Entry Level Patent Agent

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Oakland, CA, United States

Entry Level Patent Agent


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A law firm is seeking an Entry Level Patent Agent for their Oakland, CA office. Below is a bulleted job description outlining duties, requirements, education, certifications, and skills, along with a brief job overview:

Job Overview:

The law firm is seeking an Entry Level Patent Agent with a background in chemistry or a relevant physical sciences field to join their team in Oakland, CA. The ideal candidate will possess strong writing and communication skills, demonstrate an interest in patent prosecution, and show potential for growth in the field.


  • Conduct prior art searches and analysis.
  • Draft patent applications and responses to office actions.
  • Assist in patent prosecution, including drafting correspondence with clients and the . Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Collaborate with attorneys on patent-related matters.
  • Maintain accurate records and files related to patent applications.


  • Eligible to be admitted to practice before the . Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • ., ., or . in chemistry, or other relevant physical sciences field; or pertinent industry experience.
  • 0-3 years of patent attorney or agent experience.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Interest in patent prosecution.


  • ., ., or . in chemistry, or other relevant physical sciences field.


  • Admission to practice before the USPTO is a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • . in chemistry, or other relevant physical sciences field.
  • Prior patent prosecution experience in a law firm setting is a plus.

Benefits offered:

  • Medical Insurance: PPO/Kaiser.
  • Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Life and Supplemental AD&D Insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • 529 Educational Plan.
  • 401K Plan.
  • Profit Sharing Plan.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Public Transportation Assistance.
  • Use of the firm’s Tahoe cabin.
  • Reimbursement for State Bar review course and exam, and Patent Bar exam.
  • Stipend paid during review for California state bar exam.


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