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Patent Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

1-10 yrs required

Seattle, WA, United States


Posted on
Jul 04, 2024

Valid Through
Aug 03, 2024


A law firm in Seattle, WA, is seeking a qualified Patent Attorney with 1-4 years of experience in patent application drafting and prosecution, particularly in software, including artificial intelligence and machine learning. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and writing skills, with a solid work ethic and the ability to navigate complex patent law challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews with inventors to gather detailed information for patent applications.
  • Draft and file patent applications, ensuring compliance with all USPTO guidelines.
  • Prosecute patent applications, including responding to office actions and overcoming rejections under 35 U.S.C. 101.
  • Advise clients on patentability, validity, and infringement issues.
  • Conduct patentability and freedom-to-operate searches and analysis.
  • Develop strategies for patent portfolio development and management.
  • Stay current with developments in patent law and relevant technological fields.


  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field, preferably in software, artificial intelligence, or machine learning.
  • 1-4 years of experience in patent law, including patent drafting, prosecution, and client counseling.
  • Strong understanding of patent law, including 35 U.S.C. 101 and related statutes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Washington State Bar or eligible to waive in.
  • Registered to practice before the USPTO.


  • Proficiency in patent drafting and prosecution.
  • Strong technical background in software, artificial intelligence, or machine learning.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Effective client communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills.

Benefits Offered:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Life insurance and retirement plans.
  • Flexible time off plans, including paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off (PTO), and paid holidays.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search

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