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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 Attorney or Patent Agent – Chip Set / Network Architecture (CA, CO, WA)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego, Denver, or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent with patent prosecution experience or industry experience in areas of chip design, computer architecture,...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego, Denver, or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent with patent prosecution experience or industry experience in areas of chip design, computer architecture, server network architecture, network hardware design, system-on-chip (SoC) design, neural network, machine learning or video codecs.  Applicants with at least 2 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, 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. Attorney candidates with corresponding state bar for base office location required.

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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.

Patent Agent/Technical Writer (Winston-Salem)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Prosecution team seeks a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Patent Agent with at least 2 years of relevant experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling is a plus. Applicant must have a...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Prosecution team seeks a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Patent Agent with at least 2 years of relevant experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling is a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree(s) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Ideal candidate would be proficient in technical writing. Transcripts and patent related 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.

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.

Patent Engineer (Winston-Salem)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Prosecution team seeks a Patent Engineer with a degree(s) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Backgrounds in Computer Science, especially those with experience in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, are desirable....

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Prosecution team seeks a Patent Engineer with a degree(s) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Backgrounds in Computer Science, especially those with experience in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, are 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.

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, Agent, Engineer, or Scientist – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - CA, WA, CO, GA, NC

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks either a USPTO-registered Attorney or Patent Agent or a Patent Engineer / Scientist with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Extensive coursework or industry experience...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution team seeks either a USPTO-registered Attorney or Patent Agent or a Patent Engineer / Scientist with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Extensive coursework or industry experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning is required. 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 either an experience Attorney or Agent or for an enthusiastic engineer with accomplished writing skills and an interested in the Patent Agent/Attorney career path. Attorney candidates with corresponding state bar (CA, GA, WA, CO, or NC) preferred for office location base options.

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.

Patent Prosecution Attorney / Patent Agent – Optics / EE (CA, CO, WA)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego, Denver or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent with patent prosecution or industry experience in areas of optics, sensors, image processing, virtual...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego, Denver or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney or Patent Agent with patent prosecution or industry experience in areas of optics, sensors, image processing, virtual reality, augmented reality or machine learning.  Applicants with at least 2 years of patent prosecution experience are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus.  Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a Ph.D or Master’s degree in 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.  For attorney candidates, California, Washington, or Colorado bar members are 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.