Technology Specialist (Post-Grant)

Come join the #1 patent practice in the country as a technology specialist in any of our U.S. offices. This position plays an integral part of our Intellectual Property practice, and you can expect to work on cutting-edge technologies with top-tier clients from day one. At Fish you will learn from top practitioners in the field and get significant responsibility early on, with an unparalleled opportunity to grow through hands-on training with top-notch legal teams.

Fish has a legacy of working with the most innovative clients and influential industry leaders since 1878, and we boast one of the country’s longest-standing technology specialist programs. And, if your ambition includes becoming an attorney, our law school program is outstanding – we have attorneys throughout Fish who began their careers as technology specialists and have progressed to become leaders of the firm. You will find no other firm matches our technological depth, with diverse teams of technical experts working across all offices. Here you will find a creative, respectful and inclusive culture that values the diversity of people and allows ingenuity to thrive.

If you have a passion for science, engineering, and intellectual property, we want to hear from you.

What you will do:

  • Perform patentability, freedom to operate, invalidity, and/or non-infringement analyses, including claim chart construction as applicable.
  • Draft post-grant documents (e.g. petitions, replies) outlining technical arguments
  • Advise post-grant and patent litigation teams based on your technical and scientific area of expertise.
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications for innovative clients.

Who you are:

  • You have an advanced degree in computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering or closely related field.
  • You have 0-3 years of post-grant and/or patent prosecution experience (preferred).
  • You have superior writing skills and excellent academic credentials.
  • You are admitted to the U.S. Patent & Trademark office (preferred).

The expected salary range for this position is $90,000 – $185,000. The salary offered will depend upon individual qualifications and experience.

Why Fish:

  • A flexible hybrid work environment.
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution.
  • Annual Technology Allowance.
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up childcare, as well as health and wellness initiatives.
  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage.

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June 19, 2024



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Patent Agent/Tech Spec