients and the USPTO, with the expert support of our highly experienced staff and the latest technologies. We encourage, support, and train our professionals in client development and pay bonuses for successful efforts. We help each other out all the time, as we practice in a collegial team environment.
Contact Interested professionals should send a cover letter, a resume, and two writing samples (a software-related patent application and a software-related office action response) to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are an equal opportunity employer and we support workplace diversity.
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Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP seeks a junior patent litigation associate on partnership track to join our thriving Intellectual Property Group in our Minneapolis, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis, Wilmington, or Denver office. Faegre Drinker is an Am Law 50 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base.
Successful candidates will have one or two years of patent litigation experience. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials, strong written and oral communications skills, and professional recommendations. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.
Contact If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample. Link: https://www.faegredrinker.com/en/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis, Wilmington, or Denver office
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Am Law 50 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and China. Our thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a partnership track associate or patent agent with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related degrees and/or substantial industry experience in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC offices.
The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution and successful candidates will have 1-4 years’ experience. This is a unique position which will further enhance our expertise in electrical, software, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and related patent work while providing an opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients.
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.
Contact If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office
The global law firm of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is actively recruiting an Associate to join its technology transactions and intellectual property licensing practice in Minneapolis or Chicago. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an AmLaw 50 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., plus offices in the UK and Asia. Our ideal candidate will possess four or more years of technology transactions and intellectual property contract drafting and negotiation experience, including technology licensing, outsourcing, IT transactions, and merger and acquisition support. We also desire candidates with strong academic credentials or work experience in the computer sciences and information technology sector. The candidate should be ready to apply their experience to interesting and challenging matters in a thriving and fast-paced practice. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and list of deal experience to www.faegredrinker.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; Chicago, Illinois
Eli Lilly and Company is seeking a patent counsel to join the company at its Indianapolis, Indiana headquarters.
The objective of this position is to provide prudent, ethical, landscape-aware, and law-informed solutions for issues facing Eli Lilly and Company in its discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule pharmaceutical products.
Draft and prosecute pharmaceutical patent applications in all jurisdictions in accordance with business requirements, patent laws and Lilly policies and procedures.
Monitor, manage and assist in litigation and oppositions in all jurisdictions related to Lilly and third party patent portfolios.
Analyze risks with appropriate consideration of business objectives and the environment, and develop sound tactical approaches to providing solutions that are prudent, ethical, landscape-aware, and law-informed as described above.
Advise teams and management about exclusivity, freedom to operate, due diligence, contract, licensing, and litigation risks in a manner consistent with the law, ethics, and Lilly policies; communicate advice in a manner understandable to a lay person.
Remain well versed in US and global laws, court precedents, and regulations pertinent to pharmaceutical products; apply knowledge appropriately in carrying out responsibilities.
Prioritize and manage projects; contribute to the implementation of new policies and procedures; lead task-directed teams.
Contribute to efficiency, collegiality, and collaboration.
As needed, lead or participate in due diligence, licensing and inter partes matters
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. #WeAreLilly
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field that together with prior work experience, provides sufficient background for effective communication with scientists and management about scientific aspects of discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule products.
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree from an accredited U.S. institution.
4 or more years of post-JD experience as a patent attorney in a law firm or industry.
Presently admitted to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction and presently licensed to represent clients in patent matters before the USPTO; in good standing in each state and in the USPTO; no discipline issues on record.
Office work located at Lilly Corporate Center primarily supporting groups located at Lilly Corporate Center and Lilly Technology Center (Indianapolis), Lilly Biotechnology Center (San Diego), Loxo Oncology at Lilly (Stamford, CT; San Francisco; and Boulder), and Lilly New Jersey/New York. Travel is usually not significant (0-10%), but travel could become more significant (10-20%) intermittently for internal/external requirements.
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Master's Degree of higher in a scientific field that together with prior work experience, provides sufficient background for effective communication with scientists and management about scientific aspects of discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule products.
At least 3 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a scientific position in drug discovery or development, or demonstrated significant experience with and knowledge of drug discovery and development, and/or with patent litigation relating to drugs.
At least 3 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to small molecule and, optionally, biological (antibody and/or peptide) pharmaceutical products.
Strong Law School performance as evidenced by grades, accomplishments, and/or awards.
High learning agility, including: creatively solving problems; having ability to deal with complexity; having high curiosity; responding well to constructive feedback; seeking improvement of self and Lilly; accepting or leading change and helping others adapt to change; having the ability to adjust style to audience; and having the ability to make the complex understandable.
Sensitivity to others; composure under stress; ability to quickly learn and adapt.
Ability to organize self, to multi-task effectively, to complete projects with deadlines on time, and to direct others.
Effective as individual contributor, team member, and leader.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is a Chicago-based intellectual property law firm having over 85 attorneys, highly qualified patent agents, and technical specialists, all dedicated to providing superior intellectual property counseling. We specialize in prosecution and litigation in all areas of intellectual property law. We litigate nationwide, primarily within the federal court system, and obtain patents and trademark registrations for our clients in the United States and foreign patent and trademark offices.
We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our biotechnology and life sciences practice group as a Patent Agent.
Strong academic credentials, which should minimally include a Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or related field. Candidates should have obtained a 3.0 GPA at all levels of education.
Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A minimum of 2 years of intellectual property prosecution experience working in a legal environment, but preferably not more than 5 years of experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and exceptional organizational skills.
Ability to grasp new technical teachings quickly.
Ability to efficiently review patent and non-patent literature for key concepts.
Interviewing inventors to learn about new ideas to be patented. Our clients include some of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced companies.
Preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to biotechnology inventions, occasionally participating in patent litigation to provide technical support, and performing related client counseling tasks.
Advocating for our clients before the U.S. Patent Trademark Office to seek issuance of a patent. This includes writing and amending claims for the patent application, as well as analyzing patents and other publications relating to biotechnology inventions.
This position demands that the individual will, under the supervision of senior practitioners, assume significant client responsibilities, provide high-quality services to domestic and foreign clients, communicate with all levels of management and staff and, at times, require a significant degree of autonomy.
Compensation for this position includes an annual salary highly competitive within the Chicago market at the experience level specified herein, along with customary benefits and opportunities to earn significant bonuses.
Group Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employee and Dependent Medical Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Life Insurance and AD&D
Accident and Critical Illness Plans
Short-Term Disability Program
Long-Term Disability Insurance
401(K), Profit Sharing and Vesting
Pre-Tax Transportation Plan
Identify Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program
Voluntary Pet Insurance
Bright Horizons-Back-Up Child, Adult, and Elder Care
Stipend and Interest Free Loan Program (for law school students)
Bar Fees and Related Expenses
Continuing Legal Education
Holiday and Paid Time Off
In addition to our generous benefits package, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun offers a business-casual atmosphere and provides ample opportunity for socialization between our colleagues at monthly breakfasts, special-occasion luncheons, and out-of-office functions throughout the year. Patent Agents are also provided a generously sized office and a culture that offers great work-life balance.
Contact Qualified individuals interested in this position should forward a curriculum vitae, transcripts and writing samples to Michele J. Gudaitis at email@example.com. Please include graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, a fourteen lawyer/agent top-notch IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent and trademark attorneys and agents having a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business of $350,000 or more. The firm offers high compensation, the ability to telecommute if desired, autonomy and flexibility, a stress-free environment, and collegiality. Further information regarding the firm can be found at the firm's website.
McGarry Bair is seeking individuals who have experience in the management and coordination of trademark, copyright, and brand matters. The position includes U.S. and foreign trademark clearance, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, enforcement, TTAB practice and domain name disputes.
Qualified candidates will have superb communication and writing skills, and a commitment to excellence. The best person for the job is able to succeed in a casual work environment with a client-focused, yet highly professional culture. You should enjoy working with small teams while being independently responsible for your individual tasks. We need a problem solver who is strategically agile, who enjoys variety, who is quick to learn and adapt, and who is unafraid to work intensely with quick responsiveness to rapidly changing client demands.
McGarry Bair PC is an Intellectual Property law firm in Grand Rapids, MI, specializing in all aspects of intellectual property law world-wide, including obtaining, enforcing, and defending patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and agreements. Our prime directive is responsive client service, which we accomplish with a team of hard-working and intelligent people who appreciate a relaxed, blue-jean culture, yet are able to thrive in an independent and sometimes intense work environment. Our office is in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, a vibrant and growing city.
McGarry Bair is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants 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, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your transcripts and writing samples.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Responsibilities will include patent application preparation and prosecution, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects. Salary is competitive with similar patent firms in the area and can grow quickly depending on work quality and production. Partnership opportunities will become available to a candidate that fits in well with the other firm attorneys and provides excellent work product.
The office is located in South Dayton, Ohio suburb (Centerville/Washington Township) within a short drive of Northern Cincinnati suburbs for those having a desire to live in Cincinnati.
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is seeking an intellectual property attorney with a background in Mechanical or BioMedical Engineering to join the firm as an associate. Responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution and successful candidates will have 1+ years’ experience.
At Faegre Baker Daniels, clients come first. They drive us to boldly deliver trusted partnerships with experienced lawyers and consultants, peace of mind through time-tested expertise, and insights to help solve business and legal challenges. We courageously innovate to provide creative legal and consulting solutions and world-class service delivery and client experience.
FaegreBD is one of the 75 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S. Our locations span coast to coast, cover the heartland, and extend to the U.K. and China – with regional and national coordinating capabilities across hundreds of jurisdictions. We collaborate to achieve clients’ objectives — bringing together the best-matched expertise and resources from across our global platform. Our 750 legal and consulting professionals partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering full-service advice customized to each company’s business needs.
Our priority is to understand your products, core technologies and business needs to help you build effective patent protection, avoidance and enforcement strategies. We take a collaborative approach to our services: Instead of telling you what to do, we empower you to make the most effective business decisions. Our registered U.S. and European patent attorneys and other professionals have backgrounds in a broad range of technology spaces and offer a full suite of patent services including procurement, prosecution, and maintenance of domestic and global patent portfolios, post-grant proceedings, patentability and white space analyses, diligence and transaction advice, pre-suit investigations and opinions, clearance and design-around options.
Contact Please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample to www.faegrebd.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Chicago, or Denver
King & Spalding LLP is seeking a patent agent to join its intellectual property team. We are open to hosting the role in several of our offices in cities including Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, New York, NY, Washington, DC, and Palo Alto, CA.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Working closely with the IP team to draft and prosecute patent applications before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Assisting IP attorneys in the representation of clients involved in Patent Office proceedings, patent litigation and general patent prosecution matters
Completing patentability assessments and third-party patent searches
Conducting patent diligence for mergers and acquisitions
Assisting the IP team as needed with patent clearance and enforcement projects
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. has an immediate opening in its Intellectual Property Litigation department for an associate with 1-2 years of litigation experience.
The ideal candidate will have IP-specific litigation experience. A technical background is helpful but not required. We seek highly motivated individuals with excellent interpersonal, analytical, and writing skills, along with strong academic and professional credentials.
Contact To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample through www.fredlaw.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and China. Our thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a partnership track associate or patent agent with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related degrees and/or substantial industry experience in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC offices.
The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution and successful candidates will have 1-4 years’ experience. This is a unique position which will further enhance our expertise in electrical, software, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and related patent work while providing an opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients. FaegreBD offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.
Contact Please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample to: https://www.faegrebd.com/en/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, or Washington, D.C. (updated)
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is seeking patent attorneys with 3-6 years of strong biotech prosecution experience for our Minneapolis office or ten-plus years of experience for a satellite position. Ideal candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, a desire to develop new business, and a desire to work in a team environment, especially with the chemical/pharmaceutical group. Though not required, an advanced degree in molecular/cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics or biochemistry is preferred. Significant, relevant industry experience can be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
Colby Nipper is seeking patent agents and attorneys of all levels. New graduates are encouraged to apply; we are willing to train. We have a truly excellent reputation with our Fortune 100 clients—Colby Nipper cuts no corners. If you are an exceptional practitioner, or want to learn to become one, please contact us. EEs, CompEs, and graduates of top-twenty law schools are preferred but not required.
We offer excellent compensation and a great place to live – Boise, Idaho. Boise is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., and for good reason. Four great seasons (without a brutal winter), fantastic outdoor activities, while also offering an active downtown but with a low cost of living, low crime rate, and high standard of living.
Greer Burns & Crain Ltd. (GBC) is seeking a patent prosecution attorney with at least three years of solid patent prosecution experience. An undergraduate degree in computer, electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering is preferred. You will handle US and foreign patent prosecution, client counseling, opinion work, and related projects for clients ranging in size from FORTUNE 100 companies to start-ups. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package. Successful candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing and analytical skills. Registration before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required. GBC is a full service intellectual property law firm located in downtown Chicago with a satellite office in San Diego, CA.
McGuireWoods LLP has an immediate need for a Patent Agent in either Houston or Dallas. The Patent Agent will prepare original patent applications, prepare responses to office actions received from the USPTO, and handle routine correspondence with the USPTO. The ideal candidate will be registered with the USPTO, have a degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry, and experience preparing patent applications.
Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Writes new patent applications for filing at USPTO.
Analyzes and revises patent agreements and assists with appeals, inferences, reexaminations, interviews and reissues.
Negotiates and drafts patent agreements; prepares documents for filing and processing.
Drafts responses to USPTO office actions.
Performs patentability and freedom-to-operate searches, publication clearance reviews and assists in maintaining an active prosecution docket.
Requires Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry and a minimum of two years of experience drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications in the USPTO for an intellectual property law firm.
Must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Ability to respond effectively to clients, employees and management and handle sensitive and/or confidential communications.
Ability to work under time restraints and deadlines.
Inari is seeking an outstanding patent attorney to strengthen our internal IP practice. You will work closely with Inari’s science and business teams to ensure freedom-to-operate for its procedures, technologies, and products and develop, grow, manage, and protect the company’s intellectual property portfolio for its innovative agricultural and science-based technologies and products. This is an extremely interactive role that requires excellent communication skills and the ability to provide pragmatic and business-savvy advice, identify innovations, and succinctly identify and communicate decisions to both scientific and executive teams. The position reports to the VP Innovation Catalyst (Head IP).
The ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to execute and manage a global patent strategy for innovative clients while being equally hands-on and able to execute at a technical/tactical level; and has a plant sciences and/or agricultural industry background with deep experience in the development and protection of IP within this industry (pharma industry background with an interest to learn about the ag industry will be considered).
The focus of support will be Inari’s product development activities at our West Lafayette, IN facility. The position is ideally based in Inari’s premises in West Lafayette, IN, though Cambridge (MA) can be considered.
As Intellectual Property Counsel, you will...
Develop, manage and execute a comprehensive and effective global IP strategy for Inari’s portfolio of products and technologies at all stages of research, development, or commercialization
Ensure freedom to operate and minimize exposure to third party IP, including establishing IP landscape and “white space” analysis in cooperation with the science team; providing and drafting opinions
Collaborate with scientific and technology teams to build strong patent portfolios around key assets to ensure a long-term competitive advantage
Lead IP due diligence, review, and participate in agreement drafting and negotiations, including in-house drafting of certain patent applications and efficient management of outside counsel
Provide general and directed IP counsel and education to Inari scientists and management while operationally supporting Inari’s corporate and business development efforts with regard to IP due diligence, competitive intelligence, IP in-licensing
Advise with regard to brand protection by working with stakeholders to implement trademark strategy
Protect patent applications and manage IP disputes, engaging external counsel if needed
Juris Doctorate and an advanced degree in molecular biology or biochemistry or related scientific field (Ph.D. strongly preferred)
10+ years of patent experience including patent preparation and prosecution, IP landscape and FTO analysis, opinion work, strategic development with 5+ years of in-house IP experience, from within an Ag or Pharma company
Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO)
Substantive transactional experience and litigation experience preferred
Extensive knowledge of patent law and procedure, incl. international and foreign patent prosecution
A flexible, agile, personable, team-oriented approach; an ability to think “out-of-the-box”, and operate in a fast-paced, early stage, small company environment
A proactive, collaborative business-partnering mindset
Proven ability to set and meet ambitious deadlines, handle numerous multifaceted legal issues and see projects through to conclusion
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with both scientists and management
Ability to distill complexity and to communicate decisively with sound judgment
Strong leadership and influencing ability at all levels of the organization and with all internal and external constituencies
Exceptional communication skills, oral and written; ability to convey a compelling story across any communication medium, especially when negotiating or defending IP matters
Curiosity; desire to continuously learn
Creative and strategic thinking, willingness to be bold
A collaborative approach, open to giving and receiving ideas, perspectives, and feedback
Whirlpool Corporation is seeking a Sr. Manager, Legal Counsel-Patents. This position will be responsible for providing legal counsel and services on matters involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets and other proprietary information. This position supports Whirlpool’s global product organization, including its advanced development and product engineering groups.
Advise on intellectual property issues involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and proprietary information. Specifically, you will help ensure Whirlpool’s unique and compelling innovations are a core driver of Whirlpool’s success. Specific responsibilities may include:
Developing and executing patent strategies related to assigned Whirlpool technology areas.
Reviewing inventions and advising on patentability issues and arranging for the filing and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications.
Preparing and prosecuting patent applications.
Establishing product clearance plans and reviewing and advising on patent infringement risks.
Supporting various innovation generation activities such as invention workshops to target development of strategic intellectual property.
Providing intellectual property advice and training to clients.
Drafting and assisting in the negotiation and administration of intellectual property related contracts, including confidentiality, development and license agreements, as well as assisting in negotiation of more general commercial agreements, including procurement and various service agreements.
Investigating and pursuing patent infringement and enforcement opportunities, including patent litigation.
Providing patent support for special projects.
Researching intellectual property issues relevant to the company’s business.
JD from an accredited law school, with strong academic credentials and Bar Admission, and admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Technical bachelor degree, preferably electrical or mechanical engineering or related field.
Minimum of 5 years of legal experience as an attorney. Ability to prioritize and manage a large volume of concurrent projects.
Strong analytical, research, organization and management skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills.
Demonstrated ability to achieve results as a leader or member of a cross functional team.
Ability to provide strong strategic thought to Whirlpool’s patent processes.
Experience in patent preparation, prosecution, IP transactions (e.g., development and licensing agreements), product clearance, and patent litigation
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Jones Robb, PLLC is seeking registered patent attorneys or patent agents with 3-5 or more years of relevant experience to work in McLean, VA; the Indianapolis, IN area or telecommute. Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, and working on other patent related counseling matters, including opinions and strategic patent portfolio development.
Jones Robb is an established boutique patent law firm that offers its professionals the opportunity to work on exciting, diverse technologies and challenging legal issues. Attorneys at all levels work in teams and directly with clients that include Fortune 500 companies as well as privately-owned companies. This allows for self-starting individuals to grow professionally and personally in a collegial and team-oriented setting.
Qualified candidates will have the ability to work in a team environment and preferably have a technical background in any of physics, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, aerospace engineering, computer science, and/or electrical engineering. Candidates must also have good 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.
Contact To apply, please email resume, under- and post-graduate transcripts, and a writing sample to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia or Telecommute