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Experienced Transactional Attorney needed in our Austin, TX office to assist with a variety of transactional matters, primarily including information technology related agreements. The successful candidate should have between three and seven years of recent experience in a law firm or inhouse legal department and should have experience with a wide variety of IT transactions, such as on-premises licenses, SaaS licenses, subscription agreements, and related services agreements. Superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are a must because the successful candidate will be asked to engage in significant client interaction, including counseling clients on day-to-day matters and leading the negotiation of various agreements directly with counterparties. Interest in additional areas of law, such as trademarks, copyrights, contests/sweepstakes, and social media are a plus and may offer additional work streams beyond the transactional practice.

Salary will be based on experience. Discretionary bonuses may also be awarded. Additional benefits will be provided that are competitive with other similar sized law firms in the Austin area.

This position is an opportunity for an early to mid-career level attorney to begin developing his or her own book of business under the tutelage of seasoned attorneys at FBFK.

Send resumes to HR, Attn: Laura Hornung, Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta PC, 2500 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Plano, TX 75093.

Seeking a Patent Agent with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics for Austin, Houston, or Plano office.

Ideal candidates will have 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. USPTO reg. no. is preferred but not required. Prior work experience in a law firm environment is strongly preferred. Responsibilities: Patent Agents work under the supervision and guidance of senior associates and partners in our robust Intellectual Property section and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution.

Specific duties include:
• Review invention disclosure documents and conduct invention disclosure meetings
• Conduct prior art searches; review prior art references and analyze patentability
• Draft patent applications
• Review USPTO Office Actions, formulate response strategy, conduct examiner interviews, and draft and file responses
• Manage U.S. and foreign dockets
• Analyze patents in connection with due diligence and/or freedom to operate analyses
• Perform other duties as necessary and assigned by your supervisor.

Minimum billable requirement is 1700 hours. Annual bonuses possible. Firm offers law school tuition assistance for night classes is possible after first year of employment if agreed in advance of school registration.

Send resumes to HR, Attn: Laura Hornung, Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta PC, 2500 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Plano, TX 75093.

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