Lateral Patent Associate Attorney Job in Las Vegas, NV Near Me - 315424 |

Lateral Patent Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Nevada - Las Vegas

Job ID JALI315424

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas IP - Patent - Electrical EngineeringIP - Patent - Computer ScienceIP - Patent - Computer EngineeringIP - Patent - MechanicalIP - Patent - Hard Science General

2024-07-03 11:26:59

A law firm in Las Vegas, NV, is seeking a Lateral Patent Associate Attorney to play a crucial role in assisting with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, providing patentability and clearance opinions, managing patent estates, and engaging in patent licensing and enforcement for a diverse clientele. The ideal candidate will be responsible for handling multiple legal matters at different stages, producing high-quality legal work, and actively contributing to business development efforts.


  • Assist in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications across a wide range of technical fields, including software, computer science, electrical, and mechanical engineering.
  • Provide clients with patentability and clearance opinions to guide their intellectual property strategies.
  • Manage and oversee patent estate portfolios, including the licensing and enforcement of patents.
  • Simultaneously manage the high-level and strategic aspects of multiple legal matters, from their initial inception to successful conclusion.
  • Ensure the production of high-quality legal work and meet hourly billing requirements to deliver exceptional client services.
  • Actively participate in business development initiatives, both at the group and individual levels, to generate new business opportunities.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree.
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in electrical, computer, or mechanical engineering, or computer science.
  • Licensed to practice law in good standing in one or more jurisdictions where the firm conducts business.
  • Must maintain applicable license renewal and fulfill Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements.
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a licensed attorney at a law firm.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-8 years of experience as a licensed attorney at a law firm.
  • Prior experience in patent preparation and prosecution, particularly in software, computer science, electrical, or mechanical engineering areas.


  • Proficiency in patent prosecution and intellectual property law.
  • Strong analytical and research skills to assess patentability and clearance.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Effective multitasking capabilities to manage multiple legal matters concurrently.
  • Business development skills with a proven track record of generating new business opportunities.
  • In-depth knowledge of patent portfolio management, licensing, and enforcement.

Independent lawyering with top of the market pay, this firm offers flexible hours, a good work/life balance, and diverse clientele. This firm entrusts its associates to take on a work load of their choice and provides a collegial environment to do so. This firm also values diversity, receiving a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index.

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