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Patent Attorney: Electrical Engineering

Company name

Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Jan 23,2018

Posted on

Jan 11,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Hard Sciences >> Electrical Engineering
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Patent Attorney: Electrical Engineering The candidate responsibilities include patent preparation and prosecution, patent licensing, and conducting due diligence on new products and technology acquisitions towards rendering opinions to clients. The position requires working closely with clients, inventors, and firm attorneys. Will demonstrate superior analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to develop and expand internal and external relationships. Responsibilities include: Conducting prior art searches; Determining ownership rights to various parts of an invention; Drafting patent applications and working with the USPTO to resolve patent examiner questions; Patent licensing; Assisting clients whose patents have been infringed; Providing support to the litigation department; Advising clients on the use and protection of patents; Assisting clients with identifying the nature of their intellectual property; Monitoring existing and proposed patents; Attending meetings and conducting conference calls with clients and contacts in the United States and overseas; Dealing with general inquiries on patent protection; Filing domestic and international patent applications; Handling patent renewals.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Must have J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Must be licensed to practice in at least one state, preferably Washington. Should be admitted to practice before the USPTO. Requirements include a B.S. in electrical engineering, a J.D. from an accredited law school, 2 years of patent law experience, a license to practice law in at least one state, preferably Washington, and admittance to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3600
Seattle, WA 98101-2347

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