Patent Searcher

Special Counsel is currently recruiting for a Patent Searcher in the West Michigan Legal Market as we continue to grow our presence in this part of the state. Candidates with the following skills are highly encouraged to apply asap:

- Experience conducting patent searches on behalf of sophisticated corporate clients. 
- Experience conducting a focused and comprehensive search for prior art references as part of a comprehensive search report. 
- Ability to understand the invention, conduct the search and then complete the search report in a timely manner. 

Qualifications:
- Minimum of a Bachelors Degree and or work experience in the areas of Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. 
- Juris Doctorate, or currently pursuing a Juris Doctorate is a plus. 
- 1+ years of experience conducting patent searches. 
- Candidates who possess a Masters Degree in the aforementioned areas are also highly desired. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.