Mechanical Technical Specialist/ Patent Agent

Lathrop Gage LLP Overland Park, KS

About the Job

Lathrop Gage LLP, a national firm with 10 offices and more than 250 attorneys, is actively seeking a Technical Specialist or Patent Agent to join our Mechanical Patent Group in Overland Park, KS.


The successful candidate will focus on drafting patent applications and helping obtain patent protection. Prior experience with patents is not required; the position offers extensive professional development and mentor support in a team culture.  Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and communication skills, practical critical-thinking skills, and the desire and ability to work across various technologies.




Applicants will preferably have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Knowledge in one or more of the following areas is a plus: chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, automotive, power generation, and gas turbines.