Patent Attorney

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #10098 25-Aug-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities :

Enhancing communication all around the globe… Our customers range from Commercial to Government making us complex, yet flexible in meeting the world’s communication needs.  Each group at ViaSat contributes to the launch of every satellite, how exciting is that?

As a Patent Attorney you will utilize your expertise by supporting one or more business areas through working with in-house counsel, outside patent counsel, business area managers, technical leads, and inventors. You will prepare and prosecute patent applications, patent searching, and other activities in support of company’s patent portfolio.

Requirements :

             Engineering experience in one or more of: networking/Internet, cloud computing, telecommunications, information assurance, signal processing, big data

             5-10 years experience in patent drafting and prosecution

             USPTO registration

             Ability to function in a dynamic team-oriented environment

             Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science or related field with relevant experience

•             Juris Doctorate

             U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for some projects in which case, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment

             Ability to travel up to 10%

Preferences :

             Invention harvesting

             Landscape analysis

             PCT/International patent


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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS

Years of experience:

5-8 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required

Clearance:

None

Worker Classification:

Regular

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