Patent Attorney

EpiqFull Time

Introduction Epiq Counsel is an innovative legal services talent provider that offers meaningful work and flexibility to sophisticated and credentialed lawyers and legal professionals. Our legal professionals work on a wide variety of matters for Fortune 500 and AmLaw 100 clients, such as complex licensing agreements, intellectual property, employment counseling, compliance policy creation, and M&A transactions. Epiq works hard to provide our diverse legal talent with challenging work for sophisticated clients that does not require sacrificing flexibility or control.

Epiq Counsel takes the time and attention to understand each professional's practice areas, experience, and preferences to ensure they are presented with compelling engagement opportunities with leading law departments across the globe.

We are actively seeking Chemical Engineering focused Patent Lawyers located anywhere in the United States with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight years’ of Intellectual Property experience.
  • Deep expertise in patent prosecution and portfolio management.
  • Experience in-house, at a university or in a government setting.
  • Expertise in strategically aligning IP assets with client’s commercial objectives; analyzing and mitigating risk across the organization; and ensuring quality deliverables tailored to client’s commercial objectives.
  • Demonstrated skill in and knowledge of the concepts and processes involved in preparing for negotiations, conducting negotiations, and counseling clients regarding developments and options in a negotiation relating to intellectual property.
  • Client service orientation with excellent communication skills, including the ability to manage a large patent portfolio while collaborating closely with a variety of internal business clients, outside counsel and inventors to drive expert support and guidance.
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering and/or Chemistry.
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Member in good standing of a Bar of at least one state or the District of Columbia.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the licensing group by understanding their key business strategies.
  • Manage, oversee and coordinate on an extensive patent portfolio across a variety of sciences and technologies. This includes business activities including but not limited to patent preparation and prosecution functions between the business division, inventors, licensing group, and outside counsel for multiple patent sub-portfolios.


  • Compensation commensurate with experience and complexity of engagement.
  • 401(k) with company match
  • PTO and paid federal holidays
  • Optional medical coverage; HSA Account; Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (as applicable)
  • Access to professional development resources and learning and development programs.

Should your experience meet the role requirements, the Epiq Counsel team will contact you. The Epiq Counsel team strives to respond to all applications; however due to the volume of applicants, we cannot always respond to every application.

It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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