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Patent Prosecution Associate or Patent Agent

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Keen to become part of a truly global, collaborative team of professionals? Your journey begins here.

Hogan Lovells US LLP seeks a junior- to mid-level patent prosecution and counseling associate, or patent agent at any level, with at least 2 years of experience in patent prosecution and counseling, to join our highly regarded IP practice in our San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Houston, or Washington D.C. offices.

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, applied physics, computer science, or equivalent. Registration to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office, or ability to qualify, is required. This position will interface directly with counsel and engineers at both established and emerging tech clients, and benefit from knowledge and experience in areas of subject matter such as artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, rockets and space-oriented payload delivery, automation, computer networking, encryption, graphics and animation, and computer gaming/e-sports.

A resume or CV is a must for our application system. We also encourage you to include a cover letter to tell us why you are interested in this position and a law school transcript (or undergraduate for patent agents). Candidates for lawyer opportunities in the U.S. must have a law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and be a member of the Bar in the United States.

Compensation for this role will be top-of-market, with an annualized salary range of $125,000 to $375,000, depending on the candidate’s overall experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position may be eligible for a discretionary or an hours-based bonus, consistent with market practice. In addition, this position will be eligible for the firm’s fringe benefits as they currently exist.

To apply, please complete the online application, attaching a resume and law school transcript addressed to: Ross Cummings, Associate Recruitment Coordinator, Hogan Lovells US LLP, 4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 3500, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Hogan Lovells is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or protected Veteran status.