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Fortive Corporation Patent Attorney in Everett, Washington

As a Patent Attorney/Agent in Fluke’s Intellectual Property team, and the broader Legal team, you will report to the Chief IP Counsel and work closely with our engineers and inventors to prepare, prosecute and manage Fluke’s global patent portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing, filing, and prosecuting U.S. applications in the electrical, software, and mechanical arts.

  • Managing US and foreign associates in connection with filing and prosecuting foreign patent applications.

  • Supporting Fluke patent committee meetings and patent portfolio management processes.

  • Preparing patent searches and IP landscapes.

  • Maintaining knowledge of US and foreign patent prosecution laws, rules and regulations.

  • Working on special projects as needed.

  • A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, preferably in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Computer Science.

  • Admission to the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a registered Patent Attorney/Agent.

  • Admissions to at least one state bar preferred, along with willingness to be admitted to the Washington State Bar.

  • Three to six (3-6) years of patent prosecution experience required, with some law firm experience preferred.

  • A law degree from an ABA accredited law school preferred.

  • Demonstrated writing ability including patent applications, and office actions.

  • Familiarity with patent docketing, CPi preferred.

  • Proficiency with patent searching tools, including USPTO, eSpaceNet, and Derwent Innovation, PatSnap or similar.

  • Proficiency with MS Office tools.

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:www.fortive.com.

Fluke is leading the world in creating software, test tools and technology that will support customers today and in the future. We are a customer-obsessed market leader with a strong reputation for reliability, quality and safety.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (www.fortive.com), Fluke is a global corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. Driven by the successful Fortive Business System, Fluke offers the passion of a startup with the resources of a Fortune 500 company. We are focused on the growth of our individual employees, teams and the Fluke brand.

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."

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