Patent Agent/Technical Advisor

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DLA Piper is seeking a Patent Agent with an electrical engineering or computer science background to work in its Patent Prosecution Group in our Northern Virginia Office.  We are looking for candidates with 2-4 years of patent boutique or BigLaw experience handling patent prosecution matters including drafting applications and responding to office actions.
Applicants should have a strong academic background from nationally recognized schools.  Registration with the USPTO is preferred, but not required. 
Please apply on line if you are a direct applicant.  If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact our Legal Recruiting Team at  Please add to your list of safe senders.

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Electrical Engineering or Computer Science background, 2+ years of patent prosecution experience.
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