WHAT WE OFFER

  • Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want
  • Ample, steady work- preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies
  • Excellent compensation package- production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits
  • Exceptional Opportunities-  advance your career and gain experience in various areas, including business development and client management, and client counseling, as all clients are firm clients.
  • Our innovative firm culture includes opportunities to work with cutting edge technology, a collaborative work environment, and a dedicated support team

OUR CULTURE

Our team loves working at Harrity because of the culture.  A few things that we do differently include:

  • Our work environment is casual.
  • We balance work and our personal lives.
  • Our environment fosters collaboration, creativity, and growth.
  • We hold book clubs, webinars, and morning meet ups.
  • We are continuously learning.
  • We always have a positive attitude.

WHAT OUR TEAM SAYS ABOUT US

 

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FIND YOUR ROLE

At Harrity & Harrity, we look for the best of the best for every position. If you love making clients happy, are a great teammate, have a positive attitude, have an eye for detail, and love learning and winning, we’re the team for you.

Patent Attorney/Agent

Patent Associate Trainee

Software Product Manager

IP Docket Specialist

Patent Attorney/Agent, Full-time, Reduced-hours, and Remote:

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote, local, or reduced hours patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.

What we offer:

  • Life/Work balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want
  • Ample, steady preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies
  • Excellent compensation package that is production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits
  • Opportunity for client counseling through direct client interaction, as all clients are firm clients
  • Opportunity for career growth/development including training in business development and client management
  • Innovative firm culture including cutting edge technology, collaborative work environment, and dedicated support team

Who you are:

  • You have excellent writing skills
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields
  • You have 3+ years of recent preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
  • You can get going quickly with minimal training
  • You have a great eye for detail
  • You love winning
  • You are a great teammate
  • You love making clients happy
  • You have a positive attitude
  • You love learning

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@harrityllp.com.

Patent Associate Trainee:

Harrity & Harrity is hiring for its successful training program for new patent attorneys who are looking for an opportunity to begin a career at a patent law firm and prove that they have what it takes to be a superstar patent associate. Our patent associate trainee program provides in-depth training in patent application drafting with the potential to become a full-time associate with our firm. The patent associate trainee program is a temporary position with our firm for about six (6) months, during which time, you will be trained in the skills that are needed to prepare high quality patent applications for leading technology companies.

To qualify for this position, you MUST be able to write well. Also, you MUST have a J.D., have passed a bar, and have either a B.S. or M.S. in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics. Being registered to practice before the USPTO is a plus. You will be paid semi-monthly, at an effective annual salary of $52K. In addition, your lodging will be paid for during the training program. Should you successfully complete the training program, there is a strong possibility that you would be offered a full-time associate position with our firm. First year full-time associates at Harrity & Harrity earn higher salaries than their peers at other patent firms—the salary potential, for your first full year of employment as a full-time professional, is $200K+.

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to pat@harrityllp.com.

Software Product Manager (Remote Possible):

We seek a Product Manager to join a highly collaborative and innovative team dedicated to building the next generation of workflow automation, big data analytics, and legal practice tools within the patent law field. These high-profile initiatives demand a high degree of flexibility and willingness to work hands-on to achieve aggressive release targets with significant organizational impact. You will need to be an autonomous self-starter, as you will have sole responsibility for leading product management for the organization.

As a product manager, you will be a bridge between our outsourced development team and the best patent attorneys in the patent field. You will deeply understand the workflow challenges present in today’s patent law firms. You will collaboratively define simple, elegant, and effective product capabilities that address these challenges. You will partner with outsourced software developers to scope, prioritize, implement, and rapidly deliver new product releases.

Responsibilities include:

  • In collaboration with the innovation team, contribute features and capabilities to the product roadmap.+ Lead solution design activities for roadmap items and support the translation of the solution design into actionable work for the outsourced development team.
  • Set priorities and ensure work meets the definition of done.
  • Specify functional requirements and acceptance criteria; craft other documents necessary for implementing the product roadmap.
  • Identify and select outsourced software developers for individual projects
  • In conjunction with other team members, identify and manage dependencies within and across features and capabilities and evaluate downstream impacts due to strategic and development decisions.

Requirements:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (advanced degree preferred)
  • You have a minimum of 1 – 3 years software product management experience
  • You have demonstrated success contributing to the definition and building of excellent desktop and/or web-based products
  • You have experience working with multi-functional project teams and working cross-functionally
  • You are able to deliver a compelling presentation in front of small groups
  • You have the ability to write a clear, concise technical document
  • You have outstanding analytical skills and attention to detail
  • You have a highly collaborative nature to lead and thrive in team environments
  • You love winning
  • You love making clients happy
  • You have a positive attitude
  • You love learning

Salary Range: $65k-$85k based on qualifications & experience

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to rberndsen@harrityllp.com.

IP Docket Specialist:

At Harrity we look for the best of the best for every position. If you love making clients happy, are a great teammate, have a positive attitude, have an eye for detail, and love learning and winning, we’re the team for you.

We are seeking an IP Docket Clerk or Specialist with at least 1 year experience in computerized docket databases for our Fairfax, VA office.  You should also have knowledge of procedures and practice before the USPTO, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to handle and maintain confidential information are a must for this position.  You will be expected to review incoming mail, determine and enter all due dates and reminder dates into the firm’s docketing database, process daily dockets, review filing receipts, and assist with other docketing functions.

Benefits Package:

  • Health insurance for you during the term of your employment with the firm.  The firm also currently pays 25% towards the cost of any dependent you add to our health plan.  You will, however, be responsible for the remainder of the cost of the health insurance for any dependents, should you elect to cover them on the plan
  • Dental insurance for you will be paid by the firm, should you elect to cover any dependents, you would need to pay the premium for the dependents
  • Short-term disability that would cover an illness of yours for up to 12 weeks
  • Long-term disability that would cover an illness of yours up to a year
  • Life insurance that would pay your beneficiary 3x your annual salary, with a maximum payout of $350,000
  • A retirement plan in which we match the first 3% that you contribute to the plan, half of the next 1%, and half of the following 1%.  Therefore, if you contribute 5% of your salary to the retirement plan, we match 4% of your contribution.  The matching contribution provided by the firm vests immediately.
  • Free XSport gym membership.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to admin@harrityllp.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practices. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.