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Technology Specialist Intellectual Property

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Law Firm

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Law Firm Non Legal Department

Date Last Verified

Sep 10,2019

Valid Through

Dec 24,2019

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Jul 27,2018


Boston, MA, United States

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Technology Specialist - Intellectual Property
Candidate with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is required.
Candidate will be involved in a wide variety of types of work, including patent prosecution, client counseling, opinions, patent litigation and IP transactional matters. Typically work with inventors; prepare patent applications and reply to communications from patent offices during the patent application process; conduct scientific journal and patent searching on Internet databases; prepare letters of instruction to foreign counsel for foreign counterparts to US patent applications; assist lawyers in the preparation of patentability, validity, freedom to operate and infringement opinions; assist lawyers in reviewing file histories of patents; assist with analyses of issues that arise in patent litigation; adhere to a standard of ethics; and participate in special projects and other duties assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Candidates should have strong academic credentials and/or prior work experience as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Expected to attend an ABA accredited law school in its evening division, obtain a law degree in four years, and take and pass the USPTO patent examination to become registered as a patent agent. participate in summer associate program during the summer after year of law school. Expected to take the appropriate state Bar exam and become an associate. Eligible to participate in the firm’s tuition reimbursement program for law school.

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Hiring Coordinator
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109


"A very large experienced firm that really is top class"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

I would like to see this firm give promotions and reviews more frequently. Considering how big this firm is this should not be much of an issue.

Pros : I loved it while I was at this firm. There is always an interesting case to work on and everyone is very helpful and accommodating. I also enjoyed the friendship that I formed with my secretary.
Cons : Being such a large firm moving up the ranks can feel like quite the task indeed. I felt as though work reviews and promotions were not given out enough.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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