Patent Agent Job in Boston, TX Near Me - 319653 |

Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Boston

Job ID Q0K0319653

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Patent Agents - Electrical EngineeringPatent Agents - Computer SciencePatent Agents - Computer EngineeringPatent Agents - Mechanical

2024-04-19 03:08:16

A law firm is seeking a Patent Agent to join their team in Boston. The Patent Agent will play a crucial role in assisting patent attorneys with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. The ideal candidate will collaborate closely with inventors, conduct research on current patented technologies, and draft patent applications with the support of the patent team. Additionally, the Patent Agent will track the patent application process, perform ability searches, respond to office actions, and consistently meet billable hour requirements. A strong candidate for this role will have excellent problem-solving skills, a proactive approach to daily tasks, and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.



  • Assist patent attorneys in preparing and prosecuting patent applications.
  • Collaborate with inventors on newly created products.
  • Identify patentable inventions and conduct research on current patented technologies.
  • Draft patent applications with the guidance of the patent team.
  • Track the patent application process from initial application to granted patent.
  • Conduct regular ability searches.
  • Respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Meet billable hour requirements consistently.
  • Provide solutions to client challenges and respond to client needs.



  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering.
  • Preferably a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • USPTO Registration is required.



  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • A proactive approach to daily tasks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.



  • 1 year of professional experience.
  • Preferably 2+ years of experience.

Formed over a century ago, this firm has grown tremendously with offices throughout the country. Focusing on providing excellent client service, the firm embraces integrity, teamwork, entrepreneurship, investment, celebration, perspective, accomplishment, and inclusiveness. Many of the attorneys have been included in the lists of Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and Rising Stars, and in the rank in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Law Firms.

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