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Patent Engineer

  The Walnut Creek office of Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a full-time, entry-level Patent Engineer. A Patent Engineer is a professional that will help prepare patent applications for inventions and responses to Office Actions from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

 

The Walnut Creek office of Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a full-time, entry-level Patent Engineer. A Patent Engineer is a professional that will help prepare patent applications for inventions and responses to Office Actions from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and from foreign patent offices. Patent Engineering is suitable for individuals that enjoy learning about different inventions and who like to read and write. 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.

The successful candidate will be a recent graduate or scheduled to graduate in 2020 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 strong mathematics and/or optics background is highly desirable. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

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.