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Patent Attorney/Patent Agent/Technical Advisor

Our Houston office is currently seeking a Patent Attorney, Patent Agent, or Technical Advisor/Patent Engineer with a background in electrical or computer engineering to prepare and prosecute patent applications covering emerging technologies.

Candidates should have a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.  in electrical and/or computer engineering.  Experience with patent application preparation and prosecution is preferred but not required. Attorney candidates should preferably be licensed in Texas.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Insurance benefits, 401(k) and a profit sharing plan also are included.

The firm’s Houston office is in the process of re-locating to the Energy Corridor at the intersection of Katy Freeway and Eldridge Road.

To apply please submit resume in confidence to: resume@conleyrose.com


Entry Level Legal Assistant - Dallas Office

The Dallas office is currently seeking an individual to provide administrative support to an intellectual property attorney. This entry level legal assistant position will train under and report to the senior IP legal assistant. College courses or other degree of higher level education is required. General office experience is required. 

Candidates should have strong organization skills and be detail-oriented and proficient in drafting business correspondence/communications, creating spreadsheets and assembling documents for various meetings and projects. Candidates should be familiar with the business-related features of electronic media and will be expected to learn patent prosecution practices.

Conley Rose fosters a team-oriented environment and employees are expected to be team players with positive and professional attitudes and have excellent communication skills.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Please submit resume in confidence, with "Entry Level Legal Assistant" in the subject line to dallasresumes@dfw.conleyrose.com.


Patent Attorney/Patent Agent - Houston Office

Conley Rose, P.C. is a leading intellectual property law firm with fifty professionals and offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin. Our Houston office is currently seeking an experienced patent attorney or patent agent with a Mechanical Engineering background.

The candidate should have at least a B.S. in mechanical engineering, and have 2-5 years of experience where the candidate’s primary responsibility was the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical arts.  Oilfield experience is preferred.  

The candidate should preferably be registered with the U.S. Patent Office.  Experience with foreign prosecution, preparing written opinions for patents, client counseling and related transactional work is desirable. 

In responding to this post, the candidate must include writing samples that include two patent applications and two responses to office actions which were drafted by the candidate.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Insurance benefits, and a 401(k) plan also are included. 

Please submit resume in confidence, with "Patent Attorney Posting" in subject line, to resume@conleyrose.com.


Engineering Technical Advisor - Dallas Office

The Dallas office of Conley Rose, P.C. is currently seeking individuals with a technical degree, preferably in mechanical or chemical engineering, to assist with writing patent applications.

The Technical Advisor will be responsible for preparing patent applications under patent attorney supervision, including: interviewing inventors, analyzing technical aspects of inventions, drafting technical descriptions of inventions, working with draftsman to develop effective drawing figures illustrating inventions, revising patent applications based on client and/or supervising attorney feedback, and generally becoming familiar with our clients' technologies.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent English reading, writing, and verbal communication skills;
  • BS or higher degree in engineering;
  • Ability to understand inventions involving both mechanical and chemical technology;
  • A professional attitude and superior work ethic;
  • Ability to quickly learn and retain both technical information and legal instruction;
  • Ability to flesh-out technical concepts;
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.

This position is based in the DFW Metroplex.

Please submit resume, transcript, and technical writing samples in confidence to dallasresumes@dfw.conleyrose.com


Billing & Docketing Administrator/Entry Level - Dallas Office

The Dallas Office of Conley Rose, P.C. (located in Plano, at the intersection of the Dallas North Tollroad and the Sam Rayburn Tollroad) is currently seeking an entry level candidate to train to work in the billing and docketing groups as administrator. This role will provide specialized clerical support activities to attorneys in legal matters related to patent and trademark prosecution, in the areas of firm billing, docketing, reporting and maintaining files. Experience with legal accounting software is a plus. Experience with Word and Excel is desired. Some college level coursework is desired. Critical skills for success in this position include detail oriented, self-directed management of time and tasks, good communication, working as part of a team and independently.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Please submit resume in confidence to Recruiting Coordinator at dallasresumes@dfw.conleyrose.com.