Patent Agent / Technical Specialist – Small Law Firm – Multiple Locations

mcneill-baurMcNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a technical specialist or patent agent. Primary responsibilities include drafting applications, responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and supporting attorneys in the technical aspects of opinions and other counseling projects.

Successful technical specialist candidates must have a PhD in a life science discipline from a superior institution. Patent agent candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO, and we have a strong preference for candidates with PhD in a life science discipline. We will also give preference to patent agent candidates with at least 3-5 years of experience. We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions. The successful candidate will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently.

McNeill Baur has been recognized as the 2017 IP Firm to Watch by LMG Life Sciences, recommended by LMG Life Sciences in the patent prosecution and patent strategy and management categories, and named 2016 and 2017 IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). Our attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their field, through individual accolades and by our clients who entrust us with their most important patent matters. McNeill Baur has also been certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise.

Competitive salary. 401K plan with generous matching component.

McNeill Baur PLLC does not accept resumes through search firms or other third parties. We only accept resumes directly from candidates who are interested in joining our firm.

Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, California, or Georgia