Careers

Patent Professionals

If you’re a team player with a background in engineering, a flair for analysis and a keen eye for detail, you may find the role of an Armstrong Teasdale patent professional incredibly rewarding.

Individuals who excel in this environment have strong problem-solving skills, a willingness to learn the details of different technologies, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Top talent who join our patent team as patent interns, engineers, agents and attorneys play an integral part in our Intellectual Property practice group, where they work collaboratively with colleagues and clients across industries to assist in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Armstrong Teasdale has a unique career path for patent agents including advancement opportunities and a training program tailored specifically for them.

What do our IP professionals do?

  • Work with inventors
  • Identify patentable inventions
  • Research currently patented technologies
  • Draft patent applications
  • Respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Manage the patent application process from initial application to granted patent
  • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
  • Work with foreign associates to prosecute patent applications in other countries

What skills do you need to be a Patent Professional at Armstrong Teasdale?

We are looking for individuals with a technical background in electrical engineering, computer science or computer engineering. Our patent engineers and agents do a lot of research, writing and collaborating with IP attorneys. Ideal candidates also excel at:

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Creativity

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