Experienced EE or CS Patent Agent – Technical Specialist

Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP - Half Moon Bay, CA

Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP, an intellectual property law firm specializing in patent prosecution, is seeking to hire an experienced Patent Agent/Technical Specialist in its Half Moon Bay location.

Requirements:

3+ years working experience as either a patent agent or technical specialist (preferably in a law firm). Bachelor's degree (advanced education preferred) in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering. Demonstrated technical writing experience, such as a Thesis dissertation, journal article or published patent prosecution submission.

Description:

Our firm represents worldwide clients specializing in cutting edge technologies. We are seeking a candidate trained in the computer software fields (including Internet, design automation, testing and database technologies). Our partners provide individualized training in the patent field. Candidates will be expected to combine technical expertise and training to assist in preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the US and internationally. Any candidate not a registered Patent Agent, will be expected within 2 years to pass the Patent Bar exam to practice in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Experience and Skills:

Bachelor's degree (advanced education preferred) in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering. Must demonstrate written and oral communication competency. Must possess strong attention to detail, excellent organization, and solid analytical skills. Must be self-motivated, be able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, USPTO.gov (PAIR and EFS-Web), Adobe Acrobat and the Internet.

Our firm offers a collegial, relaxed work environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Interested applicant, please email cover letter, resume, and any writing samples. Any attachments should be in WORD or PDF format. Principals only, no phone calls, please.

Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.