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San Francisco 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
The candidate should have excellent written communication skills and an ability to produce written work product that is concise and effective. Must be 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 are essential.
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.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Physics, Patent Agents - Mechanical, Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer Science, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time2 2018-11-13 23:51:23
San Francisco office of an AmLaw firm seeks junior patent prosecution and counseling agent with 2-5 years of experience (law firm and/or PTO) and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry. The candidate should preferably have other specialties or an M.S. with appropriate experience. Must show competence in understanding chemical structures and properties. PTO Registration is preferred. Must be admitted to and in good standing with the relevant Bar. Industry experience is a plus. Legal
The candidate must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills and analytical ability.
With offices in New York, Maryland, California, Virginia, Denver and Washington, D.C., this firm is over a century old and has experience in advertising and marketing law, class action defense, advertising and marketing litigation, environmental law, finance, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, investigation and white collar defense and tax and wealth planning. The prestigious firm is also a part of the AMLaw 100.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Organic Chemistry, Patent Agents - MedicineEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time2 2019-08-31 17:38:29
San Francisco office of an AmLaw firm seeks patent agent with 1-2 years of experience. The candidate will handle of variety of patent projects, including drafting, prosecuting, post-grant proceedings, opinions, and due diligence. Work with leading clients through direct contact in fields related to pharmaceuticals, biologics, and diagnostics. Should have a PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry. Must be admitted to practice in California and before the USPTO. Finished or have recently finished their PhD program in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry will be considered. Legal
This California-based AmLaw100 firm is appealing for its professional culture, but relaxed and laid-back atmosphere. Famous for its corporate practice, the attorneys at this firm are proud of the work they perform and are always striving to do ?good work,? while still maintaining a healthy family- balance and interacting with their colleagues in firm-wide social events. The firm pays top-of-market compensation.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Organic Chemistry, Patent Agents - MedicineEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time1 2019-09-18 22:32:07
San Francisco 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
The candidate should have ability to analyze, interpret, and draw inferences from research findings, and prepare reports. Must have ability to provide operational guidance and leadership to technical staff in area of specialty. Strong investigative and problem resolution skills are needed. Should have 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 are needed. Must have advanced oral and written communication skills. Should have 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 Texas-headquartered elite firm is appealing for associates interested in energy work. The firm is serious about its career development. Junior associates are assigned a senior associate mentor and formal training at the firm is guaranteed. Associates confirmed the firm has an encouragement aspect and all workers strive to the best job they can do. This firm has gained important recognition in the community for its diversity efforts. Pro bono is popular among the attorneys and most have devoted over 100 years each year to pro bono efforts. The firm pays top-of-market compensation.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer Science, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time1 2018-11-30 20:19:59
San Francisco office of an AmLaw firm seeks biotech patent agent preferably with 3+ years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of partners in the IP section and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution, freedom to operate analysis, and due diligence work. Will work with clients on innovative and cutting-edge biotechnology to procure patent protection and build IP portfolios. Work with scientists and/or inventors to draft patent applications. Draft Office Action responses and prosecute patent applications. Manage IP portfolios and coordinate worldwide prosecution with foreign associates in various foreign jurisdictions. Assess scientific literature, patents and patent application documents in a variety of biology fields. Assist with IP diligence on biotech initial public offerings (IPO) and other capital markets transactions. Work with venture capitalists on IP diligence for potential investments. Work on IP landscapes to identify third-party patents and patent applications. Should have a Ph.D. degree in the biological life science areas (bioinformatics, data science and machine learning are a plus). Must have ability to analyze scientific papers and/or patent references and present ideas, legal and scientific reasoning and conclusions in both verbal and written format. Should demonstrate skills to present scientific concepts, analysis/reasoning, and conclusions to wide audiences, including scientists and non-scientists. Legal
The candidate should have ability to multi-task by working with different clients and different projects.
Built on excellence and driven by change, this AmLaw 100 firm is appealing to associates for its nimble, collaborative legal teams addressing the shifting legal and regulatory requirements of the global market?s most competitive industries. Associates regard the firm as one of the ?heathiest work environments? they have worked in, as well as dealing with interesting work and early responsibility or junior associates. The firm is dedicated to pro bono work, using their program to provide training and guidance for associates. Compensation at this firm is competitive with peer firms in the region.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Biotechnology, Patent Agents - BiologyEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time3 2019-08-21 22:11:52
San Francisco office of an AmLaw firm seeks electronics and software patent agent with preferably 3+ years of experience in patent prosecution. The candidate should be experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. An aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling is a plus. Must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement. A Ph.D or Master's degree in physics with emphasis on optics is preferred. California or Washington Bar members are preferred. Legal
The candidate must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills.
This Amlaw firm specializes in intellectual property and is committed to providing its associates with both a positive work environment and sophisticated work. Flexible scheduling and pro-bono work are aspects highly valued by the firm. This firm has also obtained its second perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index as Best Place to Work for LGBT equality.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Physics, Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer Science, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time3 2019-04-11 17:46:04
San Francisco office seeks junior to mid-level patent prosecution agent with 1-5 years of experience. The candidate will serve in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Will serve in the IP strategy and portfolio management. Must have strong scientific background, preferably at the graduate level, in chemistry or the life sciences. USPTO Registration is required. Legal
Although the San Francisco office of this full-service, multi-national juggernaut is known primarily for its large Litigation department, its Business department is growing and, in fact, includes an outstanding International Transactions practice. Despite its size and impressive stature within the legal community, insiders claim the firm maintains a ?small firm? culture ? associates are neither competitive nor pretentious and the firm itself is notoriously not hierarchical. Salaries are competitive (although associates complain the firm will never be the first to raise salaries), and billable hour pressure is manageable.SKILLS
Patent Agents - ChemistryEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time1 2015-04-17 05:21:51
San Francisco office of our client seeks patent practitioner/agent with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate will perform functions related to patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and strategy, and provide assistance with post-grant work. Portable business is a plus. Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering candidate should have a Bachelor's degree. Biology and Chemistry candidate should have a PhD or equivalent. Must be registered to practice before the USPTO. LegalSKILLS
Patent Agents - Chemistry, Patent Agents - Biology, Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time2 2019-03-06 18:24:21
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