COJK is seeking an associate-level patent attorney or agent with a degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or physics to join our firm’s Patent Practice Group for its office located in Seattle WA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, patent preparation and prosecution, foreign portfolio management, 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.
Requirements for an associate-level patent attorney include B.S. in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics with at least two years of relevant industry experience, a J.D. from an accredited law school, 3 to 5 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).
Requirements for a patent agent include a B.S. in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics, relevant work experience, at least 2 to 3 years of patent law experience, and admittance to practice before the USPTO.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to develop and expand internal and external relationships. The candidate must excel in a team environment, as well as be a motivated self-starter who works well under pressure, with the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is currently a remote position.
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