Patent Agent/Technical Advisor (CS/EE)
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- Patent Agent/Technical Advisor (CS/EE)
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- Reston, VA
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Lewis & Associates is committed to excellence. We make every effort to ensure the highest degree of professionalism and integrity in the staffing process. Helping companies overcome their staffing challenges, as well as assisting job seekers in finding the perfect position. We understand the demanding role of recruiting to source the highest level of professionals while incorporating proven, innovative, and successful recruiting techniques of the past, present, and future. Since your needs are constantly changing, we want to make getting the help you need as easy as possible. That is why we give you convenient ways to work with us. We are a sole source provider. Our office provides a wide range of employees.
Our client is a top rated law firm ranked at 35% of the US companies on the Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club list use the firm. The firm has had 140 life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2000 with an aggregate value of $38 billion. Named to The Lawyer's Global Litigation 50. The firm has been the most active securities litigation defense practice in the US in 2015. 5x Law360 privacy group of the year; advised on 25+ data security incidents in 2016. 2015 American Lawyer Global Dispute of the Year: Commercial Arbitration. Diversity is embedded in the firm’s culture. They are dedicated to maintaining a truly diverse workplace that values and celebrates differences. Their commitment includes active and creative partnerships with clients and in local and national minority law organizations, diversity pipeline projects, law school diversity programs and community outreach.
We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with substantive industry experience and degree in electrical engineering, computer science or a related field to join a busy patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Duties include but are not limited to: conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; draft patent applications and responses to office actions; and advise lawyers on technology issues in preparation for depositions. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in electrical engineering or computer science is required and expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning is strongly preferred. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must be eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent. Law school tuition assistance available to patent agent candidates. EOE.