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Patent Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID GATJ208101

Skills IP - Patent - PhysicsIP - Patent - Electrical EngineeringIP - Patent - Computer ScienceIP - Patent - Computer Engineering

2021-08-20 13:20:36

Washington, D.C. office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks patent counsel with 3-10 years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate will work on issues involving the latest in science, technology, and the law. Will assist with the procurement of U.S. and foreign patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluation of designs of new products, and evaluation of competitor products. Communicate with clients in Japanese regarding technical questions, patent prosecution strategies, and legal analysis and recommendations. Review new client technologies to determine potentially patentable features. Create technical diagrams and drawings that describe the invention. Write patent applications with clarity and technical accuracy. Prosecute patent applications with U.S., international, and foreign national patent authorities. Review issued patents. Must already be registered with the United States Patent Office or participate in a patent law course and become registered with the United States Patent Office within one year of hire. Should have B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other similar technical subject. Must preferably have ability to communicate clearly and effectively with regard to technical and legal terminology, both verbally and in writing, in Japanese.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited school with 3.0 or higher GPA. Strong Japanese interpersonal skills and business etiquette are essential because the candidate will be expected to maintain, strengthen and build relationships with key Japanese clients and potential clients. Must be willing to engage in business development activities, including seminars, client social interactions and international travel. Must be independently motivated to succeed and measure success on a team level. Should possess strong academic credentials and exceptional oral and written communication skills.

A boutique law firm known as a leader in intellectual property law, this firm values a work/life balance and offers market pay. Any attorneys interested in patent prosecution should thrive here and, prospects for exit opportunities in the field are excellent.

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