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Complex Commercial Litigation Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking an associate attorney with 2-5 years of commercial litigation experience, to be resident in our Los Angeles or San Diego office. Must have strong research and writing skills. Experience in taking and defending depositions and handling...

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking an associate attorney with 2-5 years of commercial litigation experience, to be resident in our Los Angeles or San Diego office. Must have strong research and writing skills. Experience in taking and defending depositions and handling California and Federal civil discovery and motion practice required. Privacy and class action experience preferred. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Former judicial clerks preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills and attention to detail required. Strong interpersonal skills highly valued. CA Bar admission required.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Complex Commercial Litigation Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend's Atlanta office is seeking an associate with up to 3 years of commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Current or former judicial...

Kilpatrick Townsend's Atlanta office is seeking an associate with up to 3 years of commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Current or former judicial clerks preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills and attention to detail required. Strong interpersonal skills highly valued.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Complex Commercial Litigation Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend's Dallas office is seeking an associate with 2-3 years of business or commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Current or former judicial...

Kilpatrick Townsend's Dallas office is seeking an associate with 2-3 years of business or commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Current or former judicial clerks preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills and attention to detail required. Strong interpersonal skills highly valued.

We are not accepting applications from search firms for this position at this time.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Electronics & Software Associate - Patent Prosecution, Bioinformatics

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for our Washington, DC office a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and...

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for our Washington, DC office a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and have course and/or industry experience in Computational Biology, Personalized Medicine, Bioinformatics, Synthetics Biology and/or Systems Biology. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Electronics & Software Associate - Patent Prosecution (Multiple Locations)

Kilpatrick Townsend has an opening in the Atlanta, Washington D.C., Raleigh, Winston Salem, San Francisco, Menlo Park, Walnut Creek, San Diego, Seattle or Denver office for an Associate with at least 2 years of experience in patent prosecution work for...

Kilpatrick Townsend has an opening in the Atlanta, Washington D.C., Raleigh, Winston Salem, San Francisco, Menlo Park, Walnut Creek, San Diego, Seattle or Denver office for an Associate with at least 2 years of experience in patent prosecution work for our Electronics/Software Team. Applicants must have a strong academic record including a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or an advanced degree in Physics.

Patent Bar strongly preferred.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Electronics & Software Patent Agent - Bioinformatics

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for our Washington, DC office a full-time USPTO-registered Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and have...

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for our Washington, DC office a full-time USPTO-registered Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and have course and/or industry experience in Computational Biology, Personalized Medicine, Bioinformatics, Synthetics Biology and/or Systems Biology. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Electronics & Software Patent Agent - Optics/EE (CA/WA)

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with at least 6 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred....

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with at least 6 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested.

Prefer candidates with Ph.D or Master’s degree in physics or electrical engineering, as well as candidates with experience in optics, sensors, image processing, and machine learning.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Labor and Employment Attorney

Kilpatrick Townsend’s San Francisco office is seeking a Labor and Employment Attorney with at least 2 years of experience. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track position and has a lower billable hour requirement (and minimal non-billable requirements).   Among...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s San Francisco office is seeking a Labor and Employment Attorney with at least 2 years of experience. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track position and has a lower billable hour requirement (and minimal non-billable requirements).   Among other responsibilities, the attorney will work with others on the Labor and Employment team in handling litigation, responding to administrative claims, representing clients at administrative hearings and in court, advising on California employment law, and analyzing and drafting employment policies.   Must have strong research and writing skills and strong undergraduate and law school credentials. Excellent oral and written communications skills and attention to detail required. CA Bar required.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Mechanical & Medical Devices Associate - Patent Prosecution

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) office is seeking Associate-level candidates who have a minimum of 2 years work experience as a Patent Attorney and with a registration number in the Patent Office, focused on the medical device or mechanical...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) office is seeking Associate-level candidates who have a minimum of 2 years work experience as a Patent Attorney and with a registration number in the Patent Office, focused on the medical device or mechanical engineering fields. Applicants should have a strong academic record including a degree in biomedical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering. Additional work industry experience is preferred but not required. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills.  Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California bar membership required.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Mergers, Acquisitions & Securities Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking an associate with at least 3-4 years of transactional experience, preferably in a large law firm. The associate should have experience in securities law and M&A transactions. Desired skill sets include: the ability to support...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking an associate with at least 3-4 years of transactional experience, preferably in a large law firm. The associate should have experience in securities law and M&A transactions. Desired skill sets include: the ability to support others on a wide variety of deals—including securities offerings, particularly corporate bond offerings, and M&A deals; the ability to draft SEC reports and M&A transaction documents for sophisticated public and private clients, and familiarity with corporate governance principles for public companies. All applicants should have superior academic credentials.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Patent Engineer

The San Francisco or Walnut Creek office of Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a full-time, entry-level Patent Engineer. The successful candidate will be scheduled to graduate in 2018 with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Physics. Other...

The San Francisco or Walnut Creek office of Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a full-time, entry-level Patent Engineer. The successful candidate will be scheduled to graduate in 2018 with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Physics. Other degrees will be considered if the candidate has taken a reasonable number of programming courses and had obtained good grades in them. A minimum GPA of 3.3 and excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

A Patent Engineer is a professional that will help prepare patent applications and responses to Office Actions from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patent engineers work towards certification as Patent Agents that are licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Starting salaries are competitive with other industries.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Patent Prosecution Associate - Optics/EE – CA/WA

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics/Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Associate Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics/Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Associate Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California or Washington bar members are preferred.

Prefer candidates with Ph.D or Master’s degree in physics or electrical engineering, as well as candidates with experience in optics, sensors, image processing, and machine learning.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Patent Prosecution Team Attorney - Optics/EE – CA/WA

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Team Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with 3-10 years of experience in...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Team Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with 3-10 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California or Washington bar members are preferred.

Prefer candidates with Ph.D or Master’s degree in physics or electrical engineering, as well as candidates with experience in optics, sensors, image processing, and machine learning.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Trademark & Copyright Associate (GA, DC, NY, CA)

Routinely recognized as one to the top teams in the country, the Trademark and Copyright Team of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP continues to grow and seeks an Associate, resident in our Atlanta, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los...

Routinely recognized as one to the top teams in the country, the Trademark and Copyright Team of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP continues to grow and seeks an Associate, resident in our Atlanta, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles or Washington, DC office with at least 2-3 years of direct trademark experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in helping manage U.S. and international trademark portfolios with specific experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, investigations, and routine enforcement. Experience with intellectual property licensing and due diligence deal support is a significant plus.  Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.