Washington, DC. Law Firm. Patent Associate. Preparation & prosecution of patents, portfolio assessments pertaining to deals (M&A, licensing), opinions, litigation support with possible cross over (depending on experience). Substantial client interaction. Minimum 3 years experience (claim drafting, prosecution, opinions) required.
A suitable candidate will have a history of employment stability, Patent Bar (USPTO), and State Bar.
Technical background: B.S. or higher in electrical / electronics engineering or computer engineering. M.S or higher and/or prior engineering / development experience would be valued. Excellent academic credentials required.
Relevant Terms: patent, IP, intellectual property, law firm, associate, attorney, lawyer, counsel, patent prosecution, patents, USPTO, PTO, EPO, PCT, licensing, transactions, patent infringement, patent litigation, EE, BSEE, MSEE, IEEE, PhD, electrical engineering, electronics engineer, computer science, software engineering, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, VA, patent attorney, patent counsel, patent lawyer, patent associate, patents, patent law