Patent Agents & Scientific Advisors

Being able to speak a common technical language enables our Patent Agents and Scientific Advisors to work closely with inventors and quickly get to the heart of an invention.  Leydig, Voit & Mayer’s Patent Agents and Scientific Advisors have superior technical expertise that greatly benefits our clients in all areas of patent prosecution and opinion work.  A three-tiered system within the firm allows advisors and agents to grow and advance in their roles.  Qualified individuals with a love for technology and holding an advanced degree in science or engineering are invited to apply.  Along with excellent academic credentials and writing skills, a superior candidate will hold a Ph.D. in his or her field and/or have years of industry experience.  No prior knowledge of patent law is required.

Benefits for all positions include a competitive salary and objective bonus structure, challenging work for large, stable clients, a great work environment, medical/dental benefits, and 401(k) and profit-sharing retirement programs.

Interested candidates: Please e-mail your undergraduate and graduate transcripts and resume to and indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

Chemical Patent Agent – Boulder, CO

Leydig, Voit & Mayer Ltd., a Chicago-based intellectual property law practice of over 80 attorneys and scientific advisors, seeks an experienced patent agent to join our growing Boulder office.  Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or M.S., 3+ years of patent prosecution experience and be registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  The candidate’s advanced degree should be in the area of Chemistry, Materials Science, or Chemical Engineering.  Candidates should possess superior academic credentials, and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Annual salary range is $115,000 to $154,000 based on experience and performance. Benefits include a great work environment; medical/dental/vision benefits; flexible spending/health savings account; life/long-term disability/shorty-term disability insurance; MedjetAssist; 401(k)/profit sharing; professional development account; parental leave; and an opportunity for a bonus based on billings.

Interested candidates should e-mail resumes with complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:

Leydig offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

As a provider of legal services to U.S. government agencies, Leydig participates in the E-Verify program.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Medjet Medical Assist Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Percent Account Program (for professional development purposes)
  • Reimbursement for patent bar review and examination fees
  • Flexible Vacation Time
  • Athletic Club Discount

Patent Agents & Scientific Advisors

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