Patent Associate Attorney

San Francisco
May 19, 2024
May 24, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Hybrid Opportunity– Top 40 Law Firm!

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Salary: $210,000 – $300,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a globally recognized, AM50 law firm! We offer our employees a substantial compensation package and our clients a world–class level of service. Our team of Patent Division is hiring a patent attorney ideally someone with a life sciences background to work with silicon valley early state start ups.

If you are a Patent Associate with interest, then please read on .

Why join us?

Our benefits include:
Work–from–home setup allowance
Monthly wellness reimbursements
Healthcare coverage for you and your same– or opposite–sex spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26
Family–building benefits including IVF, adoption, surrogacy, and egg–freezing
Paid parental leave
Parenting support concierge and telemedicine
Parents and caregivers resource group
In–home and center–based back–up childcare
Health Savings Accounts with firm contribution
401(k) retirement plan
Pretax commuter and parking benefits
Basic and supplemental life insurance
Voluntary critical illness, hospitalization, and accident insurance
Relocation assistance
Firm–paid CLE, bar review fees, and bar dues

Job Details

Job Details:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Patent Associate Attorney to join our dynamic and fast–paced legal team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and protecting our company's intellectual property rights. This is a permanent position that offers the opportunity to work with a diverse team of professionals and engage in a variety of challenging legal tasks. If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for patent law and a proven track record in patent prosecution, trademark, and legal writing, we encourage you to apply.


  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of patent applications to protect the company's intellectual property rights.
  • Conduct thorough patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on all matters related to patent law, including patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify and evaluate potential intellectual property issues and risks.
  • Monitor and manage the company's patent portfolio to ensure it aligns with the company's strategic objectives.
  • Stay up–to–date with the latest developments in patent law and adapt strategies accordingly.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures related to intellectual property.
  • Provide training to company personnel on intellectual property matters.
  • Coordinate with external legal counsel as needed.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Must be a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Minimum of 1–4 years of experience in patent prosecution, trademark, legal writing, and patent law.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. and international patent law and procedures.
  • Exceptional legal writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast–paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem–solving, and decision–making skills.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.
  • Proficient in using patent databases and other legal research tools.
  • Experience in the technology or pharmaceutical industries would be a plus.

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