Venable is Seeking a Patent Agent with Engineering/Aerospace Background

Venable LLP’s Patent Prosecution and Counseling group seeks a patent agent with a background in mechanical or aerospace engineering to join the group in Washington, D.C., New York, NY, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, or San Francisco, CA office.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

Qualifications Required and Preferred:

  • The ideal candidate holds undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, or computer science. Strong preference for previous experience as a patent examiner and for PTO registration. Industry experience is a plus.
  • The qualified candidate has one to three years of patent prosecution experience at USPTO or in a law firm setting.
  • Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills, and sharp analytical ability.

Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates are asked to Apply Online. All submissions must include a resume, a brief cover letter indicating office of interest, and undergraduate and graduate school transcripts as applicable. The salary range for patent agent positions is $112,000 to $225,000, depending upon years of experience with patent prosecution.

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About Venable LLP:

With a deep bench of former patent examiners and attorneys with industry experience and advanced technical degrees, Venable is one of the nation’s leading patent law firms. Our patent prosecution work is reinforced by a strong corps of patent strategists and patent litigators skilled at advising clients on maximizing the value of their intellectual property portfolios.

Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at


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