Patent Attorney (2-8 years) – Denver, Boulder, Salt Lake City, Boise, or Remote
Holland & Hart LLP
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Holland & Hart is looking for experienced patent attorneys to join our dynamic, growing electronics and software focused patent practice.
Want to push the boundaries of patents and super-charge your practice?
Our team has the privilege of helping some of the world’s greatest technology companies create a smarter, better planet. Clients trust us to strategically protect and position their business-critical innovations using our unmatched expertise in wireless communications, memory technology, electronics, software (including AI and cloud computing), complex medical devices, and standards-essential patents. Our team of lawyers, patent agents, and patent engineers operates like a sophisticated technology team—we’re reinventing patent prosecution using AI and automation solutions created with our in-house developers.
Our relentless commitment to our clients is the hallmark of what we do. We intentionally cultivate a close-knit team culture that prioritizes people, client service, and technical excellence. Collaborative teamwork, innovation, diversity and inclusion, and maintaining a great work/life balance are core values and key to our success.
Tired of being bogged down in monotony and ready to focus on today’s and tomorrow’s most exciting technologies?
Want to leverage sophisticated patent drafting and prosecution tools to work faster and better?
Do you thrive in a supportive work environment where your ideas are encouraged, heard, and valued?
Then you’re a perfect fit for our cutting-edge team! Come reinvent your future with us.
• Subject matter experience in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science/Engineering, Software, Mechanical Engineering, or comparable technologies.
• Collaborative attitude and mindset—you will work daily with patent agents, patent engineers, IP specialists, software developers, and business professionals.
• Top academic performance and aptitude to learn new technology required.
• Wireless communications experience is a plus, but not required.
How do I apply?
• Please be prepared to submit your resume, cover letter, brief writing sample (publicly available patent application, office action response, or other technical writing) and law school and undergrad transcripts via the online application portal.
• To learn more about what makes our patent group unique and to apply please visit: https://hhpatentcareers.com/patent-attorneys-careers.
• Contact Ceanne Price, Recruitment & Client Care Coordinator at CAPrice@hollandhart.com if you experience any issues or have questions.
Holland & Hart’s compensation is merit-based. As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Act, Holland & Hart is providing a good faith salary range for this position (if based in Colorado): $180,000 - $325,000. A discretionary bonus may be available based on performance. Associates are also eligible for fee splits.
Holland & Hart promotes work/life balance with a robust wellness program, unlimited PTO, a reduced time program, and a sabbatical program for eligible employees and partners. Full-time employees become eligible for benefits on the date of hire, with a benefits offering that includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, EAP, STD, and LTD. Additionally the firm provides enhanced parental leave for both primary and non-primary caregivers as well as an automatic Off Ramp/On Ramp program before and after parental leave. Also available are voluntary income protection benefits such as supplemental life, accident, critical illness, and long-term care insurances, as well as a 401(k)-retirement plan with a company match. In addition, the firm has programs that may provide for educational assistance, a subscription service for continuing legal education programs, free or discounted legal services, and opportunities through the Holland & Hart Foundation, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating volunteer opportunities for lawyers, staff, families, and friends of Holland & Hart LLP. Part-time employees may have access to some of these benefits, which may be on a pro-rated basis.
About Holland & Hart:
We are the largest AmLaw 200 firm in the Mountain West and are known for our pioneering, innovative spirit and team-based, collaborative environment. Our attorneys experience sophisticated practices common to larger firms while enjoying the benefits of living in one of Holland & Hart’s desirable geographical locations. We frequently hire lawyers who want to relocate from firms in large, coastal cities to vibrant communities where you can take advantage of city life, serve clients on challenging work, and enjoy Mountain West vistas and recreational options at your doorstep. The firm’s robust benefits and wellness program, long-standing flexible schedule options, and remote-work arrangements support Holland & Hart’s value of living full lives. Attorneys joining our team will benefit from dedicated mentorship and professional and business development training opportunities.
Holland & Hart is consistently ranked as a Vault “top law firm,” Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, a top law firm for women and female equity partnership, and Mansfield Rule Plus certified. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the firm’s strategic initiatives of building dynamic teams to serve clients more effectively and with greater creativity and innovation.
Our core values - - integrity, excellence, innovation, teamwork, our commitment to one another, our diverse workforce, our communities, and living full lives - - influence all aspects of Holland & Hart’s work environment. We intentionally create opportunities for attorneys to seek balance in their professional and personal lives through long-standing programs, including flexible-hour schedules, remote work, and sabbatical programs, so they can be in the moment with their work, with their families, or while pursuing personal interests. As part of its longstanding focus on diversity and inclusion, the firm has adopted a diversity plan and participates in diversity initiatives. For more information, please visit: https://www.hollandhart.com/diversity. Holland & Hart is an equal opportunity employer.