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Patent Prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent (Computer Science/Computer Engineering) – Raleigh or Winston-Salem

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks a USPTO-registered Associate, Team Attorney, or Patent Agent with at least 2 years’ experience to join their Raleigh, NC or Winston-Salem, NC office. Ideal candidate would have a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates should have a strong technical background, good writing and communications skills, be able to work efficiently and independently, and enjoy learning.  Ideal candidate would have patent-related experience in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and/or encryption. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive environment and help build strategic patent portfolios in a wide array of technical fields. NC Bar 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.

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