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Patent Attorneys offer legal advice to their clients regarding intellectual property matters. These experts usually deal with trademarks, patents and copyright laws and they can work independently, in a specialized firm or in-house for a corporation. Aside from general legal knowledge, their resumes need to showcase technical skills and experience in the scientific field. Professionals interested in a Patent Attorney position need to have a legal educational background and to have graduated from a law school. In our experience, resume samples should also include qualifications in various areas, proving that attorneys can efficiently represent their clients in patent obtaining procedures.

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Patent Attorney

Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in various technologies, including software algorithms, semiconductors, optics, image processing and display arts

  • Researched and analyzed third party claims, drafting memoranda on design alternatives
  • Negotiated CRADA agreements and drafted waiver for IP Rights
  • Counseled clients on developing broad patent portfolios and licensing strategies
  • Classified patent portfolio and modeled asset value for subsequent sale
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Patent Attorney

Prosecuted both domestic and foreign, chemical and mechanical patent applications

  • Prepared instruction letters to foreign associates in response to International Patent Office Actions
  • Drafted amendments with the USPTO in response to their Office Actions
  • Conducted patentability evaluations
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
MS
Agricultural Engineering
PhD
Food Science
3

Patent Attorney

Counseled clients concerning corporate and intellectual property issues including business and patent licensing agreements.

  • Conducted contract negotiations to purchase licensed/patented products.
  • Wrote patent and trademark applications and Patent and Trademark Office actions in the areas of mechanical engineering.
  • Drafted and participated in the analysis of patentability opinions.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Finance
JD
Business Law
4

Patent Attorney

Conducted patent prosecution in technology areas such as CMP and wafer processing, software, consumer electronics and medical devices.

  • Negotiated, prepared and reviewed technology transfer agreements, license agreements, confidentiality agreements and software agreements.
  • Prepared validity and patentability opinions.
  • Supported patent and trademark litigation by drafting motions and pleadings and participating in discovery.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
JD
Juris Doctor
MBA
Master of Business Administration
5

Associate Patent Attorney

Prepared and prosecuted patent applications, in the U.S. and internationally in electro-mechanical technology areas, with an emphasis on the medical device industry

  • Counseled clients on intellectual property strategy matters
  • Conducted prior art and state of the art searches in order to analyze the competitive field and identify patentable
  • Analyzed patent portfolios for merger and acquisition opportunities, including identifying potential acquisition
  • Performed pre-litigation due diligence and support client litigation as required
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics (major); Mathematics (minor)
BSE
Mechanical Engineering And Applied Mechanics
JD
Intellectual Property And Communications Law
6

Patent Attorney

  • Responsible for drafting Electrical Engineering based applications.
  • Interviewed engineers to establish patentable material.
  • Educated engineers regarding patenting limitations such as prior art, novelty, and non-obviousness.
  • Researched prior art, drafted patentability and infringement opinions, and prosecuted patent applications for Fortune 100 technology firms.
  • Counseled corporate and internal clients regarding patent portfolio strategies and legal implications.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
JD
Law
7

Patent Attorney/agent

Drafted applications mainly in the electrical fields including telecommunications, computer, network, business methods and mechanical subject matter.

  • Performed patent prosecution as outside counsel for multinational corporations prosecuting device, system, method and Beauregard claims as necessary to optimize patent coverage.
  • Prepared and file 10-12 responses per month to office actions from the USPTO out of a portfolio of approximately 200 active cases.
  • Prepared and filed numerous Information Disclosure Statements including complex related-case situations.
  • Drafted and filed appeals and Pre-Appeal Board arguments.
  • Conducted regular and routine interviews with the Examiners at the USPTO concerning various aspects of prosecution.
  • Conducted inventor/client disclosure interviews.
  • Prosecuted trademark oppositions.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BSE
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
JD
Juris Doctor
MBA
Finance
8

Patent Attorney

  • Prepared and prosecuted domestic and foreign patent applications with emphasis on electrical, mechanical, and chemical technologies.
  • Provided patentability searches and opinions.
  • Counseled clients on acquisition and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
  • Assisted senior counsel on patent litigation and licensing.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
JD
Juris Doctor
9

Patent Attorney

  • Performed e-Discovery for a patent infringement and antitrust litigation in the plant sciences/genetic engineering area including searching and analyzing produced documents and performing privilege review.
  • Prepared several offensive and defensive deposition preparations including reviewing several deposition transcripts and working closely with the partners and associates.
  • Conducted extensive legal and technical research for expert reports concerning inequitable conduct and invalidity issues.
  • Performed significant research to support numerous motions to dismiss and to compel.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
JD
Intellectual Property Law
10

Associate Patent Attorney

  • Drafted patent applications, and handled the daily patent prosecution matters of these and applications drafted by others before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and in foreign patent offices
  • Assisted clients in designing non-infringing products in light of enforceable patents of others
  • Counseled clients regarding the patentability of their designs, and the scope of patent protection that they may be afforded under current patent laws
  • Supervised and directed paralegals in daily tasks, including preparing patent assignments and filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Performed extensive searches for right-to-use and patentability opinions
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
JD
Law
Mechanical Engineering

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