Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk continually seeks skilled and diverse attorneys and support staff who endeavor to provide the highest quality legal services and support to our clients.

SLE employees enjoy a diverse, professional and rewarding work environment in our modern 25,000 sq. ft. facility, including a private gym. Among the benefits available are health insurance, retirement plans, annual leave, paid holidays, professional development, flexible work schedules, yearly parties, and complimentary fruit, snacks, and beverages.

We currently have the following staff openings:


DOCKETING CLERK

The docketing clerk provides support to Legal Assistants and Attorneys by reviewing and entering incoming and outgoing correspondence into our docketing system. The docketing clerk must learn details of patent and trademark procedures (U.S. and international) and be able to navigate docket management software. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience.

Required:

  • Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Willingness to occasionally work on weekends as needed
  • Desire to stay in Gainesville for at least the next 5 years
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with attorneys, and staff
  • Stamina to work all day under pressure
  • Punctual
  • Accurate

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Must have excellent computer proficiency including skill with word processing programs. Office Assistants provide support to the Legal Assistants to enhance attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; producing information; assisting in maintaining attorney’s docket; transcribe, format, input, edit, retrieve, copy and transmit text, data, and graphics; assist with case preparation; follow-up on delegated assignments. Successful Office Assistants work accurately and efficiently and demonstrate good proofreading skills. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience.


PATENT AGENT or PATENT ATTORNEY
(BIOTECH/PHARMA)

Preferably Master’s degree or higher in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field

Draft and prosecute patent applications relating to biotechnology and pharmaceutical inventions for individual inventors, universities, hospitals, start-ups, and muti-national corporations. Develop patent strategies for clients, and manage their U.S. and international patent portfolios. File and prosecute incoming patent applications from foreign clients and associates. Communicate with foreign associates to provide instructions for prosecution of foreign patent applications for domestic clients. Prepare Freedom-to-Operate and Patentability Opinions.

The best electronic file format for resume submissions is .pdf. However, we also accept Word (.doc), Rich Text (.rtf), and WordPerfect (various extensions) formats. If you use Microsoft Works, please convert your resume to one of the formats mentioned by using the Save As dialog box in Works. We will also review online resumes, biographical websites, and html resumes provided they do not require special browser plug-ins for them to be viewable.

Mail resumes to Human Resources