Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics & Software Team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Team Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 3-10 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California or Washington bar members are preferred. 

Prefer education or patent prosecution work experience related to software technologies such as cloud, security encryption, mobile applications, databases, and networking.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

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