Intellectual Property Associate

Nixon Peabody

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. 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 six years of patent prosecution experience. Qualified candidates will have experience drafting patent applications and prosecuting before the USPTO.  An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or any equivalent thereof and USPTO admission 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 have strong academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent client services.

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. Our attorneys are self-starters with superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 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.

At Nixon Peabody, our associates are given the opportunity to take the lead on interesting matters and provided with the opportunity to work on career-enhancing cases that both challenge and excite them. Our diverse workforce encourages collaboration and teamwork. Our entrepreneurial culture inspires attorneys at all levels to build relationships both inside and outside the firm, setting the foundation for a long and exciting career with us.

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 innovate, to learn at a firm that taps into the power of collaboration and collective thinking.

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