Intellectual Property Associate

Nixon Peabody LLP

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Intellectual Property Practice Group is seeking to hire an associate to join in our Chicago, San Francisco or Washington, DC office.

The ideal candidate will have approximately four to five years of patent prosecution experience. Qualified candidates will have experience drafting patent applications, prosecuting before the USPTO, preparing invalidity and infringement contentions and working with technical experts. USPTO admission and undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering required.  Previous experience in technical areas such as sensor-based software systems, analog circuitry, digital circuitry, cloud computing, radio frequency, and data security preferred.

Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The attorneys in our Intellectual Property Practice Group work closely with clients to remove obstacles, helping them stay ahead of changing patent laws and judicial decisions. They provide solutions for navigating around competitors’ patents, extracting value from their intellectual property while protecting their assets. As one of the leading, full-service, patent firms, we help our clients to maintain rights and ownership, generate significant revenue from their patents, and leverage the technologies of the future.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead.  To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

Principals Only.

To apply for this job please visit www.nixonpeabody.com.