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Working with Martensen IP

The Front Range–and Colorado Springs in particular–offers a work/life balance of year-round outdoor recreation and the vibrancy of technical, government, entrepreneurial and scientific businesses. If you are seeking a workplace where you can continue to successfully grow your book of business with integrity and a heart for service while maintaining a healthy life outside of work, please consider joining our team. This is not intended to be a stepping stone, however. We are seeking an individual who intends to let his or her roots grow deeply in our local community, who endeavors to establish lasting, fruitful and professional relationships.

Open Positions:

Intellectual Property / Government Contracts Attorney

Description: Primary functions will include providing guidance with regard to the patentability of invention disclosures, supervising outside counsel, preparing and negotiating intellectual property agreements, conducting right-to-use studies, preparing infringement opinions, providing effective guidance with regard to IP risks, conducting intellectual property due diligence to support acquisitions and divestitures, providing guidance for IP litigation, conducting intellectual property law training, successfully interacting with IP law groups throughout the world.

Additional duties will include preparing, prosecuting, and filing patent applications, completing patent searches and IP clearances, managing client patent portfolios, providing IP training services, providing subject matter expertise for business transactions and litigating intellectual property disputes. The ideal candidate would be able to provide legal support to clients not only on patent issues, but also in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and privacy rights. Must be self-motivated and highly disciplined with excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to multi-task and demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering excellent client service and results.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate
  • Registered US Patent Attorney
  • Minimum 5 years of direct IP legal experience in a law firm and/or in-house
  • Occasional local travel
  • Portable book of business or the ability and willingness to build a sustained practice
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others of varying backgrounds
  • Experience with prosecution, licensing and litigation matters
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Our Unique Qualities
  • We Maintain A Record of Success in Achieving Patent Coverage
    Every attorney has 20+ years of experience and has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of successful patent applications.
  • We Function At The Intersection Of Business, Law And Technology

    Our experience and knowledge converge at the intersection of intellectual property and government contracting. We are uniquely positioned not just as a provider of technical counsel, but also as part of business advisory teams.

  • We Provide Superior Legal Guidance and Value
    Experience in various business and engineering disciplines creates a knowledge base that makes it possible for our attorneys to assist clients in situations where IP legal advice only makes sense if placed within the context of a client’s complete business strategy.
  • We Develop Strategies to Enhance Competitive Advantage
    We come up with great IP strategies to enhance our client’s competitive advantage but recognize that the technology will change, the environment will change, the competition will change and so will our plan; we’re ready.