Our firm actively recruits qualified IP attorneys and law students throughout the year. We offer a collegial office environment, in a comfortable suburban location, with professionals who are committed to top-quality work for a challenging and exciting client base. For further information, select one of the links above.
We have an immediate opening for the following positions. Recruiters, see note below.
PATENT & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEY -- SAN JOSE
We are a growing Silicon Valley transactional IP firm and are seeking an associate attorney to provide top-quality patent preparation and prosecution services for exceptional high-tech clients in the areas of computer software, Internet technologies, networking, and semiconductors. Our firm represents several Fortune 100 companies and well-known mid-cap and startup companies who come to us for our exceptional IP legal services. We provide a team-oriented and collegial working environment with an ongoing attorney training program that is second to none. Your responsibilities will include patent prosecution (80%), opinions and pre-litigation counseling (10% to 20%), and for some candidates, trademark prosecution and licensing (10% to 20%).
We require 2+ years relevant law experience and an undergraduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, computer engineering, or physics. Much of our patent work involves complex software and computer systems inventions, so substantial familiarity in software design and engineering is a must. Technical subject matter may include databases, network protocols, 3D graphics, internet search, grid computing, user authentication and cryptography, digital video, email processing, semiconductor devices and processing, and other cutting-edge technologies.
State bar admission and USPTO admission in good standing are also required. We offer a complete, competitive benefits package. We have a single office in the San Jose International Airport area. This is a full-time position and the firm's expectation is 1,800 client billable hours on an annualized basis.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, examples of issued patents, or any other material that you think will facilitate a hiring decision, to careerinquiries (at) h35g.com, or Recruiting Partner, Hickman Palermo Truong Becker Bingham Wong LLP, 1 Almaden Boulevard, Floor Twelve, San Jose, CA 95113 or fax to 1-408-414-1076. No phone calls, please. Equal opportunity employer.
Recruiters please note: We will only consider inquiries about candidates with more than 4 years full time patent preparation-prosecution experience and portable business.