Haynes and Boone, LLP
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ERISA Associate

Houston
 
Haynes Boone is seeking a 3-5 year associate to join our ERISA group in our Houston office. Candidates with experience in conducting due diligence in corporate transactions and drafting resolutions, agreements, retirement plan amendments and documents, and equity plans is preferred. Prior experience in ERISA or tax also preferred but not required. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, keen attention to detail, excellent writing and communication skills, and should enjoy working with others in a team-oriented setting.

Government Contracts Associate

Northern Virginia
 
Haynes Boone is seeking a Litigation Mid-level Associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our Northern Virginia office. The ideal candidate would have experience with a variety of the following: government contract negotiations, bid protests, compliance support, internal and government investigations, administration, and all related disputes. Candidates should have strong academic credentials, excellent writing, and research skills, and should enjoy working in a team-oriented setting.

IP Litigation Associate

Orange County 
 
Haynes Boone is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our IP Litigation team in our Orange County office. Qualified applicants will have top law school credentials, excellent writing skills, and two to four years of intellectual property litigation experience, with at least some patent litigation experience. Undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering or similar degrees are a plus, but not required. The starting base salary for this Orange County position is expected to be between $235,000 - $365,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law. 

Labor & Employment Associate

Orange County
 
Haynes Boone is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of employment litigation and advice and counseling experience to join our Labor & Employment practice in our Orange County office. The ideal candidate should have experience with all aspects of employment litigation, including single plaintiff and wage and hour class and representative actions. Candidates must also have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, public speaking skills, and should enjoy working with others in a team-oriented setting. The starting base salary for this Orange County position is expected to be between $260,000 - $365,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law. 

Litigation Associate

Dallas
 
Haynes Boone is seeking a Litigation Associate with 4+ years of experience to join our Dallas office. The ideal candidate would have experience with white collar defense, securities enforcement and litigation, False Claims Act/healthcare litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, and internal investigations. Candidates should have strong academic credentials, excellent research and writing skills, and demonstrated leadership and management skills, and should enjoy working in a collaborative and team-oriented setting. Experience as a federal judicial clerk is a plus.

Patent Agent

Firmwide (Preferably Orange County, Palo Alto, and San Francisco) 
 
Haynes and Boone LLP is seeking patent agents registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with 5+ years of patent prosecution experience to join our firm. Our ideal candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.S. focused in (a) one or more of cellular biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, virology, or a related technical field; or (b) one or more of chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacy, or equivalent discipline is required. A technical background in the biological sciences and/or pharmaceutical sciences is preferred. Candidates should have broad technical knowledge and must have experience conducting prior art searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses, analyzing patents and scientific papers to assist with patent preparation, prosecution and counseling. Excellent academic record and written and verbal communication skills including fluency in English is required. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample will be required.

Patent Agent

Orange County
 
Haynes Boone is seeking patent agents with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience to join our firm. The ideal candidate will have at least a college degree in electrical engineering, physics, computer science, or computer engineering, and have well developed skills in patent application preparation and prosecution. Experience with circuit design, antennas, electrical systems and other hardware, signal processing, and computer networking is preferred. 

Patent Agent

Austin, New York, or Washington, D.C.
 
Haynes Boone is seeking a Patent Agent with 2-3 years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate should have at least a BS in computer science background and coursework at graduate or undergraduate level in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning, natural language processing, blockchain, and/or bioinformatics. Advanced degree with a focus in artificial intelligence is preferred. Prior technical experience at an AI company or startup is helpful. 
 

Patent Agent

Dallas-North
 
Haynes Boone is seeking a patent agent with 1-4 years of experience and well-developed skill in patent application preparation and prosecution. Optimal candidates will have at least a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics, materials sciences, or chemical engineering. Candidates with legal and/or technical experience with semiconductor processing and electronic fabrication methods are preferred. Candidates must also have strong academic credentials and excellent writing skills, and should enjoy working with others in a team-oriented setting. Ability to read and speak Mandarin is preferred, but not required. 

Patent Agent and Technical Specialist

Firmwide 
 
Haynes Boone is seeking patent agents and technical specialists with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. Ideal candidates will have at least a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or physics, and have well-developed skills in patent application preparation and prosecution. Patent or technical experience with wireless telecommunication standards, signal processing, or computer networking is required. 

Patent Agent/Patent Engineer

Washington, D.C. and New York
 
Haynes and Boone LLP is seeking patent agents, or patent engineers/technical specialists who aspire to become a patent agent, registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience to join our firm. Our ideal candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.S. focused in (a) one or more of cellular biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, virology, or a related technical field; or (b) one or more of chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacy, or equivalent discipline is required. A technical background in the biological sciences and/or pharmaceutical sciences is preferred. Candidates should have broad technical knowledge and must have experience conducting prior art searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses, analyzing patents and scientific papers to assist with patent preparation, prosecution and counseling. Excellent academic record and written and verbal communication skills including fluency in English is required. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample will be required.

Patent Prosecution Associate

Austin, New York, Orange County or Washington, D.C.
 
Haynes Boone is seeking a lateral associate with 2-3 years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate should have at least a BS in computer science background and coursework at graduate or undergraduate level in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning, natural language processing, blockchain, and/or bioinformatics. Advanced degree with a focus in artificial intelligence is preferred. Prior technical experience at an AI company or startup is helpful. The starting base salary for this position is expected to be between $235,000 - $260,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law. 

Senior Patent Agent

Firmwide
 
Haynes and Boone LLP is seeking senior patent agents registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with 10+ years of patent prosecution experience to join our firm. Our ideal candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.S. focused in (a) one or more of cellular biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, virology, or a related technical field; or (b) one or more of chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacy, or equivalent discipline is required. A technical background in the biological sciences and/or pharmaceutical sciences is preferred. Candidates should have broad technical knowledge and must have experience conducting prior art searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses, analyzing patents and scientific papers to assist with patent preparation, prosecution and counseling. Experience with patent portfolio management and strategy development is also highly desirable, as this will be a key aspect of the position. Excellent academic record and written and verbal communication skills including fluency in English is required. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample will be required.

Trademark Associate

Dallas
 
Haynes Boone is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of trademark experience in representing large brand owners to join our Dallas Trademark practice. The ideal candidate will have developed skills in trademark clearance, prosecution, counseling, and enforcement. Prior experience in a large law firm setting is preferred. Candidates must have strong academic credentials and excellent writing skills. Candidates should enjoy working with others in a team oriented setting. References and writing samples will be required.