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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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Open Positions

Electronics & Software Associate or Patent Agent - Semiconductor Processing and Fabrication (CA, CO, DC, GA, NC, WA)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent experienced in preparing semiconductor processing  patent  applications. Candidates must have relevant experience in the field of semiconductor processing. Applicant must be detail...

Electronics & Software Associate or Patent Agent - Semiconductor Processing and Fabrication (CA, CO, DC, GA, NC, WA)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent experienced in preparing semiconductor processing  patent  applications. Candidates must have relevant experience in the field of semiconductor processing. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Ideal for an attorney or patent agent with at least 2 years of relevant experience. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree(s) in Electrical Engineering or a related field. Transcripts and patent-related writing samples will be requested. Mandarin Chinese language ability a plus. Office base location options: Atlanta, GA; Denver, CO; Menlo Park, CA; Raleigh, NC; San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC; Winston-Salem, NC. San Diego office candidates 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/Patent Agent - Winston-Salem

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Prosecution team seeks a Patent Engineer or Patent Agent with a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field. Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, or Electronics Hardware, including Semiconductors,...

Patent Engineer/Patent Agent - Winston-Salem

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Prosecution team seeks a Patent Engineer or Patent Agent with a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field. Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, or Electronics Hardware, including Semiconductors, is desirable. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Proficiency in technical writing is a plus. Transcripts and writing samples will be requested. An exciting opportunity to be exposed to cutting-edge technology in a wide array of technical fields. Ideal for an enthusiastic engineer with accomplished writing skills, and an interest in being at the forefront of intellectual property law.

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.

* 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.

Patent Prosecution Attorney or Agent – Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Cloud Computing

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks either a USPTO-registered Attorney or Patent Agent with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of industry experience...

Patent Prosecution Attorney or Agent – Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Cloud Computing

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks either a USPTO-registered Attorney or Patent Agent with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of industry experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and/or Cloud Computing. This may also include patent work related to image processing, databases, access management, natural language processing/understanding (NLP/NLU), and autonomous machines/vehicles.   Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Proficiency in technical writing is a plus. Transcripts and writing samples will be requested. Ideal for an Agent with accomplished writing skills and an interest in the Patent Agent to Attorney career path. Patent Attorney candidates with corresponding state bar for office location base preferred. This is an exciting opportunity to be exposed to cutting-edge technology in a wide array of technical fields.

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 Prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent (Computer Science / Computer Engineering) (Raleigh, NC)

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 office. Ideal candidate would have a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,...

Patent Prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent (Computer Science / Computer Engineering) (Raleigh, NC)

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 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.

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