IP Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Dallas Office
The Dallas office of Conley Rose, P.C. is currently seeking an experienced patent prosecution legal assistant. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of recent, hands-on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution experience in a private law firm setting. General intellectual property legal assistant experience is also required.
The patent legal assistant will assist attorneys with the preparation, prosecution, and maintenance of domestic and international patents, and provide general legal assistant support.
Specific patent prosecution resposibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: preparing documentation and electronically filing U.S. and PCT patent applications, Declarations, Assignments, and other standard patent prosecution documentation; preparing Information Disclosure Statements, including cross-referencing to extensive patent families; coordinating preparation of Formal Drawings with patent draftsman; proofreading issued patents and preparing Requests for Certificate of Correction; corresponding with foreign counsel; drafting reporting correspondence to clients; maintaining physical and electronic files; determining next steps for incoming correspondence, including setting up shell working documents; substantively reviewing and updating patent docket; shared responsibility with attorneys for ensuring all deadlines are met; and other related tasks and duties as requested.
General legal assistant resposibilities include preparation of substantive communications under attorney direction, performing internet research and reporting results, and general secretarial duties.
The patent legal assistant will be aligned with specific attorneys, but Conley Rose fosters a team-oriented environment. Must be a team player with a positive, professional attitude, having strong follow-up skills, strong attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Please submit resume inconfidence, with "Patent Legal Assistant" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experienced Engineering Technical Advisor/Patent Agent - Chemical
The Dallas office of Conley Rose, P.C. is currently seeking experienced individuals with a technical degree in chemistry or chemical engineering to assist with writing and prosecuting patent applications.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
• 2+ years preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the industrial chemical, polymer, petroleum, pharmaceutical, or other chemical arts.
• BS or higher degree in chemistry or chemical engineering, preferably a Ph.D.
• Excellent English reading, writing, and verbal communication skills;
• A professional attitude and superior work ethic; and
• Ability to work well as part of a team.
This position is based in the DFW Metroplex, and a relocation package is available for exceptional candidates. Come join us in Texas where the winters are mild, the cost of living is affordable, and there are no state income taxes!
Please submit resume, transcript, and technical writing samples in confidence to email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry Level Office Assistant (Part-Time) - Dallas Office
The Dallas Office is currently seeking an individual to provide support to an intellectual property attorney on a part-time basis. This entry level office assistant position will train under and report to the senior IP legal assistant. General office experience is desired, including familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (Word/Excel) and Adobe Acrobat. General duties for the position will include entering data into forms and related firm databases, processing mail, scanning documents, filing, proofing documents, etc. Candidates should have good organization skills and be detailed-oriented and self-directed. 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.
Please submit resume in confidence, with "Part-Time Office Assistant" in the subject line, to email@example.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: 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:
This position is based in the DFW Metroplex.
Please submit resume, transcript, and technical writing samples in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org
Trademark Attorney - Dallas Office
The Dallas office of Conley Rose, P.C., a leading intellectual property law firm, is currently seeking a mid-level attorney versed in patents and trademarks. Candidates should have a mechanical or chemical degree with at least 2-4 years of experience in trademark and patent prosecution (U.S. and foreign), as well as expertise in trademark disputes, domain name recovery, trademark clearance and infringement investigations and opinions and cancellation and opposition proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Experience is equally desirable in patentability and patent validity studies. Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Insurance benefits and a 401(k) plan with employer contributions are included.
Please submit resume in confidence to Recruiting Coordinator at email@example.com.
Patent Attorney - Dallas Office
The Dallas office is currently seeking a mid-level attorney with 3-4+ years' experience in patent matters.
Candidates should have a chemical engineering background with experience in patent prosecution (U.S. and foreign) in both chemical and mechanical matters. Experience is equally desirable in patentability studies.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with work experience. Insurance benefits, 401(k) and a profit sharing plan also are included.
To apply, please submit resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.