Dear Mr. Byrd,
I am just the right candidate for your open Patent Agent position, and due to this, I am applying today with my resume for your review.
I would be perfect for your Patent Agent position, as I have worked in Patent Affairs and Regulations for the past eight years for Life Technologies. I am full registered as a Patent Officer, and can serve your company with the utmost in haste, quality patent work, and confidentiality. I also bring to this position a degree in Business with a minor in Patents. I have great people skills, am talented at what I do, and take direction well.
Please use this cover letter and resume to consider me for this Patent Agent position, and field any questions you may have to my attention at your earliest convenience. I can be contacted at (555)-555-5555 during the day and/or night. Thanks so much for your time, and I am very enthusiastic about this prospect.