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Job Title: Patent Counsel - Prep & Pros ( ID: A3513 )
Career Category: Patent/ip Law
Posted Date: 2011-03-24
Location: San Diego, California
- The successful candidate will serve as Patent Counsel, reporting to a group lead, assigned to one or more technology group

Responsibilities will include:

- Preparation and prosecution of US and foreign patent applications
- Supervision of outside counsel preparation and prosecution
- Infringement and clearance analysis
- Advise inventors and management on a variety of intellectual property matters
- Review of prior art search reports
- Perform due diligence analysis for potential acquisitions and investments
- Support of litigation teams by providing claim interpretation and portfolio analysis
- General client counselling on patent matters


- Must be registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office
- JD is required and must be admitted to the Bar of at least one State
- 2-10 years experience in preparing and prosecuting US and foreign patent applications and required
- Technical degree required (Bachelor�s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred)
- Strong technical skills focused on electrical engineering and/or computer science and required
- Individuals with advanced degrees will have an advantage
- Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment
- Engineering experience and law firm experience is a plus



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