Patent Agent/Associate With Mechanical Background

Employer
Jobot
Location
Matthews
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 08, 2024
Closes
Aug 05, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Permanent
Top law Firm Seeking A Patent Agent (Flexible For Fully Remote)

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Salary: $125,000 – $170,000 per year

A bit about us:

We insist on efficient, high–quality legal counsel for your business.

Our attorneys have served as in–house counsel of national public and private companies and as chairs of practice groups at AmLaw 200 firms, achieving both deep and broad knowledge in the areas that concern you most.

We are committed to principles of fairness, efficiency, optimization, flexibility and value.

We have a clear understanding of today's business environment.

We are committed to bringing responsiveness, ingenuity, leadership, and best practices to every relationship.

And we stand ready to help our clients achieve success after success.

Job Details

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail–oriented Patent Agent to join our dynamic legal team. This is a permanent, fully remote position that offers an exciting opportunity to work in a fast–paced, high–growth environment. Our Patent Agent will play a critical role in supporting our intellectual property efforts and will be directly involved in shaping the company's IP strategy. This role will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications to protect our innovative products and technologies. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, preferably in the mechanical field, and a thorough understanding of patent law.

Responsibilities:
1. Draft and prosecute patent applications to protect the company's inventions and innovations.
2. Conduct patent searches and perform competitive analysis to identify potential patent opportunities.
3. Collaborate with engineers and product managers to understand our products and technologies.
4. Provide advice and guidance on matters related to intellectual property law, including patent law, copyright law, and trademark law.
5. Review and analyze third–party patents for potential infringement issues.
6. Provide training and education to company employees on intellectual property matters.
7. Collaborate with outside counsel to manage patent prosecutions, patent litigations, and other intellectual property matters.
8. Stay updated on current trends, practices, and developments in patent law.

Qualifications:
1. Registered Patent Agent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
2. Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.
3. Minimum of 5 years of experience in patent prosecution, preferably in a law firm or corporate legal department.
4. Strong technical background, with the ability to quickly understand new technologies.
5. Proficient in conducting patent searches and analyzing patent landscapes.
6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex legal concepts to non–lawyers.
7. Detail–oriented with strong analytical and problem–solving skills.
8. Self–motivated and able to work independently in a remote work environment.
9. Experience with patent portfolio management and IP strategy development is a plus.
10. Familiarity with international patent prosecution and patent laws of other countries is a plus.

This is a great opportunity for a Patent Agent looking to make a significant impact while working in a flexible and collaborative remote environment. If you are a self–starter who thrives in a fast–paced, innovative environment, we would love to hear from you.

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