Patent Associate at Mintz



Entry Level

Boston, MA, USA

Not defined

24 Dec → 23 Jan

Job Description

Mintz is looking for a patent agent or associate with at least two years of patent prosecution experience. Our patent prosecution team takes our clients’ strongest innovations and efficiently crafts patents to obtain protections in mission-critical jurisdictions. We work with leading innovator clients developing cutting-edge technologies. We have a deep bench of associates, patent agents and technical advisors to draft applications, respond to office actions and conduct examiner interviews. We help clients identify innovations, develop prosecution strategies and ensure quality control — providing critical guidance to help clients succeed.

Mintz is an Am Law 100 law firm with over 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting challenges. We advise business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors on pivotal deals, disputes, and regulatory matters within our core practice areas — Transactional, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Investigations, and Regulatory & Advisory. We are strategically located to meet the needs of our clients, with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, DC and London.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing invention disclosure documents and conducting invention disclosure meetings
  • Reviewing USPTO office actions, formulating response strategies, conducting examiner interviews, and drafting and filing responses
  • Conducting prior searches, reviewing references and analyzing patentability
  • Analyzing patents in connection with due diligence and/or freedom to operate analyses

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Graduated with a JD or LLM from an ABA accredited law school

  • Admitted to or eligible for admission to the California, MA, DC, or NY bar

  • At least two years of patent prosecution experience in one or more of the following technologies: machine learning, artificial intelligence, and image & signal processing

  • Prior work experience in a law firm strongly preferred

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