I.P. Organic / Biomolecular Chem Junior Associate – Large Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior associate with one to three years’ experience to join our Intellectual Property Practice in the Philadelphia office.

Practice Description:
With nearly 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world. We provide a range of IP services, including litigation at the district court, International Trade Commission, and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; and addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.

Job Requirements: 
Candidates must have patent prosecution experience preferably in the fields of life sciences or food science and will have a background in organic chemistry, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, or biomolecular chemistry. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Although not required, candidates with experience in patent diligence and technology transfer are desirable. Candidates must be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A PhD in organic chemistry, bio chemistry, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry or similar is strongly preferred and Pennsylvania Bar membership is preferred.

Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.

Please note: Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To apply, please visit this website: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=1mg1&%3db8=8_CG.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania