The law firm of Sughrue Mion, PLLC, is seeking candidates for associate and technical specialist positions in the firm's Life Sciences group in Washington DC. The firm is especially seeking qualified candidates holding at least a B.S. in chemical fields, preferably Organic Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, and candidates with Ph.D. level education in Cell Biology, Immunology or Molecular Biology. Working experience in patent prosecution is preferred. For those applying for an associate position a J.D. from an accredited law school is also required.
Responsibilities will include prosecuting U.S. patent applications derived from abroad, and may also include work for domestic clientele as well. Depending on experience, the candidate may also engage in client counseling regarding patentability, infringement and validity issues, as well as assisting in certain inter partes matters. Registration/eligibility to practice before the USPTO is required for all candidates and DC Bar membership (or eligibility for it) is required for those seeking an associate position.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts and a writing sample to email@example.com.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.