Patent Agent Job in Houston, TX Near Me - 312935 |

Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Houston

Job ID T6OW312935

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Patent Agents - Electrical EngineeringPatent Agents - MechanicalPatent Agents - ChemistryPatent Agents - BiochemistryPatent Agents - Chemical Engineering

2024-01-07 21:43:01

A prominent law firm in Houston, TX, invites applications for a Patent Agent position, offering an opportunity to collaborate closely with their Intellectual Property (IP) team. This role involves drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and providing vital support to IP attorneys in various patent-related matters, including Patent Office proceedings, patent litigation, and general patent prosecution. The Patent Agent will also be responsible for conducting patentability assessments and third-party patent searches, contributing to patent diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and assisting the IP team with patent clearance and enforcement projects. Candidates should possess essential skills such as patent application drafting and prosecution experience, proficiency in patent database searches, substantive academic and professional knowledge in the field, and exceptional time management skills for a fast-paced environment.

To excel in this role, candidates should hold an undergraduate degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering and have experience in prosecuting patent applications, preferably in mechanical and electrical engineering, with additional chemistry or biochemistry expertise. The ideal candidate should bring at least 3+ years of intellectual property experience in patent transactional matters, hold a USPTO registration number, and have an advanced technical degree, which is preferred.

The law firm offers an attractive compensation package, including performance-based bonuses and raises. Eligible employees can participate in a comprehensive benefits program encompassing health and wellness plans, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, a profit-sharing plan, discount programs, backup childcare support, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program. This position provides an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking, detail-oriented Patent Agent to become a vital part of a dynamic team shaping the future of patent law in Houston, TX. Apply today to embark on this rewarding journey.

Here is an outstanding firm which is a strong player in the national market. It earns high marks for the congenial atmosphere of the firm. Like many national law firms which have entered into the Texas legal market as of late, this firm has experienced a good deal of success here. Associates working at the firm universally praise the firm's superior training programs. The firm appears to be very selective in terms of grades and hiring for the most part is done from Top 15 law schools. Associates at this firm seem to have a universal belief that there is very good interaction between partners and associates. For example, associates claim that they very often have lunch with partners. Overall, associates in this full service firm seem to believe that the work is interesting and challenging.

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