Associate Chemical Engineering/Petroleum

February 23, 2024
Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description

Come join the #1 intellectual property firm in the country as a patent prosecution Associate in any of our Texas offices (Dallas, Houston, or Austin). At Fish, we promote a creative, respectful and inclusive culture that values the diversity of people and allows ingenuity to thrive. You will work on cutting edge technologies for top-tier clients, working with legal practitioners who are leaders in our field. Through your combination of technical expertise and legal know-how, you will become a strategic advisor to clients who are among the world’s greatest innovators. You will be a respected teammate, joining an elite group of attorneys solving intellectual property issues for the world’s leading companies.

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

Who you are:

  • You have an advanced degree (preferred) in chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, or applicable experience in the petrochemical industry, especially in downstream technology.
  • You have 8+ years of patent prosecution experience including significant experience with original drafting of patent applications, prosecuting applications before the USPTO, coordinating prosecution before foreign patent offices while working with local counsel, and client interfacing to provide strategic counseling.
  • You thrive when using your analytical skills to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters.
  • You have superior writing skills and excellent academic credentials.
  • You enjoy communicating with a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff.
  • You are enthusiastic about working within a team-oriented environment and will contribute to effective team relationships.
  • You have an active membership in the state bar and are in compliance with CLE requirements.

Why Fish:

  • A flexible hybrid work environment.
  • 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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