Responsibilities include working in all aspects of the patent practice, preparing and prosecuting applications, conducting research, leading inventor meetings, patent strategy and in general assisting on matters and proceedings before the USPTO. Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as part of the responsibilities also include personal interviews before USPTO examiners and appearances before the Board of Appeals.
- Three or more years of Patent Agent experience - A degree (advanced degree preferred) in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics or related field - Admission/license to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) required - Technical industry work experience strongly preferred - Experience in patent prosecution and patent application drafting in a corporate and/or law firm setting - Excellent written and oral communication skills
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Since our founding in 1907 in Philadelphia, Fox Rothschild LLP has enjoyed a reputation for excellence in the fields of business, corporate and securities, labor and employment, real estate, creditors' rights, litigation and tax & estates law. Over the past twelve years we have grown to a firm of more than 500 lawyers practicing in 16 offices strategically located in Philadelphia, PA; Warrington (Bucks County), PA; Exton (Chester County), PA; Blue Bell (Montgomery County), PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Princeton, NJ; Roseland, NJ; Wilmington, DE; New York City, NY; West Palm Beach, FL; Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Stamford, CT and Washington, DC.
As one of the premier law firms, we represent clients throughout the East Coast and across the nation. Our growth over the past decade has enabled us to serve clients from conveniently located offices, backed by the resources of a large, full-service firm.
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