Chicago, IL: A leading mid-sized law firm is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join its team of professionals in their Chicago office. This position presents an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a background in electrical engineering or computer science to work with the firm’s seasoned IP practitioners on patent preparation and prosecution, patent opinion and counseling work, intellectual property-related transactional work and occasionally patent litigation matters. Significant experience with patent preparation and prosecution required. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics. An advanced degree in any of these areas, as well as previous work experience as an engineer or technical position in a relevant field is preferred. Substantial experience preparing and prosecuting numerous patent applications in the electrical engineering and computer software areas. A significant amount of portable business is necessary. Good standing membership in a state bar and the patent bar. Strong academic credentials and excellent communication skills.