Thomas | Horstemeyer is a premier IP law firm that serves clients all over the world. We develop our clients’ IP portfolios and assist them with enforcing their IP rights in a collegial, fast-paced environment. We are always seeking qualified candidates to join our team.
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Patent Attorney or Patent Agent with Doctorate in Chemistry
Thomas | Horstemeyer has an immediate opening for a Patent Attorney or a Patent Agent with a Doctorate in Chemistry specializing in medicinal chemistry, materials science, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and/or textile chemistry. The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution, although all levels of experience may be considered. Research and development experience in a corporate environment or a post doctorate setting in the above technology areas is a plus. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have strong communication and writing skills. If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Experienced Patent Attorneys
Thomas | Horstemeyer is always seeking experienced patent attorneys with patent prosecution and/or litigation experience to serve our clients’ growing needs. If you wish to be considered to join our growing and dynamic team, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thomas | Horstemeyer is currently seeking a foreign paralegal that is familiar with foreign associates and foreign laws in various jurisdictions. This individual would have experience contacting associates in foreign countries to file patent/ trademark applications, assist attorneys and provide instructions to the foreign associates, and other related tasks. If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your resume to email@example.com.
Summer Associate Program
Thomas | Horstemeyer is currently accepting resumes for our summer 2020 program. The summer program at Thomas | Horstemeyer involves significant training including a structured seminar program coupled with close mentorship working on various client matters. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Chemistry, but we are willing to consider all disciplines. If you wish to be considered for a summer position at Thomas | Horstemeyer, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Thomas | Horstemeyer is seeking an experienced legal assistant. This position will be responsible for assisting attorneys and other IP professionals with the preparation, prosecution and maintenance of US patents and trademarks, and providing general intellectual property support for our clients. If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Detailed Job Description:
Assist in filing of US patent applications and responses, including preparation of required filing documents
Support attorneys with development and management of IP portfolio
Prepare “shell” response documents for attorneys to complete
Draft detailed reporting letters to clients regarding status of applications and patents
Monitor docket for assigned matters and communicate with appropriate attorneys and team members to ensure deadlines are met
Prepare and maintain spreadsheets of clients’ intellectual property portfolios
At least 2-3 years’ experience as a legal assistant in a law firm.
Strong organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Willingness to be a team player
Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) filing system, Adobe, file management software, docketing software (e.g., CPI/CPA), and other technology
Salary is commensurate with experience