Open Position

Patent Agent

Patent Agent – Washington, District of Columbia

This is a permanent position.

Job Description

IntegriSource is working with a global law firm who is adding an experienced Patent Agent (Engineering) to their Intellectual Property practice group and can work from any of the firms US office locations: Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, or Washington DC.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (from each school), and writing sample.
  • Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Applications without this additional documentation will not be considered.

Knowledge & Experience

  • 3+ years of work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field.
  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice, preferred.

Education & Experience Required

  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science. Absent a degree, our client will consider the equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates must be licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Patent Agent will work with Patent Attorneys to do the following:

  • Secure patents by preparing, filing, and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting, and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications, and abstracts.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.

Other Information

Our client is not offering sponsorship or relocation for this role.

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