Associate / Counsel – Law Firm – Flexible

mcneill-baurMcNeill Baur PLLC is a biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique looking for an associate or counsel with at least 5 years of experience in patent prosecution and counseling, including management of world-wide patent portfolios. Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO.  An advanced degree in a life science discipline is strongly preferred.  We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions, as well as candidates with significantly more experience.  This attorney will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently.

Competitive salary. 401K plan with generous matching component.

McNeill Baur PLLC does not accept resumes through search firms or other third parties. We only accept resumes directly from candidates who are interested in joining our firm.

Contact
Please submit resume, cover letter, current salary, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to careers@mcneillbaur.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible

Med Tech Associate – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

cooleyCooley LLP is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with 3-6 years of substantive patent prosecution experience to join our busy life science patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice.

Duties include but are not limited to: conducting prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; preparing and prosecuting patent applications; patent prosecution counseling; due diligence support; and litigation support.

3-6 years of substantive patent prosecution experience. An undergraduate or graduate degree in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or bioelectrical engineering, or a graduate degree in chemistry or the biological sciences is required.  USPTO registration is required.

Contact
Please see website for other current openings: https://www.cooley.com/careers/lawyers.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Agent – Law Firm – Palo Alto, Calif.

cooleyCooley LLP is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with substantive industry experience and a Ph.D. in biotechnology or a related field to join our busy life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice.

Duties include but are not limited to: conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; draft patent applications and responses to office actions; and advise lawyers on technology issues in preparation for depositions.

Ph.D. in biotechnology or a related field required. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in chemistry required. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must be eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent. Law school tuition assistance available to patent agent candidates. EOE.

Contact
Please see website for other current openings: https://www.cooley.com/careers/lawyers.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Associate Director, Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Tarrytown, N.Y.

regeneronRegeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking a patent attorney at the Associate Director level to help in the development, protection, and management of Regeneron’s valuable intellectual property pertaining to bioprocess and manufacturing.­ The attorney will be required to develop close client relationships with the relevant scientific and business groups and coordinate patent filings, trade secret protection, and administrative patent actions.

The attorney will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and be expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.

Responsibilities

  • ­Obtaining and managing intellectual property protection in bioprocess and manufacturing.
    • developing close relationships with and counseling the relevant scientific and business groups;
    • ­coordinating patent filing, trade secret protection, and administrative patent actions;
    • ­monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments; and
    • ­surveilling competitor activity and taking steps to ensure Regeneron’s long-term competitive advantage.
  • Advising on complex business transactions and external partnerships.
  • Conducting due diligence and supporting business transactions.
  • ­Providing litigation support.

Requirements

  • ­Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice law in at least one state, preferably NY;
  • ­Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or Chemical Engineering required; Experience with mammalian cell culture or protein purification preferred.
  • ­4-8 years of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, or chemical IP experience required at a company, law firm, or total years at both.
  • ­Demonstrated experience in patent preparation and prosecution, licensing, due diligence and strategic client counseling; litigation experience is a plus.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.­
  • ­Ability to independently oversee legal matters, manage the use of outside legal counsel and work collaboratively with other personnel at Regeneron.­­
  • ­Ability to set aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion.­

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.­ Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening.­ All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place.­ In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://careers.regeneron.com/job/REGEA0026302909/Associate-Director-Patent-Attorney.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Tarrytown, New York

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.

Attorney or Agent (with PhD in Life Sciences) – Law Firm – Spokane, Wash.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or agent with a Ph.D. in any of the life sciences to join our team based in Spokane, Washington.

Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services.  The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.

Qualifications:  Three or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer a Ph.D. in any of the life sciences.  Must have a registration number with the USPTO.

Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Contact
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume to hr@leehayes.com.  For more information about this position and our firm, please visit leehayes.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Spokane, Washington

Biotech Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

faegreFaegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks an Associate to join our thriving Denver Intellectual Property Group. Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., and in Europe, and China. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base.

Successful candidates will have 2+ years experience in patent preparation and prosecution and will be a member of the patent bar for at least 2 years. Additionally, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in a biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field as well as excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations. Transactional and patent opinion/analysis support experience is a plus. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://www.faegrebd.com/current-openings-1.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

Patent Agent / Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Lexington, Mass.

agenusAgenus Biopharma is seeking an exceptional Patent Agent or Patent Attorney to join a dynamic, fast-paced, and exciting company in the immuno-oncology space.  The qualified individual will have a technical background and advanced degree in immunology or a related field. 1-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution as well as due diligence analyses (including freedom-to-operate and related analyses) is required. The qualified individual will be a key contributor to assisting the company in evaluating and supporting development of new technologies. The qualified individual will also perform administrative intellectual property duties as needed. Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office is required. Excellent academics and strong written and oral communication skills are necessary, as this position will interface regularly with scientists and management.

Education Necessary:

  • Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in immunology or related life-sciences discipline

Experience Necessary:

  • 1-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution and IP due diligence analyses in the biologics space in a law firm or corporate setting
  • Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Knowledge of antibody drug development is a plus
  • Experience with contested proceedings (e.g., litigation, oppositions, IPRs) is a plus
  • Must have solid organizational skills and ability to think strategically and systematically, analyze complex business issues, and utilize sound judgment in deriving conclusions
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent academics
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Contact
To apply, please email Nancy O'Sullivan at nancy.osullivan@agenusbio.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Lateral IP Partner (Patents/Trademarks/IP Litigation) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

lozaLoza & Loza, LLP's fast growing and dynamic intellectual property practice is seeking attorneys with a book of business who are interested in a lateral move.

Firm Culture: Our firm includes experienced, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial attorneys, and we hope to add similar attorneys to our team. We have a cohesive group of attorneys with unsurpassed technical  expertise and work quality. Attorneys set their own work schedule and hourly rate(s), and there is no minimum hourly requirement. Our attorneys choose their own balance between work and family/social life. This is a great opportunity for attorneys who pride themselves in providing excellent work quality and client service.  Client development is also supported and encouraged by the firm.

Compensation: Our firm has one of the most generous compensation structures in the industry, matching or exceeding large firm compensation, for attorneys who are self-sustaining.  Additionally, we have a yearly profit-sharing plan that rewards client origination.

Qualifications: We are looking for attorneys who have a proven record of client development and at least 4 years of IP law firm experience.  A portable book of business of approximately $100K/year or more is required.  Expertise in patent law (any technical expertise), trademark law, and/or IP litigation is sought.  At least one state bar license and good standing required, and USPTO Patent Bar registration preferred. Ideal candidate is a self-starter and a proactive problem solver who can work autonomously and handle significant client contact. Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to interface with clients is required.

Offices: Loza & Loza has attorneys throughout the US and is looking to add more in the major US cities/markets.  Telecommuting is also available.

Contact
Please email resumes and size of portable book of business to careers@lozaip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Multiple locations

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

Caldwell Intellectual Property is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join our growing patent prosecution practice. This position is available in our Boston, MA office. Candidates should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biology or Chemistry, a JD, be admitted to practice before the USPTO or eligible to so, and candidates with at least one year of domestic patent prosecution experience in these fields are preferred.

Our atmosphere is charged with energy, as we strive to help our clients develop value driven IP portfolios for their exciting, dynamic businesses. We work across a wide range of technology areas for both start up and large corporate clients.

The primary responsibility of this position is to perform functions related to patent prosecution. Although not required, trademark prosecution experience is a plus.

Applicants must have strong writing skills and a willingness to learn, and need to be interested in being part of a rapidly growing, exciting and unique opportunity. The successful candidate is a flexible self-starter, is well organized, and has a can-do attitude.

Contact
Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to keegan@caldwellip.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Biotech Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

logoKlarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and agents with an advanced degree in the biological sciences (a Ph.D. or M.D. is highly preferred). Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and at least 1-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for biotechnology related matters. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.

Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.

Klarquist Sparkman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources by calling (503) 595‐5300.

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.

Contact
Interested candidates should apply through our website with a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)) and writing sample.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

steptoeSteptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in either New York, DC, Palo Alto, or Chicago.  Ideal candidates will have 1-4 years of experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical patent litigation with a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or chemistry.  Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.  If interested, please submit an online application here.

Steptoe is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=5&FilterJobCategoryID=2&FilterJobID=14.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Palo Alto, California; or Chicago, Illinois

Assistant General Counsel (Patents & Trade Secrets) – Large Corporation – Portland, Ore.

nikeNike seeks an experienced patent lawyer to serve as its Assistant General Counsel – Patents & Trade Secrets, reporting directly to Nike’s Chief Patent Counsel.  In this role, you will be responsible for providing strategic patent and legal advice to Nike’s business and innovation teams on a global scale.  You will collaborate with professionals managing Nike’s patent portfolios and support Nike’s IP litigation and transactions teams on patent issues as needed.

Core Responsibilities

  • Advising senior management, technical and business stakeholders on patent matters
  • Setting and implementing a patent strategy for Nike’s latest innovations
    • Interacting with patent offices throughout the world in order to accelerate the issuance of Nike’s patented innovations
  • Managing outside patent counsel both domestically and globally
  • Developing, coordinating and reviewing patent research and analysis projects, including prior art searches, competitive intelligence, landscapes, patentability analyses, portfolio analyses, infringement/non-infringement analyses, validity/invalidity analyses
  • Coordinating and managing patent committees
  • Setting and implementing patent policies
  • Developing and implementing internal systems and processes for managing Nike’s IP
  • Leading in-house patent professionals in managing patent harvesting and prosecution
  • Spearheading internal education initiatives and trainings related to patents
  • Managing freedom to operate projects
  • Conducting patent purchase due diligence and collaborating on patent acquisition transactions
  • Conducting trade secret audits, implementing trade secret protection measures, training innovation and business groups about trade secret best practices, providing trade secret advice and counseling
  • International travel as needed
  • Providing such other IP support as needed

Qualifications

  • A Juris Doctorate degree
  • USPTO membership
  • A technical degree recognized by the USPTO
  • Proven leader with 10+ years of experience in patent and IP matters
  • Experience managing teams of IP professionals
  • Registered and in good standing with at least one State Bar
  • Experience in a corporate legal environment, on a global scale, preferred
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills required
  • Superior organization and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills with innovators, technologists and senior business leaders
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a team player able to establish and build partnerships at all levels of the innovation and legal community
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, manage multiple priorities, and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
  • Needs to be a hands on “doer” with the ability to work independently
  • The ability to work across multiple time zones with Nike employees and partners in the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://jobs.nike.com/portland/legal/jobid10538192-assistant-general-counsel-patents-.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

The heart of Nike is built around one simple idea -- innovate.  Whether that innovation is called Nike Air or Nike Free or Nike Flyknit, the principle is the same: think something that nobody has thought before and create product that is uniquely innovative and uniquely Nike. So take chances.  Think bigger than the next achiever.  Just know one thing.  The more you succeed, the higher we’ll raise the bar.

Patent Prosecutor (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bioinformatics) – Law Firm – Oakland, Calif.

wavs-ipWeaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP, a growing East Bay patent firm, is seeking experienced Patent Attorneys or Agents with backgrounds in chemistry, chemical engineering, and bioinformatics and at least two years of drafting and prosecution experience. We are located near Oakland City Center, a short BART ride to San Francisco. We offer immediate exposure to interesting clients, various career path options, and a competitive percentage-based compensation plan to provide you with autonomy and control over your practice.

Contact
To apply, please email Denise Bergin at dbergin@wavsip.com. Please include writing samples that include at least one published patent application and a published Office Action response.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Oakland, California

Associate Counsel (IP Policy) – Other – Washington, D.C.

bioBiotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.

The Associate Counsel, IP Policy, will conduct legal research and analysis on a wide range of intellectual property and technology transfer matters, and will participate in the development and implementation of BIO’s advocacy at the state, federal and international levels.

Responsibilities will include analysis of judicial or agency decisions, and proposed legislation or regulations; preparation and review of public comments, testimony, presentations, press releases, amicus briefs, and other official BIO statements; operational support for BIO's IP-related committees; managing communications with IP professionals at BIO’s member companies; advising BIO’s policy and advocacy departments on IP matters and assuming primary responsibility for policy development in selected areas; developing IP-related educational content for BIO-organized meetings and publications; representing BIO’s IP interests in advocacy meetings and at public events; and coordinating BIO's technology transfer priorities.

A law degree, admission to a state bar, and admission to the patent bar are required. A life sciences degree in a relevant field is expected. The ideal candidate should have 5 or more years of work or equivalent experience, preferably 2 or more years as a patent lawyer in a corporate, law firm, or government practice.

Experience with technology transfer and IP licensing, and a solid basic understanding of the drug, biologic, and agricultural regulatory processes will be a plus. Experience in the biotechnology industry highly valued.

The candidate must have an ability to present complex information in succinct and accessible form, must display an aptitude for credible advocacy, and be a personable, strong communicator who develops and maintains constructive relationships with relevant stakeholders in government, industry, and civil society.

Contact
To apply, please email Julia McGrath at hr@bio.org.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

IP Attorney (Associate / Partner) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

mcHattieThe McHattie Law Firm, a dynamic and “quirky” boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property, general corporate, litigation and employment law, seeks a patent attorney with 5+ years of substantive patent prosecution and an alternative discipline (general corporate, litigation, employment, immigration) experience on a full or part-time basis. The attorney should be experienced in one or more technical patent prosecution area, including by way of example, medical devices, electrical engineering, iot, communications, data management, robotics, software architecture or mechanical engineering.

The candidate must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and communicate effectively, be a positive influence in the office, and be a team player who works well under pressure.​ Compensation is commensurate with experience. Portable business a plus.  Please reply with two (2) writing samples that include at least one issued patent and one published patent application. Preferably writing samples should not be more than three years old.

Contact
This is an extremely desirable opportunity for the right candidate. We are a highly-productive, successful & fun law office with exciting prospects (see www.cove.ie and www.mchattielaw.ie). Please email resume to trademarkscopyrights@yahoo.com along with compensation requirements using the subject "IP Attorney Position."

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boonton, New Jersey; Winter Park, Florida; or Dublin, Ireland

Director, Patent Attorney Regeneron Genetics Center – Large Corporation – Tarrytown, N.Y.

regeneronRegeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc is seeking a Director for its Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC). This is a once in a lifetime leadership opportunity to go in house and create innovative IP strategy that will support and protect one of the world’s most comprehensive genetics databases.  Science drives our business- the attorney that supports the RGC will be expected to " talk science" with key stake holders across the organization.  This attorney will partner with scientific leads for the Regeneron Genetics Center and will be expected to keep senior leadership including CEO, CSO and General Counsel informed and up to date on strategy.

The attorney will assume a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive intellectual property strategy for the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), which was created to elucidate genetic factors that cause or influence human diseases. The RGC has sequenced over 100,000 exomes to date, and is now delivering new target opportunities and validating existing targets for Regeneron’s therapeutic programs.  The attorney will develop, protect, and manage Regeneron’s intellectual property pertaining to systems and processes for large-scale genomics systems, applied genomics, bioinformatics, and personalized medicine.  The attorney will also provide intellectual property services in support of Regeneron’s technology platforms  and bioprocess and manufacturing enterprises.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying and managing intellectual property protection in the following technological areas: large-scale genomics; applied genomics; bioinformatics; and personalized medicine.
  • Developing and implementing an intellectual property strategy for the Regeneron Genetics Center, including: developing close client relationships with the relevant scientific and business groups; coordinating patent filing, trade secret protection, and third party actions; monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, particularly in the area of patentable subject matter; and surveilling competitor activity and taking steps to ensure Regeneron’s long-term competitive advantage.
  • Managing intellectual property protection in the following technological areas:
    recombineering; genetically modified non-human animals; animal models; and bioprocess and manufacturing.

Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice law in at least one state is required, New York preferred, or qualified for New York's in-house counsel license.
  • Ph.D. in Genetics, Biochemistry, or Cell Biology is required; experience in medical genetics, genomics and/or bioinformatics preferred.
  • 6-12 years experience required; law firm experience is a plus.
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Ideal candidate will have a broad range of patent-related legal experience, including experience in patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, due diligence, opinion work and strategic client counseling.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://careers.regeneron.com/job/REGEA0026302431/Director-Patent-Attorney.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Tarrytown, New York

Patent Attorney / Patent Agent – Small Corporation – Bothell, Wash.

logoSeattle Genetics is seeking is a registered patent attorney or patent agent with prosecution experience in biology or chemistry.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct searching and patentability studies
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications, prepare amendments
  • Support senior patent attorneys and agents in prosecution matters
  • Provide backup support for docketing, efiling and other IP functions

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • 1.5 - 4 years of prosecution experience in biology or chemistry
  • BS biological or chemical field, MS or PhD preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills

Job ID 1800
Location: Bothell, Washington
Job Code: 1608MS-01 #LI-KM1
# of Openings: 1

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=56B49E5CAE4B7C4A3B6D5DF1256A26CC?org=SEAGEN&cws=1&rid=1800.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Bothell, Washington

Patent Prosecution Associate / Agent (Biotechnology) – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

logoKlarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and agents with an advanced degree in the biological sciences (a Ph.D. or M.D. is highly preferred). Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and at least 1-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for biotechnology related matters. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.

Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients.  The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest.

Klarquist Sparkman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources by calling (503) 595-5300.

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.

Contact
Interested candidates should apply through our website with a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)) and writing sample.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Technology Transfer Attorney – Government – Albuquerque, N.M.

logoSandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Sandia is seeking a patent attorney with three to seven years of licensing and transactional patent experience in high technology areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for counseling on licensing activities, negotiations, and contracts. To a lesser extent, the successful candidate will be responsible for patent protection, including reviewing invention disclosures, leading patent review committees, drafting patent applications, reviewing applications prepared by outside counsel, prosecuting patent applications in USPTO, conducting prior art searches, and otherwise supporting technology transfer activities of a major national laboratory.

Required:

  • The successful candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Physics, Engineering, Materials, or a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Requires a U.S. law degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  • This position requires the candidate to have three to seven years of law firm and/or in-house experience in intellectual property licensing.
  • Admission to practice in at least one U.S. state.
  • Current registration with the USPTO is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.

Desired:

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills are needed.
  • Candidates should have strong project, and client management skills.
  • Proven track record of success in the patent field.
  • Familiarity with FAR and DEAR regulations is desired.

Department Description:

Sandia National Laboratories is seeking a Patent Attorney for its Legal Technology Transfer Center. This attorney will provide legal advice and assistance in all matters involving or relating to intellectual property issues, regulations and policies. The selected candidates will counsel on technology transfer activities, licensing negotiations, cooperative research and development agreements and non-disclosure agreements.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

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Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Tarrytown, N.Y.

Our client, a dynamic and fast growing publicly traded biopharmaceutical company in New York is seeking an experienced patent attorney for the position of Assistant General Counsel. This is a role for an independent thinker as the Assistant General Counsel will help develop comprehensive global strategies for expanding the company’s intellectual property protection around key molecules, platforms and other technologies to ensure the company’s long-term competitive advantage.

The Assistant General Counsel will also advise on emerging IP legal issues and play an active role in forming the company’s response to current IP legislative developments and IP policy issues. In addition, the Assistant General Counsel will be expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting strategic IP due diligence, including analyzing the company’s IP portfolio as well as the portfolios of its competitors and potential collaborators
  • Identifying opportunities for expanding the company’s IP position and working with members of various business, legal, scientific and administrative groups within the company to take advantage of such opportunities
  • Working and communicating with collaborators and other external strategic partners in connection with developing a global IP strategy
  • Developing best practices and internal SOPs for ensuring a high functioning IP Department
  • Managing the use of outside legal counsel and internal resources, as may be necessary, to fulfill the aforementioned responsibilities.

Qualified applicants must have:

  • A Juris Doctorate and be admitted to practice in at least one state, New York preferred, or qualified for New York’s in house counsel license.
  • At least 15 years’ in-house and/or law firm experience.
  • Ph.D. in biological sciences (eg biochemistry, biotechnology) required, immunology a plus.
  • Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Ideal candidate will have a broad range of patent-related legal expertise. Experience in patent preparation and prosecution, IP due diligence, strategic counseling and licensing required. Experience in IP litigation and drug regulatory affairs a plus.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to independently oversee legal matters, manage the use of outside legal counsel and work collaboratively with other personnel at the company
  • Ability to set aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion.

Contact
To apply, please email Melissa Peters at mpeters@princetonlegal.com.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Tarrytown, New York