Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral litigation associates 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 litigating complex patent and/or other intellectual property litigation. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. A technical background, active patent bar, and judicial clerkship experience (particularly at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals) are highly preferred.

Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – New York, N.Y. (Updated)

steptoeSteptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in New York. Ideal candidates will have 3-6 years of experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical patent litigation with a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or chemistry. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Dallas or Houston, Texas

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.

IP Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP seeks a mid-senior level associate to join its Patent Prosecution & Litigation practice group. This associate position will be a member of the IP Litigation Team. Depending on the candidate’s level of experience, this position could be located in any of our North Carolina offices (Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, Charlotte, Winston-Salem or Greensboro), or in Atlanta, Georgia.

Patent Agent Attorney – Large Law Firm – Telecommute or Tallahassee, Fla.

Pennington, P.A. is full-service law firm, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami. We currently have an opening for a patent agent to work in our growing intellectual property practice either remotely or on-site. Applicants must be licensed by the U.S. Patent Bar to act as either a Patent Agent or Patent Attorney. This position is extremely flexible in terms of hourly requirements, schedule, location and job type (e.g. contract, contract-to-hire, salary position with benefits). Pay is commensurate with experience. Please forward resume and a writing sample including a patent application and a response to a patent office action or appeal brief.

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 Attorney / Agent – Large Law Firm – Multiple Locations (Updated Contact Information)

Oliff PLC, a full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, Charlotte, North Carolina, and St. Louis, Missouri is seeking Patent Attorneys with a background in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or closely related fields.

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Rochester, N.Y.

leeLee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law, and technology. We are currently seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to work out of our Rochester, New York office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded and growing office in beautiful Upstate New York. Primary responsibilities for this position will include preparing and prosecuting patent applications across a variety of technology areas, with a focus on computer-implemented methods in insurance and e-commerce, medical devices, autonomous vehicles, and heavy machinery. Responsibilities may also include managing foreign prosecution and rendering opinions to clients. The position requires extensive interaction with in-house attorneys, inventors, and firm attorneys.

Senior Patent Analyst – Small Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

RPX Corporation is seeking a Senior Patent Analyst who will assess patent validity. In this role, you will draw upon industry experience to thoroughly research prior art and patent validity, supporting business initiatives including RPX’s Patent Quality Initiative, defensive buying, acquisition syndication (for large portfolios), and advisory services. To be successful in the role, this person must (1) possess a broad knowledge of information technologies including software, networking, mobile communications, and semiconductors, (2) be able to arrive at well-justified conclusions based on detailed research, and (3) be able to effectively communicate complex technical principles to non-technical audiences.

IP Litigation Associate – Large Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Philadelphia office. We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

Patent Engineer/Agent – Law Firm – Grand Rapids, Mich. (with possible option for remote)

McGarry Bair is looking for Patent Engineers with a Mechanical background or Electrical background to help in protecting our clients' intellectual property. You will help analyze the patentability of inventions, including computer searching for related inventions, prepare and help prosecute patent applications, aid in assessing infringement risks for new products, and help guide the development of new products.

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 – Large Law Firm – Concord, Mass. / Boston, Mass.

Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, an intellectual property boutique with offices in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, has an immediate need for a Patent Attorney with a specialty in Electrical Engineering or related discipline. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of patent drafting and prosecution experience, and have the necessary skills to work on matters in most areas of electrical engineering. A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required. Experience with optics, signal processing, and/or computer networking is a plus.

Patent Litigation Counsel – Small Corporation – Boston, Mass.

Blackbird Technologies, a company formed over five years ago by partners of AmLaw20 law firms, is looking for experienced mid to senior level associates with at least three years of patent litigation experience, who can handle most day-to-day case demands autonomously. Rare opportunity for substantive courtroom experience in an entrepreneurial environment. Should have experience with patent litigation concerning engineering and/or computer science disciplines.

Senior Patent Counsel – Small Corporation – Washington, D.C.

Unified Patents seeks two qualified patent lawyers with post-grant experience to join its growing legal team. Applicants must have at least 5 years of law firm or other relevant experience before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) working on post-grant petitions (IPR, PGR, and CBM), reexaminations, or other administrative drafting and litigation experience.

Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Northborough, Mass.

Aspen Aerogels Inc. is seeking a Patent Attorney with at least 5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution to be based out of our Northborough, MA headquarters. The Patent Attorney will be responsible for helping the company articulate and implement optimum patent strategies; will be a critical member of the legal team supporting the innovation oriented technology company. Key attributes include a solid patent law background, self-driven and established success in patent portfolio creation and management in a collaborative environment.

Patent Law Associate – Large Law Firm – Burlington, Vt.

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC is seeking a Patent Law Associate to work in its Burlington, Vermont, offices. We have a strong preference for candidates who have:

Patent Prosecution Associate – Large Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for an associate (or patent agent) with 3-5 years' experience in patent prosecution to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group in its Silicon Valley office. Ideal candidate must have a EE/Computer Science technical background along with strong academic credentials, superior writing ability, a quick-study aptitude, ability to engender client confidence, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. USPTO and California Bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Intellectual Property Counsel – Large Corporation – Worcester, Mass.

The Legal department of Saint Gobain North America (SGNA) is looking for an Intellectual Property Counsel to join their team. The IP Counsel will be responsible for general counseling on IP matters including patent prosecution enforcement and clearance, as well as trademark and trade secret matters, while building and maintaining the patent portfolio for SGNA. This individual will interact with a wide variety of people from R&D engineers to senior business managers.

Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

The Kudelski Group (the “Group”) is looking for a Patent Attorney to join the Group’s global Intellectual Property Business Unit (“IPBU”) in support the IPBU’s worldwide prosecution team. The Group’s patent portfolio reflects the Group’s long inventive history and supports an industry leading Intellectual Property Team. This position will interact directly with the Group’s product units and outside counsel to implement KIPI’s prosecution strategy on a world-wide basis. This experienced attorney will manage all facets of protecting the Group’s inventive activity to continue the Group’s tradition of innovation. A successful candidate will have experience working with inventors, drafting or supervising the drafting of patent applications, very strong communication skills, and strong organization skills. The candidate will rely on these skills to manage the process of capturing the Group’s inventive activity. This attorney needs to thrive in a complex, fast-paced, and dynamic business environment, and also enjoy collaboration and teamwork within the IPBU and with business partners.