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We’ve built our reputation by working on some of the most revolutionary concepts, products and designs for leading tech, mobile tech and social media companies, along with many others. Our team of 327 Intellectual Property professionals works tirelessly to solve our clients’ most pressing business problems and protect their future.

You’ll take your technical expertise from the lab or the field to a collaborative office environment to help clients protect their valuable innovations.

We are here to help you throughout the entire journey. From comprehensive training to our law school tuition reimbursement program, we provide the support while you define your career path.

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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.

Electronics & Software Patent Agent - Patent Prosecution (GA, NC)

Kilpatrick Townsend has an opening in the Atlanta or Raleigh office for a Patent Agent 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...

Kilpatrick Townsend has an opening in the Atlanta or Raleigh office for a Patent Agent 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 or 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.

Life Sciences Patent Prosecution Associate or Patent Agent

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a patent prosecution associate or agent in the Life Sciences to work in either our  San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Walnut Creek office.  The Applicant should have strong writing skills and 2+ years’ experience in Life...

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a patent prosecution associate or agent in the Life Sciences to work in either our  San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Walnut Creek office.  The Applicant should have strong writing skills and 2+ years’ experience in Life Sciences patent prosecution, preferably in a law firm. The Applicant should have an advanced degree or commensurate experience; expertise in molecular biology is an asset. California bar members 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.

*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.