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Patent Attorney/Agent - Walters & Wasylyna (posted 08/25/2023)

Patent Attorney/Agent - Sand, Sebolt & Wernow (posted 08/08/2023)

Trademark Paralegal - Dinsmore & Shohl (posted 7/20/2023) 

Mechanical Engineering - Renner Otto (posted 6/30/2023)

Legal Counsel - MRI Real Estate Software (posted 6/7/2023)

Patent Attorney/Agent - Walters & Wasylyna (Cleveland, Ohio)

Walters & Wasylyna is seeking a patent attorney/agent to join its growing patent preparation and prosecution practice. The candidate must be a USPTO-registered patent attorney/agent (or eligible for such registration) and must have a strong technical background. Preferred are candidates with engineering degrees.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and salary history/expectation to:

Victor J. Wasylyna

Walters & Wasylyna LLC

8193 Avery Road, Suite 101

Cleveland, Ohio 44147


Walters & Wasylyna is a boutique law firm focusing on intellectual property matters. The firm is highly active in patent preparation and prosecution, both in the United States and around the world. Please visit for more information about the firm.

Patent Attorney/Agent - Sand, Sebolt & Wernow (Canton, OH)

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to develop your talents in a vibrant, collaborative, growing law firm where your opinion will be respected and your contribution valued? Come join us in this dynamic and developing Intellectual Property law firm in which your work-life balance is a priority, your contribution is valued and your development as a legal professional is a priority. The firm is looking for an innovative, entrepreneurial and creative professional who can assume significant responsibility immediately. The firm provides a competitive salary and benefits, remote work opportunity, and a casual work environment. Qualified candidates should have at least two years of experience in patent prosecution and be registered to practice before the USPTO.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to or Sophia Auten, Sand, Sebolt & Wernow Co., LPA 4940 Munson Street NW, Suite 1100, Canton, OH 44718.

Trademark Paralegal - Dinsmore & Shohl (Cleveland, OH)

With over 725 lawyers in 29 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a trademark paralegal at our Cleveland, OH location. The position will be responsible for providing trademark specific paralegal support to attorneys in the Intellectual Property Department.


  • Perform high quality, billable work
  • Correspond with foreign associates regarding searching, filing, maintaining, and enforcing trademarks of our clients
  • Conduct preliminary clearance searches  through vendor database
  • Conduct research to gather and store information regarding the use of trademarks for enforcement and maintenance
  • Review and revise affidavits/declarations/oppositions to ensure accuracy and completeness of client information
  • Prepare, file, and monitor trademark applications
  • Draft responses to office actions
  • Draft oppositions to applications for conflicting trademarks
  • Draft affidavits of use and file with the USPTO
  • Draft renewal applications
  • Prepare and/or obtain documents for legalization
  • Review and organize files, reviewing docket for deadlines
  • Assist with copyright filings
  • Assist with preparing trademark-related agreements
  • Assist with enforcement matters to defend client trademarks and copyrights


  • Must have a college degree, paralegal certificate, or relevant work experience
  • Two or more years of trademark experience preferred
  • Proficiency with the USPTO’s online tools, including Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) and online tools of the Assignment Branch and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) preferred
  • Domestic and foreign filing experience preferred
  • General knowledge of intellectual property filing and prosecution rules/regulations is required
  • Experience with Anaqua docketing system preferred
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally and confidentially with a variety of personalities from all levels of an organization
  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Independent, action-oriented thinker who will successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with limited supervision and work with other practice assistants as a team
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence and professionalism
  • Communicate effectively and professionally (verbal and written)
  • Must be dependable and hardworking team player
  • Ability to prioritize work

Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply here.

Mechanical Engineering - Renner Otto (Cleveland, OH)

Renner Otto, a growing intellectual property (IP) law firm located in Cleveland’s Playhouse Square, is looking for a Patent Prosecution Associate. Renner Otto is committed to a world-class work environment 
with very competitive compensation for outstanding work.

  • Description: Responsibilities include all aspects of patent practice including preparation and prosecution of patent applications and patent opinion work. This is a partnership track position.
  • Qualifications: Successful candidates must have excellent academic credentials with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Work experience in engineering also a plus. Admission to the Patent Bar and JD from an ABA-approved law school is required. Ohio state bar member is preferred but not required. The ideal candidate will have between 2 and 5 years of patent drafting and prosecution experience in Mechanical and computer technology.
  • Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience and may include salary or percentage of billings in addition to comprehensive benefits, including health, dental, life, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits.
  • Please send resumes in confidence to

Legal Counsel - MRI Real Estate Software
 (Cleveland, OH or Atlanta, GA)

At MRI, our company culture is more than a talking point – it’s what makes us shine! We value your hard work and encourage you to be your whole self while you do it. Passion, integrity, and inclusion mixed with a healthy dose of fun is what makes us the best fit for your next career move!

We currently operate on a hybrid work schedule - 2 days per week in office. Only candidates who live near one of our North American offices will be considered. (Cleveland, OH or Atlanta, GA)

This is not a remote opportunity.

Please submit all resumes directly to Steven Hammer, MRI’s Technical Talent Acquisition Partner, at  

The Role:

MRI Software is seeking an in-house Legal Counsel to assist the global legal department. Experience in software and technology agreements is required. Experience in employment law matters and corporate governance and regulatory compliance is helpful. The individual will be expected to assist with various compliance and contract issues and such other duties as assigned by the General Counsel.  

Primary areas of focus will include: 

- Serve as a first-line review of sales contracts 
- Draft and negotiate complex commercial contracts including software licenses, supply, outsourcing, procurement, IT and services contracts 
- Client negotiations  
- Corporate organization and compliance  
- Dispute resolution  
- Third-party vendor agreements  
- Provision of legal guidance to senior management  
- Support to the Data Privacy team   
- Where appropriate, respond to Data Subject Access Requests and other privacy emails 
- Handle confidential matters on a regular basis requiring discretion and judgment 
- Compose, process and edit Word and Excel Documents and confidential correspondence as requested 
- Occasional legal research and writing assignments 
- Other duties as assigned by the General Counsel 

This position will afford the opportunity to be exposed to an acquisitive and fast-paced corporate culture from a legal perspective. The role will involve advising the business and liaising with a range of stakeholders internally and externally including clients, partners, and vendors globally. The successful candidate must be adept at managing competing deadlines and objectives. The ideal candidate must be extremely organized with impeccable attention to detail and time management. They should be proactive, passionate and confident.

You have:

- A minimum of 2+ years legal experience 
- A minimum of 1+ year in-house legal experience  
- Experience negotiating software licenses is a MUST 
- Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite applications and Adobe Acrobat  
- Able to work quickly under pressure and balance competing priorities 
- Ability to maintain confidential company information 
- Excellent communication, writing, presentation, time management, organizational, decision making and problem-solving skills  
- Desire to learn and advance in a fast-paced environment 
- Capable of regularly using good judgment and discretion to accomplish goals and work requirements  
- Ability to interact effectively with all levels and departments within the company and with clients 
- MRI Software has its own charitable foundation and experience in this area would be a bonus 
- Experience with employment law is advantageous 
- As part of the global legal team, the successful candidate will need to be able to adjust and flex their hours on occasion

We have:

- Comprehensive health, dental, vision benefits options
- 401(k) plan with company match
- HSA plan with company contribution up to $1,500 (single)
- Robust PTO package and 11 paid holidays
- Gym & Café at certain locations
- Additional added benefits
- The target budget for this role is $85,000 to $95,000, DOE

MRI continues to strive to amaze as a global industry leader in real estate software. Whether you are joining as a new pride member or bringing your expertise back, your talent is important to maintaining MRI’s high client experience standard and continuing our growth in the PropTech space.

Amazing growth takes amazing employees. Are you up to the challenge?

MRI Software named a 2022 Top Workplace by NorthCoast 99!

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization is not available.

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting.

MRI Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, you are welcome here.

    The qualified candidate will be a registered Patent Attorney and a member of at least one state bar, with strong technical and legal credentials and an ability to perform technical and legal writing projects efficiently and effectively.  Technical degree or industry experience in chemistry, chemical engineering or materials science is preferred.  Relevant industry experience is a plus.

    Curatolo Sidoti offers a collegial, professional, relaxed, supportive office environment, with comprehensive benefits including paid vacation, health, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan with matching contribution.  Compensation package is competitive with Cleveland area IP firms and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The firm is located in Cleveland’s western suburb of Westlake, in the King James business campus.

    Qualified candidates may submit a resume, writing sample and salary history in confidence to:

    Vincent A. Cortese, Partner

    No third-party inquiries accepted.

    Curatolo Sidoti Co., LPA

    24500 Center Ridge Road, Suite 280

    Cleveland, Ohio 441

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