Intellectual Property Specialist Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for an Intellectual Property Specialist to generate, monitor, and verify annuity-related dates in a patent/trademark database.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform patent searches and investigate competitor technology
  • Conduct patent clearance investigations
  • Develop knowledge of business unit patent and trademark portfolios
  • Develop knowledge of competitor IP
  • Help maintain patent marking websites
  • In coordination with company personnel and outside counsel, develop a strategy to grow the patent portfolio
  • Review competitor patents and classify them
  • Review work performed by outside counsel
  • Draft patent applications and office action responses
  • Interact with inventors and coordinate invention disclosures
  • Review and draft license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other contracts
  • Provide support for IP litigation
  • Conduct trademark searches and provide input on trademark filings


About you

  • Degree in [insert specific degree industry here] management or other hard science
  • Patent Agent with experience drafting patent application and Office Action responses preferred
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in patent searching, drafting, and prosecution
  • Ability to manage patent activities of outside counsel
  • [insert number of years] years of industry-related experience
  • Hands-on ability


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]