Patent Associate / Agent, Davidson Sheehan LLP

Job location:
Austin, TX
General Job Announcement:

Davidson Sheehan LLP, an IP boutique headquartered in Austin, Texas, is looking for skilled and productive patent attorneys and agents to join our team. We serve a diverse group of sophisticated clients for whom we do exceptional work in a team-oriented environment.

Candidates should be ready to begin work in our Austin, Texas office. We provide competitive commission-based pay and benefits.

Duties Include:
Preparation and prosecution of patent applications, including but not limited to: conducting disclosure interviews with clients, drafting non-provisional patent applications, responding to office actions issued by the USPTO, working with foreign associates to handle patent filing and prosecution in varying jurisdictions, conducting examiner interviews, providing peer reviews, and coordinating with clients regarding their options during the prosecution process.
Qualifications Required:

Qualified Applicants will possess an electrical engineering or computer engineering degree, and be registered to practice before the USPTO. 2-5 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is required, ideally in the areas of virtual reality, graphics, mixed signal technology, and software. Candidates should possess a working understanding of these areas, as well as a willingness and affinity to learn new technologies.

Interested Candidates:

Please include two writing samples (preferably one patent application and one prosecution response).

About Davidson Sheehan LLP:

Davidson Sheehan LLP was founded on the belief that a firm focused solely on patent procurement and licensing can provide better, more personal service for its clients. We are a boutique law firm headquartered in the vibrant city of Austin, Texas. Our practitioners partner with our clients, which range from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups, to develop and leverage valuable strategic patent assets worldwide. With a focus on long-term relationships, the firm has embraced attractive pricing measures, including fixed-fee or capped pricing structures and reasonable hourly billing rates, and a thorough peer-review process to provide cost-effective, high-quality solutions.

Please direct resumes to:
Caitlin Taylor
Email where Resumes should be sent:
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