Patent Agent

San Francisco, CA 94107

Posted: 02/13/2019 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 1624

Patent Agent

Industry: Internet

Status:  Direct Hire - Employee

Location:  San Francisco, California, 94107



Our client is the world’ s largest for-profit genealogy company, operating a host of genealogical and historical record websites. With over 2 million subscribers, our client aims to bring customers discover a greater sense of identity and belonging in the world.



You will be a part of a company that has eight global offices and over 1, 500 employees around the world. They offer competitive pay, comprehensive retirement plans, and medical, dental, and vision coverage. In addition to these benefits, our client provides a host of day-to-day perks to improve employee experience, including onsite fitness classes, external speakers, and subsidized transit.


  • You will be responsible for researching, drafting and prosecuting patent applications for filing with U.S. Patent and Trademarks office and international and national patent offices
  • You will review proposed publications and public presentations for impact on patent portfolio
  • You will assist with the IP clearance process for products and report on and keep management informed of relevant intellectual property rights owned
  • You will Support the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures, and assist with the ongoing compliance with such policies and procedures


  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline

  • Law firm experience preferred
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solver with great attention to detail who thrives in a team environment 



At ABA, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal  industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”

Christie Hubbard
Legal Recruiter/Operations Manager

Christie joined ABA in 2017 as a Legal Recruiter. She began her career as an Employment Manager at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe and most recently spent several years as a Coordinator at Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services. Christie joined ABA to combine her knowledge of the legal industry with her passion for employment and recruiting. She is very excited to be a part of this team that works closely with both Clients and Candidates to bring together an ideal partnership.

Originally from the Bay Area, Christie received her Bachelor’s degree from Sacramento State University in Organizational Communication with a minor in Human Resources. She spent several years in Truckee, CA and currently lives in Reno, NV with her family.

Favorite things to do in the Reno: Camping at Lake Davis and day trips to Donner Lake with my husband and three children.

Favorite quote: “Being positive won’t guarantee you’ll succeed but being negative will guarantee you won’t.” – Jon Gordon

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