Patent Scientist – Large Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Scientist – Large Law Firm – Orange County or San Diego, Calif.

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Patent Counsel – Non-Profit – San Diego, Calif.

Scripps Research is seeking a Patent Counsel (Organic Chemistry) to work in its San Diego offices.

Senior Patent Prosecution Attorney/Agent (Of Counsel) – Large Law Firm – Nationwide or Telecommute

Loza & Loza LLP is seeking a senior patent attorney with 10+ years of patent prosecution experience and a degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or medicine, with knowledge of the drug discovery and development processes. Experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical industry required. USPTO registration and at least one state bar license preferred, but strongly qualified patent agents will be considered. This is an "as needed" Of Counsel position where telecommuting and flexible hours are available. We will consider qualified candidates in any part of the U.S.

Patent and Trademark Attorneys / Agents – Large Law Firm – Flexible Location

Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, a thirteen lawyer/agent top-notch IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent and trademark attorneys and agents. Preferably, attorneys have a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business of $200,000 or more, while agents need not have a portable book. 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.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Small Law Firm – San Jose, Calif. or Telecommute

Invoke IP PC is seeking a patent attorney or agent. Responsibilities include drafting and prosecuting patent applications for innovative Fortune 50 companies, and a few exciting startups. Highly competitive pay based on billed hours that matches big law salary, while providing flexibility with no minimum billable hours.

Electrical Engineer/Computer Science Associate – Large Law Firm – Anaheim and Los Angeles, Calif.

KPPB LLP, a dynamic IP boutique, is looking for an EE/CS associate with a strong background in digital signal and image processing, data science, natural language processing, machine learning and/or web application development to work on technically challenging IP matters for a clientele of venture backed startup companies. KPPB’s strength is that we are a team of passionate professionals with expertise across all stages of the IP life cycle, producing legal work of the highest standard. We offer a relaxed and flexible work environment with direct client exposure, ideal for someone looking to build a career in private practice while enjoying living and not just working in Southern California. In joining our team, you will work with people who love what they do and are driven to learn from each other, our clients, and our colleagues throughout the world. Our casual office environment is comfortable and adaptable. If you think this is the job for you, we welcome your application. A strong candidate will have expertise in video encoding and image processing, the ability to comprehend C/C++, and community involvement.

Material Science Associate – Large Law Firm – Anaheim and Los Angeles, Calif.

KPPB LLP, a dynamic IP boutique, is looking for associate candidates with a strong background in science to work on technically challenging patent prosecution for a clientele of leading edge venture backed start-up companies and universities. KPPB’s strength is that we are a team of passionate professionals with expertise across all stages of the IP life cycle, producing legal work of the highest standard. We offer a relaxed and flexible work environment with direct client exposure, ideal for someone looking to build a career in private practice while enjoying living and not just working in Southern California. In joining our team, you will work with people who love what they do and are driven to learn from each other, our clients, and our colleagues throughout the world. Our casual office environment is comfortable and adaptable. If you think this is the job for you, we welcome your application. A strong candidate will have credentials and expertise in physics, chemistry/chemical engineering and/or materials science, and have a high comfort level handling cases in a diverse range of technologies within the natural sciences.

Trademark/Copyright Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif.

The Los Angeles office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is seeking a highly qualified staff attorney with at least four to seven years of relevant experience to join our high-profile and fast-paced IP protection and enforcement practice. More-senior candidates are welcome to apply.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Snell & Wilmer’s Intellectual Property Group seeks to hire a patent attorney/agent with a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry with at least one year of experience in patent prosecution and counseling.  The successful candidate will work with our growing Life Sciences department and others in our Intellectual Property Group and will have opportunities to help develop business.  Arizona Bar or willingness to become admitted to the Arizona Bar (including through reciprocity or on motion)  and USPTO admission required.  Additional Snell & Wilmer locations can be considered commensurate with experience, including Los Angeles, Orange County, Denver and Salt Lake City, with similar bar admission in the corresponding state also required.

Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for an associate (or patent agent) with 1-4 years' experience in patent prosecution to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group in its Austin office. Ideal candidate must have a EE/Computer Science technical background along with strong academic credentials, superior writing ability and a quick-study aptitude, and the ability to engender client confidence and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. USPTO and Texas bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Patent Prosecution Associate/Agent – Law Firm – Irvine, Calif.

Umberg Zipser LLP is seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate/Agent (Life Science). Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO, capable of working independently, be proactive, enjoy learning about new technologies and must be capable of working both on her/his own as well as a part of a team. An advanced degree in the chemical or biological arts is required.

Experienced Patent Agent – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location

McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a life science and/or small molecule-focused patent agent with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and supporting the firm’s attorneys in the technical aspects of opinions.

Associate / Counsel – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location

McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a patent associate or counsel specializing in life science patent preparation and prosecution with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Experience with small molecules is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, preparing responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and preparing opinions, and other counseling projects.

Senior Legal Editor, Patent Litigation – Large Corporation – Flexible Location

Practical Law US is seeking an experienced patent litigation attorney to work on patent resources for our Intellectual Property & Technology Service.

I.P. Partners – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

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.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Costa Mesa or Palo Alto, Calif.

Rutan & Tucker has an employment opportunity available for a Patent Agent with patent application drafting experience.

IP Paralegal – Small Corporation – Preferred Salt Lake City, Utah (or Remote)

clairvolexClairvolex Inc. is seeking a paralegal who will be primarily responsible for US patent paralegal functions for one or more customers. Quality control and direct, hands-on supervision of paralegal and administrative processes connected with filing and prosecuting patent applications until grant and post-grant maintenance of issued patents are key responsibilities. The candidate is expected to function as a mentor and a subject matter expert (SME) for a large team in the IPMS (Intellectual Property Management Solutions) business unit in India.

Legal Counsel, Transactional – Other – San Diego, Calif.

Genomatica, Inc. is seeking a Legal Counsel, Transactional, to work in its San Diego, California, offices.

Trademark / I.P. Litigation Attorney – Law Firm – Nationwide or Telecommute

Loza & Loza, LLP is seeking a Trademark/IP Litigation Attorney.