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Mechanical Engineering Patent Agent Job

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This highly prestigious international AM law firm’s IP leadership team is seeking a Patent Agent/Technical Advisor. This person should hold a technical degree (Masters or PhD preferred) in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering experience. The group focuses on complex cutting edge patent prosecution work for both Fortune and emerging start-up technology companies. This work involves extensive client interaction on complex patent issues. The lP leadership is looking for this person to play a leadership role on some of the group’s key clients. 

As a result of the complex nature of the work and the extensive client interaction, including interacting with Partners, the leadership will put together an above market compensation package. The leadership will also support this person if they choose either a lifetime Patent Agent/Advisor career path or an attorney career path. The firm will pay for law school tuition expenses. The qualified candidate must have excellent academics, along with strong verbal and written communication skills. 

The firm has won a variety of awards by various publications. The firm is in the midst of a major expansion of their IP practice, spearheaded by the firm’s Chair and the IP leadership. Over the past few years, the firm has attracted “Rainmaker Partners” to join the firm’s IP practice. Many of these Partners upon joining the group doubled and, in some cases, tripled their books of business. This new work coming into the practice group is resulting in leadership’s desire to expand the group. The position is based out of the firm’s Washington, DC office.  The IP leadership may allow this Agent to work remotely and pay for travel to visit the DC office when necessary. If interested, the IP leadership will also pay for relocation to Washington, D.C.


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