Patent Agent/Technical Advisor (Mechanical/Biomed)

Location: Reston, Virginia

Salary: $negotiable

An Am Law 200 firm is currently seeking to appoint a highly motivated and qualified individual with substantive industry experience and degree in mechanical or biomedical engineering (or a related field) to join theur busy patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice.

Duties include but are not limited to: conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; and draft patent applications and responses to office actions. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in mechanical engineering and/or biomedical engineering is required and an advance degree is a plus. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must be a registered US patent agent, or be eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent. Law school tuition assistance available to patent agent candidates.


Ref: # HR0076

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