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Legal Staff Technical Specialist (Patent Agent) in Pittsburgh, PA

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Company name

K&L Gates LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area



Pittsburgh, PA

Date Last Verified

Mar 23,2018

Posted on

Feb 14,2018

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Intellectual Property Mechanical Engineering Technical Specialist Duties: Preparing invention disclosure documents, patent applications, responses to office actions and other patent prosecution related materials; obtaining copies of and analyzing scientific and technical documents and publications; managing a patent prosecution docket such that all deadlines are met; reviewing technical disclosures to assist with drafting patent applications; keeping up to date with legal developments in the intellectual property field; and reviewing of draft documents for accuracy and clarity. Work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a strong background in mechanical engineering and must have a mechanical engineering degree from an accredited university. Experience as a mechanical engineer is preferred. The desire and capability to become a registered patent agent is required. Must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service.

Company info

Emily Coon
Legal Recruiting Manager
K&L Gates LLP
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2613