Patent Associate Attorney

Hybrid Opportunity- Top 40 Law Firm!

  • San Francisco, CA +1
  • $210,000 - $300,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Heather Burnach
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A bit about us:

We are a globally recognized, AM50 law firm! We offer our employees a substantial compensation package and our clients a world-class level of service. Our team of Patent Division is hiring a patent attorney ideally someone with a life sciences background to work with silicon valley early state start ups.

If you are a Patent Associate with interest, then please read on….

Why join us?

Our benefits include:
Work-from-home setup allowance
Monthly wellness reimbursements
Healthcare coverage for you and your same- or opposite-sex spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26
Family-building benefits including IVF, adoption, surrogacy, and egg-freezing
Paid parental leave
Parenting support concierge and telemedicine
Parents and caregivers resource group
In-home and center-based back-up childcare
Health Savings Accounts with firm contribution
401(k) retirement plan
Pretax commuter and parking benefits
Basic and supplemental life insurance
Voluntary critical illness, hospitalization, and accident insurance
Relocation assistance
Firm-paid CLE, bar review fees, and bar dues

Job Details

Job Details:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Patent Associate Attorney to join our dynamic and fast-paced legal team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and protecting our company's intellectual property rights. This is a permanent position that offers the opportunity to work with a diverse team of professionals and engage in a variety of challenging legal tasks. If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for patent law and a proven track record in patent prosecution, trademark, and legal writing, we encourage you to apply.


  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of patent applications to protect the company’s intellectual property rights.
  • Conduct thorough patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on all matters related to patent law, including patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify and evaluate potential intellectual property issues and risks.
  • Monitor and manage the company's patent portfolio to ensure it aligns with the company's strategic objectives.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in patent law and adapt strategies accordingly.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures related to intellectual property.
  • Provide training to company personnel on intellectual property matters.
  • Coordinate with external legal counsel as needed.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Must be a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Minimum of 1-4 years of experience in patent prosecution, trademark, legal writing, and patent law.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. and international patent law and procedures.
  • Exceptional legal writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.
  • Proficient in using patent databases and other legal research tools.
  • Experience in the technology or pharmaceutical industries would be a plus.
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San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Job Type
$210,000 - $300,000