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Lateral Patent Attorney 

Category Attorney  
Description

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC – Northern New England’s largest business law firm is seeking an experienced patent attorney having a portable book of business and a strong background in chemical/biochemical arts or electrical arts to join our Intellectual Property Group in either our Burlington, Vermont, or our Lebanon, New Hampshire Office. The ideal candidate will have the following: Six or more years of patent experience, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications in chemical/biochemical arts or electrical arts, or a former U.S. patent examiner in a chemical/biochemical art unit or an electrical art unit, with at least one year of patent experience outside of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The ideal candidate will have a book of business, and be eager to develop new client relationships, and become part of a team of attorneys committed to delivering top-quality service to growing and successful businesses.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a team of sophisticated intellectual property professionals. Burlington is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by numerous publications and polls. It provides a vibrant cultural environment, a thriving downtown, a welcoming community, easy access to mountains and lakes, and short commutes. Lebanon is located in the Upper Valley, a region along the New Hampshire-Vermont border that includes Dartmouth College, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and over 120 tech companies, including biotech, medical tech, and software companies, among others, and provides ready access to the college town of Hanover and a wide variety of outdoor activities.

DRM serves a wide range of local, regional, national, and international clients. Our intellectual property lawyers have worked at some of the largest firms, IP boutiques, and corporations in the U.S., and are now at DRM because they have found they can continue to have sophisticated practices while enjoying the many benefits of living in the Vermont-New Hampshire region.

DRM is committed to investing in our attorneys’ professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans.

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Keywords  
Position Lateral Patent Attorney  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Burlington  
About the Organization  
EOE Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at DRM without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. DRM is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. DRM complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Firm has facilities. The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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