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

Patent Agent (Chemical / Materials Technologies) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a patent agent with a minimum of 5 years of experience and a degree in the chemical arts.  Ph.D. required.  Candidates should have significant patent drafting and prosecution experience, preferably with respect to small molecule pharmaceuticals, materials science and industrial chemicals.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications, prosecution related documents, post-grant review documents and opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis.  Candidates must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Qualified applicants should apply online through this link: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0.  All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, all transcripts and a writing sample.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York; or Wilmington, Delaware

Associate – Law Firm – Summit, N.J.

gearhartGearhart Law is seeking an associate level patent attorney (Mechanical/Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science) to join our growing firm. Responsibilities include patent preparation and prosecution, trademark searching/filing, drafting license agreements, counseling clients on the enforcement of their rights, counseling clients on avoidance of their competitor’s rights, preparing non-infringement and/or invalidity opinion letters, and counseling clients on designing around competitor’s patents.

Associates at Gearhart Law can expect to have a “hands on” approach that entails experience, responsibilities, and opportunities that firms typically restrict to partners. As such, the candidate must excel in a team environment and be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent business judgment, outstanding written communication skills, and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced professional environment.

Education/Experience

  • Preferably an advanced degree (Master’s, PhD, etc. or equivalent) but will consider exceptional candidates holding a Bachelor’s or equivalent
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Attended/graduated from top ABA accredited law school
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and admitted to practice law in at least one state, preferably NJ and/or NY
  • Minimum of 2+ years of IP experience in house, or with a law firm, or total years at both
  • Demonstrated experience in both patent preparation and prosecution and trademark matters
  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution
  • Ability to independently oversee legal matters assigned to the professional
  • Work collaboratively with other colleagues
  • Ability to set and meet aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion

Contact
Our compensation is competitive with peer firms and commensurate with our billable hour expectations. Additional compensation is provided for any originating business and meeting certain billable hour thresholds. If interested please send your cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts, and three writing samples to: James Klobucar (james@gearhartlaw.com).

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Summit, New Jersey

Gearhart Law is a preeminent IP boutique located in the New York metropolitan area of Summit, New Jersey. Since its inception in 2006, Gearhart Law has helped thousands of clients, from budding entrepreneurs to established multinational corporations, obtain meaningful and enforceable IP rights.

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Manchester, N.H.

Finch & Maloney PLLCFinch & Maloney PLLC  is currently seeking lateral associates with electrical engineering, computer science, physics, and chemistry degrees for its patent prosecution practice in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is conveniently located approximately a one hour drive from the White Mountains, ocean beaches, and Boston.  All positions require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, USPTO registration, state bar, and a minimum of 2 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates with pre-law engineering work experience are preferred.  Semiconductor process experience is a major plus. Say goodbye to your long commute, and join us to work with experienced attorneys and exciting technology in a client-focused and collegial environment.

Contact
Please click HERE to apply.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Patent Associate Attorney (Organic Chemistry) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

cantor-coburnCantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a JD and a degree in organic chemistry to work in any of the firm’s five offices: Hartford, Connecticut; Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Houston, Texas; and Troy, Michigan.  Over the last ten years, Cantor Colburn has been the fastest growing U.S. patent law firm. The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the U.S. and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high tech start-ups, and university technology transfer offices.

The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in chemicals and materials, particularly in polymers, as well as occasionally preparing invalidity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses.

The successful candidate will preferably have a JD and at least a master’s degree in organic chemistry, preferably a Ph.D.  Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have three or more years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, have drafted more than 20 patent applications, and have domestic and international prosecution experience.   Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills.  Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to careers@cantorcolburn.com.   Cantor Colburn LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Hartford, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; Troy, Michigan

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.

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Long Island, New York

The Farrell Law Firm, P.C. logois seeking a Patent Attorney who will be responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer and semiconductor arts, as well as occasionally preparing patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate analyses.  The successful candidate must have at least a B.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and excellent communication skills.  It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm and to be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact
Please send resume, cover letter and work sample to genmail@farrelliplaw.com. No calls, please.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Melville (Long Island), New York

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Albany, N.Y.

schmeiserSchmeiser, Olsen & Watts has openings for patent attorneys and agents in the area of intellectual property litigation and for patent attorneys or agents to work in patent preparation and prosecution in the area of computers, computer engineering, mechanical engineering.

The firm has an immediate opening in its Latham, New York, Office for an Associate Attorney or Patent Agent to prepare and prosecute patent applications in technical areas with emphasis on computers, computer engineering, and software. Qualified candidates will possess 2 or more years of extensive experience writing and prosecuting software and computer-related patent applications while exhibiting a high degree of professionalism and productivity. Strong technical background and excellent writing skill is required.

Industry technical experience is preferred.  Admission before the USPTO is required. Compensation package is competitive and rewards productivity.

Contact
To apply, please email Joyce Patrick-Bai at jbai@iplawusa.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Albany, New York

Patent Attorney or Agent – Law Firm – Rochester, N.Y.

leeLee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to work out of its Rochester, New York office. Successful candidates will have at least two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.

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:  Two or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Greatly prefer Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar engineering degree. 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 on this position, please visit leehayes.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Rochester, New York

Patent Prosecutor – Law Firm – Beverly, Mass. or San Diego, Calif.

hunter-clarkHunter Clark PLLC is seeking dedicated patent prosecutors (attorney or agent) with a high-tech background (e.g., electrical engineering, computer science) for positions in each of their Beverly, Massachusetts and San Diego, California offices.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of four years of patent prosecution experience and an aptitude for quickly understanding new and complex technologies, and an inquisitive, problem-solving, strategic mind.  Litigation, copyright and trademark experience is of benefit, but not a requirement.

Hunter Clark is a firm where careers are made, lives are enriched, and successes are celebrated.  Our employees are seasoned IP professionals that set the highest performance standards and are committed to the firm’s success.  In turn, Hunter Clark is committed to its employees and their efforts are recognized and rewarded.
You have great influence over your compensation at Hunter Clark.  Your salary is based on your hours target and billing rate that you have significant influence in setting.  This allows professionals at Hunter Clark to earn salaries that are much higher than at many other firms our size, or to have a better work-life balance than at large firms.

If you desire to work at a firm that helps you realize your goals, please share your resume with us.

Contact
To apply, please email Rhonda Villanueva at hiring@hunter-clark.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Beverly, Massachusetts or San Diego, California

E.E. Circuit / Semiconductor / Telecommuting – Law Firm – Nationwide

hauptmanHauptman & Ham, LLP, an intellectual property law firm located in Northern Virginia, seeks experienced candidates for its patent prosecution practice due to rapid growth.  Capability in all aspects of semiconductor and circuit technology is a must.  Versatility in other technical areas is a plus.

Candidates will preferably have capabilities consistent with at least 3 years of experience as an agent or attorney in patent prosecution.  Industry experience working in the semiconductor area and Chinese language ability is advantageous.  The key attributes of a successful candidate for this position are talent, insight, attention to detail and outstanding writing ability.

The firm offers a relaxed environment with a very competitive salary, benefits and bonus structure, and an interstate telecommuting option for the right candidate.  The firm’s unique structure provides a fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for interested applicants.

Contact
To apply, please email recruiting311@ipfirm.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Nationwide

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

Software / Electrical Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Trumbull, Conn. or Telecommute

Dilworth IP is seeking a highly competent Patent Attorney with 5+ years of experience, possessing extensive experience writing and prosecuting software and electrical patents while exhibiting a high degree of professionalism and productivity. Compensation package is competitive and rewards productivity.

The firm culture is based upon flexibility and performance. We provide our practitioners with the business structure and resources that they need to succeed, while offering the great benefits of flexibility and independence. By leveraging technology, we enable our attorneys and agents to work from anywhere in the world. We seek professionals who exhibit the maturity and discipline to continue to maintain an exceptional performance level in such a flexible, independent work environment, while contributing to the collegial and cooperative atmosphere of the firm. Qualified candidates are sought who are willing to participate in the firm’s client development efforts and who are committed to providing a high quality product in a cost-effective manner.

Qualifications:
Admission before the USPTO and at least one state bar association is required. Preference will be given to attorneys who bring with them a solid and verifiable book of business, who have backgrounds that include actual laboratory or engineering experience, or have worked as in-house counsel.

Contact
Please submit your resume to Mr. Tom DeFelice at tdefelice@dilworthip.com. All submissions will be maintained in the strictest confidence.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Trumbull, Connecticut or Telecommute

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

Patent Agent / Patent Attorney – Small Corporation – Multiple Locations

Bija Capital Advisors, LLC., a boutique IP Strategy and Development firm, is seeking a patent attorney or patent agent to join our team. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field, and candidates with at least three to five years of domestic patent prosecution experience in these fields with a top law firm are preferred.

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

The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare the highest quality draft patent applications for our clients. This role places the candidate between the inventors and marquis outside counsel IP law firms who we partner with to file and prosecute the patent applications.

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. The person in this position is preferably already licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

This is a full-time, exempt position and is intended to be located in either the Boston or the Tampa/Clearwater area.  Telecommuting/relocation is also an option. Travel is required.

Contact
Applicants can send a copy of their resume, law and engineering transcripts and cover letter to recruiting@bijacapital.com. No recruiters please.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Tampa, Florida; or telecommute

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Canton, Mass.

dalyDaly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Canton, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an Electrical Engineering degree with at least 3 years of analog and digital mixed signal circuit design experience and/or with RF design experience. At least two years of patent prosecution experience preferred. Firm attorneys work in a wide range of interesting technology areas for large and small corporate, institutional and individual clients. Compensation and benefits competitive with Boston area.

Contact
E-Mail resume to recruiting@dc-m.com or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, 354A Turnpike St. - Suite 301, Canton, MA 02021.

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

Patent Associate Attorney (E.E.) – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

cantor-coburnCantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, seeks a patent associate attorney with a degree in electrical engineering.  With sufficient patent experience, the candidate may work in any of the firm’s locations: Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Detroit; or Houston.  In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn was 7th in the country for utility patents, 3rd for design patents, and 7th for trademarks, as well as being the fastest growing patent law firm in the country.  The firm’s clients are among the leading companies in the U.S. and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high tech start-ups, and university technology transfer offices.

The associate will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in the electrical arts, as well as occasionally preparing invalidity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses.

The successful candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, have two-to-five years of patent drafting experience in a law firm, have drafted more than 20 patent applications, and have domestic and international prosecution experience.   Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to careers@cantorcolburn.com.   Cantor Colburn LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Detroit, Michigan; or Houston, Texas

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."

Additional Info
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