Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills has an immediate opening in its McLean, VA office for a patent agent to join its growing IP practice.  The candidate must have excellent credentials, including at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a similar discipline.  The candidate should have at least 5 years of experience as a patent agent in the electrical arts, preferably software, electronics, signal processing, communications, and be in good standing with the USPTO.   A successful candidate must be highly skilled in all aspects of patent prosecution practice before the USPTO, and have extensive knowledge of the patent laws, rules and practices associated therewith.

Position involves drafting patent applications, working directly with clients/inventors to ascertain claiming strategies and technical details about inventions, and preparing recommendations and responses to US and foreign office actions.

Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills is committed to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services.  We offer a collegial work environment, competitive compensation and benefits. Please forward a cover letter, salary expectations, a writing sample of a recent patent application, and resume to jmills@medlerferro.com.  References will be requested.