Biotechnology Patent Attorney/Agent – Law Firm – Des Moines, IA ( Flexible remote work available for exceptional candidates)

McKee Voorhees and Sease, a boutique IP firm established in 1924 serving global clients at the intersection of science and law, seeks an experienced IP Attorney to join the firm in the Chemical and Biotechnology practice group.

The candidate must be licensed to practice before the USPTO and be a patent agent with at least 5 years of experience, or an attorney with at least 3 years' experience prosecuting patents in the areas of molecular biology, molecular genetics, and biochemistry with agricultural or medical applications of biotechnology. The ideal candidate has extensive experience with patent prosecution, including independent drafting specifications and responding to office actions in these art units.

An undergraduate degree or an advanced degree in life sciences or biology is required, with PhD strongly preferred. To apply, please send a current CV and links to at least two published patent specifications and office action responses for biotechnology applications to

Flexible remote work arrangements available.

About MVS:

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, a boutique IP firm established in 1924, specializes in serving clients at the intersection of science and law. Based in the Midwest with a strong work ethic and global reach, the firm serves clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to protect plant, animal, and pharmaceutical innovations. The MVS Chemical and Biotechnology practice group’s specialized training, industry knowledge, and technical experience helps clients all over the world effectively protect their biotechnology inventions.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Des Moines, IA, Flexible remote work arrangements are available.