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Patent Attorney or Agent


Company/Firm: Design IP
Location: Lehigh Valley (Allentown), PA
Date posted: 07/01/09
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

Design IP is a small intellectual property law firm based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. We are seeking a patent attorney or agent to join our growing practice.

The position will initially focus on domestic patent preparation and prosecution matters in a variety of technical disciplines (with emphasis in mechanical and software/computer arts). There will be opportunities to work on intellectual property counseling, opinion, agreement, and litigation matters.

We offer a collegial and professional work environment and have very reasonable billing requirements.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are willing to consider qualified candidates desiring a part time and/or flexible work schedule.

Necessary Experience:

Required qualifications:

• Outstanding legal and business writing skills
• 2+ years patent preparation and prosecution experience
• USPTO Registration or eligibility
• Comfort level with technologies in the mechanical, electro-mechanical and software/computer arts
• Ability to work with minimal supervision on domestic patent prep & pros matters 
• Strong connection to the Lehigh Valley area

Preferred qualifications:

• IP litigation and transactional experience
• IP opinion experience
• Comfort level with technologies in the chemical (including organic) arts
• Familiarity with graphics software, including Acrobat, PowerPoint, Visio, and CAD viewing programs



Chemical engineering
Computer science
Electrical engineering
Mechanical engineering

Contact: Applicants are requested to provide a resume and writing samples (preferably a legal brief or memo and an issued patent or published application written by the applicant).

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