McNeill Baur, a small law firm, is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent to work remotely.
We work with the best and brightest innovative clients at the cutting edge of biotechnology and chemistry. This is a unique opportunity to practice law at a big firm level, while benefiting from the firm's strong commitment to reasonable work hours, family-friendly atmosphere, and respecting employee work-life balance.
We are looking for attorneys and agents with advanced degrees Chemistry or Biology with at least 4 years relevant experience in patent prosecution and/or patent counseling or patent litigation. Candidates should have a track record of performing work for innovative life science, biotech, and/or pharmaceutical corporations based in the United States. Applicants must be admitted to practice before the USPTO. We want to hear from you even if you want a part-time position or are an on-ramp candidates who wants to return to the workforce.
McNeill Baur was founded by a group of former big law attorneys who continue to practice high value, strategic patent prosecution and client counseling but in a smaller firm environment. Our attorneys are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution and counseling, and the firm has been ranked as a recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years.
We offer a comprehensive and generous benefit program, including health insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, an EAP program, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.
Full-time salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. We are open to part-time positions, proportionately compensated.
For associates committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $180,000 – $260,000 per year. For counsel committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $250,000 – $270,000 per year.
For agents committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $150,000 – $210,000 per year.
We are committed to equity and inclusion across race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, identity, religion, and experience.
Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing representative US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TraskBritt, PC, seeks a registered patent attorney or agent with an Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Material Science or Mechanical Engineering degree and 4 or more years of patent prosecution experience that includes recent patent application drafting. Position requires substantial experience preparing original, United States utility patent applications and extensive inventor contact.
The firm provides a congenial and cooperative work environment and opportunities for substantial client interaction and professional growth.
Remote, in office or hybrid schedules available depending on experience.
Strong formal technical educational background. Excellent writing and communication skills. Candidates with prior work experience in their field of technical training preferred. Ability to work with others a must. USPTO registration required.
Compensation and benefits are highly competitive. All submissions held in confidence.
Bejin Bieneman PLC, a large law firm, is seeking a Patent Prosecution Attorney / Agent to work in Southfield, MI or Remote
The successful candidate will have a USPTO registration and at least three years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The position requires a degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or physics, and/or significant experience (drafting 25+ applications) with electronics and/or mechanical patent applications. Experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning will be a significant plus. Experience with mechanical work is also a plus. We will not consider candidates without significant relevant experience.
Bejin Bieneman is a boutique full-service intellectual property law firm with a national practice based in Southfield, Michigan. We are committed to growing our practice, and are looking for smart, like-minded people to join us in that effort. We are an equal opportunity employer. We offer a full range of benefits, and a fun, informal working environment. We are fully equipped for remote working and will consider candidates regardless of geographic location.
Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP (WAVS IP) is seeking lateral candidates with at least two 2 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Applicants should have a solid background in electrical engineering, physics, or computer engineering. We are particularly interested in practitioners with an advanced degree and/or work experience in geometrical and wave optics, optoelectronics, III-V semiconductor devices, display technology, AR/VR, optical materials (e.g., liquid crystal, photopolymer, and crystal), photonic integrated circuits, and semiconductor integrated circuits. We are seeking motivated applicants who want a full-time position and full workload.
You will join an incredible team of attorneys, agents, paralegals, and staff that represents a wide range of clients, including start-ups, large companies, and universities.
Eligible to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Technical background in computer science, electrical engineering, or graduate degree in physics
At least 2 years of patent attorney or agent experience
Strong writing and communication skills
Commitment to patent prosecution
Knowledge/experience in the following Technical Areas: Machine learning algorithms and neural networks (e.g., FFN, CNN, MLP, RNN, LSTM, etc.). Building and training neural networks a plus. Wireless digital communication, ML/AI, optics, optoelectronics, semiconductor processing, chip/circuit design, and microprocessor architecture.
Include with your submission:
“Patent Prosecution Agent/Attorney Position – EE/CS” in the subject line with cover letter, resume, transcripts (college, graduate school, and law school if applicable), and at least 2 writing samples of patent applications you drafted
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote; Oakland, CA; Menlo Park, CA
TraskBritt, PC, seeks registered patent attorney with Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering degree with 2 or more years of patent prosecution experience, substantial patent drafting experience desirable. The firm provides an informal working environment and the opportunity for substantial client contact and professional growth. Remote, in office or hybrid schedules available.
Good formal technical educational background. Excellent writing and communication skills. Candidates with prior work experience in their field of technical training preferred. Ability to work with others a must. USPTO registration required.
Jones Robb, PLLC is seeking registered patent attorneys or patent agents for full- or part-time opportunities. Responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, including strategic patent portfolio development, and other patent-related counseling, including opinions and post-grant projects.
Requirements for Qualified Candidates:
Technical background in any of the following: Physics, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and/or computer/data science.
Relevant experience, including: 3 or more years of drafting and prosecuting patent applications, complex patent office proceedings, opinions of counsel, or other related patent practice experience.
Registered to practice before the USPTO.
Traits We Are Seeking:
High-Performing, Accountable Professionals - We are a small firm that offers big firm client services. We provide the leadership and training, but you must bring your exceptional work ethic and dedication to your craft. This means we are looking for individuals who can: -manage multiple priorities, deliver timely and quality work product, communicate in a poised and professional manner with clients and team-members, take pride and ownership in their work, and want to grow professionally.
Problem Solvers and Out-of-the-Box Thinkers – Our clients have varied goals and business objectives and we are committed to offering customized service to meet their needs. We need individuals who:
-possess the ability to think strategically, embrace exposure to a variety of clients and types of work, seek ways to enhance the client experience, and drive value for our service delivery.
Team-Oriented Individuals and Creative Spirits - From our inception, we have sought to expand our team and embrace diversity. This means, we welcome team members who:
- represent different backgrounds and points of view, possess unique skill sets and experiences, can work remotely while still integrating with the team, enjoy a collaborative environment but value that every individual plays an important role, and bring a positive attitude to working with team members and serving our clients.
What You Can Expect From Us:
An established boutique patent law firm that offers the opportunity to work on exciting, diverse technologies and challenging legal issues for various Fortune 500 and venture-backed startup companies.
Patent practitioners at all levels who work in collegial teams and directly with clients.
A culture based on strong performance, excellent work ethic, high-quality work product, and professionalism that is counter-balanced with remote working environments, flexible hours, and the camaraderie of a close-knit team that values individuals and their talents.
An outstanding firm culture that encourages a work/life balance while prioritizing our clients’ needs and firm metrics.
An award-winning firm and attorneys who have been highly ranked in IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (2015-2022); recognized as IP STARS by Managing IP (2022), and most recently, was honored by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as Go-To Lawyers for Intellectual Property.
Apply via email to:email@example.com. Jones Robb is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Include your resume, transcripts for technical and legal education, and a writing sample with your submission.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Tysons Corner, VA/Remote
Weaver IP L.L.C. is seeking patent attorneys and agents for part- and full-time positions in our expanding practice. Opportunities are available for patent preparation and prosecution work for a variety of clients in the electrical, electro-mechanical, computer, software, and Internet technology areas. Candidates having accumulated five or more years of law firm and/or USPTO (patent examiner) experience are encouraged to apply. We offer excellent compensation and a relaxed work environment that embraces diversity in all forms. Inquiries are treated in absolute confidence. Portable business is not required. Though we are based in Washington, D.C., Applicants may be remotely located.
USPTO registration (in good standing) is desired. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or related field is desired, and advanced degrees and/or industry experience in these fields are a plus.
Weaver IP 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, the founding partner was honored to be included in the IAM Patent 1000 2022 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) represents every segment of the propane industry. As the Director of Codes and Standards, reporting to the Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, you will have a national and global impact, using your knowledge, technical, and advocacy experience to support us in addressing the complex challenges facing the propane industry today. This is a highly visible and respected role where you will influence future standards, interface with all levels of NPGA staff and board, and connect with organizations across the country.
This role is ideally suited for either a codes & standards professional or for a professional engineer or patent prosecution attorney looking for a career transition.
The Work You’ll Do:
Working closely with the Vice President and Chief Technical Officer and Director of Research and Technology, you will serve as an influential subject matter expert, advocating on behalf of NPGA membership for the development of fair and progressive codes and standards across the energy sector. In representing NPGA, you will:
Advocate before numerous codes- and standards-setting bodies in favor of conventional and renewable propane to ensure energy choice.
Work with NPGA committee members to develop new and revised codes and standards proposals to further the usage and safety of propane and related equipment.
Develop coalitions with like-minded industry associations to work toward common goals and use your deep understanding of the industry to advise NPGA members on nationally recognized codes and standards, including those from the National Fire Protection Association, the International Code Council, and others.
Support the Vice President and Chief Technical Officer with managing committee activities, including preparing and maintaining records, developing technical and advocacy content, and working with members to prepare high-quality documents.
Liaise with our sister organization, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), and collaborate on a range of projects, including serving as a resource on the codes and standards related to research and development for end-use, transportation, storage, and handling equipment.
Work Environment, Salary, and Benefits:
You’ll enjoy working primarily from your home office with frequent domestic travel (between 10-15 trips annually) to represent the propane industry in developing nationally recognized codes and standards, meet partners to build coalitions, attend board meetings, visit state and regional member associations, and represent NPGA at industry events.
The budgeted salary range for this position is $115K - $130k with an annual discretionary merit-based bonus and outstanding benefits package including 15 days of PTO + 14 paid holidays, medical/dental/vision plans, a generous retirement plan, a mobile phone subsidy, and more.
You will like who you work with. Your colleagues are highly respected industry experts, and our members are fantastic. Many of our members are family-owned, family-friendly companies that are welcoming and appreciative of our work. Our experienced team will support you as you come up to speed.
Advocate for NPGA policy while developing nationally recognized codes and standards, including but not limited to:
NFPA 58 LP-Gas Code
NFPA 54/ANSI Z223.1 National Fuel Gas Code
International Code Council Model Codes
Z21/83, CSA, ASHRAE, ASTM, and Underwriters Laboratories codes and standards
Work with the 36 regional and state associations that are affiliated with NPGA to advocate for industry-advantageous codes and standards.
Work with NPGA’s other pillars of advocacy (federal legislative, federal regulatory, and state & municipal advocacy) as well as NPGA’s sister organization (PERC) on cross-functional matters where codes and standards expertise is warranted.
Work with related organizations on common interests, including but not limited to the American Gas Association; the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association; the American Public Gas Association; the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers; and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute.
Review and provide draft material in response to proposals relating to vehicle engines, appliance energy efficiencies, and other technical issues related to propane transportation, storage, and handling.
Represent NPGA and engage members in meetings with the Technology, Standards, and Safety Committee.
Collaborate with the Communications Team to develop informative reports, documents, and other membership materials.
Periodically provide seminars to NPGA members and affiliated state propane gas associations to update them on new editions and changes to codes and standards.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering (chemical, environmental, or mechanical is ideal) or a related scientific field is required.
MS, PE license, or JD with admittance to the patent bar is preferred.
Experience working in a regulatory environment or a codes and standards development organization or a related field is advantageous but not required.
Familiarity with environmental standards and and safety compliance within the energy industry is advantageous but not required.
Very sharp eye for reviewing and drafting complex written materials.
Keen ability to advocate for a position in writing and orally.
Ability to travel domestically 8-12 times per year.
Next to solar and wind, propane—and increasingly, renewable propane—is one of the cleanest fuels approved under the Clean Air Act. The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) is the national trade association representing the US propane industry. We represent members from 2,500 companies in all 50 states, 36 affiliated state or regional associations, and 19 foreign countries. Our work pushes the propane industry forward by advancing safety and sound public policy.
How to Apply:
Email your resume to Lilly Khan at firstname.lastname@example.org with “NPGA – Director, Codes and Standards #2023-2766 PA” as the subject of the email. Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended a competency-driven approach to hiring. 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, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Include with your submission a resume in Word or PDF format.
Additional Info Employer Type: Other Job Location: Remote
Calderon Safran & Cole P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney/Agent with experience in patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in computer/software technologies or electrical engineering. Experience drafting patent applications in computer/software related arts required. The ideal candidate will have some portable business, but not required.
CSC is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket. We represent clients in a variety of areas including electronics, semiconductor fabrication and structures, software, Internet, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, automotive, medical devices, and consumer goods. CSC continues to expand its business serving clients around the world. CSC provides a congenial work environment, a hybrid and possibly remote work schedule, and an experienced work force.
Holland & Knight LLP seeks patent agents with 1-3 years of experience. Candidates should have a strong technical background in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or physics. Experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications is required. Some litigation and/or post-grant experience, registration with the USPTO, and/or large law firm experience are preferred. Qualified candidates must have an excellent academic record, superior organizational and communication skills (written and oral), a demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional client service and a creative and entrepreneurial perspective on IP. Apply through the portal and include a cover letter, resume, and transcript. Location: Remote (must be U.S. based and in a location where we have an office) or located in any one of our Holland & Knight U.S. offices. EOE. M/F/D/V.
"This position may be filled in New York City, Colorado, or California. In accordance with the New York City Human Rights Law, the Colorado Equal Pay Act, and the California Pay Transparency Law, the pay range for this position in New York City is $144,900 - $217,300/yr, in Colorado is $126,700 - $190,100/yr, and in California is $138,800 - $226,300/yr. These ranges are specific to these three locations and may not be applicable to other locations. An individual's actual compensation will depend on the individual's qualifications and experience."
Global Patent Group is a fully integrated patent law firm with a focus on life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. The firm is virtual using cloud-based networking capabilities, eliminating commuting and allowing employees to reside in the city of their choice. There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.
We are seeking a patent attorney (Independent Contractor) in the biopharmaceutical space. We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions. We also welcome on-ramp candidates who want to return to the workforce. The position offers competitive compensation, a flexible work schedule, and top-tier organizational resources.
The position requires deep familiarity with cellular and molecular biology, and we prefer an advanced scientific degree in immunology, cellular/molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or related field. We also prefer at least 5 years of experience as a registered patent agent/patent attorney in biotech/pharma patent prosecution, with a focus on protein and cellular drug products, e.g., drafting and prosecution of patent applications; searching and analysis for patentability, infringement, and FTO; and IP project management. Strong candidates will have demonstrated scientific expertise, persuasive writing skills, and a deep knowledge of best practices in patent prosecution for drug products. Candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and have current state bar membership. A good fit will have strong client service ethics and professional accountability, the ability to work in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence, and have good interpersonal and communication skills.
Please include a current resume or c.v., which should include your USPTO registration number, state bar registration number(s), employment history, and list of universities attended and degrees earned. Please also include a cover letter, and writing samples including at least one patent application and at least one substantive office action response.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote; Burbank, California
Murphy, Bilak & Homiller PLLC (MBH) is a boutique intellectual property law firm located in Cary, North Carolina. We have a robust, collaborative practice that focuses on complex technology in the electrical arts. MBH was ranked #17 in Juristat’s most recent rankings of top U.S. patent firms, which considers both volume and performance.
Candidates must have:
an Electrical Engineering degree (at least B.S.E.E.) from an accredited university;
USPTO registration as a patent agent or attorney in good standing; and
5 or more years of experience in the field of semiconductor technology, as an engineer/scientist and/or patent professional.
MBH offers a highly competitive benefits package including 401k (including employer contribution), and comprehensive medical and dental insurance with large networks. Remote work engagement within the U.S. will be considered for highly qualified candidates.
When applying to this position, please include a cover letter, resume, and writing samples. Your writing samples should include: 1) at least one patent application for which you drafted the specification and claims; and 2) at least one substantive Office action response.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote
RowanTree Law Group, PLLC is seeking an experienced and self-motivated candidate with 6+ years of patent drafting and prosecution experience to assist our clients with patent portfolio development. The ideal candidate will have the following (i) a blend of in-house and law firm experience with a dash of entrepreneurial spirit (or experience), as we pride ourselves on providing pro-active, practical and business-savvy guidance to our clients; (ii) non-U.S. portfolio management experience and familiarity with drafting PCT applications with an eye towards sensitivities in other major jurisdictions (e.g. EP, CN and IN); (iii) current ePCT training and experience; (iv) a sense of humor; and (v) strong drive for staying current on latest developments in patent laws, regulations and best-practices. Experience in medical devices, autonomous vehicle guidance systems, software inventions and/or RFID inventions is helpful. Proximity to our Ridgefield, CT office is preferred but not required - we are able to accommodate a remote position for a particularly strong candidate. We are a growing firm, and this position is particularly attractive for a candidate with a small book of business who is looking to supplement this with additional work. The compensation structure is intended to motivate a candidate to further build out their own book of business in addition to supporting our current client base.
Patent drafting and patent prosecution working independently and in collaboration with other BCIP attorneys. Also performing patentablity analysis and freedom to operate studies. Candidates must have a background in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics or the like, with significant experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Experience with medical devices, AI, semiconductor manufacturing, or freedom to Operate (FTOs) is a plus.
Kubota & Basol LLP is looking for Patent Agents who have one+ years of patent prosecution experience. Electrical engineering and/or computer science degrees are preferred, but other technical degrees will be considered, including mechanical engineering, physics and software.
Compensation will match qualifications. Our office is located in Los Angeles, but we are open to remote working arrangements with regular visits to the Los Angeles office (when COVID allows).
By joining, you will have the opportunity to work with one of the most well-known and innovative companies in the world! Between all of our clients, we prepare and prosecute patent applications in many exciting and cutting-edge technology areas, including AR/VR, machine learning, and others. Perform top-notch patent prosecution for cutting-edge clients in a collegial and relaxed atmosphere!
You will join an incredible team of attorneys, agents, paralegals, and staff that represents a wide range of clients, including start-ups, large companies, and universities. Technical areas include those relating to wearable fitness devices, electrical connectors, smart window systems, satellite deployment mechanisms, rocket systems, semiconductor processing equipment, wafer handling robots, portable and laboratory assay devices, medical devices, casino gaming machines, fashion accessories (design), display technologies, MEMS devices, and electrolyzers.
Eligible to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or relevant field; or pertinent industry experience
3 to 5 years of patent attorney or agent experience
Strong writing and communication skills
Interest in patent prosecution
Ability to work with colleagues in various time zones in the U.S.
Admission to practice before the USPTO
M.S. in mechanical engineering or relevant field
Prior patent prosecution experience in a law firm setting
To apple, please email email@example.com with “Mechanical Patent Prosecution Position” in the subject line with the following: Resume, Writing Samples, Transcripts (college, grad school, law school), and Cover letter (In your cover letter, please provide a brief explanation of your interest in patent practice. In addition, please provide a brief introduction of technical knowledge gained during your technical degree or industry experience)
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote (HQ in Oakland, CA)
We are seeking a talented and experienced senior patent attorney to join our team at Neustel Law Offices (www.neustel.com). As a remote contract employee, you will have the flexibility to choose a full-time or part-time schedule that works best for you. We are also open to considering lateral hires for this role.
In this position, you will be responsible for preparing patent applications for small to mid-sized companies, and may also have the opportunity to assist with patent litigation matters if you have experience in that area. You will work with a variety of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies and have the opportunity to utilize our innovative proprietary technology in a collaborative work environment.
To be considered for this role, you must have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering and a minimum of 20 years of high quality patent prosecution experience. Compensation for this role ranges from $200 to $300 per hour, depending on your experience and the quality of your work product.
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and at least five recent patent applications that you have personally drafted and prosecuted in the last five years to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote
Cantor Colburn LLP, a large law firm, is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent in organic chemistry.
Requirements and Responsibilities:
Two or more years of experience as an attorney or agent drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in chemical and material sciences, particularly in polymers or small molecules is preferred. The firm will offer training for candidates with less than two years’ experience and candidates at all experience levels are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. (preferred) or Masters in organic chemistry is required. Candidates registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and attorney candidates admitted to a state bar are preferred.
Invoke, a top tier Silicon Valley patent firm is seeking patent attorneys for drafting and prosecuting patent applications for multiple Fortune 50 companies in Silicon Valley. We offer competitive pay and bonuses based on billed hours that matches big law salary, while providing flexibility with no minimum billable hours for those who wish to work less. We also provide significant credit for any client origination starting on day one, without any requirements to develop your own client base.
Remote work available. Please submit resume, office action response writing sample, patent application writing sample, and transcripts.
Educational background in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering or another similar field
3+ years of experience in patent prosecution in the computer software or hardware fields
Must currently be working at an IP law firm, serving large tech companies (we do not accept resumes from solo practitioners or PTO examiners)
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $100,000.00 - $300,000.00 per year
Apply by emailing your resume and publication numbers of (2) writing samples to Careers@InvokeIP.com
Please include your resume, published patent applications & OA responses.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Remote
Thrive IP is an IP boutique based in Charleston, South Carolina. We are looking for an attorney with at least five years experience and a portable client base to join our practice. We can provide excellent back office support for your practice.
We are a friendly, family-oriented firm that seeks to grow. If you are tired of the client conflicts, firm politics, high overhead, and billable hour requirements from your current firm, we can offer the opportunity to set your own rates and build your own practice as you deem best. We provide a compensation arrangement that allows you to keep a larger percentage of your collections, providing both a high quality of life and a high quality IP practice.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Must be licensed to practice law in at least one state. Preferably, you have been licensed for at least five years and have an independent, portable client base.