Electrical Patent Agent Job in Portland, OR Near Me - 228733 | BCGSearch.com

Electrical Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Oregon - Portland

Job ID BDJE228733

Skills Patent Agents - Electrical Engineering

2022-05-13 05:54:13

Portland office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks electrical patent agent with experience. The candidate will provide legal support to the patent prosecution attorneys in the Technology and Intellectual Property practice group. Will report to the TIP Practice Group Leader. Assist patent attorneys with preparing patent applications, including: reviewing invention disclosure materials to develop claiming strategies for patent applications; drafting claims from invention disclosure; preparing drawings for patent applications; drafting specification of application in accordance with claims and drawings; timely delivering refined, completed patent application to assigning attorney according to instructed deadline and accounting for attorney and/or client review; and revising draft applications according to client and/or attorney comments. Assist patent attorneys with prosecuting patent applications, including: devising strategies for responding to office actions; drafting office action responses; timely delivering refined, completed office action response to assigning attorney according to deadline and accounting for attorney and/or client review; filing patent applications and office action responses with the USPTO; and conducting USPTO examiner interviews. Preparing written communications (letters/emails) with attorneys, patent examiners, foreign associates, and firm clients regarding foregoing functions. Patent analysis to identify and bring perspective on patent related issues in projects involving client counseling and advising, including due diligence and opinion projects. Must have technical knowledge. Must be registered to practice (have a registration number) before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Must have requisite technical background (education) to have passed the USPTO Patent Bar exam to be a registered agent with the USPTO. Bachelors degree in electrical engineering required. USPTO registration or eligibility to sit for the Patent Bar is required. Patent writing experience is desirable.

The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong analytical and organizational skills. Must have the ability to work without direct supervision, think creatively and possess excellent client service orientation with the ability to handle multiple demands/priorities on multiple projects and timely deliver complete work product according to those deadlines. Must also possess the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment with good problem-solving skills and have the ability to be flexible and adapt. Must be responsive and maintain a professional manner and demeanor. Must have the ability to resolve problems with a variety of people (including attorneys, staff, and possibly clients) and possess the ability to make sound decisions and show initiative.

This is one of the largest, most prestigious law firms in Oregon! They are making big strides in the global realm of telecommunications, e-commerce and dot coms in addition to having a very notable practice in international commerce, corporate and contract litigation. It is located in the Pacific Northwest with branches in the West and in Washington DC. Associates are encouraged to pursue community involvement to enhance their well-rounded approach to law and life. Billable hours credit is given for Pro Bono work, and the firm's hours requirements are very reasonable. Strong mentoring and training programs are present.

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The estimated salary for this position
is $208,458*.

$208.5 K

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