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Mechanical & Medical Devices Associate – Patent Prosecution (Menlo Park, CA; San Francisco, CA)

Kilpatrick Townsen

Mechanical & Medical Devices Associate – Patent Prosecution (Menlo Park, CA; San Francisco, CA)

January 1, 1970
Location: San Francisco, Silicon Valley (Menlo Park)
Practice: (MMD) Mechanical & Medical Devices

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Mechanical & Medical Devices Prosecution team seeks a USPTO-registered Associate attorney, with at least 2 years direct work experience as a patent attorney focused on the medical device or mechanical engineering fields, to be based in either our Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) or San Francisco office. This is an exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge medical device technologies and interact directly with medical device start-ups as well as established companies. The position entails a wide variety of work including advanced patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate and clearance work, inter partes review (IPR) and due diligence for M/A, funding and IPOs. Placement in the Silicon Valley office allows for increased flexibility to work-from-home or remotely up to three days per week. Applicants should have a strong academic record including degree(s) in biomedical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering. Additional industry work experience is preferred but not required. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California bar membership required.

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.

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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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