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Positions at Altera

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Altera offers a relaxed environment where practitioners have the advantage of practicing law related to cutting-edge technology and the opportunity of partnering with clients in a meaningful way. We seek team members who have high academic credentials, are well-rounded, and are good client counselors. Even more than grades, however, we value past technical and legal experience. Altera strives to build a team of professionals who are well-equipped to guide clients through all avenues of intellectual asset management, from early stages through maturity. Therefore, we seek to hire those whose past experience contributes to the holistic approach that we take to the practice of intellectual property law. We feel that those who have spent time in the field have valuable “been there, done that” insight which will assist our clients in developing their own businesses.

Altera’s environment is team-oriented, and we have a full-time business casual atmosphere. We offer very competitive compensation, excellent benefits and a working environment that is collegial and supportive. We offer a range of lifestyle options and compensation packages to fit a variety of work-to-life balance ambitions. If you feel this type of firm might fit with your history and career aspirations, we’d love to hear from you.

Current Openings:

  • Experienced laterals only
  • Needs include specialties in patent prosecution, litigation (1st Chair experience), and regulatory affairs
  • Require portables sufficient to cover direct costs, without overheads
  • Please note that we do not hire Summer Interns

Patent Agent/Engineer

Altera’s professional patent agent/engineers are technological catalysts helping to identify and describe complex new technology. Altera’s patent engineers work synergistically with Altera’s patent attorneys preparing patent applications, searching for relevant printed scientific publications, and offering analysis of technology. Altera’s approach balances the legal expertise of the patent attorney with a patent engineer’s areas of technical expertise to provide a high quality service to our clients. Patent engineers are viewed as a valuable professional resource at Altera.

Current Openings:

  • Experienced in patent specifications drafting
  • Needs include experience in medical device, biochemistry, mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Ph.D. preferred


In order to round out Altera’s team of experienced professionals and para-professionals in the field of intellectual asset management, we employ a team of experienced and talented paralegals. The responsibilities of this team vary from domestic and foreign trademark and patent prosecution to litigation support. Altera considers its paralegals true members of our team, encouraging an atmosphere where paralegals work with attorneys and other professionals on client matters in a team environment. This philosophy allows our paralegals meaningful work projects and interaction in client matters, while enjoying competitive salaries and top-notch benefits.

Current Openings:

  • No Paralegal positions available at this time


Altera’s friendly atmosphere and competitive hours, salaries and benefits makes our firm a great place to contribute to the team as an administrative assistant. Day to day tasks vary from supporting the paralegal and attorney team members in client matters to supporting internal firm-wide initiatives and projects. Our administrative team members are very valuable to us, and we seek friendly and highly motivated individuals to join our team.

Altera’s ultimate goal, however, is to seek out and hire administrative candidates that wish to advance their careers by learning the responsibilities and tasks of a paralegal. Altera takes an active interest in helping its administrative employees acquire the knowledge and training for this type of advancement while on the job. If you are interested in working in a welcoming atmosphere with the opportunity to eventually advance from an administrative employee to a paralegal, please contact us.

Current Openings:

  • No Administrative positions available at this time

Submit your resume for any of the above positions.