Description: Responsible for preparing and prosecuting a portfolio of medicinal chemistry patent applications (U.S and foreign) and providing, or assisting with, legal advice to clients for: patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity matters. Other responsibilities will include monitoring and analyzing competitive intellectual property, and may include managing collaboration IP, litigation support and IP-related transactional work.
Requirements: Successful candidate will have approximately 3-5 years of patent experience with highly developed skills in drafting and prosecuting medicinal chemistry applications and advising clients on patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity matters. Registration before the USPTO and an advanced degree in chemistry, or a related field, are essential as are strong verbal and written communication skills. A JD degree and transactional experience are a plus.
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: South San Francisco, CA