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Patent Agent

Nixon Peabody LLP (NIXON PEABODY LLP)


Location:
Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20001
Date:
03/03/2017
Job Type:
Other
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • IP
Nixon Peabody LLP (NIXON PEABODY LLP)
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Job Details

Location: Chicago, IL or Washington, DC

Experienced Patent Agent sought for fast-paced, exciting work environment. This position participates as a team member in our Intellectual Property Counseling and Transactions Group on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, with an emphasis on Electrical Engineering, and related client counseling.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s the chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

We’ve created a dynamic, energizing environment that promotes success for our clients and each other. We offer fast growth, connectedness and training in business as well as law. And our rigorous standards assure you are part of a diverse team of top talent at every turn.

If you’re someone who’s looking toward the future, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in evaluation, preparation and prosecution of patents and patent applications
  • Provide support for patent enforcement, licensing and business transactions
  • Perform infringement and validity analysis and general portfolio management
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering; post-doctoral research experience a plus
  • Minimum of three years of patent prosecution experience, preferably working at a law firm
  • Registration to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Strong computer and internet research skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects on competing deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, and demonstrated professionalism

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