Brewer Science, Inc., a major innovator of high-technology solutions for the semiconductor / microelectronics markets is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic candidate to fill an open position as a Intellectual Property Specialist located in Rolla, MO.
Provide services to help plan and execute Brewer Science’s intellectual property strategies, including performing literature and patent searches and review and revision of documents for patent prosecution and external communications. Assist with legal issues relating to intellectual property and relationship management.
Support invention activities and intellectual property protection, including performing and summarizing literature and patent searches, assisting with patent planning and drafting, assisting with office action research and strategy, and record keeping
Review and revise external communications to ensure that they appropriately convey Brewer Science intellectual property in a clear, professional manner
Assist with legal issues and communications related to intellectual property and relationship management
Proactively educate internal clients to ensure that intellectual property goals and objectives are met
Credentials and Education
BA/BS Degree, physical science or engineering preferred, or 8 semester hours of chemistry or 8 semester hours of physics, and 32 semester hours of chemistry, physics, biology, or engineering
Equivalent combination of education and related experience
Basic understanding of various patent systems
Paralegal or patent agent certifications or experience a plus
Strong skills in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
Contact To apply for this position please complete the online application at www.brewerscience.com This position is open until filled. Screening will begin immediately.
Additional Info Employer Type: Other Job Location: Rolla, Missouri
Brown & Michaels, PC is seeking a registered U.S. patent attorney with 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Our work includes patent prosecution, trademarks and opinion work. We work with of-counsel relationships for all litigation work. Our ideal candidate would have a computer science or electrical engineering and significant patent preparation and prosecution experience, but we are less concerned with a specific technical background than the variety and quality of the patent prosecution experience..
Brown & Michaels, PC offers a flexible & competitive compensation structure along with various benefits including health care and retirement benefits. Our current professionals are committed to a collegial and competent work environment. Our compensation system is designed to allow the flexibility to work different schedules and automatically varies the compensation to the billable hours worked.
Please forward a resume/CV and a list of several patent prosecutions that are published on PAIR with your work product. We just need the application serial number and we will review the file history on PAIR.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a background in Computer Science, be detail-oriented, self-motivated and possess excellent writing, organizational and communication skills. Candidates should also possess between one and three years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.
The position entails preparing and prosecuting patent applications, providing client counseling, conducting due diligence, and providing opinions. Position may also include trademark, copyright and licensing work.
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science is required, candidates should also be licensed to practice law or, be admitted to the Patent Bar.
Firm Benefits: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
The Firm’s benefits include:
401k & Profit Sharing Plan
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Vacation & Holidays
Founded in 1970, the firm is devoted exclusively to intellectual property matters and has been procuring software patents for businesses for most of its history. The firm focuses on US and foreign patent trademark and copyright procurement as well as litigation of disputes for clients that include regional and national Fortune 100 companies. The firm seeks to attract highly qualified candidates interested in engaging in challenging and diversified legal work involving software-related patents while enjoying the lifestyle benefits of the Capital Region of Upstate New York. Visit our website at www.hrfmlaw.com.
Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Canton, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry 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 email@example.com or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, 354 Turnpike Street - Suite 301A, Canton, MA 02021.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Canton, Massachusetts
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP is seeking a legal assistant. Candidate must have strong organizational skills and provide support to a team of attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical support activities related to patent prosecution. Responsibilities include monitoring patent prosecution dockets; assisting with the preparation and filing of US and PCT patent applications; handling US and foreign patent prosecution matters including US, PCT, and foreign prosecution forms; electronic filing with USPTO and private PAIR; preparing a variety of documents including assignments, declarations, power of attorney, IDSs, transmittals, and formal USPTO documents, as required; and performing other customary legal assistant responsibilities.
As a highly innovative company, Google maintains a large and valuable patent portfolio that spans the globe. The Portfolio Strategy Team, part of Google’s Global Patents Team, is responsible for developing a portfolio strategy that takes into account the needs of Google’s many product areas across all jurisdictions. To accomplish its mission, the Portfolio Strategy Team partners closely with members across the Global Patents Team. As Patent Counsel, you will help shape our patent portfolio strategy in Europe and advise Global Patents Team members on European prosecution issues. As needed, your role may involve interaction with outside counsel, oversight of European patent prosecution and opposition proceedings, and engagement with European patent examiners. You may also engage on issues related to European patent policy and be a resource to policy counsel as you identify areas to address and provide guidance on our positions. Your role will also involve being the Global Patents Team point of contact for patent-related non-litigation matters that arise in the region.
Help shape Google’s portfolio strategy in Europe based on deep knowledge of European patent law and practice.
Support our European patent policy efforts by providing information on the legal and administrative landscape and engaging with government officials and industry associations.
Advise Global Patents Team members on European patent issues.
Registered to practice before the European Patent Office.
Experience prosecuting European patent applications and design rights.
Ability to speak and write in English and German fluently and idiomatically.
Postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD, LLM) in Law or Science.
Admission to practice in patent matters before the central industrial property office of a Member State of the European Union.
Patent prosecution experience in computer-related and telecommunication technologies.
Experience developing a European patent portfolio strategy including budget allocation.
Experience in European patent oppositions.
An understanding of European patent litigation and enforceability of patent and design rights across Europe.
Ability to be flexible and self-directed in a fast-paced and evolving environment.
Duane Morris LLP has an opening for an Intellectual Property Associate with 3-5 years’ experience in litigation to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group in its Silicon Valley office. Ideal candidate must have strong academic credentials, superior writing ability, a quick-study aptitude and the ability to engender client confidence and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. California bar admission required; technical background, USPTO admission and some prosecution experience preferred. Large law firm experience preferred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
The German firm Viering, Jentschura & Partner is seeking candidates with interest in and/or experience in intellectual property law for a position as Patent Paralegal in our offices in Dresden, Germany.
The candidate will be asked to support multiple patent attorneys/agents, manage US and foreign dockets, assist with US and foreign patent filing and prosecution, to assist in the preparation, filing and prosecution of US patent applications including: preparation and submission of Office Action responses, Information Disclosure Statements, Amendments, formal document preparation and execution (Declarations, Assignments, Powers of Attorney) and to draft correspondence to attorneys/agents/clients.
Administrative/paralegal experience in intellectual property law and/or Paralegal certificate preferred. Basic knowledge of US and foreign patent procedures is required. Excellent docket review skills and proofreading skills are essential. Experience with IP Management software; IP Digital Document Management software; and PTA calculation, review and analysis is a plus.
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for wireless-related and software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; or Austin, Texas
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 110 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.
Finch & Maloney PLLC is currently seeking lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, and physics degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is conveniently located approximately a one hour drive from the White Mountains, ocean beaches, and Boston. All positions require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, USPTO registration, state bar, and a minimum of 2 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred. Experience in any of semiconductor process and packaging, image processing, and communication systems is a major plus. Say goodbye to your long commute, and join us to work with experienced attorneys and exciting technology in a client-focused and collegial environment.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a 2nd-4th year associate (2013-2015 JD) to join the Patent department in our New York office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent-related projects, including patent prosecution, licensing, and IP due diligence. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
A minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience and eligibility to be admitted before the USPTO are required. We strongly prefer candidates who are USPTO registered and have a B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering. Strong academic performance (top third of class) and excellent writing skills are required.
In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit two writing samples (one application and one prosecution document, such as an office action response).
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
Contact Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/careers/attorneys. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: New York, New York
Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP, a growing Silicon Valley transactional IP firm, is seeking an associate attorney to provide top-quality patent preparation and prosecution services for exceptional high-tech clients in the areas of computer software, Internet technologies, networking, and semiconductors. Our firm represents several Fortune 100 companies and well-known mid-cap and startup companies who come to us for our exceptional IP legal services. We provide a team-oriented and collegial working environment with an ongoing attorney training program that is second to none. Your responsibilities will primarily include patent preparation and prosecution and possibly opinions, pre-litigation counseling, trademark prosecution, and licensing.
We prefer 2+ years relevant law experience. We require an undergraduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, computer engineering, or physics. Much of our patent work involves complex software and computer systems inventions, so substantial familiarity in software design and engineering is a must. Technical subject matter may include databases, network protocols, 3D graphics, internet search, social networking, grid computing, user authentication and cryptography, digital video, email processing, semiconductor devices and processing, and other cutting-edge technologies.
State bar admission and USPTO admission in good standing are a plus. We offer a complete, competitive benefits package.
The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.is seeking a Patent Attorney who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts, as well as occasionally preparing patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate analyses. 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 3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.
RMSC² is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis.
Contact Please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and please visit our website. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC² does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion will happen at interview.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: McLean, Virginia
Paul and Paul, a historic highly client-focused boutique intellectual property firm in Center City Philadelphia, seeks a senior patent attorney to play a key role in our select team of IP specialists. Candidates for this position should have at least six years of broad IP experience, preferably including both patent and trademark prosecution as well as litigation in state and federal courts. Candidates with chemical or mechanical technical qualifications and with portable business are preferred.
Contact Candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Lee & Hayes, a national intellectual property (IP) law firm, is expanding its IP practice in the Pacific Northwest and is seeking experienced lateral attorneys and mid-level associate IP attorneys for its Vancouver, WA-Portland, OR metro office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic expansion of our highly-regarded IP practice in our beautiful, 1-year old offices.
Situated just outside of Portland, Oregon in downtown Vancouver, Washington, an opportunity is presented to combine a state-of-the-art legal practice with living in one of the most desirable areas of the country as downtown Vancouver experiences revitalization in combining historic buildings with modern growth.
In additional to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:
Provides a large scope of IP expertise as well as FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice;
Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm. The firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting;
Boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package; and
Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, etc.
LATERAL CANDIDATES must offer high quality lawyering and client services, work well in teams, be an effective mentor, have initiative and preferably an existing client base and business network.
ASSOCIATE CANDIDATES must have at least 3-4 years of substantive patent preparation and prosecution experience, work well in teams, be highly motivated, possess initiative, have strong research and writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates with an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics or a related field or a Ph.D in the biological sciences. USPTO registration is required.
Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.
Contact For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Vancouver-Portland area office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Vancouver, Washington; Portland, Oregon
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a Trademark Associate with 3 or more years of Trademark experience. We will consider part-time candidates with an annual billing requirement of 900-1,500 hours. If you have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, then please apply now. We will need a cover letter, resume, all transcripts and a writing sample.
If you are excited but still have questions, contact Donna Nolan, Manager of Attorney Recruiting, at email@example.com.
Pramudji 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.