Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner is Seeking a Patent Attorney

Schwegman is seeking patent attorneys with strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or advanced degrees in chemistry/biotech.

Schwegman is seeking qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or advanced degrees in chemistry/biotech. We are particularly interested in candidates with 5+ years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Industry experience in a technical field and advanced technical degrees are also of particular interest.

Attorneys at Schwegman may be exposed to technical information that may be subject to U.S. Export Control laws. Therefore, proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency (“Green Card”) status may be required before consideration for a position.  This is a full-time, permanent position in both cloud and physical offices.

Duties Include:

Preparation and prosecution of patent applications, appeals, re-examinations, interferences, and foreign oppositions. Schwegman cooperates with and advises clients’ litigation firms regarding their intellectual property litigation.

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Cafeteria “flex” benefits plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long- and short-term disability
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • CLE/training funds
  • Monthly parking allowance
  • Home computer purchase allowance
  • Cell phone allowance

As part of its continued efforts to actively recruit and advance the recruitment, development, and promotion of diverse lawyers Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner is participating in Diversity Lab’s Midsize Mansfield Rule initiative. The Mansfield Rule is named for Arabella Mansfield, the first woman admitted to practice law in the United States. It measures whether law firms affirmatively consider diverse lawyers for promotions, senior-level hiring, and significant leadership roles. Under this initiative, we strive for a candidate pool consisting of at least 30% women, racial and ethnic minority attorneys, attorneys with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ+ attorneys for all lateral partner and mid-to-senior-level associate hires.

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes, writing samples, and transcripts via email to the Recruiting, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Holly Cosentino.

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About Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.:

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner is a boutique law firm dedicated to the practice of intellectual property law. This means everyone at Schwegman is on the same page and there is no competition between departments for staffing, technology, and other issues that deter attorneys from focusing on their clients’ needs. In other words, we play well with each other.

Schwegman focuses on strategic patent portfolio planning and management, infringement, validity and clearance investigations, opinions, and all phases of intellectual property prosecution practice. This includes preparation and prosecution of patent applications, appeals, re-examinations, interferences, and foreign oppositions. Schwegman cooperates with and advises clients’ litigation firms regarding their intellectual property litigation. In this fashion, Schwegman is able to provide its clients with a realistic appraisal of litigation risks and can better fulfill its mission of providing excellent quality corporate IP services.

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