Patent Agent

$100k – $180k
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Patent Agent
Run8 Patent Group

Run8 Patent Group is seeking a patent agent to 1) assist in patent prosecution and patent strategy matters with our startup and tech clients and 2) to grow into a long-term partner.

About Run8
We are engineers first. We exist to shape the world around us and to effect positive change. We also happen to excel at patent prosecution, and our team benefits from years of experience developing prototypes and shipping product. Today, our members leverage their skills and experience to design patent strategies and build patent portfolios for deeply-innovative hardware and software tech startups all over the world.

Master a data- and results-driven approach to patent prosecution with guidance from a team of patent prosecutors with some of the highest allowance rates (>97%) and lowest rejection rates (<.65 rejections per patent) in the industry.
Gain exposure to cutting-edge technologies in a wide variety of spaces like AI, computer vision, internet security, manufacturing, IoT, medical devices, and robotics.
Learn models for constructing patent strategies for startups and develop skills for applying these strategies in real-time.
Develop lasting relationships with thought leaders and entrepreneurs who are actively building technology to make the world a better place.

No billable hours. No fixed location. No fixed office hours. No autocracy.
Earn autonomy to work as much as you want, where you want, when you want, and on the types of technologies that inspire you.
Prefer to write patent applications? Or build and manage relationships with new clients? Or teach patent prosecution to the next generation of patent agents? Awesome. Our compensation model values each of these and empowers our members to contribute to the team in the areas that energize them.

Baseline compensation of $100k per year.
As a patent agent, pick your projects, take ownership, and revenue share on all completed projects. Scale compensation by both drafting patent applications and managing client relationships.

Qualifications / nice to have
Our ideal candidate has spent enough time working in patent law to feel confident that patent prosecution is a viable and interesting long-term profession.
Our ideal candidate is a registered Patent Agent before the USPTO and has technical experience working with startups.
Ambitious, dynamic, and a self-starter.

Requirements / need to have
The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in at least one of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or a hard science.
The candidate exhibits competence in both written and oral communications. Writing samples are appreciated.
Deadline-driven with exceptional time management skills.

If you would like to be considered for this position at Run8 Patent Group, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to the attention of Cameron Miller,

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Peter Miller

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Founder. Mentor. Investor. Run8 Patent Group.

Cameron Miller

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Run8 Patent Group at a glance

Run8 Patent Group focuses on Startups and Intellectual Property. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

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