Novozymes Biologicals, Inc. is seeking an energetic, results-oriented Patent Agent to conduct various aspects of our intellectual property activities. The vast majority of the IP responsibilities are focused on patent preparation and prosecution; however, you will also provide guidance on intellectual property matters to our Industry Strategy Groups. This position affords the opportunity to foster strong collaborative working relationships with R&D staff in Salem and patent counsel in both the U.S. and Denmark.
B.S. in a technical discipline; Microbiology or Molecular Biology desired; M.S. strongly preferred.
Minimum 3 years experience in patent application preparation and prosecution; previous experience within Biotechnology highly desired.
Registered to practice before U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple projects.
Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally (10%).
Ability to work in the US without sponsorship.
Interested applicants should apply by visiting this link: http://www.jobs.us.novozymes.com/fe/tpl_novozymes01.asp?newms=jj&id=34824.
In addition to a resume, please provide a cover letter with salary requirements and two writing samples. Novozymes is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Salem, Virginia
Novozymes is the world leader in bio-innovation. We create tomorrow’s solutions by applying technology to nature, to the benefit of both our customers’ bottom line and the planet. Novozymes serves a broad array of industries using enzymes, microorganisms, biopolymers, and biopharmaceutical ingredients.
With over 700 products in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bio-innovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources because they represent superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.