Patent Associate - Junior to Mid-Level - Seattle
The Patent Group in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine is seeking a junior to mid-level patent attorney with at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. An ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to work with clients of all sizes and in a variety of industries. A technical background in computer technology is required. Hands-on experience with a wide variety of clients (from startups to Fortune 500 companies) and also experience with a variety of technology areas such as mechanical devices, consumer products and designs is highly desirable. Technical experience with cloud computing, cryptography, information security, robotics or block chain would also be desirable.
Only candidates with a CS, or BSEE degree, physics degree, or equivalent experience that are admitted to practice before the USPTO as a patent attorney should apply.
We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.
To apply please upload a cover letter addressed to Deverie Hart, Senior Manager of Lawyer Recruiting, a resume, a copy of your law school transcript, and a writing sample (preferably a patent application in the field of computer science unedited by a 3rd party). We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.
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