Drafter Patent Job Description Sample
Patent & IP Attorney Or Patent Agent
We prefer 2+ years relevant law experience. We require an undergraduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, computer engineering, or physics. Much of our patent work involves complex software and computer systems inventions, so substantial familiarity in software design and engineering is a must. Technical subject matter may include databases, network protocols, 3D graphics, internet search, social networking, grid computing, user authentication and cryptography, digital video, email processing, semiconductor devices and processing, and other cutting-edge technologies.
State bar admission and USPTO admission in good standing are a plus.
Intellectual Property Lawyer; Patent Agent; Patent Engineer
Positions are available at one or more of our three Patent Center locations (Endicott, NY; Hopewell Junction, NY; and Rochester, MN). To be considered, please submit a cover letter with your application, and provide an ordered list of your location preferences within your cover letter. Cloud, Big Data & Analytics, Security, Mobile and Social technologies are changing how we create, collaborate, and engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and we are looking for talented professionals to navigate this new world with us.
You will be part of an innovative team that strives to make the world work better and help our clients visualize a future they did not think possible.. The Patent Attorney, Patent Agent, and Patent Engineer positions provide the opportunity to perform patent procurement work on a wide variety of IBM inventions, while interacting with IBM professionals (domestic and foreign) in nearly every business unit of the company. As part of the IBM Patent Center, you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and exciting work environment, with opportunities to develop and share best practices throughout the Patent Center.
• You will work in the innovative and collaborative IBM Patent Center, which prepares and prosecutes patent applications within a broad range of technologies, including, for example, technologies pertaining to cloud, cognitive computing, analytics, mobile, social, and security. • In addition to writing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the USPTO, the role may also comprise assisting in the development of best practices for doing such patent procurement work, and assisting and mentoring others in the Patent Center. • Communicating directly with IBM inventors, and with IBM Patent Attorneys, Agents, Engineers, and Administrative Professionals both inside and outside of the Patent Center.
You should have strong organization, writing, and communication skills to both write and prosecute patent applications with high quality and efficiency. You should also be timely, dependable, and willing to learn. Join IBM. Make an Impact.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- B.S. or B.E. degree and qualified to sit for the USPTO Registration Exam.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Preferred technical backgrounds/degrees include: Computer Science; Computer Systems Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Information Technology; Chemistry; Chemical Engineering, Biology; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Physics; or Another science or engineering field with significant course work in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or Physics.
The preferred candidate will be registered to practice with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
EO Statement IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Patent Secretary - Will Train In Patent Law - Temp To Perm
Large and successful patent and trademark firm seeks a Patent Secretary Trainee - temp to perm.
This is an entry level position requiring a college degree.
Your duties are to:
-Proof OFRs, Notices of Publication, Issue Notifications and Letters Patent to verify the accuracy of information. Prepares and e-file Supplemental ADSs, Requests for COFR, Certificates of Correction.
-Review Office Actions to verify completeness and accuracy of due dates. Calls Patent Examiners to confirm information or to ask for correction.
-Thoroughly review the complete prosecution history of allowed applications to make sure that there are no outstanding issues that have not been addressed and that all appropriate documents have been filed.
-Verify that the application is in condition for payment of the issue fee and that all pending issues since the allowance of the application have been attended to.
-Prepare and e-file issue fee payments.
-Prepare miscellaneous correspondence and billing sheets.
requires strong communication skills, intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Must be flexible and have the ability to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks and respond quickly to changing responsibilities and priorities.
Bachelor's degree preferred or combination of work experience and education equivalent.
Basic understanding of Patent Prosecution a must.
Must have excellent attention to detail, type approximately 35-40 wpm and have keen organizational skills.
Salary is $40K after you are hired permanently.
After you are a perm hire, the firm offers excellent benefits including 3 week’s vacation, subsidized parking, career training, a business casual dress code Monday through Thursday and casual dress on Friday; direct deposit with lots of other cool benefits and great people to work with.
Our commitment to you is that we will work very hard to find you the right match. Our hope is that you will be very happy that you have chosen to work with us and that you feel we have done a good job for you. Please browse our web site, www.bonniejones.com and contact us so that we can make a happy match for you!
Senior Patent Prosecution Support
Work with and support patent attorneys with all aspects of patent management;
Communicate with attorneys, collaborators and outside counsel;
Draft SOPs and procedures; review or validate –work of internal and external colleagues and partners, if necessary.
Participate in projects as assigned when needed; and oversee administrative aspects of portfolio management.
Independently execute the following tasks and responsibilities: review and prepare patent applications for filing with USPTO and WIPO via e-filing; prepare and review formal documents, such as declarations, assignments and powers of attorney for submission to the USPTO, WIPO and foreign Patent Offices, initiate, prepare and review IDSs, preliminary amendments, instructions and other submissions in response to actions issued by Patent Offices; generate and monitor attorney dockets to ensure all deadlines receive attention; maintain patent files, documents and online shared folders; prepare queries, reports and dockets from Memotech;
Lead, train or direct other internal and external resources, if necessary. Provide administrative back-up to other Operations team members when needed, such as facilitating travel/meeting plans; organizing and reviewing expenses; answering department
Experience & knowledge required A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in legal, business or any other related field is required. Apart from these educational requirements, a plus will be considered a paralegal certification from an ABA approved program.
At least five years of experience in the patent administration/support field is required. A paralegal certification could count as 2-3 years of experience Competency with a commercial docketing software and willingness to learn, Memotech. Knowledge of US, PCT and general foreign filing processes, rules and regulations.
Familiar with Private PAIR and PCT-Safe Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Sharepoint Workspace #LI-SA #GD-SA Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges.
We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering.
We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.
With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe. Sanofi, Empowering Life Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges.
We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering.
We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.
With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe. Sanofi, Empowering Life
Patent Prosecution Associate
DLA Piper is seeking an associate to work in its IPT – Patent Prosecution Group in our San Diego Golden Triangle Office. We are looking for candidates with 4+ years of BigLaw experience in patent prosecution.
Primary duties will include patent prosecution, client counseling, drafting patent applications and due diligence. We are looking for candidates with strong academic backgrounds and a Ph.D. in Biology/Chemistry. Applicants must be licensed to practice in California.
Admission to the USPTO is also required. Please apply online if you are a direct applicant. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Laurel Megna at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org . DLA Piper LLP (US) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, or any other federal, state, or local protected class.
Job requirements: J.D., Ph.D. in Biology/Chemistry, admitted to the USPTO and 4+ years of BigLaw experience in patent prosecution.
Patent Counsel Job Description: Preferred locations for this position are Houston, TX; Palo Alto, CA and Fort Collins, CO Position Summary Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an innovative, dynamic company with a rich past and a promising future.
Started in a Palo Alto garage by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard as a company that made audio frequency oscillators, HPE has continuously reinvented itself. Today, HPE is one of the world's leading technology companies and provides hardware, software, and services for the next generation of information technology. The IP Strategy Group in HPE’s Office of Legal and Administrative Affairs (OLAA) manages one of the largest patent portfolios in the world.
Our portfolio covers a wide range of technologies including servers, storage, networking, enterprise software, enterprise services, and technologies originating in HPE Labs. The successful candidate for the Patent Counsel position will support the IP Strategy Group's efforts to build and maintain a high quality patent portfolio that furthers the goals of HPE's dynamic business. More specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for personally drafting, prosecuting, and managing high quality patent applications, while supporting the department in a number of other activities critical for its success.
This unique opportunity will offer significant promotional and rotational opportunities throughout the OLAA and the chance to build a career with HPE as an IP attorney. Successful candidates begin their careers in the IP Strategy group and personally design their career path based on their goals and interests. Future roles can include rotations to IP Transactions & Counseling or IP Sales & Licensing, and Director or VP level leadership roles. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate's responsibilities in the Patent Counsel role are expected to include the following:
Managing patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by working directly with HPE's inventor community, personally drafting and prosecuting high quality patent applications for strategically important inventions, and interacting with worldwide patent offices to secure valuable patent coverage
Actively participating in HPE's invention disclosure review process to help ensure that HPE's best inventions are identified and patented
Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to HPE and to formulate a global filing strategy
Analyzing HPE's patent portfolio, including preparation of claim charts
Collaborating with engineers in invention mining sessions, patent scrubs, and patent education sessions
Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for promotional or rotational opportunities
- Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters.
The successful candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications and abilities:
A B.S. degree and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science
A J.D. degree from an accredited university and admission to a state bar
Admission to practice before the USPTO + 1 to 7 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications
Strong academic credentials
Preference for candidates who have personally drafted at least 10 patent applications
Ability to work with clients in a team-oriented partnership to help them arrive at elegant solutions to their problems
Flexibility to accept new and different challenges in a fast paced, high-tech environment
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
A positive attitude, creative spirit, passion for IP law, and strong motivation to excel Please attach a resume, cover letter, and a recent writing sample, such as a published patent application and/or published Office Action response. Job: Legal Job Level:
Specialist Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Technology innovation that fosters business transformation.
We Are In the Acceleration Business We help customers use technology to slash the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives. Some of our customers run traditional IT environments.
Most are transitioning to a secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-friendly infrastructure. Many rely on a combination of both. Wherever they are in that journey, we provide the technology and solutions to help them succeed.
Standards of business conduct (SBC): The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Standards of Business Conduct (SBC) embody the fundamental principles that govern our ethical and legal obligations to Hewlett Packard Enterprise. They pertain not only to our conduct within the company but also to conduct involving our customers, channel partners, suppliers and competitors. Read more about how we win the right way.
Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO): Hewlett Packard Enterprise provides equal employment opportunity to any employee or applicant without regard to sex, gender, color, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, uniformed service status, familial status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Please click here: Equal Employment Opportunity.
If you’d like more information about your EEO right as an applicant under the law, please click here: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law - Supplement Accessibility Hewlett Packard Enterprise is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance in filling out the employment application or require a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail email@example.com. Note: This option is reserved for applicants needing a reasonable accommodation related to a disability.
Patent Agent - Intellectual Property - Leg0000670
This person will prepare and prosecute US patent applications and assist with foreign patent prosecution. The successful candidate will supplement exceptional patent prosecution skills with a demonstrated understanding of complex product development. Responsibilities primarily include patent drafting, patent portfolio development and review (in conjunction with IP Counsel), patent prosecution (office actions and appeals), and possibly post-grant proceedings.
Other responsibilities may include patentability searches and assisting IP Counsel with infringement analysis. Subject Matter
Reviewing invention disclosures and advising clients on patentability issues + Drafting and prosecuting patent applications, including supporting foreign prosecution
- Conducting prior art searches and state-of-the-art searches Department
As a member of the GM Legal & Public Policy Department, the Patent Agent will strive to be a role model for the Company by delivering high performance legal services with high integrity.
The GM LPPD’s objectives are to deliver timely, best-in-class business advisory and legal services in close collaboration with business partners to accomplish their objectives while simultaneously protecting GM’s high standards of legal, ethical, and financial integrity. Each member of the LPPD, including the Patent Agent, is expected to adhere to these standards:
Workplace and Product Safety + Compliance & Ethics + Strategic Partnering + Responsive & Accountable + Real-time Transparency and Communication
Superior Work Product Quality + Strong Work Ethic + Controlling Costs + Company and Industry Knowledge + Teamwork + Community Involvement and Professional Development Qualifications & Experience:
- Admitted and in good standing to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office + Minimum 4-5 years’ patent experience with a focus on patent preparation and prosecution, preferably with a mix of law firm, in-house, university and/or government experience + While experience in the automotive industry is strongly preferred, a successful candidate will have expertise in IP relevant to automotive engineering, powertrain development, and/or telematics/connectivity + Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a scientific or engineering (electrical and mechanical are desirable) discipline is required The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.
Senior Patent Counsel
The Johnson & Johnson Law Department is recruiting for a Senior Patent Counsel, to be located at the Janssen Research & Development campus in Spring House, PA. The position reports to an Assistant General Counsel - Patents.
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
With $71.9 billion in 2016 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As a Senior Patent Counsel, you will: • Primarily support the pharmaceutical sector of Johnson & Johnson, and more specifically, the Immunology and Janssen Biotherapeutics businesses of the Janssen operating companies. • Be required to provide a full range of patent support functions, including patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, rendering opinions, managing outside counsel, drafting and negotiating license and research collaboration agreements, due diligence support for business development and client counseling. • Be required to regularly make presentations and interact with the business regarding patent and intellectual property related contractual matters.
Qualifications • A minimum of an undergraduate degree in a pharmaceutical related science is required; an advanced degree in a pharmaceutical related science field is preferred. • A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, admitted to the USPTO and licensed to practice in at least one state or the District of Columbia is required. • A minimum of five (5) years of law firm and/or corporate law department experience is required. • Substantive experience with research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical therapeutics is required. • Substantial experience drafting and prosecuting pharmaceutical-related patent applications is required. • Experience in the rendering of patentability and non-infringement opinions is required. • Experience in due diligence activities, license/agreement drafting and negotiation is preferred. • A demonstrated competency in the field of pharmaceutical drug discovery and development is required; preferably on small molecule technologies. • Ability to articulate and positively engage clients and internal partners is required. • Capability to give well organized, thoughtful presentations to upper management is required. • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time to domestic and international destinations is required. Primary Location United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House Organization Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090) Job Function Patents Requisition ID 2302180130
Legal, Patent & Trademark Counsel, Vice President
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB LEGALWe work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you. RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Job Responsibilities The Legal Department is looking for an attorney, with financial services technology expertise and experience to be part of the Technology, Intellectual Property and Contracts team tasked with advising, counseling structuring and managing the intellectual property portfolio. This position offers an opportunity to work closely with stakeholders across the firm, including in the technology division as well as in various business teams globally. This role will also interact closely with colleagues throughout the firm’s legal and compliance functions in order to provide legal support in connection with the development of new products, services and capabilities and to provide subject matter expertise on a wide range of services and transactions.
Advise on global intellectual property strategy including active involvement in the pre-filing process
Filing patent and other intellectual property applications
Review office actions and other correspondence from the patent office and serve as a liaison between outside patent counsel and companies in responding to such correspondence.
Drafting and negotiating various IP related agreements, including license agreements and nondisclosure agreements
Participate in internal intellectual property initiatives involving issues including but not limited to freedom to operate, open source and copyright claims Basic Qualifications + 5 years+ attorney work experience, preferably a mix of law firm and in-house experience within financial services
Emphasis on experience in global technology-related contracts, information security, data protection and privacy, service and outsourcing arrangements
Excellent academic credentials
Admitted to at least one State Bar and registered to practice before the USPTO
Experience partnering with and supporting fast-paced internal clients and business development initiatives to close deals; strong organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously
Ability to help mitigate risk related to privacy and data security issues in connection with the firm’s procurement of products and services ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet. Job ID2017-18465 Schedule TypeFull Time LevelVice President/Executive Director Function(s)Audit, Legal RegionAmericas DivisionLegal and Internal Audit Business UnitFirmwide Legal Employment TypeEmployee
Patent Agent (Job Number: 018786W-13)
Description Seeking a new and challenging opportunity to further enhance your career? DuPont Pioneer, located in Johnston, Iowa has an opening for an experienced U.S. Patent Agent. This is a highly visible, key role within Pioneer’s Intellectual Property group which provides an exciting opportunity to work within a team yet self-manage independence. An individual well-suited to this position must exhibit vision, integrity, commitment, leadership, self-motivation, maturity and judgment. The Pioneer Patent Agent has diverse responsibilities including U.S. patent drafting, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, patent administrative proceedings, IP portfolio strategy, invention development, inventor education, patentability and landscape analysis. The Pioneer Patent Agent has diverse responsibilities including, but not limited to:
U.S. patent drafting
U.S. and foreign patent prosecution
Patent administrative proceedings
IP portfolio strategy
Patentability and landscape analysis
Qualifications To be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
B.S. degree and strong background in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics or molecular biology;
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in drafting and/or prosecuting biotech patent applications as a Registered U.S. Patent Agent;
Drafted and filed at least 15 priority patent applications on distinct inventions during the past 3 years;
Capability of connecting scientific details of research projects with patentability considerations;
Experience working with foreign associates to assist and coordinate filing and prosecution of international patent matters;
Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal direction;
Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or work environment and to facilitate implementation and acceptance of change within the work place;
Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to prioritize projects and meet aggressive deadlines;
Superior communication, influencing and networking skills;
Outstanding writing skills as demonstrated by original writing samples of patent applications, prosecution submissions, memorandums, and other communications. The following skill sets are preferred by the Legal function but not necessary:
Advanced (M.S. or Ph.D.) degree with focus on microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, or other like disciplines;
Post-graduate R&D laboratory experience for 2 or more years;
Some law firm experience is a plus;
Experience with independently prosecuting large patent dockets;
Experience with developing and implementing IP strategies, conducting freedom to-operate analyses, IP portfolio analyses, and/or landscape mapping;
Experience in working with business and technical teams to develop IP strategies for technical programs.
Primary Location:NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston
Education Level:Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Job Type:Experienced DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information. For US Applicants: See the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster.
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