Patent Engineer - Master's/PhD EE, CS, Chem, Chem E, or ME

Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton LLP
United States / Remote
30+ days ago

Job Description

Job description

Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton LLP (OBWB) is currently seeking candidates with a Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. Individuals who are hired will be placed in our unique Patent Agent Program, a forward-thinking, highly effective method for training and developing technically and legally savvy individuals. No IP experience is necessary. This is a great position to combine your technical skills with writing, client interaction, and legal concepts. An advanced university degree in a technical field is required.

Written Communication assessment MUST be completed in order to be considered for this position.

The Basics of the Patent Agent Program:

The Patent Agent Program serves as an apprenticeship in patent law. During the first year of employment, participants undergo a regular training schedule with a combination of in-house lectures and mentorship. During their studies, they also maintain technical expertise through daily application of technical knowledge by prosecuting patents. Upon completion of the one-year program, participants are expected to sit for and pass the Patent Agent Exam conducted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. After passing this exam, they become patent agents. Patent Agents are given the opportunity to attend part-time law school while continuing their education within the Firm.

Core Responsibilities:

Patent engineers are problem solvers. When writing a patent application, they are required to study the technology and learn about the invention. During patent prosecution, they may need to determine how the invention differs from others in the marketplace. They can expect to spend half the day reading and studying the technical analysis of complex scientific topics within a particular patent application. The remainder of the day may be spent writing and scheduling future projects. Some days may be focused on technology in one field, while other days may require work in more than one technical area. Patent engineers, in collaboration with patent agents and attorneys, continuously work together to solve problems on behalf of clients.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent legal residents, or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S. Individuals who have earned, or will soon earn, a Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited U.S. University with an extremely strong academic record (top 25%) are encouraged to apply. Candidates should enjoy drafting narrative and persuasive documents while critically analyzing and solving problems. Time management skills are also critical.

About Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton LLP

OBWB is an IP boutique law firm. Founded in 1997, OBWB is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has offices in Austin, Colorado, Washington, D.C., France, China, and Japan. Our goal is to assist clients in protecting and enforcing their intellectual property interests worldwide. Recently ranked as one of the seven most loved IP boutique firms by in-house counsel and 45th in the list of Top Patent Firms according to IP Today, OBWB is one of the most technically and legally proficient IP firms in the world. OBWB also takes great pride in its diversity and its cooperative, positive work environment. Last year, OBWB was ranked #1 in the nation for the percentage of female attorneys handling PTAB actions https://oshaliang.com/news/osha-liang-ranked-top-law-firm-in-ptab-litigation-diversity/ and as one of the top 100 firms for minority attorneys https://oshaliang.com/news/osha-liang-ranked-among-top-100-firms-for-minority-attorneys/. OBWB's members collectively speak more than 20 languages.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Source

https://www.indeed.com/jobs

Not sure if you qualify?

Uvaro is here to help you land great jobs like this one.

Upgrade your skills

Other Jobs

Rise People

Rise is Canada’s complete people management solution that gives employers everything they need to build loyal and productive teams—all in one place. We collaborate and co-create to build solutions that completely change how companies of all shapes and sizes manage their payroll, scheduling, time tracking, group benefits, recruitment, onboarding, and more.

 
Vancouver, BC
Uvaro

1+ years of successful sales development experienced experience in B2B software or B2C services is a plus. Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends.

 
Waterloo, ON / Remote
Freshworks Inc

About Freshworks: Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees. We do this by taking a fresh approach to building and delivering software that is affordable, quick to implement, and designed for the end-user. More than 50,000 companies -- from startups to public companies -- around the world use Freshworks software-as-a-service to enable a better customer experience (CRM) and employee experience (ITSM, HRSM). Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Freshworks has a dedicated team operating from 13 global locations to serve customers, including American Express, Sony, Vice Media, TaylorMade, Sotheby’s, Stitchfix, OfficeMax, Multichoice, Delivery Hero, ITV, and Klarna. Freshworks transforms the way world-class organizations collaborate with customers and co-workers. The suite includes Freshdesk (omnichannel customer support), Freshsales (sales automation), Freshmarketer (marketing automation), Freshservice (IT service desk), Freshteam (HR management system). Overview: We are looking to hire smart and passionate folks for our inside sales team. The inside sales team are responsible for engaging with prospects and driving sales in the SMB segment. They understand the needs and requirements and collaborate with internal teams to help ensure a smooth sales process. This role is based out of Chennai. Responsibilities (What you'll be expected to do): - Qualify and prospect inbound leads generated by the lead generation team. - Be responsible to convert trial prospects to paid customers through enthusiastic customer engagement. - Own individual targets and work towards generating new revenue. - Collaborate with other appropriate internal teams and represent the customers to solve their business requirements. - Work with various internal stakeholders and achieve team targets. Requirements (What we look for in candidates): Must-haves: - 1-3 years of work experience in any customer-facing sales role. - Clear, concise, and effective written and oral communication skills. - Empathy towards customers and understanding their needs. - Interest, curiosity, and openness to learning new technologies. - Good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders as well as end customers. - Learning mindset and the right attitude that will help you thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, performance-driven environment. - Flexibility in working in different shifts/regions. This is absolutely mandatory because you will be expected to work in a specific shift for a minimum of two years. Good to have: - Prior work experience in SaaS product companies in domains relevant to Freshworks' suite of products. - The proven track record of consistency in overachieving targets.

11 hours ago
Tamil Nadu Chennai