INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY JUNIOR ASSOCIATE/PATENT AGENT (Contract and/or Full-Time)
Intellectual Property attorney or patent agent sought by Rutan & Tucker, LLP, one of California’s largest full-service law firms with a successful and expanding intellectual property practice. The ideal candidate will be admitted to the patent bar and have 2 – 4 years of experience with all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution and counseling related to electro-mechanical and software technologies. Prior firm experience is required.
The position will primarily support patent prosecution in electrical engineering technologies, including circuit/chip design and packaging. Candidates must have a technical background in electrical/computer engineering, software, mechanical engineering, or equivalent discipline. Experience in preparation and prosecution of patent applications related to electrical engineering, semiconductor chips, circuit design, and packaging is a plus.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely in a collaborative, low ego environment with our highly experienced team of intellectual property attorneys and paraprofessionals, representing a diverse group of reputable and well-established clients, including local, national, and international corporations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. This position will provide an excellent opportunity for responsibility, learning and career growth, including a realistic prospect of partnership, and consideration for flexible work location arrangements (e.g., working remotely).
At Rutan & Tucker, we are dedicated to the belief that the practice of law is a profession, not just a business, and that being a professional means working hard, but also maintaining balance. This means taking time for our families, ourselves and communities. We are an equal opportunity employer and are proud of the diversity of our workforce.
Our brand new headquarters at The Boardwalk in Irvine, CA offers state-of-the-art workplace design and technology, and is located in one of the greatest places in the world to live and work – just minutes from some of Southern California’s best beach communities and shopping and a short drive from both desert and local mountain resort communities.
If you have the necessary qualifications and the desire to advance your career in an exciting and sophisticated intellectual property practice, please contact Jena Cree at email@example.com.
IP Salary Range:
Salary Range: $170,000 – $215,000 depending on experience
Rutan & Tucker, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.
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