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Slater Matsil, LLP is a globally-focused Intellectual Property (IP) boutique of technology-minded individuals. We maintain a client-centric perspective, whether we are discussing technology with inventors in the design room, developing IP strategies with management in the board room, or advocating for our clients’ rights in the courtroom. Our blue chip client list includes many of the world's largest electronics and telecommunications companies, and several of North America's pre-eminent law firms, who look to us for our unique combination of legal and technical expertise.
Are you innovative and driven, with a passion for protecting the groundbreaking ideas that fuel global progress and prosperity? We are seeking technical rock stars to help secure intellectual property for some of the world’s most trailblazing companies and emerging technology innovations.
This position provides tremendous opportunity for career growth. This is a very unique opportunity in which you will join us as a Post Doctorate Fellow and grow to become a Patent Agent. During your first year, besides being trained in the field of patent law, you will be required to undertake graduate level courses in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Circuit Design and Signal Processing. After successful completion of your first year, you will be promoted to work fully in patent law. After your first year, this position involves all aspects of patent development including preparation and prosecution. If you offer the following, we want to talk to you:
Ph.D. in Physics, Material Science, or related field.
Experience in signal processing and/or circuit design
Excellent communication (verbal and writing) skills
Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
At Slater Matsil, your science and technology expertise is highly valued. Over 50% of our patent professionals have advanced degrees and many were previous inventors. Currently, we have 12 Ph.D. level professionals who are inventors on 132 patents. We support your continued academic and career growth including attending law school, if that is the path you desire. Patent Agents are also eligible to be compensated at above market rates tied to performance and revenue generation.
In addition, Slater Matsil offers Patent Agents a leadership track that is unique to the industry. Upon at least eight years’ experience as a Patent Agent and a proven track record with the firm, Patent Agents may be considered for “Distinguished Patent Agent” status. The Distinguished Patent Agent role includes involvement in firm management (including participating in decisions that impact the firm’s direction), client management, and participation in an annual bonus pool.
About Slater Matsil, LLP
Slater Matsil, LLP is a globally focused Intellectual Property boutique with clients in Asia, Europe, and throughout the United States. Our work spans the spectrum of IP and technology related legal services, including: patent preparation and prosecution, negotiating and implementing IP and technology related transactions, and engaging in high-stakes litigation. We have kept our promise to consistently produce exceptional results for our clients. Our blue chip client list includes many of the world's largest electronics and telecommunications companies, and several of North America's pre-eminent law firms, who look to us for our unique combination of legal and technical expertise. We seek highly motivated individuals with the right skill set and desire to be a part of the new model for the global IP boutique.
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