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Palo Alto office of our client seeks patent agent with experience. The candidate will be responsible for performing highly complex and sensitive client work requiring a high level of professional capability and skill. Will be preparing draft patent applications and draft responses to communications from the USPTO. Assist attorneys in the delivery of quality legal services to clients in an efficient and cost effective manner. Prepare draft patent applications in particular incorporating scientific aspects of inventions. Prepare draft responses to communications from U.S. and foreign patent offices with regard to factual and other scientific matters. Discuss the scientific aspects of inventions with clients and inventors and thereafter provide attorneys with a report on those discussions. Communicate with, and act as liaison between, inventors and Patent and Trademark Office in connection with all aspects of patent application process. Evaluate and report on the technological aspects of inventions and other scientific matters. Advise attorneys on general and specific technologies and investigate those technologies as needed. Draft, organize, analyze, review and summarize documents. Review and analyze client and other files. Conduct regulatory and factual research. Communicate face-to-face, by e-mail and by telephone with staff, clients, vendors, and PTO and agency personnel. Coordinate workflow with outside service providers. Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints in an efficient and cost effective manner. Identify and analyze complex patent issues and problems and implement solutions. Interact professionally with clients, lawyers, and employees at all levels and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact while safeguarding confidentiality. Provide direction and guidance to legal support staff on specific issues, as appropriate. Stay abreast of technology trends and make recommendations regarding technology needs. Undertake continuing education, and remain abreast of current patent prosecution issues and trends, as required to maintain appropriate accreditation in the field. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Must have Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering. Must preferably be licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Knowledge of principles, procedures, and standards for drafting a range of complex patent documentation in area of expertise is essential. Knowledge of and use of time management and project management strategies is essential. Legal
Ability to analyze, interpret, and draw inferences from research findings, and prepare reports. Ability to provide operational guidance and leadership to technical staff in area of specialty. Strong investigative and problem resolution skills. Ability to effectively communicate complex factual, technical information. Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to learn and capably use various software packages. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to facilitate individual and group meetings. Ability to understand and comply with confidentiality issues and ethical responsibilities. Ability to travel to private and public buildings via private or public conveyance to assist in attending to client needs on legal matters.
This global law firm was established over a century ago and has full legal services in a wide range of industries. Their areas of practice include tax, intellectual property, antitrust, competition law, litigation, projects, real restate and construction, environmental law, enforcements and investigations, and regulatory. Their offices are located in California.1 2018-11-30 20:21:38
Palo Alto office of our client seeks patent agent/technical advisor with 3+ years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the area of "integrated circuit layout and design." The candidate should have EE degree and significant experience preparing technical documents describing integrated circuit design and layout processes and structures. Industry work experience designing integrated circuits and fluency in speaking, reading and writing Mandarin is a plus. Legal
Ideal candidate will have excellent technical and legal writing skills, strong technical and legal analytical skills, strong academic credentials is needed.
Associates say that this firm offers an attractive work/life balance along with a laid-back atmosphere. Inclusion, they say, is a part of the firm's culture. They also advise that career progression opportunities are available to those who are highly-motivated and willing to be inquisitive.3 2018-06-28 00:56:22
Palo Alto office of our client seeks patent prosecution agent with 2+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Software, Computer Science, Database technology / architecture, Programming language: Java/Flash/C++, Networking. The candidate should preferably have electrical engineering/computer science with a networking background. Legal
This rapidly growing firm has some serious chops with regards to the energy and natural resources, financial, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, retail, transportation, life sciences, communications, and health care sectors. Given the firm?s growth status, this firm promises multiple opportunities for associates to catch a wave and get in on the ground floor of something big.2 2018-12-05 23:19:29
Palo Alto office of our client seeks patent agent with 2+ years of experience. The candidate must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science and admission to practice before the USPTO. Legal
A strong academic record is needed.
Associates praise this firm for its high-quality work and high-quality associates, both of which they say foster an outstanding work environment. The firm undertakes initiatives to help build comradery amongst new associates, while partner relationships are generally positive, with partners offering invaluable feedback to newer associates. The firm is also cited for its flexible facetime policies and work-life balance.2 2017-11-07 04:45:51
Palo Alto office of our client seeks junior and mid-level IP patent prosecution agent with experience. The candidate should have a computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering degree, or the like, as well as admission to the Patent Bar are a must. Legal
Should have top academic qualifications.
This firm provides its attorneys client contact at the earliest possible stage, and ensures their success with superior professional development and training. The attorneys demonstrate the benefits of such training with prompt, quality, cost-effective legal services for businesses in a wide range of industries such as advertising, entertainment, fiscal services, and aerospace. The firm has eight offices in California, and many more throughout the world.1 2018-03-13 23:20:47
Palo Alto office of our client seeks patent prosecution patent agent with 2-5 years of experience. The candidate should have software technology and have significant experience, including: Drafting high-quality domestic and/or foreign patent applications in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and similar technologies; Prosecuting domestic and/or foreign patent applications in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and similar technologies; Communicating, orally and/or by writing, legal and technical arguments for responding to various communications from domestic and/or foreign patent offices; Drafting various communications, such as strategic recommendations to clients, persuasive arguments and/or general research and writing to support the practice. Degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or equivalent practical experience is required. USPTO patent Bar admission is preferred. Legal
Has excellent written communication skills and an ability to produce written work product that is concise and effective. Is conscientious with a proven attention to detail. Possesses strong analytical skills and an ability to offer unique perspectives on complex issues. Is organized and efficient with disciplined time management skills. Embraces teamwork and works effectively with others who have different styles. Technical Skills.
A Vault 100 Firm with a worldwide presence, this firm is known for its prestigious clientele and interesting, substantive work. Yet associates say that the firm's culture maintains a relaxed atmosphere and applaud its merit-based compensation system. They also cite its partner-driven assignments, flexible facetime policy and its flexible hours, which allow for a great work/life balance.2 2018-11-14 00:03:27
Palo Alto office of our client seeks patent agent with 3+ years of experience drafting patent applications. The candidate will prepare patent applications for filing with the USPTO. Will prosecute patent applications. Draft IP related documents. Interact with firm personnel, clients and foreign counsel. EE, ME or technology related degree and familiarity with different technologies including software, electronics and medical devices is required. Must be familiar with domestic and foreign requirements. Must be registered with the USPTO. Legal
This firm has two law offices located in California. The firm was founded more than one hundred years ago. One-hundred and fifty-six accomplished attorneys are staffed at the law practice. They represent clients around the world. There are five core areas of practice. Disciplines are business litigation, employment-labor, real estate, government-regulatory law, corporate-securities and tax-IP. The firm embraces community service and diversity in the work force. Its attorneys were recognized by a major law publication.3 2018-04-13 02:40:53
Palo Alto office of our client seeks a patent agent with 5+ years of experience. Candidate must have a background in electrical engineering or computer science. Candidate must have excellent writing skills. Legal5 2018-01-12 10:04:23
Palo Alto office of our client seeks entry-level patent agent with 1 year of experience. The candidate should have strong interest in: Preparing and prosecuting patent applications; Contributing to prosecution strategy; Providing technical and legal research and analysis with respect to matters pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Providing technical support for patent interference and litigation proceedings. Must have strong scientific/technical background in life sciences (grad level preferred), chemistry (grad level preferred), electrical engineering, computer science, physics, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering or medicine. Legal
Since three decades ago, this law firm has provided exceptional legal advice. Their areas of practice include intellectual property, regulatory, tax, international, business, and finance. their offices are located in California, DC, Colorado, and Virginia.1 2017-06-08 10:15:56
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