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We offer a uniquely collaborative environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a premier industry leader. Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our associates to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. We are proud to be an influential leader in diversity. Seyfarth has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to
Position Summary :
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking a patent prosecution associate attorney for its Chicago office. Ideal candidates will have 2 – 3 years of patent prosecution experience, with a preferred degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Material Science. Candidates are expected to prosecute patent applications, prepare patent non-infringement and invalidity analyses, and conduct patent due diligence studies. Excellent academic credentials, experience in a law firm or similar environment and superior writing, communication and problem-solving skills are required. Applicants must be registered to practice before the USPTO.