PATENT AGENT/PATENT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER
Are you innovative and driven, with a passion for protecting the groundbreaking ideas that fuel global progress and prosperity?
We are seeking engineering and technical rock stars to help secure intellectual property for some of the world’s most trailblazing companies and emerging technology innovations. These positions involve all aspects of patent development including patent preparation and prosecution. Prior experience in patent prosecution is beneficial but is not required. Successful candidates will learn from some of the best legal professionals in the industry while serving our clients who are global technology market leaders. We actively encourage professional growth and career development, including opportunities to attend law school and become a Patent Attorney while working at the firm.
Leadership Track: Slater Matsil offers Patent Agents a leadership track that is unique to the industry. Upon at least eight years’ experience as a Patent Agent and a proven track record with the firm, Patent Agents may be considered for “Distinguished Patent Agent” status. The Distinguished Patent Agent role includes involvement in firm management (including participating in decisions that impact the firm’s direction), client management, and participation in an annual bonus pool.
At Slater Matsil, your science and technology expertise is highly valued. Over 50% of our patent professionals have advanced degrees and many were previous inventors. Currently, we have 12 Ph.D. level professionals who are inventors on 144 patents. Patent Agents are also eligible to be compensated at above market rates tied to performance and revenue generation.
We are always looking for great people in all technical fields (e.g., Ph.D.’s in electrical engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, material science, or other related engineering fields). At this time, we have particular need for the following:
Slater Matsil is subject to United States export control laws and regulations related to the export or deemed export of technology from the United States. As such, foreign nationals may be restricted from working with controlled technologies or items or may be required to obtain an export license. As part of the employment application process, all applicants must be able to document their status as a U.S. citizen or national, asylee, refugee or lawful permanent resident or their qualification for permanent employment in the U.S.