1170 - IP - Patent Associate or Senior Counsel
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Job Description
Patent Associate or Senior Counsel
Multiple Offices
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Junior to Senior Level Patent Associate or Senior Counsel. This position can be based out of any of our offices. The Patent Associate must have a minimum of 3 years of prosecution experience at a firm or in-house.

Ability to draft patent applications and admission to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are required. Substantial optics/photonics and solid state image sensing experience is a plus. Graduate-level experience or advance technical degree is also a plus, as is involvement with patent analysis/opinions of counsel and IPRs. Our ideal candidate will hold a degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics.

  • Undergraduate Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics
  • Admission to the USPTO
  • Strong academic credentials
  • At least 3 years of in-house or law firm patent prosecution experience
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management skills.
  • Initiative and a can-do attitude, especially when working as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Valid authorization to work in the U.S.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing Electrical and Computer Science IP team with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 170 years and more than 250 lawyers.

To be considered for this position, please submit an application via our online portal.

We are not accepting search firm submissions at this time.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Michael Best Strategies LLC, and Michael Best Consulting LLC (collectively known as "Michael Best") are steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at 414.225.4999 or to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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