Responsibilities will include patent application preparation and prosecution, conducting prior art searches, drafting clearance/invalidity opinions, client counseling, and other patent related projects. Salary is competitive with similar patent firms in the area and can grow quickly depending on work quality and production. Partnership opportunities will become available to a candidate that fits in well with the other firm attorneys and provides excellent work product.
The office is located in South Dayton, Ohio suburb (Centerville/Washington Township) within a short drive of Northern Cincinnati suburbs for those having a desire to live in Cincinnati.
Botos Churchill IP LAW is seeking a patent prosecution junior associate to join its New Providence, New Jersey office. The new attorney will prepare and prosecute patent applications, perform right to use studies and freedom to operate opinions, also perform patent ability analysis. There will be significant opportunity to work with clients.
Contact Please provide a resume, transcripts (both law and undergraduate/graduate) and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: New Providence, New Jersey
Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP is a growing San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay) patent law firm with over 20 registered patent practitioners and a diverse client base. We are seeking patent agents and patent attorneys with at least two 2 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Applicants should have a background in computer software, databases, or electrical engineering, or a graduate degree in chemistry or a bioscience.
We have lots of work and seek motivated applicants who want a full-time position and full workload. We offer a percentage-based compensation plan to reward hard-working practitioners. Telecommuting is available. We have a supportive and friendly work environment and a highly trained support staff. Our office is in Oakland near the 12th Street BART station.
Contact To apply, email email@example.com. Please include resume, transcripts, and two technical writing samples.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Oakland, California or Telecommute
Myers Bigel, P.A. is accepting applications for a patent prosecution attorney with a degree in electrical engineering and preferably at least two years of work experience. Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills. Industry experience is preferred, but not required.
Contact Qualified candidates should email their resumes as well as other relevant materials to Hiring@myersbigel.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
MH2 Technology Law Group, LLP is looking for a local or remote, full-time or part-time patent professional to prepare and prosecute patent applications, draft opinions, and provide IP counseling for our clients, which include many Fortune 500 companies.
MH2 offers an innovative, transparent, production-derived salary, bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k) matching. Our attorneys and agents enjoy a work/life balance that they set for themselves, working as much or as little as they want. Some of our associates earn more than $200,000, while others are happy working and earning less. Our professionals are directly responsible for, and interact directly with, our clients and the USPTO, with the expert support of our highly experienced staff and the latest technologies. We encourage, support, and train our professionals in client development and pay bonuses for successful efforts. We help each other out all the time, as we practice in a collegial team environment.
MH2 currently seeks a patent attorney or agent with a background in software, computers, and/or electrical engineering. Candidates must have a technical degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields, and 2+ years of recent preparation and prosecution experience with software-related technologies. Candidates must require minimal training. Patent examiner experience or prior job experience as a software developer are a plus.
Contact Interested professionals should send a cover letter, a resume, and two writing samples (a software-related patent application and a software-related office action response) to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are an equal opportunity employer and we support workplace diversity.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia or Telecommute
The Farrell Law Firm, P.C. is seeking a Patent Attorney/Patent Agent who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts. The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and excellent communication skills. It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 2 years of patent drafting experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is seeking an intellectual property attorney with a background in Mechanical or BioMedical Engineering to join the firm as an associate. Responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution and successful candidates will have 1+ years’ experience.
At Faegre Baker Daniels, clients come first. They drive us to boldly deliver trusted partnerships with experienced lawyers and consultants, peace of mind through time-tested expertise, and insights to help solve business and legal challenges. We courageously innovate to provide creative legal and consulting solutions and world-class service delivery and client experience.
FaegreBD is one of the 75 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S. Our locations span coast to coast, cover the heartland, and extend to the U.K. and China – with regional and national coordinating capabilities across hundreds of jurisdictions. We collaborate to achieve clients’ objectives — bringing together the best-matched expertise and resources from across our global platform. Our 750 legal and consulting professionals partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering full-service advice customized to each company’s business needs.
Our priority is to understand your products, core technologies and business needs to help you build effective patent protection, avoidance and enforcement strategies. We take a collaborative approach to our services: Instead of telling you what to do, we empower you to make the most effective business decisions. Our registered U.S. and European patent attorneys and other professionals have backgrounds in a broad range of technology spaces and offer a full suite of patent services including procurement, prosecution, and maintenance of domestic and global patent portfolios, post-grant proceedings, patentability and white space analyses, diligence and transaction advice, pre-suit investigations and opinions, clearance and design-around options.
Contact Please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample to www.faegrebd.com/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Chicago, or Denver
McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a patent associate or agent specializing in life science or small-molecule pharma chemistry patents with at least 3 years of relevant experience. The firm will consider and appropriately compensate candidates with more years of experience.
The firm’s clients include prestigious life science and pharma clients who expect the highest level of service. We provide life science patent prosecution and counseling services that rival or exceed those of large firms, while providing small firm benefits to both our clients and employees.
Strong candidates will have demonstrated scientific expertise and persuasive writing skills, deep knowledge of best practices in patent prosecution, and effectively present work product orally.
We particularly seek candidates with a track record of performing work for innovative life science, biotech, and/or pharmaceutical corporations based in the United States.
Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and capable of working independently.
We strongly prefer an advanced scientific degree from a superior institution.
The successful candidate will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently.
This is a unique opportunity to work with a firm having a strong commitment to respecting employee work-life balance.
There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.
Attorneys and agents design their own work plan, including schedule and billable hour goals, in consultation with partners.
The firm has no central brick and mortar location and instead has used advanced cloud-based networking capabilities since its founding. This eliminates commuting and allows employees to reside in the city of their choice.
We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions.
The firm offers health insurance, dental insurance, a competitive salary, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.
McNeill Baur attorneys are nationally-recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution. The firm has been ranked as a nationally recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years and also was recognized as the 2017 IP Firm to Watch by LMG Life Sciences. The firm was also named IP Star in 2016-2019 by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). We welcome on-ramp candidates who have been out of the workforce, as well as full-time or part-time candidates.
Contact 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 email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Telecommute
King & Spalding LLP is seeking a patent agent to join its intellectual property team. We are open to hosting the role in several of our offices in cities including Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, New York, NY, Washington, DC, and Palo Alto, CA.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Working closely with the IP team to draft and prosecute patent applications before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Assisting IP attorneys in the representation of clients involved in Patent Office proceedings, patent litigation and general patent prosecution matters
Completing patentability assessments and third-party patent searches
Conducting patent diligence for mergers and acquisitions
Assisting the IP team as needed with patent clearance and enforcement projects
The Office of General Counsel at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute seeks an attorney to join the team as an Intellectual Property Counsel. The Office of General Counsel is a full-service law department consisting of 9 attorneys serving the Institute and its affiliates. The ideal candidate should have approximately 4+ years of experience in life science-focused patent counseling and prosecution practice. The Intellectual Property Counsel will work both in support of more senior attorneys and independently to provide intellectual property counseling and portfolio management services to the Institute.
Work collaboratively with and in support of the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and other senior attorneys in the Office of General Counsel.
Extensive interaction required with senior administrative, research, and medical staff throughout the Institute and with outside companies and outside counsel.
Review intellectual property disclosures and interviewing participants.
Conduct prior art searches and analyzing patent and scientific papers and documents.
Render legal opinions with respect to patentability, validity, and freedom to operate.
Formulate publication and patent strategies.
Prepare and file emergency provisional patent applications.
Advise internal clients on patent filing, prosecution, maintenance, and defense.
Instruct and supervise international patent preparation and prosecution.
Understand assignment obligations and supervising assignment recordation.
Conduct due diligence assessments and providing intellectual property support for transactional projects.
Perform timely review of publication and Freedom of Information Act requests.
Build and manage external relationships with outside counsel and collaborators.
Supervise Patent Technology Specialists and support staff.
4+ years of relevant experience required, preferably in a law firm or corporate setting.
Broad scientific knowledge in chemistry, biotechnology, or a related field required
Must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent Office.
Computer skills needed include Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel).
Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
Excellent attention to detail and research abilities.
Exceptional organization skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
Strong client service skills and professionalism.
Discretion, diplomacy, and good judgment.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a patent prosecution associate attorney with at least two years of prosecution experience to join its growing Patent Prosecution practice in Seattle. Candidates must have a degree in computer science or electrical engineering, experience working in computer science as well as strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO.
Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for experienced attorneys with 15+ years to work remotely reviewing patent applications and office actions responses for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300 companies. We offer true Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want. We provide ample, steady work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies. We have an innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team.
Who you are:
You have excellent writing skills
You have excellent communication skills
You have a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields
You have 15+ years of preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent
Eckert Seamans seeks an experienced Patent Agent to join their growing Intellectual Property team in their Pittsburgh office. Applicant must have a Mechanical Engineering degree and a minimum of 5-years patent application drafting and prosecution experience.
Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and China. Our thriving Intellectual Property practice is actively seeking a partnership track associate or patent agent with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related degrees and/or substantial industry experience in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC offices.
The responsibilities will involve all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution and successful candidates will have 1-4 years’ experience. This is a unique position which will further enhance our expertise in electrical, software, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and related patent work while providing an opportunity to do sophisticated work with excellent clients. FaegreBD offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.
Contact Please submit an on-line application including a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample to: https://www.faegrebd.com/en/careers.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, or Washington, D.C. (updated)
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is seeking patent attorneys with 3-6 years of strong biotech prosecution experience for our Minneapolis office or ten-plus years of experience for a satellite position. Ideal candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, a desire to develop new business, and a desire to work in a team environment, especially with the chemical/pharmaceutical group. Though not required, an advanced degree in molecular/cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics or biochemistry is preferred. Significant, relevant industry experience can be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located about 10 miles SW of Boston directly across from the Route 128/Westwood Commuter Rail Station in Westwood, MA seeks a patent attorney having an electrical engineering (EE) degree with at least two years of industry experience. Preference given for experience in analog and digital circuit design and/or RF circuit design. At least one year of patent prosecution experience preferred. Firm attorneys work in a wide range of interesting technology areas for large and small corporate, institutional and individual clients. Compensation and benefits competitive with Boston area.
Contact E-Mail resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 781.401.9966 to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, One University Ave, Suite 201B, Westwood, MA 02090
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Westwood, Massachusetts
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is seeking an junior or mid-level associate in its San Francisco, California Office. Candidates must have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in the biotechnology/large molecule technology space along with an advanced degree in a life sciences technology area. California bar membership is required; Patent bar membership is strongly preferred.
Further, candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding.
With more than 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world.
We provide a range of intellectual property services, including litigation at the district court, US International Trade Commission (ITC), and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; and addressing intellectual properties issues in corporate transactions. One of the major focuses of our San Francisco office is patent prosecution for the life sciences industry, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
Learn more about our intellectual property practice:
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you are interested in applying for employment with Morgan Lewis and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please email email@example.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.
Additional Info Job Location: San Francisco, California. Also open in Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Orange County, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Washington, DC to work remotely with attorneys in the San Francisco office.
Mahamedi IP Law LLP is committed to providing superior, cost-effective patent work tailored to the needs of our clients. The firm is seeking a patent prosecution attorney. Responsibilities include patent drafting and prosecution primarily in software and network technology. Preferred candidates should be registered before the USPTO as a patent attorney and admitted to the California Bar with a BS or higher in physics, electrical engineering, or computer science. The firm offers a competitive salary based on experience and skill as well as a full benefits package.
Contact To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and send a writing sample (preferably involving patent prosecution) along with a resume.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Campbell, CA
United IP Counselors, LLC is seeking an experienced patent prosecutor. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years of patent prosecution experience with electrical and/or mechanical applications. USPTO agent experience is a plus. The ideal candidate will possess current admission to the USPTO bar and be eligible to practice law at the federal level.
The ideal candidate will be registered with the USPTO, have a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or physics, and possess strong writing skills. Former USPTO experience is a plus.
Primary responsibilities for this position will include preparing and prosecuting patent applications across a variety of technology areas, with an emphasis on communications and networking technology.
Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P. has been a leader in the intellectual property law field for over 95 years. We offer a competitive benefits package and a relaxed work environment, with no billable hour requirement. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Contact Apply on-line by e-mailing your cover letter, resume, and writing sample (published patent application and/or Office action response) to: email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Washington D.C.