Patent Prosecution Associate (Computer Science/Software Engineering)
Lewis Roca seeks to hire an associate-level candidate with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering as well as a juris doctor (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school
The ideal candidate should have 2-6 years' of law firm patent prosecution experience; prior industry experience is a plus but not necessarily required.
Responsibilities include: preparing and prosecuting patent applications filed with the USPTO and foreign patent offices, counseling clients on comprehensive IP strategy, prior art analysis, and IP portfolio management. Experience with foreign patent applications is a plus. Must be admitted before the US Patent & Trademark Office. The successful candidate could also find a home in our Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angele or Silicon Valley office. Admission to the bar in the relevant jurisdiction (AZ, CA, CO, NV) is required.
Lewis Roca is a full-service law firm ranked among the top 200 AmLaw firms in the United States, and its Intellectual Property Practice Group is recognized for its deep understanding and expertise in a wide array of Intellectual Property matters. Lewis Roca encourages a congenial work environment balanced with an innovative, highly productive practice. The qualified candidates will join a friendly, team-oriented environment and will immediately participate in a broad range of sophisticated matters with significant client involvement. We offer qualified candidates -- who are seeking a change in their professional environment -- a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package such as life, health, accident and disability insurance and a 401(k) plan.
This position may be filled in one of our Colorado offices and in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Act, the compensation for this position is between $173,000 - 198,500. Actual compensation can vary and may be above or below the range based on qualifications and experience. The salary range for other firm locations will align with market rates.
How to Apply
If you are interested in making Lewis Roca a part of your future, please click "Apply for this Position" to send your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Veronica Samaniego, Lawyer Recruiting Director.
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