Positions are available at one or more of our three Patent Center locations (Endicott, NY; Hopewell Junction, NY; and Rochester, MN). Cloud, Big Data & Analytics, Security, Mobile and Social technologies are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. And how we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and we’re looking for talented professionals to navigate this new world with us.You’ll be part of an innovative team that strives to make the world work better. And you’ll help our clients visualize a future they did not think possible.The Attorney/Patent Attorney position provides the opportunity to perform patent procurement work on a wide variety of IBM inventions, while interacting with IBM professionals (domestic and foreign) in nearly every business unit of the company. As part of the IBM Patent Center, you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and exciting work environment, with opportunities to develop and share best practices throughout the Patent Center.Responsibilities:
You will work in the innovative and collaborative IBM Patent Center, which prepares and prosecutes patent applications within a broad range of technologies, including, for example, technologies pertaining to cloud, cognitive computing, analytics, mobile, social, and security.
Writing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the USPTO. In addition, the Attorney/Patent Attorney may assist in developing the best practices for doing such patent procurement work in a high-volume, high-quality mode, and may assist and mentor others in the Patent Center.
Work with IBM Patent Attorneys, Agents, Engineers, and Administrative Professionals both inside and outside of the Patent Center. The Attorney/Patent Attorney will also work closely with IBM inventors.
You should have strong organization, writing, and communication skills to both write and prosecute patent applications with high quality and efficiency. You should also be timely, dependable, and willing to learn.Join IBM. Make an Impact.
Doctorate Degree in Law and be licensed in at least one State Bar
Undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field