Gurr Brande & Spendlove is Seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent

Gurr Brande & Spendlove, PLLC (GBS) is a diverse law firm located in Southern Utah that has a thriving Intellectual Property practice representing clients throughout the U.S. and across the globe. GBS is looking to add an experienced, motivated, and exceptional patent attorney or agent to its legal team to help in the Intellectual Property portion of their law firm.

This position is a full-time, permanent, in-person position and the candidate will be expected to be resident in the firm’s St. George, Utah office.

An ideal attorney candidate will have 2-3 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates will be expected to be self-starters capable of managing patent prosecution as well as helping with an active litigation caseload under supervision of the firm’s four partners. Exceptional writing, analytical skills, attention to detail, and professionalism are mandatory characteristics of a qualified candidate for this position. GBS manages a diverse caseload including work in the mechanical, electrical, chemical, and other fields, with a particular expertise in medical and consumer products. GBS also represents clients in IP litigation, including both plaintiff and defense representation in patent, trademark, and copyright cases. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have experience in prosecution and litigation, although the main duties of this candidate will be patent prosecution. Familiarity with Inter Partes Review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) is preferred, but not required.


  • J.D. from an accredited law school (for attorney candidates)
  • Active licensure with a U.S. State (for attorney candidates)
  • Bachelor degree in science or engineering field or equivalent
  • USPTO Registered Patent Attorney/Agent
  • A minimum of 2 years of patent prosecution experience
  • Dedication to providing the highest quality representation services to clients
  • Strong problem-solving abilities with an instinct for self-help
  • Excellent objective and subjective legal writing and research skills
  • Prompt, clear, and professional communication style
  • Unparalleled attention to detail


  • Draft and prosecute U.S. and PCT Patent applications, including drafting, filing, responding to Office Actions, communicating with clients, etc.
  • Coordinate response to foreign office actions
  • Opinion and Clearance work
  • Drafting and preparing litigation documents
  • Legal research

Interested Candidates:

Interested Candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by email to Gurr Brande & Spendlove PLLC. Please use the subject line “IP Associate Position” and include your Name.

Please mention you found the position on the IPWatchdog JobOrtunities Job Board.

More about Gurr Brande & Spendlove, PLLC:

GBS is located in St. George, Utah, which is a hub for outdoor recreation with a mild climate and an average of 255 sunny days per year. St. George has been one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation for several decades and is at the center of a host of national and state parks.

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