Part-Time In-House Patent Agent

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Latitude is seeking a highly skilled Patent Agent to work part-time, in-house for our Atlanta-based client. In this crucial role, you will be responsible for providing expert legal counsel and support in patent matters, helping to manage patent portfolio and applications and prosecution in line with industry best practices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in patent law and experience with intellectual property protection. Prior experience as a Patent Agent at a law firm or in-house with a medium to large legal department is preferred. This role is expected to be three days a week with two days on-site and one remote.

Minimum Qualifications of the Part-Time, In-House Patent Agent:

  • 6+ years of experience in patent law, including patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Significant experience reviewing and advising on patent matters, including patent applications, prosecution strategies, and patent infringement issues
  • Prior experience at a corporate or IP boutique law firm or in-house with a major company is strongly preferred
  • Excellent academic credentials, mechanical engineering degree preferred
  • Licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Outstanding references

Position Details for the Securities Attorney – Interim Counsel Role (Remote):

  • Type of Role: Permanent (or engagement to permanent)
  • Schedule: Part-Time - three days per week
  • Location: Atlanta (Buckhead area), On-Site / Remote Hybrid
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience

Confidentiality: Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude: Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers, and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude's client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

Latitude Engagements: Great attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our own experience as practicing attorneys and our client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

Latitude engaged professionals have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent member of our client’s corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running. If you have the right skills, personality, and experience, Latitude helps you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Latitude engaged professionals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis and work remotely or on-site at the client office.

While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our customized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we recommend.

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.

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We place legal professionals in permanent, temporary, and flexible roles. Latitude Engaged Professionals are usually W2 employees of Latitude and, if located in the United States, are eligible for full benefits when working in roles for 20 hours or more per week, including complimentary Group Life, Long term disability, AD&D, and a qualified 401k plan (subject to a qualifying period). A CLE and Professional Expense stipend is also available to benefits-eligible Latitude Attorneys. Latitude provides complementary professional liability insurance coverage to all Latitude Engaged Professionals for their Latitude engagements.

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