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Attorney or Agent with a Ph.D. in Life Sciences: Spokane, Washington Office

Seeking Attorney or Agent with Ph.D. in Life Sciences for Spokane, WA Office

Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking an experienced Attorney or Agent with a Ph.D. in Life Sciences to work out of our Spokane, Washington office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded practice, while living in one of the most desirable areas of the country. Spokane offers scenic beauty, low cost of living, and a high quality of life. The hub of a vibrant region, Spokane enjoys a thriving dining, art, and music scene as well as four beautiful seasons that support world-class outdoor recreation.

UNIQUE LAW FIRM

Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  •  Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
  •  Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
  • Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will have three or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer a Ph.D. in any of the life sciences. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Spokane office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Controller: Spokane, Washington Office

Join our Spokane, WA Team as a Controller

Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking a Controller to work out of our Spokane, Washington office. The Controller will oversee all regulatory and financial reporting, tax analysis and planning, and the maintenance of internal control policies and procedures. This position ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and reporting functions. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded practice, while living in one of the most desirable areas of the country. Spokane offers scenic beauty, low cost of living, and a high quality of life. The hub of a vibrant region, Spokane enjoys a thriving dining, art, and music scene as well as four beautiful seasons that support world-class outdoor recreation.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees preparation of financial reporting, including cash and accrual financial statements
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls
  • Researches technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Provides status of financial condition of the firm by collecting, interpreting, and reporting key financial data
  • Oversees income tax compliance to assure the accurate and timely completion of all required partnership tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local requirements by researching existing and new legislation for partnerships, consulting with outside advisors, and filing financial reports
  • Advises CFO of actions and potential risks
  • Oversees quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports
  • Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance
  • Analyzes and implements firm policies, procedures and practices to identify ways to achieve maximum productivity and profitability
  • Participates in a wide variety of special projects and compiles special reports

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  • Five or more years of experience in managing a finance function in a company
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Partnership accounting and tax experience is a plus
  • Must have excellent oral/written communication skills and be comfortable effectively interfacing and inspiring confidence with all levels of firm management, attorneys and staff
  • High level of proficiency in technology required including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing and developing staff
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, interpersonal and client service skills. Ability to respond to rapidly changing conditions and work in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment
  • Creative thinker, problem solver, entrepreneurial attitude and team player desired

UNIQUE LAW FIRM

Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  • Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries.
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
  • Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Spokane office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Corporate Attorney: Spokane, Washington Office

Join Our Spokane, WA Team as a Corporate Attorney

Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking a Corporate Associate to work out of our Spokane, Washington office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded practice, while living in one of the most desirable areas of the country. Spokane offers scenic beauty, low cost of living, and a high quality of life. The hub of a vibrant region, Spokane enjoys a thriving dining, art, and music scene as well as four beautiful seasons that support world-class outdoor recreation.

UNIQUE LAW FIRM

Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  •  Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
  •  Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  •  Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
  •  Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will have one to three years of relevant transaction/corporate experience to include:

  • drafting and negotiation of contracts
  • analysis of legal issues
  • drafting internal and client memorandums
  • general corporate counseling
  • experience in mergers and acquisitions
  • startup counseling
  • private equity
  • securities compliance
  • domestic and international technology and commercial transactions a plus
  • experience representing emerging growth technology companies as outside or in-house counsel also a plus

Must have strong interpersonal, writing and reasoning skills and a strong desire to be a direct contributor in a dynamic and collaborative working environment to provide superior client service. Must also have a desire to actively engage in helping build a thriving corporate practice through internal and external business and career development efforts.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Spokane office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce

Experienced Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents: All Offices

Hiring Experienced Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents

Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded practice, while living and working in any one of the best regions in the nation. Positions are currently available in the following offices:

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Portland, Oregon area
  • Rochester, New York
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Spokane, Washington

UNIQUE LAW FIRM

Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include ongoing wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  • Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
  • Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates must have two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. Please share with us your reasons for your interest in the office to which you are applying (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather that region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Mandarin Speaking Patent Paralegal: Seattle, Washington Office

Lee & Hayes, a national intellectual property (IP) law firm with an international client-base, is seeking an experienced Mandarin speaking Patent Paralegal for its Seattle, Washington office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of our dynamic team in our highly-regarded IP practice, while living in one of the most desirable areas of the country. Seattle offers an exciting, diverse, urban core, surrounded by unmatched natural beauty.

UNIQUE LAW FIRM:    Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, etc.
  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ideal candidates must speak and write fluent Mandarin, are accurate, detailed, organized, articulate, service-oriented and flexible. Prior experience as a legal assistant and/or paralegal is beneficial and experience in intellectual property is a plus. Strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft® Office, are required. Responsibilities of this position include assisting attorneys in our Asia practice group with:

  • Filing patent applications and other documents with the patent offices
  • General time/work management
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Administrative and clerical support

CONTACT:  For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Seattle office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent: Atlanta, Georgia Office

Join Our Atlanta, GA Team as a Patent Attorney or Agent

Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to work out of our Atlanta, Georgia office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded practice, while living in a world-class city. Atlanta’s fine dining, shopping and rich history combine with inspiration-inducing attractions to create a city with Southern charm and sophistication, making it one of the most popular destinations in the Southeast to call home.

UNIQUE LAW FIRM

Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  •  Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
  • Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will have at least two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us the reasons for your interest in the Atlanta office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

 

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent: Portland-Metro Office

Join Lee & Hayes’ Pacific Northwest IP Practice

Lee & Hayes, a national intellectual property (IP) law firm, is expanding its IP practice in the Pacific Northwest and is seeking experienced lateral attorneys and mid-level associate IP attorneys for its Vancouver-Portland area office.  This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic expansion of our highly-regarded IP practice in our office situated just outside of Portland, Oregon, along the majestic Columbia River. This is an opportunity to combine a state-of-the-art legal practice with living in one of the most desirable areas of the country.

In additional to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, etc.
  • Boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package

LATERAL CANDIDATES must offer high quality lawyering and client services, work well in teams, be an effective mentor, have initiative and preferably an existing client base and business network.

ASSOCIATE CANDIDATES must have at least 3-4 years of substantive patent preparation and prosecution experience, work well in teams, be highly motivated, possess initiative, have strong research and writing skills academic. Preference will be given to candidates with an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics or a related field or a Ph.D in the biological sciences. USPTO registration is required.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Vancouver-Portland area office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

 

 

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent: Rochester, New York Office

Join Our Rochester, NY Team as a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent

Lee & Hayes is a leading national IP law firm at the intersection of business, law and technology. We are currently seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to work out of our Rochester, New York office. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in our highly-regarded practice, while living in beautiful Upstate New York. Rochester is an innovative city that combines small-town accessibility with big-city appeal and amenities. Situated along the Genesee River between the Erie Canal and Lake Ontario, Rochester’s natural beauty is easily accessible by a network of parks, trails, boat launches and scenic overlooks. The city is divided into dozens of distinct neighborhoods and urban villages supported by an eclectic mix of stores and restaurants as well as reasonably priced, quality housing.

UNIQUE LAW FIRM

Lee & Hayes provides a unique corporate culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere, encourages camaraderie, community outreach, and work-life balance. Health and wellness initiatives are coordinated year-round and include quarterly wellness activities, healthy snacks in the office, availability of stand-up work stations, and fitness activity trackers for each employee. Members of the Lee & Hayes team are highly-accomplished individuals who take pride in their work, community, and families. Lee & Hayes provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

In addition to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  • Specializes in providing corporate, government relations and litigation services to domestic and international technology companies across a wide range of industries
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, etc.
  • Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will have two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us the reasons for your interest in the Rochester office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent: Vancouver, Washington Office

Join Lee & Hayes’ Pacific Northwest IP Practice

Lee & Hayes, a national intellectual property (IP) law firm, is expanding its IP practice in the Pacific Northwest and is seeking experienced lateral attorneys and mid-level associate IP attorneys for its Vancouver-Portland area office.  This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic expansion of our highly-regarded IP practice in our office situated just outside of Portland, Oregon, along the majestic Columbia River. This is an opportunity to combine a state-of-the-art legal practice with living in one of the most desirable areas of the country.

In additional to consistent recognition as a leading firm and best employer, Lee & Hayes:

  • Is innovative and much more than a traditional patent firm; the firm offers a comprehensive suite of IP assistance including analysis, valuation, counseling and reporting
  • Provides litigation, corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions and securities and an FDA/regulatory practice to support our rapidly growing life sciences practice
  • Is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, etc.
  • Boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package

LATERAL CANDIDATES must offer high quality lawyering and client services, work well in teams, be an effective mentor, have initiative and preferably an existing client base and business network.

ASSOCIATE CANDIDATES must have at least 3-4 years of substantive patent preparation and prosecution experience, work well in teams, be highly motivated, possess initiative, have strong research and writing skills academic. Preference will be given to candidates with an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics or a related field or a Ph.D in the biological sciences. USPTO registration is required.

CONTACT: For confidential consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to hr@leehayes.com. If you are currently living in another area, please share with us your reasons for your interest in the Vancouver-Portland area office (i.e., is it to be closer to family, you grew up in the area, enjoy the weather the region offers, etc.?).

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Helping Innovative Companies Worldwide

Founded in 1994 in the basement of their homes, Lewis Lee and Dan Hayes began Lee & Hayes.  Since then Lee & Hayes has been helping innovative companies worldwide build, commercialize and protect meaningful intellectual property portfolios of international scope.  We partner with our clients to deliver high value intellectual property legal services and counseling while providing business-oriented solutions that fit into their overall business strategy.

Unique Law Firm Model

Unlike other firms that provide intellectual property services as an adjunct service to their business and litigation clients, Lee & Hayes has intellectual property at its core.  Attorneys and law clerks have a broad range of technical backgrounds and perform a full array of patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution services, including international filings, appeals, interferences, reexamination and reissue applications.  Its growing Corporate/Securities and Litigation practices support these efforts by providing a wide range of other specialized services, including counseling, startup financing, transaction work, analysis, legal opinions and litigation.

Proprietary Technology & Evaluation Support

Lee & Hayes’ 601 West team provides attorneys and agents with proprietary analytical and technological data to assist them in helping their clients graphically visualize and filter data to discover, analyze and compare patent portfolios.

From Startups to Multi-National Corporations

Lee & Hayes’ clientele includes some of the most innovative and best-known companies in the world.  Its clients include such companies as Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, T-Mobile, Itron, Keytronic, Geely, Ecova, HCT Packaging, and Telect.

An Environment that is Different

At Lee & Hayes we offer the benefits of a large law firm without the feel of a traditional firm.  While we work hard at meeting clients’ needs, our innovative and entrepreneurial culture provides a laid back, casual, and friendly work environment.  Lee & Hayes has a team-oriented structure that value and compensates our professionals as equal and important team members.

Mentoring Program

The team environment at Lee & Hayes provides newer associates and law clerks mentorship by more experienced attorneys so they receive the guidance and counseling they need.  As such, we sponsor a firm-wide mentoring program to help them integrate into the firm and develop skills that ensure their success.

Our Award-Winning Team

Lee & Hayes attorneys have been recognized by national and international publications and organizations as experts in their field.  They have presented at conferences all over the world, been published in periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal and the National Law Journal, and interviewed by media news organizations such as CNBC.  Intellectual Asset Management Magazine most recently named the firm the highest rated U.S. law firm for patent quality for the fourth consecutive year.

Burgeoning Growth and National Locations

The firm’s work has led to a burgeoning growth over the past year, in which it has opened two new offices and hired 26 new attorneys including top legal names in intellectual property, Corporate and Litigation.  Headquartered in the Pacific Northwest in Spokane, WA, Lee & Hayes now has offices in metropolitan cities such as Seattle, WA; Portland Metro, OR; Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA; Rochester, NY; and Washington, D.C.

For confidential consideration, please submit your resume to hr@leehayes.com.

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