Our client, a highly reputable, national, general practice law firm, is seeking a patent associate attorney for its growing Intellectual Property practice in Chicago.
- Three to five years of substantive patent prosecution experience, as well as experience in opinion drafting, IP transactional work, and patent litigation support.
- A degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or computer science.
- Must be a USPTO-registered patent attorney.
- Excellent academic credentials.
Responsibilities will include: patent drafting, prosecution, and management of client patent and prosecution portfolios; drafting of written opinions for freedom-to-operate/non-infringement, patent invalidity, and patentability; conducting IP due diligence for corporate deal work; IP licensing and other IP transactional work; and providing patent litigation support.
The Firm prides itself on a collaborative atmosphere and providing associates with opportunities for significant professional development, responsibility, and long-term success.
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