Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a patent agent or technical writer with a EE degree and a background in integrated circuit design to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group. Patent agent candidates should have at least 3 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the area of “integrated circuit layout and design.” Technical writer candidates should have an advanced degree in EE and significant experience preparing technical documents describing integrated circuit design and layout processes and structures. For all candidates, industry work experience designing integrated circuits and fluency in speaking, reading and writing Mandarin is a plus. Ideal candidate will have excellent technical and legal writing skills, strong technical and legal analytical skills, strong academic credentials, significant experience preparing patent applications or technical documents concerning integrated circuit design and layout, ability to effectively communicate with clients and inventors, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Candidate will also need to produce at least 3 writing samples of published applications or technical documents directed to integrated circuit design and layout. We will also consider candidates for our D.C., Philadelphia, Silicon Valley or San Francisco offices for this position. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria should not apply. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.