Mid to Senior-level Patent Agent
Boston office of an AmLaw firm seeks mid to senior-level patent agent preferably with 4+ years of patent prosecution experience. The applicant will work under the supervision and guidance of senior associates and partners and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution. Will assess scientific literature, patents and patent application documents, each encompassing a variety of mechanical and electrical engineering fields. Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data relating to inventions. Conduct comprehensive search for scientific articles, patents and patent application documents relevant to subject of an invention. Perform in-depth analysis comparing an invention with existing discoveries or inventions. Identify essential elements, features or components of an invention. Compose patent applications comprising a comprehensive experience of the field of an invention, a description of critical features and components of the invention, and a set of claims clearly and distinctly defining the invention. Draft responses to rejection of a patent application for an invention from the USPTO and other worldwide Patent Offices, providing detailed analysis of the scientific or patent references cited in the rejection, assessing the difference between the invention and the citations, and presenting convincing arguments and reasoning why the patent application is to be allowed as a patent. Collaborate with colleagues on various projects; adapt effectively in different team environments; present ideas, reasoning and conclusions in a concise way to colleagues; and provide insightful feedback and arguments to colleagues on their ideas. Work with clients in prosecuting patent applications; formulate and ask clients questions essential to clarifying the distinct features or properties of the invention; and investigate and respond promptly to clients' inquiries about the prosecution of patent applications. Should have an advanced degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science or related position of study. Law firm experience is preferred. Admission to the USPTO is required. Built on excellence and driven by change, this AmLaw 100 firm is appealing to associates for its nimble, collaborative legal teams addressing the shifting legal and regulatory qualifications of the global market?s most competitive industries. Associates regard the firm as 1 of the ?heathiest work environments? they have worked in, as well as dealing with interesting work and early responsibility or junior associates. The firm is dedicated to pro bono work, using their program to provide training and guidance for associates. Compensation at this firm is competitive with peer firms in the region.Additional Skills: The applicant should have demonstrated skills verbally presenting scientific concepts, terms, and discoveries to wide audiences, including scientists and non-scientists. Must have demonstrated scientific written correspondence skills using proper grammar and vocabulary, which also includes the following skills: analyzing and explaining abstract scientific concepts and terms; synthesizing a large amount of scientific or technological literature into a systematic and concise description of the state of the art; and differentiating and describing important differences among related scientific discoveries or technological breakthroughs.
2 To 5 Years
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