I.P. Biomolecular Junior/Mid-Level 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 to mid-level associate to join our intellectual property practice in the Philadelphia office as a patent prosecutor responsible for interfacing with clients and prosecuting patent applications in the United States and coordinating worldwide patent prosecution on behalf of clients.

Job Requirements:
Candidates must have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in the biotechnology/large molecule technology space along with an advanced degree in a life sciences technology area. Further, candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. Pennsylvania bar membership is required and Patent bar membership is strongly preferred.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also 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.

Contact
To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to: https://morganlewis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/morganlewis/1/refreshFacet/318c8bb6f553100021d223d9780d30be.

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.

Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

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

With more than 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 Intellectual Properties issues in corporate transactions. One of the major focuses of our Philadelphia office is patent prosecution for the life sciences industry, including molecular biology, immunology, molecular biophysics, cell biology, or a related field.