Ballard Spahr's national IP practice is seeking an Associate or Patent Agent with at least 2 years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical or software technologies area. Knowledge and/or experience with bioinformatics is a plus. Candidates will work primarily on patent prosecution, with the opportunity to work on patent litigation matters. Excellent academic credentials, a technical background in electrical engineering or computer engineering/science, and superb writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required. This is a hybrid role based in our Atlanta or Philadelphia office, attorneys must be a member of the Georgia or Pennsylvania bar, respectively, and USPTO bar preferred for all candidates.