Flowserve Corporation Patent Agent in IRVING, Texas

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Requirements:


The successful candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • B.S. degree and/or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Physics

  • Admission to practice before the USPTO

  • 5+ years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications

  • Strong academic credentials

  • Preference for candidates who have personally drafted 50+ patent applications

  • Ability to work with clients in a team-oriented partnership

  • Flexibility to accept new and different challenges in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Positive attitude, creative spirit, passion for technology and IP, and strong motivation to excel

Position Description:

The successful candidate will support Flowserve’s patent group to build and maintain a high quality patent portfolio. More specifically, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for drafting patent applications and supporting various patent-related activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate's responsibilities in the Patent Agent role are expected to include the following:

  • Draft patent applications and work directly with inventors, technology and marketing leaders, and other members of the legal team

  • Participate in Flowserve invention harvesting, vetting, and disclosure processes

  • Engage in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities

  • Contribute to various patent portfolio and competitive analysis activities

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Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Patent Agent

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Employment Type:

Full time

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United States

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