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To apply for an open position, please email resume with cover letter to recruiting@hmbay.com.  Any attachments should be in WORD or PDF format. Principals only, no phone calls please.

Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open Positions

Patent Agent

Temporarily remote during Covid-19 Pandemic

Job Description

HBW is focused on the procurement, management and strategic development of patents and patent portfolios for corporations, startups, emerging technology companies, and prominent investors located across the country and around the world. Our firm delivers in-depth technical …
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Mission: We are dedicated to making your patents… our mission. Our goal is to design patent strategies that focus on coordinating and fortifying each client’s often specific business objectives. We pride ourselves on delivering straight-forward answers and solutions to owning and leveraging cutting-edge technologies. Our objective is to consistently and promptly deliver world class patent counsel that enhances ROI and safeguards our client’s market share.

We are looking for a candidate who will work closely with the lead IP attorney in building the company’s patent portfolio. Responsibilities: Evaluate the patentability of innovations. Prepare, draft and file patent applications. Work closely with attorneys and different business teams.
Perform research and analysis and provide guidance on a variety of patent and IP-related issues.
Act as liaison for interdepartmental initiatives. Interact with outside counsel on a regular basis.

The candidate should be registered as a Patent Attorney with the USPTO. Must have bachelor’s degree in a science discipline; Masters is a plus. Should have 2-3+ years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm or technology company handling EE/CS patent prosecution. Should have strong technological background and familiarity with both hardware and software. Must have superior analytic ability and project management skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

Salary Range: $107,000.00 – $137,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
During the Covid-19 pandemic the majority of our team is working remotely. Office space in our Half Moon Bay office, with proper social distancing and sanitation stations, is available if desired.

Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law.