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Patent Prosecution Attorney

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Date posted: 10/13/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:
Sandia National Laboratories is one of the country’s largest research and engineering laboratories, employing 8,100 people at major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We make enduring contributions to secure our society against high consequence terrorist threats and national incidents through effective use of science, technology, and systems solutions. Please visit our website at We are searching for Patent Prosecution Attorneys for the Legal Technology Transfer Department at the Albuquerque facility. The salary is commensurate. A benefit and relocation package is available. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.

Responsible for all aspects of patent protection, from reviewing invention disclosures, leading patent review committees, drafting patent applications, prosecuting patent applications in USPTO, conducting prior art searches, and supporting technology transfer activities. Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills are needed for this position.

A U.S. law degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice in at least one U.S. state and current registration with the USPTO is required. Excellent academic qualifications with4-7 years of law firm and/or in-house experience in patent prosecution is requires. Should have strong project and client management skills and a proven track record of success in the patent field. A MS or PhD in EE, ChE, Materials, Physics, ME, or a related engineering discipline is preferred.

Please apply online at , click Search for Openings, and reference Job ID Number: 636111.

U.S. Citizenship Required. Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Necessary Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
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