Patent Agent Job in Kansas City, MO Near Me - 266167 | BCGSearch.com

Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Missouri - Kansas City

Job ID 0HCE266167

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas Patent Agents - PhysicsPatent Agents - Electrical EngineeringPatent Agents - Computer SciencePatent Agents - SoftwarePatent Agents - Computer Engineering

2023-01-28 05:32:47

Kansas City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a patent agent with a Bachelor's degree, higher degree, or equivalent in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, physics, or related degree and/or work experience. The candidate will draft and globally prosecute patent applications in electrical engineering, computer science, and software-implemented business methods. Draft and globally prosecute patent applications in electrical, computer science, and business method fields. Coordinate and correspond with foreign law firms and associates to file foreign patent applications. Review country requirements and obtain a foreign filing license as required. Maintain client portfolio and provide the client with estimates of costs for future filings and maintenance. Coordinate and review results of patentability, landscape, and freedom-to-operate searches. Assist in the firm's standardized procedures to enhance malpractice prevention. Prepare and send notices to clients regarding upcoming deadlines. Correspond with foreign law firms regarding filings, deadlines, and billings. Anticipate supervising partner or client needs for specific projects. Delegate effectively and as appropriate with paralegals or legal administrative assistants. Design, recommend, and implement new processes and procedures to increase group efficiency. Handle special projects as needed and perform other duties as assigned. Must have USPTO registration or the ability to qualify.

The candidate must have exceptional writing, analytical, and communication skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Should be self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Must have strong professional, independent thinking skills with strength in problem-solving and the ability to offer constructive opinions and creative solutions. Should meet billable hour requirement of 1750 per year.

This firm is home to nearly 500 attorneys spread across 13 offices nationwide, an excellent size for associates and partners alike. The firm offers a full suite of practice areas and caters to businesses of many sizes and industries, with particularly strong litigation and corporate services. With a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, community involvement, and pro bono service, this is an excellent firm at which to work.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

The estimated salary for this position is $175,503*.

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