Manage current staff of four patent agents and one paralegal, including assigning work, creating deadlines, tracking progress of patent filings, tracking progress of freedom to operate searches, monitoring bottlenecks, distributing work per available staff capacity.
Advise on questions of patentability and patent prosecution procedure.
Mentor new patent agents.
Provide patent prosecution backup for IP team members.
QUALIFICATIONS: The following qualifications are representative of the desired skill, and/or abilities:
Registration to practice before the USPTO
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and maintain a high quality work product
Strong people skills, strong management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
EDUCATION: Minimum education requirements include:
Advanced Degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology or other relevant scientific discipline
“Intrexon” is an equal opportunity employer.
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
1872 Pratt Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia