Patent Agent – Capricorn Pharma – Frederick Maryland

Cci_2 Job Description:  Patent Agent – Pharmaceutical Technologies

Capricorn Pharma, Inc., is a specialty pharmaceutical product development and manufacturing firm with multiple technology platforms. Capricorn is focused on creative R&D, innovation and patenting. The company is headquartered in Frederick, MD, with additional operations overseas.

The agent will work closely with R&D and senior management in identifying and evaluating new inventions; conduct prior art searches; and draft provisional applications for filing in the US. The agent will manage the portfolio of patent cases that are prosecuted by outside counsel. The agent will obtain freedom-to-operate analysis and contribute to patent strategies and portfolio analysis. There will be minimal or no docket-management in-house.

  • Must have minimum 2-3 years experience in pharmaceutical patents, with experience in drafting and prosecuting a minimum of 10 applications in drug delivery technologies
  • Must be registered to practice before the USPTO
  • Must have a basic degree in life sciences with excellent academic credentials and prior research experience, or an advanced degree with some work experience
  • Must be self-motivated, highly disciplined with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in various search techniques for a thorough searching of prior art in the pharmaceutical drug delivery area.

Salaray and Benefits: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Contact: Send Resumes to:
Patent Agent Job Posting
Capricorn Pharma Inc.
6900 English Muffin Way
Frederick, MD 21703

No telephone calls or e-mails please.

Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Frederick, MD