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Austin office of our client seeks intellectual property patent agent with 2+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The candidate must be a member of the Patent Bar and have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline. An advanced degree is preferred. Relevant technological experience with wireless communications, software, cloud computing, computer security, artificial intelligence, network technologies, display technology, and/or consumer electronics is preferred. Legal
The product of a recent transatlantic merger, this firm is a truly global force, with offices across the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. This full-service firm is strong in the areas of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, energy and infrastructure, finance, employment law, construction, intellectual property, real estate, and tax. With a staggering number of Fortune 100 companies as clients, this firm is well-poised for continued growth. Associates who join this firm can expect complex work and sophisticated matters.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Physics, Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer Science, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time2 2018-10-30 22:25:22
Austin office of our client seeks patent agent with experience. The candidate will prepare draft patent applications and draft responses to communications from the USPTO. Will 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 a Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering. Must 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 needed. Legal
Must be a self-starter and have a can-do attitude, possess excellent administrative skills and must have excellent academic credentials. 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. Within the resident office, there is daily contact with partners, associates, paralegals, and office personnel at all levels. There is a moderate amount of contact with these same groups in other offices. Outside the Firm, there is a moderate amount of contact with clients, vendor representatives and agency personnel. Additional hours will be required when necessary to meet established deadlines or stay current with occasional peaks in workload. Flexibility in working overtime evenings and weekends as required by assigned or overflow work. May require local and out of town travel.
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 throughout Texas.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer Science, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time1 2018-11-15 20:53:28
Austin office of our client seeks patent agent with 2-5 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, ideally in the areas of virtual reality, graphics, mixed signal technology, and software. The candidate should possess an electrical engineering or computer engineering degree, and be registered to practice before the USPTO. LegalSKILLS
Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer EngineeringEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time2 2019-02-28 21:25:53
Austin office of our client seeks patent agent preferably with 1-3 years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science, with preference given to candidates experienced with mixed signal or DSP technology. Legal
The candidate must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills and should enjoy working with others in a team-oriented setting.
This firm has a very solid reputation in the State of Texas and has a growing reputation around the country. The firm seems to consistently score very well on associate quality of life surveys, and many associates throughout Texas consider working at this firm to be an ultimate of sorts. We have a high degree of enthusiasm for this firm. Getting a position in this firm is no easy task, and the firm does fairly consistently look for top grades and credentials. Additionally, we believe that there is a high degree of diversity within this firm and that the firm makes a solid effort to foster diversity within the workplace. The old adage, No one ever got fired for choosing IBM could be reworded for this firm to state that No one ever made a serious career mistake going here. That is true. If you like challenging work and you want to be part of a powerful Texas firm with a lot of significant heritage in the State of Texas, this may be the place for you. Compensation at this firm is as high as any top Texas firm, and the partners are consistently some of the most highly compensated lawyers in the state.SKILLS
Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering, Patent Agents - Computer ScienceEMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full-Time1 2018-01-16 19:48:17
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