Patent Attorney Job in Washington, DC Near Me - 337214 |

Patent Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID O4PI337214

Experience Level Councel/Income Partner

Job Experience Min. 10 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas IP - Patent - PhysicsIP - Patent - Electrical EngineeringIP - Patent - Computer ScienceIP - Patent - HardwareIP - Patent - SoftwareIP - Patent - Computer EngineeringIP - Patent - MechanicalIP - Patent - Hard Science GeneralIP - Patent General

2024-06-21 02:12:57

A law firm in Washington DC is seeking a highly experienced Patent Attorney with a computer or electrical engineering degree. The ideal candidate will have 10-18 years of experience and a strong background in patent law. This position offers an array of benefits, including a 401(k) retirement plan, contributions to health and dental plans, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.


  • Prepare, draft, and file patent applications in computer engineering and electrical engineering.
  • Conduct patentability searches and provide detailed analyses of patent landscapes.
  • Prosecute patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Advise clients on patent strategies, including portfolio management and patent monetization.
  • Provide legal opinions on patent validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate issues.
  • Manage patent litigation, including drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, and representing clients in court.
  • Negotiate and draft patent licensing agreements.
  • Stay current with developments in patent law and emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate with inventors, engineers, and other professionals to understand and protect innovative technologies.
  • Conduct due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and other intellectual property asset transactions.


  • A minimum of 10 years and a maximum of 18 years of experience in patent law.
  • Strong technical background with a degree in computer engineering or electrical engineering.
  • Extensive experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications.
  • Proven track record of managing complex patent portfolios and litigation.
  • Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • High level of attention to detail and organizational skills.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or electrical engineering.


  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Active membership in good standing with the state bar.


  • Deep understanding of patent law, particularly in computer and electrical engineering.
  • Proficiency in patent drafting, prosecution, and litigation.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical information and provide clear, concise legal advice.
  • Knowledge of current trends in technology and patent law.
  • Advanced computer skills, including patent databases and legal research software proficiency.


  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Contributions to health and dental plans.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

This law firm was founded over a decade ago with full legal services in cases related to intellectual property. Their areas of practice include trademark prosecution, litigation, copyright, trade secrets, licensing, and government IP disputes. The firm is located in Washington DC.

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