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2018-06-132018-07-13

Intellectual Property Attorney - Patent Prosecution

The Merker Group
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Merker Group (a leading nationwide legal recruiting firm), is working with one of our favorite Am Law 200 clients.

They are looking to hire a senior-level Intellectual Property Patent Associate to work in their Washington, D.C. officeThey will also consider applicants in Chicago or Japan.

Requirements:

The IP Patent Associate must have at least five years of experience in prosecuting U.S. and/or Japanese patent applications. This attorney will collaborate with a wide variety of clients, while working alongside skilled colleagues.

Hiring Criteria:

  • Candidates must be fluent and in writing in Japanese (native required) and English (business - required).
  • Required licensing:
  • Licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, or have a technical background that qualifies to take the Patent Agent Examination.
  • Licensed to practice patent law in Japan (benrishi), or have at least four years of patent prosecution experience in Japan (before the Japan Patent Office).
  • Licensed to practice law in the U.S., or prosecution experience in Japan and a current student at a law school that qualifies the candidate to take a U.S. Bar Examination.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a book of business of at least $100,000, or to the potential to develop that amount of business within the first year of employment.

Setting:
The firm's locations offer comfortable and professional settings. They seek to create a team atmosphere with a shared vision of partnering with their clients to provide exceptional legal and business results. The firm provides excellent development and growth opportunities.

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Are you an associate or partner at an Am Law 100 or 200 firm, but this role doesn't feel like a fit for you? Register with us to arrange a confidential call:
merkergroup.com/candidate-registration

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