Patent Attorney (2-8 years) – Denver at Holland & Hart LLP

Holland & Hart LLP


Mid Level

Boulder, CO, USA

$120.000 - $170.000

19 Sep → 19 Oct

Job Description

Holland & Hart is looking for experienced patent attorneys to join our dynamic, growing electronics and software focused patent practice. Watch this video to learn more about our patent team!

Want to push the boundaries of patents and super-charge your practice?

Our team has the privilege of helping some of the world’s greatest technology companies create a smarter, better planet. Clients trust us to strategically protect and position their business-critical innovations using our unmatched expertise in wireless communications, memory technology, electronics, software (including AI and cloud computing), complex medical devices, and standards-essential patents. Our team of lawyers, patent agents, and patent engineers operates like a sophisticated technology team—we’re reinventing patent prosecution using AI and automation solutions created with our in-house developers.

Our relentless commitment to our clients is the hallmark of what we do. We intentionally cultivate a close-knit team culture that prioritizes people, client service, and technical excellence. Collaborative teamwork, innovation, diversity and inclusion, and maintaining a great work/life balance are core values and key to our success.

Tired of being bogged down in monotony and ready to focus on today’s and tomorrow’s most exciting technologies?

Want to leverage sophisticated patent drafting and prosecution tools to work faster and better?

Do you thrive in a supportive work environment where your ideas are encouraged, heard, and valued?

Then you’re a perfect fit for our cutting-edge team! Come reinvent your future with us.

Holland & Hart’s compensation is merit-based. As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Act, Holland & Hart is providing a good faith salary range for this position (if based in Colorado): $180,000 - $325,000. A discretionary bonus may be available based on performance. Associates are also eligible for fee splits.

Holland & Hart works hard to promote work/life balance with a robust wellness program, unlimited PTO, a reduced time program, and a sabbatical program for eligible employees and partners. Full-time employees become eligible for benefits on the date of hire, with a benefits offering that includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, EAP, STD, and LTD. Additionally the firm provides enhanced parental leave for both primary and non-primary caregivers as well as an automatic Off Ramp/On Ramp program before and after parental leave. The firm offers inclusive fertility and family benefits. Also available are voluntary income protection benefits such as supplemental life, accident, critical illness, and long-term care insurances, as well as a 401(k)-retirement plan with a company match. In addition, the firm has programs that may provide for educational assistance, a subscription service for continuing legal education programs, free or discounted legal services, and opportunities through the Holland & Hart Foundation, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating volunteer opportunities for lawyers, staff, families, and friends of Holland & Hart LLP. Part-time employees may have access to some of these benefits, which may be on a pro-rated basis.

Explanation of Voluntary Self Identification Opportunity for EEO-1 and Mansfield Certification:
Holland & Hart LLP (the “Firm”) may be required by federal law to compile and file a report (referred to as an “EEO-1”) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The report contains aggregated data of applicants’ gender, race and/or ethnicity, and does not identify applicants by name. Some states in which the Firm does business may also require the collection of such information. We provide every applicant, current employee and newly hired employee the option to voluntarily supply the requested information and take advantage of firm-sponsored programs and initiatives that may benefit them.

Having achieved Mansfield Certification and Mansfield Certification Plus every year, Holland & Hart continues its efforts to advance the representation of diverse lawyers in leadership by various strategic initiatives including ensuring that an all-inclusive applicant base is considered for attorney positions.

The Firm gathers race/ethnicity data for inclusion in an EEO-1 report and Mansfield Certification report. While the Firm may be required by law to file an EEO-1 report and the information you supply will help facilitate this process, your participation is entirely voluntary and the status of your application or your potential employment will not be affected by your decision to participate or to refrain from participating in this data collection process.

How do I apply?

  • Please be prepared to submit your resume, cover letter, brief writing sample (publicly available patent application, office action response, or other technical writing) and law school and undergrad transcripts via the online application portal.
  • To learn more about what makes our patent group unique and to apply please visit:
The firm also gathers data regarding veteran status and LGBTQ+, both of which are not required for EEO-1 reporting purposes, however data related to LGBTQ+ data is requested as part of the Mansfield Certification reporting. Your decision to provide the information is also entirely voluntary, and your candidacy will not be affected by your decision to participate or not.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Subject matter experience in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science/Engineering, Software, Mechanical Engineering, or comparable technologies.

  • Collaborative attitude and mindset—you will work daily with patent agents, patent engineers, IP specialists, software developers, and business professionals.

  • Top academic performance and aptitude to learn new technology required.

  • Wireless communications experience is a plus, but not required.

How To Apply

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