McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a patent associate or counsel specializing in life science patent preparation and prosecution with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Experience with small molecules is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, preparing responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and preparing opinions, and other counseling projects.
Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and capable of working independently. An advanced degree from a superior institution is strongly preferred. 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. There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.
This is a unique opportunity to work remotely on interesting and challenging matters, with a firm and attorneys that are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution, while maintaining desirable a life/work balance.
The firm offers a competitive salary, health insurance, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.
McNeill Baur has been ranked as a nationally recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years and also was recognized as the 2017 IP Firm to Watch by LMG Life Sciences. The firm was also named IP Star in 2016-2018 by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Flexible