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Patent Scientist - Electrical Engineering/Computer Science

Knobbe Martens
California 92614
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We provide an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. Candidates will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate with the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Each client brings novel and diverse technologies to our firm. Therefore, the candidate will learn about a variety of new technologies, learn to identify inventive features, learn to describe the inventions, and learn to convince the Patent Office to allow a patent for the technology. The position also requires a candidate to possess the ability to explain and describe new technologies in a way that is concise and descriptive.

Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Reviewing new client technologies to determine potentially patentable features.
2. Creating technical diagrams and drawings that describe the invention.
3. Writing patent applications with clarity and technical accuracy.
4. Reviewing issued patents.

To be successful in this position the candidate must be a strong communicator, both written and oral. The candidate must be able to work independently, with a large amount of working freedom. In addition, each candidate will eventually participate in a patent law course and become registered with the United States Patent Office.

Education and Experience:
• A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or similar degree is required. An advanced degree, such as a Master's or Ph.D., is preferred.
• Must be independently motivated to succeed and measure success on a team level.
• Qualified candidates will possess exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Location: The position is available for any office location (Irvine, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, Washington, D.C.). Please indicate on the application your preferred office location.



Pursuant to the Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



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Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-02-14

Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property law firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has over 300 lawyers and patent scientists nationwide representing the complete spectrum of technologies and IP practice areas. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at www.knobbe.com.

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