Description:

An International Law Firm, a global law firm, has a dynamic full-time employment opportunity for a Patent Agent in the IP Practice of our Minneapolis office. GT is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100; the Patent Agent will have the opportunity to work with clients, large and small, from a variety of industries across the country. The Minneapolis team has a dynamic and continually growing practice focused on a broad range of intellectual property matters. A unique and compelling feature of our law firm is that we offer a strong local presence, but also with a national and global platform that allows us to help our clients on their most interesting and complex IP issues.

Job Requirements:
This position will support the IP Practice working on the strategic development, procurement, and counseling of patent portfolios. Applicants should have focused experience in the following areas:
  • Drafting chemical-related patent applications
  • Prosecuting chemical-related patent applications

Candidates should be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. Candidates with a degree or an advanced degree in chemical engineering are preferred, although candidates with degrees in materials science, chemistry, or strong relevant experience in any one of these areas will also be considered. A strong understanding of chemistry and related principles is a plus. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, be comfortable working directly with clients, and possess strong writing and analytical skills.