Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – Washington, D.C.

drinkerDrinker Biddle & Reath LLP is seeking candidates for a Patent Agent position in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and should have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience in a law firm or at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates with at least a M.S. degree or Doctorate in Biotechnology or Chemistry or laboratory experience are preferred. Qualified candidates should be able to conduct patent searches, assist with patent preparation and prosecution patent applications. Familiarity with and technical experience in the areas in Biotechnology and Chemistry are preferred.

Patent Agent – Large Law Firm – Houston, Texas

Blank Rome is seeking a Patent Agent to support the Firm’s patent prosecution practice, leveraging technical expertise to assist the Firm’s clients in protecting their technology with patents. The Patent Agent will work under the supervision of a licensed patent attorney to draft patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This role supports client innovation efforts through active participation in the preparation of patent specifications, including drafting of claims. The Patent Agent assists attorneys in the writing of scientific and technical documents clearly and concisely, conducting legal and technical research using all available resources in support of various patent-related matters.

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 Agent – Other – Arlington, Va.

Nixon & Vanderhye P.C., a leading Washington, D.C. area intellectual property law firm, seeks a detail-oriented patent agent with experience preparing and prosecuting mechanical-related patent applications to work in its Arlington, VA office.

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.

IP Patent Associate / Agent – Large Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

Nexsen Pruet is seeking a highly motivated Patent Associate/Agent to join its growing Intellectual Property Practice Group in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

perkinsThe Denver office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent agent with two or more years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO. Candidates with a background in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics are strongly preferred.

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 Agent – Large Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening in our Alexandria office for a patent agent with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science. This position requires the ability to think critically, to quickly understand new technologies and to write well. Candidates would preferably have some patent drafting and prosecution experience, but experience is not required. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications and prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and patent offices around the world. Candidates must be already registered to practice before the USPTO or be willing to sit for the registration exam. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, and college transcript(s).

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.

Lateral Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Oakland, Calif.

Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP is seeking a registered patent attorney or agent having at least 3 years of patent prosecution experience and an advanced degree in chemistry or in the biosciences to work with biotech and chemical clients, primarily in patent portfolio development. The ideal candidate will have some portable business and be comfortable drafting and prosecuting biotech and non-bio chemical patent applications. We offer competitive percentage-based compensation, flexible hours, and are conveniently located near Bart in downtown Oakland.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

Caldwell Intellectual Property Law is seeking a patent attorney or registered patent agent to join our action-packed IP practice in our Boston, MA office. Our atmosphere is charged with energy, as we strive to help our clients develop value driven IP portfolios for their exciting, dynamic businesses. We represent some of the most innovative technology companies in the world, and have a unique, collaborative environment focused on quality work and quality down time. We offer excellent salaries, outstanding benefits, and an energizing, professional work environment. We are the law firm version of a startup and we are having a lot of fun. Come help us shake things up!

Patent Attorney / Patent Agent – Small Law Firm – Tysons Corner, Va. or Telecommute

Jones Robb, PLLC is seeking remote or local registered patent attorneys or agents to prepare and prosecute patent applications alongside a team of talented attorneys, dedicated partners, and a top-notch staff, in a congenial and collaborative environment. We offer the opportunity to learn and master different technologies and to develop client relationship skills to help take our practice to new heights. At Jones Robb you will get the chance to solve challenging problems and achieve client-specific goals, working with a technical expertise that spans a variety of engineering and computer science disciplines, in industry sectors such as automotive, data analytics/processing, biomedical devices, displays, energy, robotics, and telecommunication.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with almost 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is seeking a Patent Agent.

Patent Associate or Agent – Large Law Firm – Raleigh, N.C.

Myers Bigel, P.A. is seeking a Biotechnology / Chemical Associate or Patent Agent. Candidates must be admitted or eligible for admission to the patent bar. Candidates having 1-3 years of experience and an advanced degree or experience in biochemistry, microbiology, agriculture-related technologies, virology, genetics, immunology, chemistry, pharmacology, or biomedical technology are preferred.

Part-Time Patent Associate or Agent – Large Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga. or Philadelphia, Pa.

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a part-time associate or patent agent (.5 to .75 FTE) with at least two to five years of experience in domestic and foreign patent matters. The candidate will work on patent clearance, application preparation and prosecution, licensing, technology agreements, portfolio assessment, and due diligence, primarily in the biotech and life sciences fields, with some work on chemical and mechanical matters . We require top academic credentials and superb written, oral communication, and teamwork skills. An advanced degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, or life sciences, along with membership in the Patent Bar is preferred.
Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

IP Attorney or Agent (E.E./Software) – Large Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga. or Philadelphia, Pa.

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a patent agent or lawyer with three to five years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical or software technologies areas to join our Atlanta or Philadelphia office. He or she will have the opportunity to join Ballard's national practice and work on both patent prosecution as well as patent litigation matters. Excellent academic credentials, a technical background in electrical engineering or computer engineering/science, and superb writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Membership in both the Georgia and Patent Bars are preferred.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

klarquistKlarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates or patent agents with electrical engineering, computer science, or physics degrees for its office located in Portland, Oregon. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials (top 33% of class preferred, top 10% strongly preferred) and preferably at least 1-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for electronics or computer software. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Relevant industry experience or an advanced degree is preferred.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

klarquistKlarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and patent agents with an advanced degree in the biological sciences (a Ph.D. or M.D. is preferred). Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably at least 3 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for biotechnology related matters. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

klarquistKlarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and patent agents with strong expertise in chemistry (a Ph.D., M.S. or industry experience is preferred). Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and preferably at least 3 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for chemistry related matters. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.

Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.