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DLA Piper currently has an opening for a Patent Agent in our Philadelphia office. Primary duties and responsibilities will include patent prosecution, client counseling, drafting patent applications, and conducting patent searches. We are looking for candidates with a minimum of 3 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates should have a strong academic background with an Electrical Engineering, computer software or technology related degree. Experience with business methods, financial services and software patent applications is desired but not required. Admission to the USPTO is also required.


Please apply online 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 Chrissie Eastin (christine.eastin@dlapiper.com).


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Admission to the USPTO required.

Degree in Electric Engineering or Computer Science required.

3+ years experience in Patent Prosecution required.