Texas Instruments Patent Prosecution Attorney in Dallas, Texas

Job ID 20283BR

Job Posting Title Patent Prosecution Attorney

Job Description Change the world, love your job. At Texas Instruments (TI), you will have the opportunity to learn and grow – and create world-changing technology. For more than 80 years, TI has continually reinvented itself by believing in people with endless curiosity who refuse to leave the world just how they found it. From developing leading-edge semiconductor technologies and practicing responsible manufacturing, to caring for our employees and communities, innovating a better world is in our DNA. Come discover TI and why you belong here.

TI's legal department is searching for an experienced Patent Attorney who has electrical engineering knowledge and experience to join our legal team.

In this role, your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Solicit disclosures of inventions and assist inventors in filing timely and accurate disclosures

  • Determine patent application filing priorities

  • Provide leadership to technical patent committees

  • Write and prosecute US and non-US patent applications

  • Analyze issued patents

  • Provide counsel to business groups on intellectual property matters

  • Protect TI intellectual property worldwide

  • Assure TI realizes maximum return on TI’s intellectual property investment

A BSEE is strongly preferred, and a law degree is required.

The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of patent prosecution experience and 3-5 years’ experience as a scientist/engineer in a technical role. Analog, digital, DSP, or microprocessor circuit design and familiarity with integrated circuit fabrication processes are desirable.

The person in this position must be a registered U.S. Patent Attorney and be admitted to a State Legal Bar. Patent application and prosecution experience is required.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Job Opening Type Experienced Professional

Minimum Education Level Juris Doctorate

Related Field(s) of Study

Electrical Engineering


Minimum Years of Experience 4

Regular / Temporary Regular

Full-time / Part-time Full-Time

Country United States

Job Location(s) USA-Texas-Dallas Metroplex

Virtual / Telecommute No

Equal Opportunity Employer

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The following link provides more information regarding the Federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment: EEO is the Law – Notice of Applicant Rights Under the Law. at https://infolink.ti.com/ext/staffing/eeoselfprint_poster.pdf

Affirmative Action Efforts

TI's affirmative action efforts — extending to women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans — are an important part of our commitment to equal employment opportunities. TI's Affirmative Action Program is available upon request at the Texas Instruments Ethics Office, located at 13570 North Central Expressway, MS 3961, Dallas, Texas 75243, or by email here at mailto:jobsupportteam@list.ti.com , on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Central Time).

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