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New and exciting opportunities in IP

As the market for Intellectual Property Attorneys continually changes, it is our job at Elite to stay informed. Our team of recruiters welcomes the opportunity to keep you apprised of new positions and email the job descriptions that line up with your specifications and requirements. We are currently working on numerous IP searches for both companies and law firms. Below is a sampling of some of those positions. Please feel free to contact us at any time for more information and a more detailed list of positions.


Recent Listing

In-house Opportunity, Mechanical or Electrical Patent Agent, 3 plus years’ experience

North Carolina, Ref 15029

Requirements: BSME,BSEE or Physics or like degree, Prefer to be registered to practice before the USPTO but not a hard requirement, 3 to 5 years` experience, Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with cross functional teams, Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Job Summary:

The Patent Agent is responsible for all aspects of domestic and foreign prosecution of intellectual property.  Position will serve as the liaison between the R&D team and outside counsel.  There may be some hands on drafting but it is not an essential part of the role.   Will also respond to Office Actions from the United States Patent and Trademark Office in coordination with outside counsel.

The incumbent will be the primary interface with engineers and technical staff regarding new patent filings. The Patent Agent will conduct competitive landscape searches and review prior filings with R&D at regular meetings. The incumbent will be responsible for the prosecution process from invention disclosure to the issued patent.

The incumbent will conduct patent clearance studies and patentability searches.

The Patent Agent will assist with training programs for engineers on matters of patent and intellectual property filings.  The incumbent will be responsible for other litigation, licensing, acquisition or partner due diligence as necessary.

Outstanding opportunity to join a small company and get in on the ground floor.

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