WHAT WE OFFER

Join the Go-To Firm for the Patent 300!
  • 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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JOB OPENINGS

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.

Professional Roles:

Support Roles:

    • New Applications Patent Specialist

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

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

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote, or local 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.

Senior Patent Review Attorney (Remote)

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for highly experienced, remote patent attorneys to join our uniquely skilled review team. Responsibilities will primarily consist of the review of patent applications and patent application prosecution prepared by associate attorneys for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300 companies.

Requirements:

  • You have 15+ years of patent/patent law experience
  • You have 10+ years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications
  • You have a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields
  • You have an excellent eye for detail
  • You have a positive attitude

You have experience as at least one of:

  •     a Federal Circuit or District Court judge,
  •     a PTAB judge,
  •     a PTO Primary Examiner or SPE,
  •     a Partner of a law firm,
  •     a litigator, or
  •     an in-house counsel

Position available for full or reduced time (1200 hours annual minimum).

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@harrityllp.com, and include [REVIEW ATTORNEY] in the subject line of your email.

Summer Associate:

Harrity & Harrity is hiring law school students 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 full-time patent associate. We provide in-depth training in patent application drafting and patent prosecution. During our summer associate program, you will be trained in the skills that are needed to prepare and prosecute high quality patent applications for 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 are a law school student
  • You have a BS or MS in EE, ME, Computer Science, Physics, or equivalent fields
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • 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.

Minority Firm Incubator:

Harrity & Harrity is excited to launch its first Minority Firm Incubator program to help train, develop, and launch minority-owned patent law firms. This paid program is an integral part of the firm’s ongoing diversity initiative to recruit, retain, and advance attorneys who will contribute to the diversity of the patent field.

The Harrity Minority Firm Incubator program is comprised of four phases: 

  • YEAR 1 – Drafting Patent Applications:  Program participants will be trained to draft effective, efficient, high-quality patent applications in the technical areas of software, optics, telecommunications, computer networking, e-commerce, business methods, and others. Through the use of our in-house developed automation tools you will learn how to draft like our attorneys, who complete over 100 applications a year and many of whom average less than 12 hours per application!
  • YEAR 2 – Prosecuting Patent Applications:  Program participants will be trained to prosecute patent applications, negotiate with examiners, communicate effectively with clients, and ensure high-quality outcomes in some of the most difficult art units. Use of examiner analytics and uniform procedures will be emphasized to ensure that responses and other matters can be completed in less time and with a higher likelihood of success!
  • YEAR 3 – Firm Management: Program participants will learn firm management skills, such as how to hire and train patent attorneys and support staff; how to establish and manage a law office; and how to pitch, manage, and retain clients.
  • YEAR 4 – Firm Launch: Program participants will launch their own new patent law firms with already established corporate relationships. New firm leaders will continue to receive ongoing mentorship from Harrity & Harrity to ensure their success.

To apply for this opportunity, visit our Minority Firm Incubator webpage.

SUPPORT ROLES

New Applications Patent Specialist (Remote Possible):

Do you want the opportunity to work with a leading patent law firm? Do you want to work in a supportive and team-oriented environment? We are currently hiring for a Patent Legal Assistant position. This is a full-time position with the possibility of working remotely. 2+ years of experience in a patent support role is required. Salary based on experience with a generous benefits package.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the patent drafting and review processes and file new applications, including utility and provisional applications, PCTs, continuation-in-part, as well as instructing foreign associates to file foreign applications
  • Review and report all associated formalities that are received from the US and/or Foreign Patent Office after filing new applications
  • Assist attorneys with managing daily docket entries relating to the drafting and filing process

Who you are:

  • You have excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills
  • You have a great eye for detail
  • You can work independently in an electronic environment
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office
  • You are a great teammate
  • You love making clients happy
  • You have a positive attitude
  • You love learning
  • You can multi-task well
  • You have 2+ years of experience in a patent support role required

What we offer:

  • Flexible work hours (7.5-hour work day)
  • Opportunities for growth within the firm
  • 401k retirement plan (3% matching for the first 3% you contribute; 3.5% for 4% and 4% matching if you put in 5%, vests immediately)
  • Free single health insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability and life insurance
  • 23 days paid time off (accrued semi-monthly)
  • Free Xsport gym membership
  • Team building activities
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Casual Dress
  • Great work environment! See our Glassdoor Rating!

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to staffjobs@harrityllp.com and include [Job ID:124] in the subject line of your email.

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.