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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, helping 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 get to define your own career.

Open Positions

Electronics & Software Patent Agent

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for its Bay Area offices a full-time USPTO-registered Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-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.

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.

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.