Intellectual Property Patent Agent - Mechanical Engineering

Chicago/Dallas/Denver/Fort Wayne/Indianapolis/Minneapolis/Philadelphia/Washington D.C./Wilmington
$95,000 - $185,000
Nov 06, 2023
Dec 06, 2023
Legal Specialist
Contract Type
Full-Time, Hybrid, Permanent

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an Intellectual Property Patent Agent to join our thriving Intellectual Property practice. This position offers the opportunity to be involved with all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution in our Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington offices.

Successful candidates should have two or more years of experience drafting mechanical applications related to one or more of engines, transmissions, drivetrains, suspensions, control systems, consumer products, and medical devices with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, or other applicable technical experience. Current status as a registered patent agent is a requirement.

Candidates must be collaborative and motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Preferred candidates will have two plus years of experience in patent drafting, excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.

This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. Current firm plans for returning to work include an average of 2-3 days in the office. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a copy of any academic transcripts.

The anticipated initial annual salary range for someone who is hired into this position is $95,000 – $185,000.

Actual initial salary may be above or below the above-identified range and will be based on the relevant skills, training, experience, and other job-related factors, including the location where the position is filled, in all cases consistent with applicable law.  This is an exempt role and the initial salary range listed above is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for professional staff, which includes, but is not limited to, a discretionary bonus; life, health, accident, and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.