Nath, Goldberg & Meyer is a medium sized intellectual property and business law firm specializing in patent and trademark prosecution, licensing and enforcement, as well as general transactional matters. Our scientific expertise spans all technical disciplines with particular emphasis on chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biomedical, electrical, and mechanical inventions. We also have strong expertise in filing and prosecuting foreign origin applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as advising on foreign and domestic transactions.
Our services include domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, licensing consultation and portfolio evaluation, interference and litigation, corporate structuring and finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as general counsel services.
We take great pride in being able to provide our clients with high quality work from highly qualified personnel on a cost effective basis.
MAINTAINING A BALANCE
We recognize and value the importance of maintaining a balance between professional and personal life. We strive to achieve an appropriate blend that allows for professional involvement and family engagement. In other words, we believe in having a life both inside and outside of the office. This approach to our partners and employees enables happier, more productive people with little turnover. This approach also enhances our ability to provide high quality service and value to our clients.
Nath, Goldberg & Meyer is committed to the professional development of its employees. All new employees are provided access to a mentor to assist in learning firm policies and procedures. Senior members of the firm teach a business approach to the practice of intellectual property law to new associates. Independent professional development is encouraged, as is participation in professional and civic associations, organizations and activities.
Nath, Goldberg & Meyer offers:
- In house training and education
- CLE seminars
- Staff development activities
- Professional development programs
- Communications training
- Leadership and management training
- Monthly happy hour
Nath, Goldberg & Meyer successfully conducts business in over 130 countries with colleagues and clients worldwide. The diversity of our business relationships reflects our belief in valuing diversity within our offices. We believe that diversity is vital to our firm's success, both for our employees and for our clients. Nath, Goldberg & Meyer wholeheartedly makes all employment and human resource policies and decisions without discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, physical handicap, or any other legally protected status.
HOW TO APPLY
Motivated, qualified job candidates are always welcome and encouraged to contact us for additional information. Send your Curriculum Vitae together with a cover letter explaining your interest in working at Nath, Goldberg & Meyer by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, attention: Human Resources Manager.
TYPES OF LEGAL POSITIONS
Nath, Goldberg & Meyer hires employees with varying levels of experience. The following job descriptions are presented below to provide the reader with an understanding of the education, training and skills required for different job categories.
ATTORNEYS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF
Nath, Goldberg & Meyer employs Patent Attorneys who specialize in either Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology or in Chemical, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering matters; Trademark Attorneys; Attorneys who practice as outside Transactional Attorneys as well as General Counsel for domestic and international clients.
The USPTO registers both attorneys at law and persons who are not attorneys at law. The former persons are now referred to as patent attorneys and the latter persons are referred to as patent agents. Both patent attorneys and patent agents are permitted to prepare an application for a patent and conduct the prosecution in the USPTO. Patent agents, however, cannot conduct patent litigation in the courts or perform various services which the local jurisdiction considers as practicing law. For example, a patent agent could not draw up a contract relating to a patent, such as an assignment or a license, if the state in which he/she resides considers drafting contracts as practicing law.
When employing one of our patent attorneys or agents, the inventor generally must execute a power of attorney or authorization of agent, which must be filed in the USPTO and usually becomes part of the application papers. When a registered attorney or agent has been appointed, the Office does not communicate with the inventor directly but conducts the correspondence with the attorney or agent since he/she is acting for the inventor thereafter although the inventor is free to contract the USPTO concerning the status of his/her application.
We often have opportunities for administrative and support personnel. If you would like to obtain information about our current openings or if you are interested in applying for a position with our firm, please forward your Curriculum Vitae to the attention of the Human Resources Manager at email@example.com.