Sr. Patent Agent – Large Corporation – Memphis, Tenn.

Medtronic Spinal and Biologics Medtronic Spinal and Biologics is seeking a Senior Patent Agent to work in Memphis, Tennessee. As a member of the Core Spine IP team and being accountable for the IP of the Medtronic Spinal and Biologics Business, the Sr. Patent Agent has the following responsibilities:

• Drafts and prosecutes patent applications before the USTPO and other patent offices.
• Initiates and interprets patentability searches
• Prepares analysis of patents with relation to infringement and validity to obtain the broadest possible protection for Medtronic's inventions.
• Works with legal and scientific community on the drafting, filing, and prosecution of patent applications and maintaining all related documentation.
• 4-7 years experience with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or other related sciences. Or 2-5 years experience with Masters Degree in Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other related sciences.
• A demonstrated ability to draft electrical, mechanical and biomedical patent applications, preferably for medical device technology.

Contact:
Interested applicants should apply by visiting Medtronic Careers and searching for Req Id 73228.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Memphis, Tennessee

About Dennis Crouch

Law Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law. Co-director of the Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship.