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 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

E.E. Circuit / Semiconductor / Telecommuting – Law Firm – Nationwide

hauptmanHauptman & Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks experienced candidates for its patent prosecution practice due to rapid growth.  Capability in all aspects of semiconductor and circuit technology is a must.  Versatility in other technical areas is a plus.

Candidates will preferably have capabilities consistent with at least 3 years of experience as an agent or attorney in patent prosecution.  Industry experience working in the semiconductor area and Chinese language ability is advantageous.  The key attributes of a successful candidate for this position are talent, insight, attention to detail and outstanding writing ability.

The firm offers a relaxed environment with a very competitive salary, benefits and bonus structure, and an interstate telecommuting option for the right candidate.  The firm’s unique structure provides a fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for interested applicants.

Contact
To apply, please email recruiting311@ipfirm.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nationwide

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

lozaLoza & Loza, LLP's fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice is seeking attorneys with a book of business who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm includes 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 attorneys 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 of approximately $100K/year or more is required.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing required, and USPTO Patent Bar registration preferred. 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 the major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
Please email resumes and size of portable book of business to careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations

Patent Attorney/Agent/Engineer – Law Firm – Houston, Texas (Updated)

 Pramudji Law Group PLLCPramudji Law Group PLLC, a Houston-based IP boutique law firm, is seeking a patent agent/patent attorney/engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics or Physics.

Candidates must have strong writing skills and willingness to learn.  Experience with patent preparation and prosecution is preferred but not required.  Experience with microprocessor core design or system on chips is also preferred but not required.

This position may be part-time or full-time.  Flexible compensation structure and flexible hours. Our firm atmosphere is relaxed, collaborative and friendly. Telecommuting is also an option.  No recruiters please.

Contact
Interested applicants should send their resume and transcripts to ari.pramudji@pro-ip.com.

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

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Armstrong Teasdale LLPArmstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent attorneys to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Job Requirements:

  • The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software or electrical areas.
  • Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.
  • Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Post-graduate scientific degrees are a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

Contact
To apply, please visit this link: http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/EmploymentOpportunities/.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri; Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Missouri; or Las Vegas, Nevada

IP Agent – Large Corporation – Goleta, Calif.

logoKARL STORZ is a leading manufacturer of endoscopic equipment in the medical field.  KARL STORZ Imaging in Goleta, CA (near Santa Barbara) designs, develops, manufactures, and services advanced video imaging systems and accessories.

We are looking for a US Patent Agent or Patent Engineer to provide technical and administrative support for KARL STORZ’s international IP portfolio.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate invention disclosures
  • Conduct prior art searches
  • Prepare, file, and prosecute USPTO and EPO patent applications
  • Keep abreast of developments in IP law
  • IP opinion support on issues such as freedom to operate, ownership, infringement, and validity
  • Advise KARL STORZ employees on IP best practices, including formal training sessions
  • Depending on interest and applicant background, patent assertion support

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A technical degree, with a preference for optical or other imaging background and experience, but applicants with other technical backgrounds that are applicable to the medical-device field (e.g., electrical and mechanical engineering) are welcomed to apply
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and follow through, with the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to establish and maintain cohesive inter- and intra-company relationships
  • Passed or willing to pass the USPTO Registration Examination
  • Working familiarity with patents, trademarks, and design models, typically gained after 3 to 5 years’ experience, although those with more experience are welcomed to apply
  • First-hand R&D and design engineering experience in the medical device field (preferred)
  • A mix of in-house and law firm experience (preferred)
  • IP enforcement experience a plus
  • German-language skills is a major plus

We offer world-class benefits, which include an informal, but highly cooperative work environment, company-matched 401(k), tuition reimbursement, KARL STORZ University, and much more.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

Contact
If you are interested in this position, please complete an on-line application at:  https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=KARLSTORZENDO&cws=1&rid=8168

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Goleta, California

Technology Transfer Attorney – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

logoSandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Sandia is seeking a patent attorney with three to seven years of licensing and transactional patent experience in high technology areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for counseling on licensing activities, negotiations, and contracts. To a lesser extent, the successful candidate will be responsible for patent protection, including reviewing invention disclosures, leading patent review committees, drafting patent applications, reviewing applications prepared by outside counsel, prosecuting patent applications in USPTO, conducting prior art searches, and otherwise supporting technology transfer activities of a major national laboratory.

Required:

  • The successful candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Physics, Engineering, Materials, or a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Requires a U.S. law degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  • This position requires the candidate to have three to seven years of law firm and/or in-house experience in intellectual property licensing.
  • Admission to practice in at least one U.S. state.
  • Current registration with the USPTO is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.

Desired:

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills are needed.
  • Candidates should have strong project, and client management skills.
  • Proven track record of success in the patent field.
  • Familiarity with FAR and DEAR regulations is desired.

Department Description:

Sandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://sandia.jobs/albuquerque-nm/technology-transfer-attorney-experienced/ED1A596F845641BAA3A0CC3263C349D4/job/?utm_source=patentlyo&utm_medium=JOBS&utm_campaign=DE-Pilot.

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Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Chandler, Ariz.

PATENT LAW GROUP: Atkins & Associates, P.C., Patent Law Group located in Chandler, Arizona is looking for patent attorney to join busy intellectual property practice in the technical areas of semiconductors, electronics, mechanical, optics, computer hardware and software, etc., for a wide variety of clients. Duties and responsibilities include taking inventor disclosures, preparation of patent and trademark applications, responding to US and foreign office actions, patent and trademark searching, infringement and validity opinions, licensing and litigation support.

  • Electrical engineering degree
  • Technical experience preferred
  • Solid 5+ years of patent and trademark prosecution
  • Registered to practice before the USPTO
  • Licensed to practice in Arizona

Contact
To apply, please email Maritza O'Neill at moneill@plgaz.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chandler, Arizona

Senior IP Counsel – Large Corporation – Phoenix, Ariz.

logoON Semiconductor is seeking to add to its world class team of IP professionals and has a current opening for a senior IP counsel position.  This position reports to the Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel in Phoenix, Arizona.  Related semiconductor industry experience is highly desirable and should be highlighted.  The successful candidate will be a team player who demonstrates flexibility and initiative while handling a variety of intellectual property law matters in a timely manner.  Position is in Phoenix, however, other locations (Europe, Asia, or other US cities), will be considered depending on the candidate. Occasional travel (<20%).

Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzing and mining portfolios of patent assets for assertion and monetization.
  • Managing patent litigation for both offensive and defensive matters.
  • Investigating new and existing products against competitor patents and identifying relevant prior art where appropriate.
  • Working with business units within the Company to develop patent portfolio strategies.
  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing intellectual property agreements.
  • Supporting IP needs of merger, acquisition, and divestiture activity.

Minimum qualifications:

  • J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school.
  • Member of a state bar with five years of experience.
  • Electrical Engineering or Physics degree.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences.

Desired qualifications:

  • Registration with the U.S. patent and trademark office with experience handing inter partes review.
  • Prior in-house counsel experience.
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry.
  • Asian language skills.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.onsemi.com/PowerSolutions/content.do?id=16367.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Tucson, Ariz or Manchester, N.H.

Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC seeks a patent attorney associate to join our growing practice to work in our beautiful Tucson, Arizona or our Manchester, New Hampshire offices.  A generous relocation package is available.  We are seeking a bright, self-motivated patent attorney with at least 3-5 years experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications and opinion work in the electrical/computer/software and/or chemical fields.  We emphasize contact and training with partners, and a firm culture which promotes a balanced lifestyle.  In addition to an excellent compensation package, we offer a great place to work and grow professionally.  The candidate must have at least three years of patent prosecution experience in addition to strong written and oral advocacy skills.  A degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering or Computer Science is a must.  Industry experience is preferred.

Contact
Please send resume in confidence to Catherine FitzGerald, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC, Kolb Executive Park, 1600 N. Kolb Rd., Tucson, AZ 85715, or via email at cfitzgerald@gtpp-tucson.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tucson, Arizona or Manchester, New Hampshire

Staff Attorney – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel IPAbel Law Group, LLP is seeking a chemical/materials and mechanical practitioner with 2+ years of experience. Successful candidate must be mature, have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner.

Candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of areas, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications, clearance/right to practice analyses, M&A due diligence, and invalidity and non-infringement opinion generation.  Preference given to candidates with in-house and private practice experience. The open position is for strong candidate seeking exposure beyond typical prep/prosecution duties.  Strong client handling skills are required as candidate will have direct client contact with sophisticated in-house counsel.

Above market average compensation available to the ideal candidate.
Abel Law Group, LLP is one of the largest IP firms in Austin, TX, and boasts a stellar support staff, a collegial, casual work environment, and strong benefits package.

Contact
Apply by emailing the firm at: hr@abel-ip.com.

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

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Telecommuting

Hauptman & Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks experienced candidates for its patent prosecution practice due to its rapid growth.  Capability in all aspects of semiconductor and circuit technology is a must.  Versatility in other technical areas is a plus.

Candidates will preferably have capabilities consistent with at least 3 years of experience as an agent or attorney in patent prosecution.  Industry experience working in the semiconductor area and Chinese language ability is advantageous.  The key attributes of a successful candidate for this position are talent, insight, attention to detail and outstanding writing ability.

The firm offers a relaxed environment with a very competitive salary, benefits and bonus structure, and an interstate telecommuting option for the right candidate.  The firm’s unique structure provides a fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for interested applicants.

Contact
Please send resumes to the Manager at recruiting311@ipfirm.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Telecommute

Patent Attorney/Agent/Engineer – Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

Gazdzinski & Associates,Gazdzinski & Associates a growing full-service intellectual property law firm, is seeking a technical specialist to join an expanding patent prosecution team. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits; and we welcome resumes from attorneys, patent agents, and/or engineers having 3 - 6 yrs of experience. The ideal candidates are highly driven, team players, and motivated to provide a top-quality work product.

Eligibility and Requirements: Applicants must have a technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics. Experience in IPR proceedings and wireless technology is a plus. Applicants must be registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and have between 3 and 6 yrs of patent prosecution experience.

Responsibilities: Patent Application preparation/drafting, responding to office actions and general patent prosecution work, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects.

Contact
Interested candidates are encouraged to reply with a resume, cover letter, salary history, and a writing sample to: recruiting@gazpat.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Diego, California

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C.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. 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.

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

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote

Fiala & Weaver P.L.L.C. provides intellectual property services to corporations 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.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Nationwide

Loza & Loza, LLP is an intellectual property boutique where work quality comes before billable hours. We are looking for patent prosecution attorneys who have a proven record of client development (even a few solo inventor clients) and 4 years to 25 years of solid patent prosecution experience. This is a great opportunity for patent attorneys who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. 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.

A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or equivalent fields is required. More importantly, candidate must possess an in depth grasp of technology, including microprocessors, cryptography, wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP), and/or memory devices. Working engineering experience and/or at least a partial book of business preferred. USPTO Patent Bar registration and at least one state bar license required.

Our firm includes tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. Attorneys set their own work schedule, set their own hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement.

Relocation not required. Telecommuting and flexible hours available. Will consider qualified candidates in any part of the U.S.

Contact
Please email resumes, 3 sample applications, and 3 sample responses to careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nationwide

Patent Agent – Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

Morrison & Foerster LLP has an urgent an urgent need for a Patent Prosecution Agent in the San Diego office.

Requirements & Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have 1 - 5 years of experience in the following areas:
    • Preparation and prosecution of patent applications
    • IP strategy and portfolio management
  • Strong scientific background, preferably at the graduate level, in the life sciences (immunology background, with cell and molecular biology experience, is preferred).
  • Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential.
  • USPTO Registration required

Contact
Apply online via this link: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=MOFO&cws=46&act=sort&sortColumn=1.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: San Diego, California

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – San Diego, Calif.

Illumina is looking for a highly motivated, energetic individual that is creative and strategic with a drive to deliver results in a fast-paced innovative space. This attorney joins a dynamic legal team and will be the legal advisor and strategist for product development projects and related portfolios.  Responsibilities include capturing inventions, building enforceable global patent portfolios as well as setting and advising on IP strategy to create long term business value.  Location will be Illumina’s San Diego Headquarters.

Responsibilities:
• Prepares and prosecutes global patent applications.
• Develops and executes against a forward looking IP strategy for projects and portfolios in line with company business goals.
• Collaborates within and across business units to identify and capture high value innovation.
• Cost-effectively manages high quality patent prosecution work by outside counsel in the US and abroad.
• Effectively partners with product development teams to shape IP strategy for product offering.
• Provides value/risk assessment on third party IP estates and/or landscapes for collaborations, consortiums and other third party complex agreements.
• Contributes to intellectual property assessments in mergers, acquisitions and investments.
• Works strategically and collaboratively with IP litigation team.
• Contributes to educational efforts across business on best practices for IP and other legal matters.
• Drives operational excellence within legal and across the business.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

Requirements:
• 4+ years of patent prosecution experience required.
• Top tier law firm experience strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated strong strategic and analytical thinking.
• Experience with global patent prosecution, patent appeals, re-examination, re-issue, inter partes reviews proceedings, and litigation is a plus.
• Proven track record as team player with strong work ethic.
• Clear and flexible communication skills.
• Able to adapt and iterate seamlessly in a fast-paced environment.
• Approaches life with a ‘can do’ attitude.
• Exemplifies highest ethical standards.

Education:
• Technical degree required in chemistry, life sciences, engineering, material sciences, or related field.
• Advanced technical degree (Masters or Doctorate) in the above disciplines strongly preferred.
• U.S. Law degree and license required.
• USPTO Registration Number required.
• Knowledge of genetics and other biological sciences is beneficial.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Veterans / Disabled

Contact
To apply, please email Nathalie Becker at: nbecker@illumina.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: San Diego, California

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN), is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of next generation life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With the innovative advances in our sequencing technologies, we are rapidly impacting the clinical market in areas such as reproductive health and oncology. The expanding Illumina oncology portfolio of next- generation sequencing NGS and microarray technologies is revolutionizing cancer genomics research. Our customers include a broad range of academic, government, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other leading institutions around the globe. For more information on us, please visit our website.

Patent Attorney/Patent Agent – Law Firm – United States (Remote)

Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, an eight lawyer/agent IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent attorneys/agents and trademark attorneys having a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business in the range of $500,000 or more.

The firm offers the following advantages over the typical law firm:

  • Substantially higher compensation than other firms due to the firm’s reduced overhead and philosophy of paying employees more
  • The ability to telecommute/work remotely from the firm’s Chicago-based office
  • Autonomy and flexibility including control over your billing rate and where, when, and how much you work
  • A stress-free, laid-back environment
  • Collegiality working with colleagues of varied disciplines, averaging approximately 20 years of experience, and hailing from some of the country’s top law firms
  • High-end clientele including Fortune 500 Companies and Universities
  • Very few conflicts due to the firm’s size

Further information regarding the firm, including the CV's of each of the firm's team members, can be found at the firm's website at kandrip.com.

Contact
To apply, email Tim Klintworth at: tklintworth@kandrip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: United States (Remote)

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Nationwide

Loza & Loza, LLP, an intellectual property boutique where work quality comes before billable hours, is looking for patent prosecution attorneys who have a proven record of client development (even a few solo inventor clients) and 4 years to 25 years of solid patent prosecution experience.  This is a great opportunity for patent attorneys who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service. 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.

A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or equivalent fields is required. More importantly, candidate must possess an in depth grasp of technology, including microprocessors, cryptography, wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP), and/or memory devices.  Working engineering experience and/or at least a partial book of business preferred.  USPTO Patent Bar registration and at least one state bar license required.

Our firm includes tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. Attorneys set their own work schedule, set their own hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement.

Relocation not required. Telecommuting and flexible hours available. Will consider qualified candidates in any part of the U.S.

Contact
Please email resumes, 3 sample applications, and 3 sample responses to careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nationwide