Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a Lateral Associate or Patent Agent with two to three years law firm and/or USPTO experience for its Washington D.C. office. Demonstrated skill in preparation and prosecution of patent applications is a must. Former patent examining experience a strong plus, but not required. Candidate must be admitted to practice before the USPTO. This position entails patent application preparation and prosecution (for domestic and international clients), and technical assistance with other IP counseling projects. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills. This is not an IP litigation position.
Qualified candidates will have very strong background in chemistry, preferably in small molecule synthesis, pharmaceuticals, and/or medicinal chemistry. Masters or PhD degree, or relevant industrial experience, is preferred but not required.
Interested candidates should apply online by visiting: http://apps.foley.com/
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington D.C.