Intellectual Property Specialist (Foreign Patent Prosecution)

A premier international firm is currently adding an intellectual property legal specialist to their practice.  This position is available immediately, and provides an excellent opportunity for a legal professional with three or more years of foreign patent prosecution/PCT filing experience to assist partner level attorneys with a very busy IP practice. The firm provides extensive training to support their systems and procedures, along with state-of- the-art technology.   The position offers a high level of responsibility and substantive work, as well as an opportunity for extensive client contact.    The firm will offer a competitive salary ($80 – $124K, though pay is dependent upon location, experience and specific skillset of the candidate) as well as an excellent benefits package.  The position has the flexibility to come into the office on a voluntary basis;  it is expected that employees come in on occasion for team gatherings, special projects, or local office events.  Candidates in these cities will be considered:  Seattle, San Diego, Palo Alto, Denver, Boston, NY, Washington DC, Reston, and Chicago.

REQUIREMENTS:  A minimum of three  years’ current foreign patent prosecution/PCT filing experience is required, with more experience preferred.  The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and with little supervision, have an excellent grasp of the international/foreign prosecution process and required steps, be detail oriented , possess strong organizational skills and able to multi-task. Candidates should have experience with billing their time, and any experience with Inprotech, IPDAS, or iManage is a plus.  Please note that ONLY candidates already located in Seattle, San Diego, Palo Alto, Denver, Boston, NY, Washington DC, Reston and Chicago will be considered. 


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