We are currently seeking 4th to 6th year associate candidates to support our Intellectual Property Practice Group. This position is available in either our OC, LA or SD office. The ideal candidate will have strong patent prosecution experience, excellent credentials and solid work experience, preferably from a quality litigation boutique or an AMLAW 200 firm. Patent bar admitted is a plus, but not essential.

Our Intellectual Property group works with clients of all sizes across a variety of fields, including technology, life sciences, financial services, computer software products, and consumer products. Our attorneys have substantial experience in not only advising and counseling clients on patents, but also in effectively prosecuting patent applications. Our team of professionals prepares and files patent applications, divisionals, continuations and RCE applications, conducts application interviews with the USPTO, prosecutes appeals and reexaminations and educates our clients on recent updates and rule changes at the USPTO. We also handle PCT and foreign patent applications. Our attorneys have prosecuted hundreds of patent applications to issue, and keeps our clients informed with respect to possible infringers and competitors.

A career at Buchalter is an opportunity to do exciting work with a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm. We value an energizing and supportive environment that promotes success for our clients and each other. We offer a competitive salary, various types of bonuses, unlimited PTO, 401k, a full benefits package and all of our attorney positions are on an equity partnership track.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, writing sample and transcript.