Experienced Patent Prosecutor – Law Firm – Boston, Mass.

cesariCesari and McKenna, LLP is seeking an experienced attorney with a background in patent prosecution.  The position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to develop and grow an existing practice in a boutique environment, among a supportive team.

A minimum of seven years of practice is preferred. A candidate must have substantial experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Additional experience in patent portfolio development, infringement and invalidity opinions, Inter Partes Review proceedings/Reexaminations, International Trade Commission proceedings, trademark prosecution or related matters is desirable.  A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, or biology is preferred, however, other technical backgrounds will be considered.

An ideal candidate will have a book of portable business, and the demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.

Cesari and McKenna, LLP offers a highly competitive compensation package including percentage-based profit sharing, generous benefits and a flexible working environment.  The firm represent fortune 500 companies and individual inventors, handing a diverse range of matters in a variety of technology areas.  The firm is seeking self-motivated attorneys looking for a platform to build their practice.

Contact
To apply, please email Joan Barry Walsh, CLM, at jbw@c-m.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

IP Attorney – Law Firm – McLean, Va.

logoRoberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C., an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.

RMSC² is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis.

Contact
Please email your resume to: recruiting@rmsc2.com, and please visit our website. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC² does not reimburse for relocation expenses. Compensation discussion will happen at interview.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

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.

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

Patent Associate / Agent – Law Firm – Charlotte, N.C.

oliffOliff PLC, a full service IP Law firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking Patent Attorneys or Agents with a background in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related fields (background in Optics is a plus). Applicants should have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm, and experience drafting patent applications is preferred. Positions involve all aspects of patent prosecution, with opportunities for increasing levels of responsibility and movement into other areas of our IP practice. Competitive salary and benefits package. EOE.

Contact
Email cover letter and resume to hr@oliff.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Summer Law Clerk – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

cherskovCherskov Flaynik & Gurda, LLC is looking for an Intellectual Property Summer Clerk to provide support to our attorneys and staff.  The clerk will assist in analyzing inventions and office actions, and otherwise help attorneys in representing clients.  Legal research is also required.

An ideal candidate would be a 1L or 2L law student interested in a career in patent prosecution.  Status as a Patent Agent is not required, but a science background which is qualified for the patent bar is preferred.

Contact
To apply, please email mail@cherskov.com. Include an unofficial undergrad/grad transcript and an unofficial law school transcript along with a writing sample.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney (Prosecution) – Law Firm – Chicago, Ill.

hanleyHanley, Flight & Zimmerman, headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Loop Business District, is expanding its’ thriving intellectual property practice.

We are seeking several skilled patent professionals to join our team to help prosecute the burgeoning workload offered by our diverse client base. Ample opportunities to work with global technology corporations and Fortune 500 companies in fields such as the automotive technology sector; aerospace; telecommunications, software and networking; semiconductors; consumer electronics; mechanical and biomedical devices are available.

Our boutique firm offers a personable, collegial environment with an open door policy that fosters professional growth and development. We are looking for driven, focused candidates with strong technical knowledge, a firm grasp of IP legal issues, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a passion for producing high quality work for sophisticated corporate clients.

Preferred candidates will have at least two years of domestic patent prosecution experience in the electrical, mechanical and software arts. Additionally, candidates having experience instructing foreign attorneys and preparing opinions are valued.

Our office overlooks the Chicago River and is across the street from the Willis Tower. We are one block east of Chicago’s Union Station and a few blocks west of the Loop “El” tracks. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, an excellent work/life balance and a location in one of America’s most  beautiful and livable cities.

Contact
To apply, please email Bill O'Connor at recruiting@hfzlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Abel Law Group, LLP is seeking a chemical/materials practitioner with 1+ years of experience. Successful candidate must be mature, have exceptional client handling skills, and be a pragmatic, results-oriented practitioner.

Candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of areas, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications, clearance/right to practice analyses, M&A due diligence, and invalidity and non-infringement opinion generation.  Preference given to candidates with in-house and private practice experience. The open position is for strong candidate seeking exposure beyond typical prep/prosecution duties.  Strong client handling skills are required as candidate will have direct client contact with sophisticated in-house counsel.

Above market average compensation available to the ideal candidate.

Abel Law Group, LLP is one of the largest IP firms in Austin, TX, and boasts a stellar support staff, a collegial, casual work environment, and strong benefits package.

Contact
To apply, please email hr@abel-ip.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Intellectual Property Associate / Patent Agent – Law Firm – Atlanta, Ga. or Austin, Texas

evershedsThe Intellectual Property group of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is seeking a patent agent or a second to fifth year associate with substantial experience in patent preparation and prosecution.  Excellent academics are required.  Candidate must be a member of the Patent Bar and have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline.  Relevant technological experience with semiconductor processes and packaging, wireless (preferably with 802.11) communications, consumer products, software, cloud computing, network technologies, wireless technologies, wireless communications, and/or consumer electronics is preferred.

Contact
Please send a transcript with resume to LindsayYoung@eversheds-sutherland.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia or Austin, Texas

Patent Lawyer / Agent – Law Firm – Denver, Colo.

brownsteinThe Denver office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck seeks a lawyer or patent agent with at least three years of patent prosecution experience. Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and hold a Ph.D. in one of the following fields: biology, molecular/cellular biology, microbiology, neurobiology or immunology.  Fulltime preferred, contract considered.

No search firms, please.

Contact
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and transcript to Jamie Olberding, Director of Attorney Recruiting and Integration, at jolberding@bhfs.com.  EOE

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Denver, Colorado

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Fairfax, Va.

harrityHarrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote, local, or reduced hours patent professionals to prepare and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.  Our expertise is providing our clients with the highest quality patent preparation and prosecution services in the patent field.

Requirements:

  • You have excellent writing skills
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields
  • You have an in depth grasp of wireless communications (e.g., LTE, WCDMA, 3GPP) and/or low level optics
  • You have 3+ years of recent preparation or prosecution experience (former Patent Examiner experience is a plus)
  • You can get going quickly with minimal training
  • You have a great eye for detail
  • You love winning
  • You are a great teammate
  • You love making clients happy
  • You have a positive attitude
  • You love learning

Quality is the area that separates us from our peers. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering a high quality work product.  Many of our patent professionals have previous experience at big law firms and as Patent Examiners. You will have the rare opportunity to not only work with clients (both inventors and in-house counsel) and prospective clients, but also the opportunity to contribute to improving the day-to-day operations of the firm and inventing new and creative systems and procedures.

We provide you with in-depth training in patent law, patent preparation, patent prosecution, business development, and client management. Your work environment will be casual, collaborative, and friendly but we work really hard. We also provide an excellent compensation package, with comprehensive benefits and a salary that is production-based.

We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practices. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Contact
To apply for this position, submit a resume and a cover letter to careers@harrityllp.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Multiple Locations

logoSchwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. is looking for qualified patent attorneys having strong technical skills in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or, with an advanced degree, chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for wireless-related and software-related inventions. Suitable candidates will have 2+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution. SLW offers a family-friendly work environment with competitive salaries. Positions are available in the Minneapolis, San Jose and Austin, as well as satellite locations across the country for attorneys with 5+ years of experience.

Contact
Apply online at the firm's website by visiting this link: http://www.slwip.com/join_us/openings.html.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; San Jose, California; or Austin, Texas

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. provides intellectual property services for emerging and established corporations and research institutions. The firm was ranked first in overall patent quality by PatentRankings, LLC, as reported in IP Law & Business for three years in a row, with top-ten rankings in chemical, biotech, computers/electrical and medical patents. Since its inception in 1993, the firm has grown to over 110 patent attorneys, representing a spectrum of Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in high technology. The firm focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent application, post grant procedures and patent analytics.

Patent Associate/Agent – Law Firm – Austin, Texas

Davidson Sheehan LLP, an IP boutique headquartered in Austin, Texas, is looking for skilled and productive patent attorneys and agents to join their team.   They serve a diverse group of sophisticated clients for whom they do exceptional work in a team-oriented environment.

Qualified Applicants will possess an electrical engineering or computer engineering degree, and be registered to practice before the USPTO.  2-5 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is required, ideally in the areas of virtual reality, graphics, mixed signal technology, and software.  Candidates should possess a working understanding of these areas, as well as a willingness and affinity to learn new technologies.

Applicants that do not currently reside in Austin, Texas or Albuquerque, New Mexico will not be considered. We provide competitive, commission-based pay, as well as benefits.

Contact
Send resumes and at least two writing samples (preferably one application and one prosecution response) to careers@ds-patent.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Austin, Texas

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Tysons, Va.

studebakerStudebaker & Brackett PC, a growing patent firm recently relocated in Tysons, VA, and a short walk from the Greensboro Metro Station/Silver Line, seeks a qualified, experienced Patent Attorney or Agent for primarily handling patent preparation and prosecution. At a minimum, the candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), and preferably at least two years of patent preparation/prosecution. BSEE candidates with comparable USPTO experience in the electrical arts will also be considered. We offer a collaborative professional environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Send resumes to sb.hr@sbpatentlaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Tysons, Virginia

Associate Attorney – Law Firm – New York, N.Y.

Florek & Endres PLLC, a New York intellectual property law firm, seeks associate attorney for a full range of intellectual property work, with particular emphasis on drafting and prosecuting patent applications, preparing patent opinions and legal research and writing.  Some trademark prosecution, opinions and opposition/cancellation actions in the United States Patent and Trademark Office are also anticipated.

A pharmaceutical, chemical or chemical engineering degree and Bar membership are required. Registration as a U.S. Patent Attorney is required, but may be obtained after hiring.

The position calls for good writing skills, attention to detail, the ability to complete assignments on time, a positive attitude and a desire to learn.

Contact
Candidates with 0-3 years of experience are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to fe@feiplaw.com.

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

Patent Attorney (Mechanical / EE) – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

volpeVolpe and Koenig, P.C., an Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, has an opening in their Philadelphia office for an attorney with both electrical and mechanical patent prosecution experience.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and prosecution of moderate to complex patent applications
  • Preparation of claim charts for infringement analysis and IPR petitions
  • Conduct IP related due diligence
  • Independent docket management for domestic and foreign prosecution
  • Effective written and oral communications with clients

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 2+ years of patent prosecution experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical background

About this company
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is a growing Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ. Our expanding practice welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Committed to a superior workplace environment, Volpe and Koenig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia Region for two consecutive years. We believe our staff, who are dedicated to our clients’ and firm’s success, make Volpe and Koenig, P.C. a great place to work.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides an exciting and developing career path, opportunities for community involvement, and the chance to interact with some of the most advanced colleagues and clients in the international IP world. In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Transit checks

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No solicitations.

Contact
To apply, please email careers@vklaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney (Electrical / CS) – Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

volpeVolpe and Koenig, P.C., a prestigious Center City Intellectual Property law firm has an opening in its Electrical Department for an ee and/or computer science attorney with at least one year of intellectual property experience.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and prosecution of complex patent applications
  • Preparation of claim charts to products and standards, demonstrating infringement and validity
  • Conduct IP related due diligence
  • Manage large docket of domestic and foreign prosecution
  • Develop portfolio strategies and effectively communicate with the client

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No solicitations please.

Desired Skills and Experience

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
  • 1-4 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
  • Excellent patent analysis ability
  • Ability to interface independently with clients
  • Strong technical and legal background

About this company
Volpe and Koenig, P.C. is a growing Intellectual Property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ. Our expanding practice welcomes employment inquiries from talented attorneys, patent agents, subject matter experts, paralegals and support staff. Committed to a superior workplace environment, Volpe and Koenig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia Region for two consecutive years. We believe our staff, who are dedicated to our clients’ and firm’s success, make Volpe and Koenig, P.C. a great place to work.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides an exciting and developing career path, opportunities for community involvement, and the chance to interact with some of the most advanced colleagues and clients in the international IP world. In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous health benefits package
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Transit checks

Contact
To apply, please email careers@vklaw.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Boonton, N.J.

Boutique law firm seeks a per diem/part of counsel patent attorney with 5+ years of substantive patent prosecution experience. The attorney should be experienced in one or more technical areas of patent preparation and prosecution, including but not limited to the following: medical, electrical engineering, communications, data management, robotics or software.  Work includes preparing patentability opinions and freedom to operate analyses, preparing and filing applications and prosecuting applications.

The candidate must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and communicate effectively. We are seeking a team player who works well under pressure and can multi-task. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Portable business a plus. Please reply with three (3) 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.

Alternative practice area/full time arrangements will be considered.

This is an extremely desirable opportunity for the right candidate. We are a highly-productive, successful & fun-loving law office.

Contact
To apply, please email trademarkscopyrights@yahoo.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Boonton, New Jersey

Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Greenville, S.C.

dorityDority & Manning, an Intellectual Property boutique in Greenville, SC seeks registered Patent Attorneys with one to four years of experience with degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or computer science. Associates will work with our attorneys and patent agents primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.

Dority & Manning is committed is to maintaining the highest standard of client care, with an emphasis on providing client-focused, quality-driven services. We provide a full-range of legal services that span across all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret laws, and that cover almost every industry and technology area.  To provide such comprehensive IP-based services, our attorneys and agents combine technical and legal expertise with practical experience to help our clients fully protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

Our office is conveniently located in the downtown area of Greenville, South Carolina, long termed the “economic engine of South Carolina.” Located between Atlanta and Charlotte on the I-85 business corridor, the Greenville area accesses all major markets in the United States. One of the Southeast’s top areas for business, Greenville is home to both international and national companies such as GE, Michelin, BMW, Samsung and Mitsubishi, and is recognized as having one of the best “four season” climates in the United States.

Contact
Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts to: recruiting@dority-manning.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Patent Attorney / Agent – Law Firm – Los Angeles, Calif.

arentArent Fox LLP has two positions open for a patent agent or attorney with 2-5+ years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution for their Los Angeles office.

Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication, circuit transistor, and layout circuit technologies is a plus. Membership to the Patent Bar is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, excellent academic credentials, and a desire to excel in a law firm environment.

Contact
Please submit resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), at least one office action writing sample, and at least one patent application writing sample to lauren.battaglia@arentfox.com. Arent Fox LLP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Senior Counsel (Global IP Biologics) – Large Corporation – Canonsburg, Pa.

mylanAt Mylan, we mean it when we say we work every day to provide access to high quality medicines to the world’s 7 billion people. If you are unconventional, relentless and passionate. If you believe in doing what’s right, not what’s easy. If you are a doer and have a passion for serving others, we want to talk to you.

Make a Difference
At Mylan, each person has the ability to make a difference. From the providers who sell and market our products to the producers who develop and manufacture them and finally to our business partners who support the providers and producers, we all have a mission critical role. Here’s how this role will help:

  • Responsible for advising on all intellectual property matters relating to the development and global commercialization of biologics products, including identifying, assessing, avoiding or invalidating patents, and obtaining and defending patent and trade mark protection for Mylan’s biologics products.
  • Evaluate global patent searches and provide multi-region freedom to practice clearances. Render opinions regarding infringement and validity of third party patents in regions of commercial interest around the world. Ability to read and interpret comprehensive and intricate research documents and write scientific reports and technical correspondence. Ability to solve problems with complex variables through non-standardized solutions that require independent judgment and analysis; draw inferences and use deductive reasoning with no prescribed procedures to solve complex problems.
  • Work with executives and communicate abstract concepts and present to a high level of the organization and groups outside of the organization. Assist with the management of global biologics patent litigation (including patent office actions) and licensing initiatives.
  • Partner with clients in cross functional product development core teams and participate in intellectual property portfolio management teams. Counsel internal clients regarding IP issues relating to Mylan’s biologics business. Communicate with external Counsel, Courts and Agencies.
  • Provide legal advice and counsel on intellectual property matters relevant to the supply of biologics products globally. Identifies patent risks relating to the development and sale of biologics products around the world, and develop and implement creative patent strategies which enable Mylan’s commercial success in biologics.
  • Manage outside counsel services, including work product, budgets, and invoices. Provide patentability evaluations for internal and external projects. Oversee the preparation, filing, and prosecution of intellectual property (including patents, trademarks and domain names) to obtain IP protection related to Mylan’s products.

Make Our Values Your Values
Mylan hires only the best. People who thrive in a culture of innovation and empowerment. People who are active learners and have a positive attitude. People who are leaders and know that by working together we can run faster, reach higher and achieve more. By doing so, we will continue to set new standards in health care. Here are the minimum qualifications and essential functions for this position:

  • A Juris Doctor degree and a minimum of 10-12 years of experience with patent litigation and patent opinion and a minimum of 5 years of experience with Biologics patent clearance and/or prosecution is required. Related experience may be considered.
  • Masters or PhD preferred.
  • Licensed in one or more jurisdictions is required.
  • Must have experience with and possess knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on biologic/biosimilar product development. Must be able to apply a wide range of legal principles, theories and concepts and have a working knowledge of industry practices. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English is required.

Why Mylan?
If you want to be part of a global health care company that is making a difference and changing lives, Mylan may be the place for you. With a workforce of more than 35,000 worldwide, we can make a difference. We encourage you to visit Mylan.com to learn more about our unconventional culture, our approach to doing business and how we plan to set new standards in health care.

Mylan offers competitive salary, excellent benefits and an environment conducive to professional growth and advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability or protected veteran status. Mylan is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Contact
To apply, please visit this website: https://mylan.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000114&lang=en#.WNA3Aje_78o.twitter.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania