Current Openings

Patent Prosecution Associate

The Troy, Michigan office of Harness Dickey & Pierce has an opening for a junior-level patent prosecution associate. Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (an advanced degree is preferred, but not required), state bar U.S.P.T.O. registration, at least 2 years patent preparation and prosecution experience and familiarity with U.S. patent laws. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

This position offers an opportunity to develop a varied and interesting practice preparing and prosecuting patent applications on a range of commercially significant technologies for large- and medium-sized clients from diverse industries including semiconductors, computer-related technologies, telecommunications, consumer electronics, digital image processing, and robotics. Opportunities exist for additional responsibilities and to develop additional skills including formulating patent strategies, conducting patentability and freedom-to-practice studies, preparing opinion letters, conducting due diligence and negotiating technology agreements.

Please submit resume and school transcripts in confidence to Lynette Barrett, Recruitment Coordinator, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., 5445 Corporate Drive, Suite 200, Troy, MI 48098, lbarrett@hdp.com.

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Patent Prosecution Associate

The Troy, Michigan office of Harness Dickey has an opening for a junior-level patent prosecution associate.  Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate degree and/or technical experience in the Mechanical Engineering arts (an advanced degree is preferred, but not required), state bar and U.S.P.T.O. registration, 3-6 years patent preparation and prosecution experience and familiarity with U.S. patent laws.  We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

This position offers an opportunity to develop a varied and interesting practice preparing and prosecuting patent applications on a range of commercially significant technologies for large- and medium-sized clients from diverse industries including automotive systems, batteries and chargers, fasteners, food processing, furniture, heavy equipment, household products, HVAC, industrial-process handling, medical devices, optics, packaging, power tools, powertrain, process equipment, pumps, valves, refrigeration, sporting equipment, textiles and turf-care products.  Opportunities exist for additional responsibilities and to develop additional skills including formulating patent strategies, conducting patentability and freedom-to-practice studies, preparing opinion letters, conducting due diligence and negotiating technology agreements.

Please submit resume and school transcripts in confidence to Lynette Barrett, Recruitment Coordinator, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., 5445 Corporate Drive, Suite 200, Troy, MI 48098, lbarrett@hdp.com.

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Patent Prosecution Associate

The Reston, Virginia office of Harness Dickey is seeking an electrical patent prosecution associate (1-4 years of IP experience preferred).  A strong academic record and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering are required.  Eligibility to practice before the USPTO is also a plus. Qualified candidates should anticipate a varied and interesting practice including preparing and prosecuting patent applications on a wide range of commercially significant technologies for large and medium sized clients, formulating patent strategies and opining on patents of others.  We offer competitive compensation and ample opportunities for professional development.

Please send resume, writing sample and transcripts with salary requirements to restonhr@hdp.com or to: Office Manager, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, PLC, 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 600, Reston, VA 20190

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Patent Prosecution Associate

The Clayton, Missouri office of Harness Dickey is seeking a mid-level IP Patent Prosecution Associate.  Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of IP experience, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications related to computer and software technologies, and an undergraduate or advanced degree in computer engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering.  Candidates should also have a strong technical background, strong writing and communication skills, and excellent academic credentials.  USPTO registration is required, as well as membership to a state bar.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and law school transcripts, in confidence, to Human Resources at Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., 7700 Bonhomme, Suite 400, Clayton, MO 63105, or at st.louishr@hdp.com

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Patent Prosecution Associate

The Frisco, Texas office of Harness Dickey has an immediate opening for an Associate attorney. Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate degree and/or technical experience in the Mechanical Engineering arts (an advanced degree is preferred, but not required), state bar and USPTO registration, 2-3 years patent preparation and prosecution experience and familiarity with U.S. patent laws.  We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

This position offers an opportunity to develop a varied and interesting practice preparing and prosecuting patent applications on a range of commercially significant technologies for large- and medium-sized clients from diverse industries including automotive systems, batteries and chargers, fasteners, food processing, furniture, heavy equipment, household products, HVAC, industrial-process handling, medical devices, optics, packaging, power tools, powertrain, process equipment, pumps, valves, refrigeration, sporting equipment, textiles and turf-care products.  Opportunities exist for additional responsibilities and to develop additional skills including formulating patent strategies, conducting patentability and freedom-to-practice studies, preparing opinion letters, conducting due diligence and negotiating technology agreements.

Please submit resume and school transcripts in confidence to Lynette Barrett, lbarrett@hdp.com.

 

Marketing Coordinator

Harness, Dickey & Pierce, a national intellectual property law firm, has an opening for a Marketing Coordinator in our Clayton, MO office. This position will perform functions related to activities and events in the firm’s marketing plans, including:

  • Developing and maintaining marketing materials including firm brochures, biography books, pamphlets and other materials.
  • Completing and submitting firm surveys
  • Designing and coordinating advertisements and monitoring editorial calendars.
  • Preparing presentations in PowerPoint for particular client or general client marketing needs.
  • Assisting with development, production, and distribution of promotional and collateral materials.
  • Assisting with writing, editing and proofreading firm’s internal and external marketing materials.
  • Coordinating and facilitating conferences, seminars and sponsorships including deliverables.

Requirements for the position include: Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field with a minimum of two-three years’ experience in marketing, preferably in a professional services environment such as a law firm. A high level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs as well as great organization, self-motivation and ability to juggle multiple priorities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Harness Dickey offers competitive compensation and benefits including 401 K, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. For consideration, please forward your resume with salary requirements to st.louishr@hdp.com