Kilpatrick Townsend’s Mechanical & Medical Devices Prosecution team seeks a USPTO-registered Associate attorney, with at least 2 years direct work experience as a patent attorney focused on the medical device or mechanical engineering fields, to be based in either our Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) or San Francisco office. Applicants should have a strong academic record including degree(s) in biomedical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering. Additional industry work experience is preferred but not required. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California bar membership required.
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