Troutman Pepper's Health Sciences Intellectual Property practice group has an immediate need for a Patent Agent with 3 to 7 years of experience in any of our offices. A Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering is required.

Primary responsibilities of the position include developing and implementing patent filing strategies, preparing patent applications under the supervision of a patent attorney, preparing and analyzing search results for patentability, freedom to operate, clearance, validity/invalidity and infringement/non-infringement assessments, analyzing office actions and preparing responses under the supervision of a patent attorney; conducting interviews with Patent Office examiners and other patent prosecution-related activities, assisting with patent opinions, supporting intellectual property licensing and other general litigation transactions, managing a docket with multiple clients and deadlines and assist in developing the skills of other more junior patent agents and technical specialists.

Successful candidates are forward-thinking, thorough and detail oriented. Candidates should possess substantive academic and professional knowledge, work well with others in a law firm environment and have excellent time management skills which they can utilize both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Hebrew speaking preferred.

The salary range for this position is $100,000 - $180,000, dependent on years of experience and geographic location.

For inquiries or additional information on this position, please contact Erica Alvino (

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