Patent Agent Job in Harrisburg, PA Near Me - 222199 | BCGSearch.com

Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Pennsylvania - Harrisburg

Job ID 0ZZ2222199

Skills Patent Agents - Electrical EngineeringPatent Agents - MechanicalPatent Agents - ChemistryPatent Agents - Biology

2021-09-21 07:03:21

Harrisburg office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a patent agent with a Bachelor's degree and/or an advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D.) in science or technical field (i.e., chemistry, biology, civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering). The candidate will work on patent applications in the hard sciences area, such as electrical engineers, computer scientists, computer engineers, mechanical engineers, physicists, or material scientists. Will support lawyers on patent prosecution matters and specifically perform tasks including, analyzing invention disclosures, performing patent searches, drafting patent applications, preparing office action responses, and generating other documents in support of patent prosecution matters. Will also work closely with and under the supervision of lawyers to support patent litigation, perform due diligence, and support other legal activities. Draft patent applications and prosecute patent applications before the USPTO. Analyze scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess an invention or issued patent. Draft detailed descriptions of inventions in precise legal terms (patent drafts), which form the basis for patents to be granted by patent offices in various parts of the world. Prepare information disclosure statements, declarations, and other patent prosecution-related materials. Manage a US and foreign patent prosecution docket such that deadlines are met. Conduct interviews with examiners at the USPTO. Keep up-to-date with legal developments in the intellectual property field. Must be admitted to practice before the USPTO.

The candidate must have strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the most responsive and highest quality client service. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all contacts is required. Should be highly organized and responsive, with demonstrated experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines in a changing and demanding environment. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

A serious Big Law heavyweight with an especially solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and the Mid-Atlantic regions, this firm excels in multiple arenas, from billion-dollar transactions to high-stakes litigation, and everything in between. These days, the firm is prioritizing international expansion, with offices opening across Europe, the Middle East, South America, and Asia, in a move that is sure to bring more cross-border work and multinational clients. Known for its friendly culture, working at this firm means collaborating with brilliant minds and extraordinary individuals.

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