1183 - Patent Associate, Agent Or Engineer (Electrical)
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Patent Associate or Patent Agent
Multiple Offices
Friday, May 7, 2021

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Junior to Senior Level Electrical Engineering Patent Associate, Agent or Engineer to join our Intellectual Property Practice Group. This position can be based out of any of our offices.2+ years of patent prosecution experience at a firm or in-house is required for Patent Associate applicants. Experience writing patent applications or office actions is strongly preferred for engineer or agent applicants. Our ideal candidate will hold a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer science.

  • 2+ years of prosecution experience at a firm or in-house (for associate applicants).
  • Experience writing patent applications or office actions is strongly preferred (for engineer or agent applicants).
  • Undergraduate Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Computer Science and/or software background is strongly preferred.
  • Graduate-level experience or advanced technical degree is a plus.
  • Involvement with patent analysis/opinions of counsel and IPRs is a plus.
  • Admission to the USPTO is a plus.
  • 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. Please contact our Talent Coordinator, Erin Bowerman (embowerman@michaelbest.com), if you have any questions.

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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 careers@michaelbest.com 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 Experience
2+ years
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