Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent for its Chicago office. The Patent Attorney/Agent must have at least four years of patent prosecution and client counseling experience. Our ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree (preferably a Ph.D.) with extensive experience in the biological, chemical, physical, life, medical, and/or pharmaceutical sciences. Admission to the Patent Bar is required. The candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, ability to communicate clearly with clients, and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing life sciences and chemical practice with a national and international client base. Founded in 1848, Michael Best has provided intellectual property services to clients for more than 100 years and has over 100 professionals.
To be considered, a candidate must have excellent academic credentials. The Patent Attorney must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school, and be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and law school (if appropriate), advance degree (if appropriate), and undergraduate transcripts.
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran or military status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.
To apply, please use this link: http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=4&FilterJobID=75.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois