Scientific Advisor or Mechanical Patent Agent | Houston

Attorneys interested in this position should direct their resumes and inquiries to:

Bobbi J. Shoemaker
Legal Recruiting Coordinator
52 East Gay Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Job Summary & Objectives

A Scientific Advisor or Patent Agent supports the Firm’s patent prosecution practice, leveraging technical expertise to assist the Firm’s clients in protecting their technology with patents. The Scientific Advisor or Patent Agent will work under the supervision of a licensed patent attorney to draft patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as manage international prosecution of patent applications. This entry-level role supports client innovation efforts through active participation in the preparation of patent specifications, including drafting of claims. The Scientific Advisor or Patent Agent will assist attorneys in the writing of scientific and technical documents clearly and concisely, conducting legal and technical research using all available resources in support of various patent-related matters. A Scientific Advisor has not passed the patent agent examination, but has technical knowledge and expertise. A Patent Agent will have passed the patent agent examination.




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All responses should be in writing, and should include a cover letter, resume and transcript (no phone inquiries please).

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE)