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Patent & Trademark Prosecution Attorney

Company name

national presto industries, inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 25, 2020

Posted on

Dec 23, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Eau Claire, WI, United States


Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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National Presto, Inc., located in Eau Claire, WI, a nationally recognized manufacturer of small household appliances, is looking for a Patent & Trademark Prosecution Attorney to join our Legal department. National Presto has been manufacturing high-quality small household appliances for more than 110 years.

The Patent & Trademark Prosecution Attorney will manage intellectual property protection for the Company and its subsidiaries; draft, submit, and prosecute patent and trademark applications; assist in litigation related to patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; and coordinate with external associates. Provides legal advice regarding intellectual property including: strategic portfolio counseling, patent opinions (validity, infringement, FTO, patentability), trademark, and copyright protection. Maintains knowledge of scientific, technological, and legal developments including completion of continuing legal education.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a field of study that meets the scientific and technical training prescribed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) required.
  • Juris doctor or equivalent from an accredited law school required.
  • Active license to practice law before a State Bar.
  • Registration to practice in patent matters before the USPTO.
  • 5+ years of experience as an IP attorney including experience in preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with past record of making sound business decisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with upper management; personnel in other departments and other locations/subsidiaries; outside legal counsel; and various government and regulatory officials.
  • Experience with a wide range of technologies, including mechanical devices, computer software, cloud computing, embedded firmware, internet of things (IoT) sensor devices, circuits, control and monitoring systems, electromechanical devices, and wireless communications.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, 401K, paid vacation, holidays, etc.  Please send your resume and samples of issued patents.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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