Patent and Trademark Search Analyst – Large Corporation – Nationwide (Remote)

Cardinal Intellectual Property, Cardinal Intellectual Propertyan Intellectual Property Search and Services company, is seeking a Patent Search Analyst. Analysts are responsible for conducting patentability, infringement, validity, freedom to operate, clearance, and landscape searches for our private clients, as well as performing search work through our government contract and rendering opinions* based on the search results. This role is free to work from a remote home office. Compensation is variable, based on production, providing the search professionals the ability to earn increased compensation with increased effort and/or efficiency.

*Please note: these opinions are not legal opinions. Cardinal IP is a legal services company, not a law firm.

Position Specifications:
• In the following technical areas a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required: Computer and Information Sciences; Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences
• In the areas of Biotechnology and/or Chemistry a minimum of a Masters Degree is required (PhD and/or JD preferred)
• Current high need areas are in the Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical, and Computer arts.
• JD is a plus, but not required
• Prior art searching experience is a major plus
• Proficiency in database searching
• Excellent attention to details, analytical and critical thinking, proof-reading abilities, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
• Ability to work effectively alone

Cardinal Intellectual Property is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Contact:
Apply online by visiting this link: http://www.cardinal-ip.com/careers/careers.html. Cardinal Intellectual Property, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Nationwide (Remote)

Cardinal Intellectual Property (CIP) is an Intellectual Property Services Company. Our staff includes scientists, patent agents, attorneys, and former patent examiners who conduct thorough, in-depth patent research and analysis. We also provide intellectual property monitoring services for docketing, trademarks and copyrights, competitive intelligence, litigation and licensing. Our offices are located in Evanston, only a few blocks from Northwestern's campus. You can visit our website, www.cardinal-ip.com, for more information

We currently employ over 100 scientific and legal professionals to conduct patent searches and analyses, working remotely via a secure Virtual Private Network-based extranet.

The company culture is creative, fast-paced and focused on massive growth. We work to foster an environment that promotes growth, appreciates diversity of thought, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

Editor, Patent Litigation – Large Corporation – New York, New York

Practical Law US Practical Law USis looking for a Patent Litigation Editor to join our Intellectual Property & Technology Service and who will:

• Develop ideas for patent litigation content to be published on PLC’s online services.
• Establish and maintain relationships with external law firm contributors providing patent litigation resources.
• Draft, write, and edit patent litigation resources, including standard form documents, practice guidance notes and checklists in accordance with PLC writing style.
• Write and edit content for Practical Law Company's companion magazine, Practical Law The Journal.
• Develop relationships with law firm attorneys, in-house counsel and industry groups to ensure that the patent litigation content is topical and meets their needs.
• Assist sales team by participating in sales calls and demonstrating service to potential subscribers.
• Assist marketing team by participating in webinars and creation of educational programs.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of six years’ experience working as a patent litigator in a law firm, with expertise in patent and other intellectual property law and practice.
• Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.
• A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm and in-house counsel and the legal market.
• A passion for writing and good editing skills, including:
o very close attention to detail;
o impressive command of grammar, punctuation and plain English;
o strong technical drafting skills; and
o the ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.
• Expertise in all aspects of patent litigation and federal practice and procedure is required, optimally including:
o pre-suit investigations;
o drafting patent litigation documents, such as pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, proposed jury instructions, and trial and appellate briefs;
o Markman briefing and hearings;
o taking and defending depositions;
o working with expert witnesses;
o arguing motions and/or other applications before a court; and
o preparing for and litigating at trial.
• Significant practice experience in one or more of the following areas is helpful:
o ITC Section 337 proceedings; and/or
o Hatch-Waxman ANDA litigation.
Candidates selected for a second interview will be required to undertake writing and editing tests.

Contact:
Apply online by using this link: https://uscareers-practicallaw.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=0.

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

Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

Shvarts & Leiz LLP Shvarts & Leiz LLPis a full-service patent law firm serving high-tech clients from offices in Palo Alto and New York. We are seeking talented and motivated associates and patent agents for our CA and NY/NJ offices. Responsibilities will generally include patent prosecution and patent clearances including opinion drafting, but exposure to other practice areas, including post-grant practice will be likely.

S&L offers exciting opportunities to work with cutting edge clients in a variety of engineering fields. We provide a collegial work environment that is supportive, challenging, and fun.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401k, medical, dental, and vision. Compensation is very competitive.

Please visit our website for more information about S&L: www.shvartsleiz.com

Job Requirements:
Engineering background is required with strong preference for electrical engineering and computer science backgrounds. We seek patent agents and attorneys with 3+ years of experience.

Contact:
Please submit resume with GPA information to careers@shvartsleiz.com.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Palo Alto, California; NYC/NJ

Shvarts & Leiz is an intellectual property law firm specializing in patent law with a presence on both the East and West coasts of the US. We provide top quality services in patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and strategy, litigation, third party patent analyses including rendering opinions of counsel, IP due diligences, as well as general client counseling. Our clients range from small startups to large multi-national corporations.

Patent Prosecution Associate – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein

Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein is looking for a patent prosecution associate with 1 - 4 years experience in computer science, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering.

Breadth of work will include prosecution, opinion writing, and counseling of domestic and international clients.

Applicants must be registered with the USPTO. Relevant industry experience or an advanced degree is a plus.

Contact:
Interested applicants should contact Ellen Leviss at eleviss@arelaw.com.

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

Patent Agent – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP is a premier, full-service law firm. We are currently seeking candidates with technical backgrounds for our patent agent program. This position would be based out of either Menlo Park, CA or New York, NY. A candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills in addition to technical background and/or education. Applicant must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or, if not admitted, be prepared to take the examination within two years. If accepted to the program, you will assist our clients in every step of the patent process -- from drafting patent applications to prosecuting those applications at the Patent Office. We also offer an option for all participants to apply to law school, and if accepted, you will then enroll in either a day or evening program with the firm paying all tuition expenses. While attending law school, you will be expected to work at a reduced schedule during the academic year and full-time during the summer. You may also be given opportunities to assist with patent infringement litigations, as well as other legal matters, as you progress through law school. The career roadmap for patent agents generally leads to an associate position at the firm following graduation from law school.

Benefits for the program include a competitive salary, full law school tuition and textbook allowance, medical benefits, and paid vacation time.

For more information about Kramer Levin, please visit our website at www.kramerlevin.com.

Technical Background:
B.S. or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and/or Computer Science

Base Salary for Patent Agents:
Over $100,000

Contact:
To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, transcript, and (optional) technical writing sample to legalrecruiting@kramerlevin.com with Patent Agent in the subject line.

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

IP Attorney (Electrical Eng.) – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill. (remote locations may be considered)

Guntin Meles & Gust is Guntin Meles Gustseeking highly skilled and productive Patent Attorneys. As part of our team you will be working with a diverse group of clients ranging from sophisticated startups to Fortune 100 companies. We work in the areas of electrical engineering, telecommunications, medical products, RF tuning products, gaming products, nanotechnology, and other fields. Clients have also engaged our firm to evaluate patent portfolios, draft licensing and patent sale agreements, perform re-exam evaluations, due diligence in M&A transactions, advanced inventing sessions, opinion work, among other things.

We offer exceptional benefits and a competitive compensation package, which models the firm’s philosophy of transparency. Our firm is ideal for attorneys who seek firms in a growth path.

Candidate Qualifications:
Must have passed a state bar and the USPTO patent bar. 3+ years of law practice with “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution experience of matters "originating" in the US. A Bachelors or Masters degree in Elect. Eng., Computer Eng., or a comparable engineering background is preferred. Telecommunications experience is a plus. Actual engineering experience is a plus. A book of business is also a plus. Information regarding the last two years of billable hours and collections will be requested along with academic transcripts.

Contact:
Please submit your resume, writing samples (in the public domain) and transcripts via our website (http://www.gmgip.com/careers-attorneys.php). Submissions will be maintained confidential.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago (remote locations may be considered)

At Guntin Meles & Gust we have a unique culture that places great emphasis on developing and exercising sound business, legal, and technical acumen in all aspects of the firm’s practice. Our culture has attracted and continues to attract new clients. Our culture also fosters and promotes career development of its attorneys at all levels.

Patent Associate – Law Firm – Nationwide (Updated)

Young Basile Young Basilehas an immediate opening for highly motivated patent prosecution associates in its software, medical device and automotive practice groups. The ideal candidate will have 1-4 years of patent prosecution experience, an undergraduate degree in either electrical engineering or computer science and a registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Based on experience, candidates may work from a virtual office in any location.

The successful candidate must have an excellent academic record, superb written and verbal communication skills. This position includes the opportunity for extensive client contact and exposure to IP litigation and counseling. We offer a reasonable work-life balance coupled with a highly competitive compensation and bonus structure.

Contact:
For consideration please submit your cover letter, detailed resume, law school transcript and writing sample in confidence to: Kristy Hughes, Recruitment Coordinator, Young Basile, 3001 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 624, Troy, Michigan, 48084, opportunities@youngbasile.com. No phone calls.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote

IP Associate – Law Firm – New York City

Goldberg Cohen LLP, a small IP law firm in midtown Manhattan, seeks mid-level associate (2-5 years) having general IP litigation and patent prosecution experience. Experience drafting motions necessary and deposition experience preferred.

Contact:
Apply by emailing Lee Goldberg at: lgoldberg@goldbergcohen.com.

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

Patent Agent – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 600 attorneys in locations across the United States and an affiliate in London. We strive to be a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services nationally and globally.

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is seeking a patent agent in the electric arts. The ideal candidate will have a B.S. degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering with 7 or more years experience in industry as a hardware, software, and/or communications engineer. The candidate should also be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for several years. During that time, the candidate should have thourough experience with drafting new applications and prosecuting applications in the U.S. and overseas in the areas of graphical display, gaming architecture, computer architecture, communications, and business methods.

Contact:
Apply by emailing the firm at: nyc.hr@kattenlaw.com.

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

Patent Agent – Large Corporation – New York, N.Y.

Revlon Consumer Products Logo is seeking a Patent Agent to work in its New York offices. Under the direct supervision of the VP, Patents, provides full range of support on matters involving patents including but not limited to the emphasis on searching packaging and light mechanical technology for freedom to operate. Requires experience with, prosecution and preparation of patent applications. You will be working on product development with the packaging and beauty tools marketing and package engineering groups. In addition the candidates will provide support on chemistry related matters. Some experience in searching chemical formulas would be desirable but not essential. On an as needed basis the candidate will also assist with intellectual property matters and other non-patent intellectual property areas as well.

Filing and prosecuting with VP, Patents, patent applications including: (a) obtaining and evaluating disclosures of invention; (b) working with engineers and scientists on patent matters; (c) preparing under supervision, US and foreign patent applications; (d) prosecuting such applications.

Requires a degree in mechanical, package or design engineering plus 3-5 years experience. Successfully passed the USPTO patent agent exam. Experience reading package or design drawings. Chemical background a plus. Consumer products industry experience is desirable. Ability to communicate effectively with technical, legal, marketing, licensing and management personnel.

Contact:
Apply by emailing us at ira.jager@revlon.com.

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

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Syracuse, N.Y.

Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP, a Central New York intellectual property law firm has immediate openings for Patent Attorneys.

Candidates must have a minimum of three years experience in patent prosecution and/or litigation.  Candidates should also be registered to practice before the USPTO.  While qualified candidates of all technical disciplines will be considered, backgrounds in computer science and electrical engineering are preferred.

The firm's growing intellectual property practice focuses on patent and trademark prosecution as well as litigation of disputes for clients that include regional and national Fortune 100 companies.  In offering a generous compensation package, the firm seeks to attract highly qualified candidates interested in developing a sophisticated law practice while maintaining a healthy work-life balance in Central New York. Visit our website at:http://www.cny-iplaw.com.

Contact:
Please email resumes in confidence to ip@cny-iplaw.com. No recruiters, please.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Central New York

Patent Attorney / Agent (CS) – Law Firm – Flexible Location

Wolfe, LPA Wolfe, LPA is seeking a patent attorney/patent agent with a strong background in Computer Science and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational and time-management skills, be detail-oriented and enjoy working in a team environment.

This position provides the opportunity to be part of a team of patent attorneys and paralegals in providing patent preparation and prosecution services and support to Fortune 1000 clients. The position will also provide support to the Wolfe Patent Team in preparing patentability, freedom-to-practice, validity and infringement opinions, and ensuring that clients comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. The firm provides a unique team environment with a forward thinking, business savvy approach to the law. Wolfe, LPA supports diversity initiatives and has offices in Cincinnati, Ohio and New York City.

Contact:
For confidential consideration, please contact Robert Wolfe at careers@consultwolfe.com. For more information about the firm, please visit www.consultwolfe.com.

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

Assistant General Counsel – Large Corporation – Pearl River, N.Y.

Pfizer Inc. Pfizer is seeking an Assistant General Counsel, Patents. Assistant General Counsel will lead patent teams supporting Pfizer’s Vaccines Research Unit and Center for Integrative Biology and Biotheraputics (“CIBB”).

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include managing a variety of intellectual property issues and providing strategic counsel to research and development and business leadership.

• Overseeing and managing a group of attorneys dedicated to the vaccines and CIBB portfolios and R&D client, including work at other R&D sites;
• Preparing and prosecuting U.S. and PCT patent applications and directing the prosecution of foreign counterparts;
• Rendering opinions on patentability, freedom-to-operate (patent clearance), infringement, and validity issues;
• Performing patent due diligence studies for licensing opportunities;
• Reviewing the IP provisions of agreements; and,
• Counseling colleagues from various functional areas, ranging from R&D to commercial operations.

Requirements:
• Ph.D in a biological science (or possess an equivalent background by way of technical training or experience particularly in the areas of proteins, antibodies, nucleic acids, and vaccines) with solid knowledge of biotechnology as well as a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, be a member in good standing of a state bar, and be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
• Ten + years’ professional experience with a law firm, corporate legal department, and/or the USPTO;
• Experience dealing with a diversity of IP matters including significant direct experience handling patent preparation and prosecution and associated opinion/counseling support for biologics IP matters, and preferably for matters related to proteins, antibodies, nucleic acids, and vaccines; and,
• Team-oriented self-starter with strong communication, analytical, and organizational skills, be able to work under deadline pressures, and maintain close attention to detail.

Throughout our 153 years, a legacy of caring for others has been at the heart of everything we do at Pfizer. This commitment is no less important when it comes to our employees. Pfizer wants to ensure that employees have resources to help them develop and succeed both in their careers and personal lives. One way we can achieve this is through our comprehensive benefits program, which offers employees and their eligible dependents the variety and flexibility to help address their needs at different stages in life.

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

All applicants must have authorization to work for Pfizer in the U.S. In certain circumstances it may be advantageous to Pfizer to support the application(s) for temporary visa classification and/or sponsor applications for permanent residence so that a foreign national colleague can accept or remain in a work assignment in the U. S. For certain classes of temporary visas, the resulting work authorization may be specific to Pfizer and the specific job and/or work site.

Pfizer may at its business discretion decide to or refrain from obtaining, maintaining and/or extending the temporary visa status and/or sponsoring a colleague for permanent residency and /or employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified U.S. workers and the colleague's long-term prospects for securing lawful permanent residence, among other reasons.

Employment applicants requiring immigration sponsorship must disclose, when initial application for employment is made, whether or not they are legally authorized to work for Pfizer in the U.S. and, if so, whether that authorization permits them to work in the job they seek.

In no case should Pfizer's support of a colleague's temporary visa application or sponsorship of a colleague for permanent residence be construed to guarantee success of that application or amend or otherwise invalidate the "at-will" employment relationship between the colleague and Pfizer.

Contact:
Please copy and paste the following URL into your browser address bar: http://posttrak.arbita.net/cgi-bin/PostTrak.cgi?RefCode=R1906283408647

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

Senior Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Flexible Location

Wolfe, LPA Wolfe, LPA is seeking a senior patent attorney with 10 or more years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and organizational skills and enjoy working in a team environment. The candidate should have a computer science or engineering background and experience in working with Fortune 1000 companies.

This position provides the opportunity to lead a patent team of attorneys and paralegals in providing strategic direction and support to our Fortune 1000 clients. Our firm provides a unique team environment with a forward thinking, business savvy approach to the law. Offices located in Cincinnati, Ohio and New York City. Opportunities to work virtually from other cities will could be considered.

Contact:
For confidential consideration, please contact Robert Wolfe at rwolfe@consultwolfe.com.

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

Patent Prosecution Attorney – Law Firm – Anywhere (U.S.)

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP  Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP  (GSH), is seeking a senior patent counsel with leadership skills. We are looking for a partner to lead and develop the firm’s intellectual property practice.  This rare opportunity is only for those with the skill, interest, and ability to lead, motivate, direct, mentor and inspire a team of patent professionals in procuring patent protection our clients.   Successful candidate can work anywhere in the United States or be based out of one of our fourteen offices located from coast to coast.

The selected candidate should have 15 + years experience in intellectual property and patent prosecution experience, strong academic credentials, a proven desire to practice intellectual property/patent law and an appetite to succeed.  Experience with software/hardware is preferable.  Working primarily in computer-related technology fields (e.g., software, hardware, networking, etc.), your team—with you at the helm—will partner with our national client base in commercializing and strategically positioning their IP portfolios.

GSH is a national cross-cultural firm providing service to clients of all sizes ranging from Fortune 100 companies to family owned businesses. This is a great opportunity to join a national diverse firm and have access to national a client base.

Contact:
Interested candidates should contact Margo McCormack, GSH Director of Human Resources, at 414-847-1370 or at margo_mccormack@gshllp.com. EOE.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Anywhere in the United States

Patent Attorney – Brookhaven National Laboratory – Upton, New York

Brookhaven National LaboratoryBrookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research. Our Intellectual Property Legal Group currently has a full time opportunity for a Patent Attorney.

The Patent Attorney will identify and conduct patentability analysis of BNL inventions from scientific departments as assigned, and report on patentability to Chief Intellectual Property Counsel. In this role you will work closely with the Office of Technology, Commercialization and Partnerships in support of its licensing program/strategy for individual technologies from various scientific departments.

Responsibilities:
• Provide IP legal review, as needed, of all agreements including licenses, user agreements, CRADAs, WFOs, NDAs and MTA.
• Review manuscripts, abstracts and other documents from scientific departments as assigned for inventive disclosure.  Participate in scientific department activities as appropriate, including seminars, retreats and staff meetings.
• Obtain patent protection in the U.S. and where appropriate in foreign countries for BSA owned inventions in the fields of scientific departments as assigned.
• Oversee outside counsel and patent agents in the Office of Technology, Commercialization and Partnerships with respect to patent prosecution for all U.S. and where appropriate foreign filings.
• Assist in discussions between industry participants as necessary to address IP legal issues.
• Provide IP legal counseling to Licensing and Sponsored Research managers.
• Obtain DOE approval for and obtain copyright protection in the U.S. if appropriate.
• Advise staff on release of Open Source Software and obtain DOE approvals as needed.
Requirements include:
• At least 2 years as a registered patent attorney (J.D., registration before the U.S. P.T.O., and license to practice in at least one state).
• Copyright and trademark experience – preferable.
• Strong technical knowledge (minimum B.S. in a technical area – materials science or computer science preferred).
• Ability to work independently with some guidance, and interact with clients and co-workers with a professional, approachable and positive demeanor.

At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive.  Our benefits program includes but is not limited to:
• Medical Plans
• Vacation
• Holidays
• Dental Plans
• Life Insurance
• 401(k) Plan
• Retirement Plan
• On site Child Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits

Contact:
We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, apply online at
http://www.bnl.com and click Jobs, then click Search Job List and apply to job #15117. Brookhaven National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce.

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

IP/Patent Attorney – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Large mid-town law firm seeks attorneys with 3 to 5 years of IP/Patent experience and advanced degree in life sciences for a 6 month project.

Contact:
Please e-mail your resume as a Microsoft Word document to mmeister@strategiclegal.com and refer in the "Subject" line to IP/Patent Attorney. We do NOT submit your resume anywhere without first obtaining your explicit authorization.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York (Mid-town Manhattan)

Patent / IP – Law Firm – Various

Management Recruiters of Union County is looking to place attorneys in several IP/Patent positions at Washington D.C., New York and New Jersey locations.

• Engineering background (preferably ME or EE) a must
• Top-notch firms with sophisticated prosecution & litigation work.

Competitive compensations and comprehensive benefits. All inquiries will be handled in strictest confidence.

Contact:
Please forward bio or resume to melissap@mriunion.com.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: NYC, DC, NJ

Patent Agent – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP seeks a patent agent with 3-5 years of patent prosecution experience. Must have PhD or M.S. in Life Sciences or Chemistry (preferably Organic Chemistry) and be registered with the USPTO. Exposure to litigation, opionions and due diligence review is preferred. Must have experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Patent Agent will work with Scientific Advisor to manage IP docket. Duties include patent preparation, drafting, docketing and portfolio management.

Contact:
Interested applicants should contact the firm at: recruiting@avhlaw.com.

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

Chief IP Counsel – Brookhaven National Laboratory – Upton, N.Y.

Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research. Our Legal Office has a full time opportunity for a Chief Intellectual Property Counsel.

The Chief Intellectual Property Counsel directs the activities of the Intellectual Property Legal Support Group within the Office of the General Counsel in all functions relating to identifying, evaluating, reporting and protecting discoveries and inventions developed by or contributed by Laboratory personnel. The group currently consists of a senior patent attorney and a paralegal.

Responsibilities include formulating Laboratory policy relating to intellectual property matters. The Chief Intellectual Property Counsel will oversee and participate in the identification of patentable intellectual property, the development of outside patentability and patent drafting contracts, discussions with inventors, web searches for identifying markets and customers, development of patent scope and preparation of patent applications. They will also oversee the patent prosecution work conducted by outside patent counsel and represent BNL with Patent Office Examiners. Additional responsibilities include providing guidance to management regarding most promising research and developing patent prosecution strategies; and providing legal advice on transactional matters including licensing and sponsored research contracts.

Requirements:
• A Juris Doctorate – JD
• 10 years of progressively responsible legal experience in the field of intellectual property
• Strong managerial and communication skills, particularly writing and negotiating
• Admission to at least one state bar, NY state preferred, and admission to USPTO
• Extensive knowledge and experience in legal matters pertaining to the protection of intellectual property
• Familiarity with the technologies at BNL that lend themselves to patenting
• Government contracting experience preferred
• Must be a U.S. Citizen

At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive.  Our benefits program includes but is not limited to:
• Medical Plans
• Vacation
• Holidays
• Dental Plans
• Life Insurance
• 401(k) Plan
• Retirement Plan
• On site Child Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room ,Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits

Contact:
We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, apply online at www.bnl.gov and click Jobs, then click Search Job List and search for job #14802.

Brookhaven National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer committed to work force diversity.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Upton, New York (Long Island)